Project title: Katun Roads of Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina
Donor: European Union
Cost of the project: 466.530,53 EUR
Amount contributed by donor: 396.518,85 EUR
Implementation period: From 05.06.2020. – 04.06.2022.
This action has been designed to connect such important and valuable cultural, agricultural and natural heritage represented in transhumance and katuns, with developing outdoor offer in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro through creation of thematic katun trails and involvement of katun farmers in provision of tourism services. Therefore the overall objective of this action is to diversify tourism offer of cross-border area building on natural and cultural heritage, while specific objective is to valorise cultural and natural heritage of less developed tourism areas through rural tourism development. These objectives will be met through implementation of series of activities that have been carefully chosen to satisfy the needs of the targeted area in order to develop a new tourism product, thematic trails called Katun Roads of Montenegro.
The overall objective of this project is improvement of quality and diversification of touristic offer based on natural and cultural heritage.
Results planned to be achieved by the project:
Result 1: The number of tourists in rural and natural protected areas is increased.
Result 2: The image and tourist attractiveness of the cross-border region as a multi-ethnic and culturally diverse European destination is improved.
Lead partner of the project is National Tourism Organisation Montenegro. Partner in Montenegro is Regional Development Agency Bjelasica, Komovi and Prokletije, while in Bosnia and Hercegovina partners are SERDA and Municipality Fojnica.