Promotion of Cultural Tourism in Pehlivankoy and Sredets

Project code:CB005.2.21.090
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:499990.28 €
Project EU co-financing rate:85.00 %
Project start date:24.07.2019
Project end date:23.07.2021
Project intervention field:094 Protection, development and promotion of public cultural and heritage assets
Project summary:

The project partners focus on increasing the touristic attractiveness of the cross border area Pehlivankoy - Sredets through better utilization of the common natural and cultural resources and related infrastructure.
Within the project the access road leading from village of Goliamo Bukovo, Municipality of Sredets, to the healing spring in the “St. Zhivotopriemniy Iztochnik” monastery in Strandja/Yildiz Mountain will be reconstructed, as well a new walking path will be created. Under the project a joint Digital Atlas of the Mountain Springs in Strandja/Yildiz with related tourism facilities as a smart application will be developed.
As a result of the implementation of the project the accessibility to one natural and cultural touristic site in Strandja/Yildiz Mountain will be improved as well an infrastructure capacity for better utilization of the common cultural resources in Pehlivankoy and Sredets will be built for all eco tourists that prefer healthier and more active lifestyle.


Leading partner
Municipality of Pehlivankoy, Turkey
Municipality of Sredets, Bulgaria