Press Conference: Municipalities of Foca and Pluzine together in tourism development
Tourism, Adrenaline and Rafting Adventure (T.A.R.A) is the name of a joint project that will be implemented by the municipalities of Foca and Pluzine in the following two years within the international cross-border cooperation project.
This is a continuation of the project implemented by the two municipalities from 2013 to 2015, which was also part of the EU cross-border cooperation.
According to yesterday’s presentation in Foca, the project will contribute to the improvement, development and promotion of the tourism potential of the two municipalities connected by the Tara River.
In addition to integrating the tourist offer and connecting the Sutjeska and Durmitor National Parks and Durmitor, the project will improve security and ensure safe access to the rafting starting point at Piva Lake, as well as the equipment of rescue services.
Adequate signage, viewpoints, checkpoints and other light infrastructure will be constructed on the road built by the municipality of Foca on the right bank of the Tara River.
The project also includes active involvement of the local population throughout the border area, as well as a joint presentation of the tourism offer of the two municipalities at international fairs.
The project value is around €500.000, and the municipalities’ contribution is €100.000.
Radisav Mašić, the Mayor of Foca Municipality, Slobodan Delić, the director of Piva Nature Park, Marija Milenković, Project Coordinator and Ljeposava Djajić, the director of the Tourist Organisation of Foca spoke at the presentation organized on 22 January 2020.