ROADS to the Sustainable Tourism

Project code:CB005.2.21.046
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:18
Project final contract amount:458786.00 €
Project EU co-financing rate:85.00 %
Project start date:21.12.2019
Project end date:20.04.2021
Project intervention field:090 Cycle tracks and footpaths
Project summary:

The project is built over two major objectives: to improve capacity in the field of culture and tourism in the cross-border region through large investment in vital improvements of 2 key tourist sites, namely Fortress Rusokastro and Rock monastery St.Nicolas - Kıyıköy; to improve the public access to the common cultural-historical heritage on both sides of the border bearing common history.

The main project activities are Construction of an access road to the cultural historical heritage site Fortress Rusokastro in Bulgaria and reconstruction of an access road to the cultural historical heritage site St. Nikola Monastery, Kıyıköy, Turkey. Joint Promotional Event "Ancient Roads Leading to Nature, Culture and History" will be held in Kiyikoy.

As a result of the implementation of the project the common cultural heritage in the cross border region will be popularised and the tourist potential and knowledge of the two cultural heritage sites will be increased.


Leading partner
Kameno Municipality, Bulgaria
Kiyikoy Municipality, Turkey