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Local cuisine as tourism offer of cross-border region

Local cuisine as tourism offer of cross-border region

Grant beneficiaries

Total EU grant: 373, 258.25 €
Total project value: 439,179.02 €
Project duration: 24 months

Expected results of the project:

  • Traditional local recipes included in the offer of local tourism industry;
  • Thematic, gastronomy routes created;
  • Local gastronomy offer promoted and marketed.

Target groups

  • Hotels, restaurants and registered tourism households in targeted area;
  • Rural families in targeted region;
  • Tourism agencies and organisations active in promoting or selling packages for targeted region.

Project area

  • Municipalities Berane, Andrijevica, Plav, Gusinje, Petnjica and Rozaje, Montenegro;
  • Puke municipality, Albania.

Impact of the project

Support the development of the tourism sector by the economic valorisation of the cultural and natural heritage. Specifically, local gastronomy of the cross border region will be included in tourism offer thus enhancing local economic development and creating linkages between agriculture and tourism sector.


The National Tourism Organization of Montenegro presented the project “Innovative cluster for small and medium enterprises in cross-border tourism -” INNOTOURCLUST “, implemented under the IPA 2 Program Albania-Montenegro-Italy. The