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P.A. 2 / S.O. 2.1 - N. 71


Safeguarding, enhancing and promoting the natural and cultural heritage of COastal COmmunities by boosting the eco-museum model aiming at smart and sustainable TOURism management

Project Summary

The Co.Co.Tour project aims at securing a smart inclusive and sustainable growth of the coastal communities in the target areas through the development of a cross border eco-museum model and a common strategy, focused on community tourism. The cooperation model will increase a cross border governance of the involved territories, by sharing approaches, strategies and management standards, enabling heritage’s identification and safeguarding and developing a community tourism offer based on diversification, deseasonalization, target diversification (young, foreigners, disabled), quality and accessibility of the services.


Total budget 1.079.523,71 EUR
EU Contribution IPA co-financing 85%
Duration 2018 / 2020

Main Outputs

-    Eco-museum cross border model and network 
-    Common community tourism package 
-    ICT Tools for smart usability of the heritage 
-    3 Eco-museum target spaces renewed and equipped

Project Partnership
Lead Partner
Fondi Shqiptar i Zhvillimit (AL) - Contacts: Ingrida Dashi - idashi[at]
Project Partners
  1. Bashkia Himarë (AL)
  2. Magna Grecia Mare (IT)
  3. Comune di Tricase (IT)
  4. Agencija za lokalnu demokratiju (ME)
  5. Opština Herceg Novi (ME)
Associated Partners
  1. Agjencia Kombëtare e Zonave të Mbrojtura (AL)