Improving the conditions for access to natural, cultural and tourist sites by creating zones for tourism and recreation in the village Lambuh, municipality of Ivaylovgrad and Kesan

Project code:CB005.2.21.114
Project call:CB005.2
Priority axis / Specific objective:2.1. Increasing the touristic attractiveness of the cross-border area through better utilisation of natural, cultural and historical heritage and related infrastructure
Type of project:Investment
Project duration in months:24
Project final contract amount:490774.34 €
Project EU co-financing rate:85.00 %
Project start date:30.12.2020
Project end date:30.12.2022
Project intervention field:092 Protection, development and promotion of public tourism assets
Project summary:

The project aims to increase the tourist attractiveness of the cross-border region of Ivaylovgrad and Keshan by better utilization of natural, cultural and historical heritage and adjacent infrastructure, as well as tourism potential in the municipalities, development of cooperation in the field of tourism on both sides. border, increase the tourist flow, income, employment level, etc., which will lead to the growth of local economies and improve the quality of life. Achieving all the goals will create added value and synergies in the sector not only for the participating countries and regions, but also on a larger scale. They will also lead to improved economic links, communication channels and increased additional tourist services. In conclusion, the generation of cultural, social and economic exchange in the cross-border region will contribute to the wider dissemination of results and the multiplier effect, as well as to the sustainability of the project.
The project activities include the development of a tourist complex in the village of Lambuh, Ivaylovgrad municipality - reconstruction of an access road, two pedestrian paths, recreation and observation areas, ramps for people with disabilities and the development of an information center. In the municipality of Keshan - development of Adventure Park and construction and equipment of an information center. To achieve the goals of the project a joint program for tourism development will be developed, for the promotion of which will be organized: joint information campaign - round table in Ivaylovgrad, two promotional tours of the new tourist sites in both municipalities and two press conferences.
As a result of the project the access to the tourist sites in the village of Lambuh (Ivaylovgrad) will be improved - reconstruction of the access road and two pedestrian paths in the ecotourism complex located in the village, the access of people with disabilities will be improved by building ramps. An adventure park will be built in the municipality of Keshan, and one information center will be built in each of the municipalities.


Leading partner
Municipality of Ivaylovgrad
Municipality of Keşan