The project under acronym AQUA ADVENTURES is implemented by cross-border partners – the Croatian town of Prelog and the Hungarian municipality of Kistolmács – and is co-financed by the European Union in the framework of the Interreg V-A Hungary-Croatia Co-operation Programme 2014-2020 in the amount of 85%.
The total value of the project is 1.321.852,50 euros (almost 10 million kuna or almost 475 million Hungarian forints), of which the part related to the Town of Prelog is 662.807,50 euros (almost 5 million kuna), and the part related to the municipality of Kistolmács 659.045,00 euros (almost 237 million Hungarian forints).
The project will be implemented through three main investment axes - construction and arrangement of tourist infrastructure on the lakes near Prelog and Kistolmács, procurement of new equipment for recreation and monitoring and organization of a series of educations and tourist events.
The desire of the partners is to make better use of the natural tourist resources available to them. The main goals of the project are to nurture and develop cross-border cooperation, sustainable development of tourism, economy and society, as well as environmental protection and promotion of coexistence with nature.
The full name of the project is “Connecting and upgrading of water-based tourism offer on lakes by jointly developing new and innovative cross-border tourism product and enhancing the cross-border tourism destinations.” The project started on November 1, 2020 and will last until October 31, 2022.