|Programme name||CBCP RS-MK 2016 – 2020|
|Call for proposals||Second call for proposals, EuropeAid/173818/ID/ACT/Multi|
|Contract number and date of signing||48-00-00164/2021-28-6 signed on 06.06.2023|
|Name of the project||Land of Legends|
|Thematic priority of the Programme||TP 2: Encouraging tourism and cultural and natural heritage|
|Specific objective of the Programme||Specific objective 2.1: Mobilising cultural and natural resources for joint development of sustainable tourism products and destinations|
|Project budget||Total value of the project in €
EU contribution in € including percentage
|Grant beneficiaries||Lead applicant
Municipality of Kriva Palanka
City of Leskovac
|Project territory||North Macedonia:
North-East Region, municipality of Kriva Palanka
Jablanica district - City of Leskovac
|Project target groups||1. Public tourism actors (5): 2 Local self-government units and their administrations; 3 Institutions or public enterprises in the field of tourism and culture (tourist organization, cultural centres, museums, or theatres);
2. Private tourism actors (20): 10 SMEs (hotels, restaurants…) and tour operators or touristic agencies; 10 local food and craft producers.
3. Other tourism stakeholders (2): CSOs and regional development agency (RDA) active in sphere of tourism or nature/environment, culture, or gastronomy.
4. Visitors/tourists (all age groups): 1200 (men 60% and women 40%).
|Project duration||07.06.2023 – 06.12.2024, 18 months|
|Project intervention logic||Overall objective (i.e., impacts): to enhance the quality of visitors’ experiences through improved image and visibility of tourist offers and destinations in City of Leskovac, Jablanica district, Serbia and municipality of Kriva Palanka, North-East Region, North Macedonia (hereafter: targeted area).
Specific objective (i.e., outcome 1): to strengthen common tourist image of targeted area through implementation of cross-border public-private partnership model by development of joint creative tourism offers based on common natural, cultural, and historical heritage.
|Main activities||Activity 1.1. Kick-off partners meeting
Activity 1.2. Joint Steering Group meetings
Activity 1.3. Joint project management and coordination
Activity 1.4. Public-private cross-border cooperation network sessions
Activity 1.5. Small-scale investments in tourist infrastructure at natural site "Sokolica" in Leskovac
Activity 1.6. Small-scale investments in tourist infrastructure at cultural-historical site "Gradec" in Kriva Palanka
Activity 2.1. Development of promotional tools and outreach communication and visibility kit
Activity 2.2. Public opening of natural site "Sokolica" in Leskovac
Activity 2.3. Public opening of cultural-historical site - Gradets in Kriva Palanka
Activity 2.4. Organisation of joint outdoor exhibition "Land of Legends" in the City of Leskovac
Activity 2.5. Organisation of regional tourism cross-border conference in Kriva Palanka