EU funded projects in BiH

Connecting separated (development of joint tourist offer along the Roman route)

PROJECT DETAILS

Sectors Regional and territorial cooperation
EU Acquis chapters Other issues
Programme Funding Year 2013
Value €177,783
Periods of implementation 2015
Locations LJUBUŠKI

Results

Expected results: 1. Increased attractiveness of the Croatian-BiH cross border region as a tourism destination through branding 170 km of the Roman road route Salona/Bigeste/Narona and revitalization of 2 archaeological sites by installation of the small scale infrastructure and equipment; 2. Raised knowledge/skills of employees of tourist boards and NGOs in order to create and promote tourist offers, and provide quality service to tourist; 3. Raised awareness among citizens and tourists of the offers, services and attractions of the sites and the added value of the project to tourism development in the CB area; 4. Raised knowledge and awareness among the public servants and citizens of revitalization by small-scale infrastructure and urban interventions as a project’s results.

SUMMARY

The project plans to develop a recognisable joint tourist offer -historical route - based on common environmental and cultural heritage in the Croatian-BiH cross-border space, in order to improve the competitiveness of the local tourism economy. Specific objectives: 1. To brand and promote joint cross-border tourism product – the Roman road route Salona/Bigeste/Narona - and to develop tourism infrastructure on the route and on the historical sites of the Roman military camp Bigeste and Salona harbour; 2. To build capacities of tourist boards and cultural /traditional/ environmental based NGOs in order to successfully create and promote new cultural/tourism products and events

RESULTS

Expected results: 1. Increased attractiveness of the Croatian-BiH cross border region as a tourism destination through branding 170 km of the Roman road route Salona/Bigeste/Narona and revitalization of 2 archaeological sites by installation of the small scale infrastructure and equipment; 2. Raised knowledge/skills of employees of tourist boards and NGOs in order to create and promote tourist offers, and provide quality service to tourist; 3. Raised awareness among citizens and tourists of the offers, services and attractions of the sites and the added value of the project to tourism development in the CB area; 4. Raised knowledge and awareness among the public servants and citizens of revitalization by small-scale infrastructure and urban interventions as a project’s results.