The project «Differentiation of tourist product: eco-tourism trails in the cross-border area for the promotion of alternative tourism» - «ECO-TOURISM TRAILS» is implemented in the framework of IPA cross-border Programme "Greece – Albania” 2007-2013, and is co-funded by the European Union and by national funds of Greece and Albania.
The main aim of the project is the development of eco-tourism in the cross-border area through the promotion of the rich natural and cultural resources and wildlife of the region and the exploitation of the specialized interests of tourists for the environment, religious and cultural heritage, based on sustainable exploitation of resources and existing facilities of the area.
Due to the existence of high quality resources in both regions, the project area presents many chances for joint action, in order to accelerate development and enhance employment in the area, where tourism functions as the accelerator of the social and economical life.