Raising tourist attractiveness of Nessebar and Kirklareli through preservation of World Cultural and Natural Heritage

Project code:CB005.1.21.112
Project call:CB005.1
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:496495.09 €
Project EU co-financing rate:85.00 %
Project start date:21.03.2017
Project end date:20.03.2019
Project intervention field:092 Protection, development and promotion of public tourism assets
Project summary:

This projects overall objective is to increase the tourist attractiveness of the  Municipality of Nessebar (Bulgaria) and Municipality of Kirklareli (Turkey) through better use of natural and cultural heritage and related to it infrastructure.

The project envisages activities for reconstruction of a road network – “Mesamvriya” Str., "Metropolitska" Str., “Ribarska” Str., “Mena” Str. in the town of Nessebar and construction of architectural elements and facilities in the “Walldorf” park in the town of Kırklareli. Shaping areas of creativity for street artists, actors and musicians is also planned. The main activity of the partners from Kırklareli (Turkey) is implementation of the second phase of the park "Walldorf" located on the outskirts of the city. Within the project activities the road network will be reconstructed in order to form the main pedestrian routes in the Old Town of Nessebar and in "Walldorf" park in Kırklareli, Turkey is planned construction of architectural elements and equipments - bike trails, outdoor fitness facility and installation of clean solar lighting. The project envisages joint events for the official opening of the completed projects  - happening featuring local artists and artists in Old Nessebar and athletic competition for children in the park built in Kırklareli. Within the project also provides it will be produced promotional video for cultural and natural heritage of the two communities, which will be broadcasted during the scheduled official events and will be distributed in the form of a CD track during project implementation in order to promote the region and attract visitors' interest.

The project implementation will ensure promotion of the cultural-historical and natural heritage in an attractive way. Competitive tourist attractions will be developed within the project and a cultural tourism product in the cross-border region will be popularised.


Leading partner
Municipality of Nesebar
Municipality of Kırklareli