Veliko Tarnovo will promote its tourist, natural and cultural attractions by creating special lay-bys along the International Transport Corridor No.9
The municipality is one of the twelve project partners in the Common Strategy for Sustainable Territorial Development of the cross-
The total project cost is € 6,889,500, € 367,016 of which are funding for the municipality. The old Bulgarian capital is the only Bulgarian partner of the Romanian-Bulgarian project.
The special road exits or lay-bys called hubs are where tourists are meant to stop on their way between Romania and Bulgaria.
А consortium between Sofia and Shumen company for about 200,000 Levs are to prepare projects which are to determine the landmarks and hubs.
The application for their construction will be in the next programming period, said the project manager of the municipality Zornitsa Kancheva.
The overall objective of the project is to harmonize cross-border economic, social, environmental and cultural levels and to enhance territorial cohesion and competitiveness.