Integrated Tourism Approach For the Development of Cultural and Natural Sites in Chepelare, Bg and Prosotsani, Gr


Project Number – MIS 5018889
Priority axis 2 - A Sustainable and Climate adaptable Cross-Border area
Investment priorities 6c - Conserving, protecting, promoting and developing natural and cultural heritage
Intervention fields 095. Development and promotion of public cultural and heritage services
Call 2nd Call for proposals under priority axes 2 & 4
Lead Beneficiary Municipality of Chepelare
Beneficiaries Municipality of Prosotsani
Start Date Aug 31, 2017
End Date Sep 15, 2022
Budget 1.622.407,09 €
ERDF Contribution 1.379.046,03 €
National Contribution 243.361,06 €
The overall project's objective is to preserve and enhance local culture, monuments and natural and man-made tourist resources and promote forms of tourism that provide healthy interaction opportunities for tourists and locals and increase better understanding of different cultures, customs, lifestyles, traditional knowledge and believes. The project's aim is to increase considerably the number of the annual tourist visits in the partners’ areas. The expected outputs are:
- Support the two Municipalities' strategic plans, to promote sustainable economic growth and to promote a sustainable environment;
- Help the two Municipalities to tailor their tourism policies to the latest challenges, to take a comprehensive approach encompassing the national & local dimensions;
- Promote CB co-operation between local authorities and other stakeholders on issues related to tourism;
- Contribute to cross border tourism development by supporting identifying obstacles to CB tourism development in the area and beyond;
- Contribute to a better measurement of the importance of tourism services and of their contribution to growth through the development of reliable data and analysis for business and policy decision making; 
- Contribute to strengthen performance through reviews of tourism potential.


D.2.1.3_Project Brochures_EN.BG.GR
D.2.1.3_Chepelare Memorial Brochure_EN & BG
D.2.1.3_Museum of Rhodope Karst Brochure_EN & BG
D.2.1.3_Chepelare Tourist Catalogue_EN & BG

D.2.2.3_Project Video_EN
D.4.1.4_Chepelare Memorial Video_ BG with EN subtitles
D.4.1.4_Chepelare Municipal Park Video_BG with EN subtitles
D.4.1.4_Chepelare video_BG with EN subtitles
D.4.1.4_Rhodope Karst Museum_BG with EN subtitles
D.4.1.4_Karst Museum-virtual walk
D.5.1.3_Performance Show_Sound & Light_video

D.4.1.4_ IntegraTour Application
The main objective of the application is to create a portal for the paleontological identity of the cross-border area by creating a network for the community of practitioners in which amateur and professional paleontologists can communicate and collaborate in learning, science, etc.

D.5.1_Community Network Web Platform
An online paleontological community to connect professional  paleontologists, students, amateur/avocational paleontologists, educators, and more with the aim to collaborate and share information and ideas.

D.5.2_Open database of cultural paleontological assets of Chepelare and Prosotsani
A web-based open data management information system, providing publication and information from all paleontology enthusiasts.

Presentation of Chepelare Monument reconstruction; INTEGRATOUR app_BG
Presentation of Prosotsani Paleontological Thematic Park _GR

D.2.1.3_Chepelare Tourist Catalogue_EN & BG
D.4.1.2_Chepelare Tourism Market Research_EN
D.4.2.1_Prosotsani Tourism Market Research_EN
D.4.2.2_Branding of the cross-borer palaeontological cultural product of Prosotsani & Chepelare_EN

D.3.1.1_Reconstruction, modernization & equipment of the Museum of the Rhodope Karst in Chepelare
- Before & during the works



- After




D.3.1.2_Reconstruction of Chepelare Memorial Monument & Municipal Park

- Before & during the works




- After





D.3.2.1_Rehabilitation and protection of  Prosotsani Paleontological Thematic Park (PPTP)

- Before and during the works



- After


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