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Chepelare - Procotsani - Interreg Greece-Bulgaria

Project for the Development of Cultural and Natural Objects in Bulgaria:

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An integrated approach for the development of cultural and natural sites in Chepelare and Prosochani

The main objective of the project is to preserve and improve local culture, monuments and natural tourism resources and to promote forms of tourism that provide opportunities for interaction between tourists and local residents, as well as to improve understanding of different cultures, customs, ways of life, traditional knowledge and beliefs.

The specific objectives of the project are:

  • Development of infrastructure that is necessary to improve the tourist potential of sites in Bulgaria and Greece;
  • To encourage the active participation of all stakeholders, including local governments, the private sector, tourism organizations, local communities, NGOs, youth clubs, etc. at all stages of the tourism life cycle;
  • To promote environmental protection, conservation and sustainable use of natural resources; To promote Chepelare and Protochani as a holiday tourist destination;
  • Regeneration and protection of the built and natural environment;
Improving the image of the two municipalities The specific objectives of the project are expected to be achieved through: Building administrative capacity based on the transfer of knowledge and know-how; Rehabilitation and protection of cultural values ​​of transboundary importance; ICTs that support better interpretation of natural and cultural heritage; Joint events to promote cultural identity and raise awareness of the cultural heritage of the cross-border region.


The portal has a file cabinet for specimen, 3D models, etc.

Here you will find a database of specimens discovered during archaeological excavations, 3D models and information about landmarks located on the territory of the municipalities of Chepelare and Prosochani.

An open database of cultural paleontological assets of Chepelare and Leaked
European UnionThe project was implemented with EU financial support
This Web Platform has been created within the framework of the Project “Integrated Tourism Approach For the Development of Cultural and Natural Sites in Chepelare, Bg and Prosotsani, Gr” (INTEGRA_TOUR), financed under the INTERREG V-A Cooperation Program "Greece-Bulgaria 2014-2020", Subsidy Contract No B2.6c.01/31.08.2017. The Project is co funded by the European Regional Development Fund and by national funds of the countries participating in the Interreg V-A “Greece - Bulgaria 2014-2020” Cooperation Programme.

The contents of this document are sole responsibility of the Municipality of Chepelare and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Union, the participating countries the Managing Authority and the Joint Secretariat.

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