Project Riviera4Seasons2 – Common heritage for joint international promotion of 365 days of green tourism on the Riviera of Opatija and Portorož is financed under the INTERREG V-A Slovenia - Croatia 2014 – 2020 programme. The project addresses active protection of cultural and natural heritage through the sustainable development of tourism in the surroundings and hinterland of Opatija and Piran, with the aim of expanding the cultural and touristic offer. The project goal is to create recognizable and attractive destination through the organization of innovative cultural events and the promotion of the existing (traditional) ones, in order for them to become a significant motive for the guests' arrival to the destination. Common results of the project include increased number of visitors to the natural and cultural heritage of the project area, three small infrastructural investments, improvement of the cross-border tourism product “Cultural Tourism of 365 days of Riviera”, development of six new itineraries and education of 250 people for the purpose of improvement of the tourist offer in rural areas.

Project start date: 01/10/2017

Project duration: 24 months

Project manager: Lorena Bašan (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Project partners: Municipality of Piran (lead partner; Slovenia), the City of Opatija (Croatia), Tourist Board Portorož (Slovenia), University of Primorska, Faculty of Tourism Studies – Turistica (Slovenia), Tourist Board Opatija (Slovenia).

Total eligible budget: 840 205,00 EUR
ERDF funding: 714 174,25 EUR