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KIDS – An unique travelling concept in the RO-BG area for children and their families

What’s the goal?

To improve the promotion and valorization of the natural and cultural heritage from the cross-border area through offering children and their families an unique travelling concept in the RO-BG cross-border area: Family Fun Festival and 3 guided tours designed especially for children and their families promoting the tourism attractions and activities in the cross-border area – Fun and Sports Tour, Cultural Tour, Natural Landscapes Tour. The project thus contributes to tourism diversification by introducing 4 new tourism products, leading to an increased number of overnights in the region.

What’s the budget?

396,912.08 euro, out of which 337,375.25 euro ERDF

Who is doing it?

Lead Beneficiary (LB): Center of Consultancy and Project Management Europroject (Romania)

Beneficiary 2 (B2): Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vratsa (Bulgaria)

Beneficiary 3 (B3): Business Innovation Center Innobridge

When is it happening?

Start date: 29.06.2018

End date: 28.06.2021

Duration: 30 months

Where is it happening?

7 counties in Romania

8 districtsin Bulgaria

How is it going to happen?                      

  • Development of a management plan for raising awareness and promoting the common RO-BG cultural and natural heritage, targeting children and their families;
  • Development of a mobile application involving an inventory of the main touristic attractions for families with children;
  • Development of a travel-kit especially designed for children;
  • Organization of 25 events in schools throughout the cross-border area during which the products of the project – the Family Fun Festivals, the 3 self-guided tours and the mobile application - will be presented to the children and their parents;
  • Organization of 4 Family fun festivals which will include tournaments, painting, crafts, poetry, music, arts and traditions, food from cross-border area;

What will be the results (what’s the contribution to the Programme)?

Programme outputs: 1,550 expected visits to supported sites of cultural and natural heritage and attraction

4 integrated tourism products/services created

1 common strategy, policy or management plan for valorizing (including raising awareness) the cultural and natural heritage through its restoration and promotion for sustainable economic uses

Programme results: 1,550 tourist overnights in the CBC region

Project status

The following results have been reported so far:

- The internal working procedures has been elaborated and established;

- The contract for elaboration of the mobile application has been awarded;

- B2 have organised 2 Festivals on 14th-16th and 26th-28th of September 2019;

- B3 has developed 500 travel-kit especially designed for children;

- 2 press conferences have been organized, in Vratsa on 09.10.2018 and in Slatina on 23.11.2018;

- The project website has been elaborated and can be found on:


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