In the framework of the the Guide we unite major outputs achieved in the course of the Project – research and analysis of the tourism sites and resources in Blagoevgrad District (Bulgaria) and North-East Planning Region (North Macedonia), the results from the five-day workshop under the project and the tourist product developed by the Youth Initiative with the assistance of an external expert.
The present Health and Tourism Guide follows the main objective of the project – to promote the development of health, wellness and sports tourism in the cross-border region between Blagoevgrad District and the North-East Planning Region in North Macedonia by outlining the suitable opportunities and tourist points of interest by types of tourism – health, wellness and sports. Also, the present Guide contains a detailed description of the tourist product, developed by the youth Initiative in the form of a tourist route with details about the various sites. It is important to underline that this tourist product also indicates different cultural points of interest with which the cross-border region is bountiful with and whose location often coincides or is in the vicinity of sources of mineral waters, etc.
The document is prepared in implementation of the project „Young people from Bulgaria and Macedonia together for tourism as a health prevention“ with reference number CB006.2.23.116 under the Interreg-IPA Cross-border Cooperation Programme Bulgaria-Northern Macedonia.