Discovery

Discover some of the beautiful cultural heritage that is preserved, restored and with a rich history throughout the Thrace area.

Discover Thrace

The cradle of ancient civilizations, where Europe gently kissed Asia.

The Thracians

The Thracians were a mysterious group of tribes who occupied the southeastern part of the Balkan Peninsula.

Tour Thrace

Explore the diverse cultural-historical heritage of the region.

Rusokastro Fortress
The monumental Bulgarian fortress Rusokastro is built 20 km west of Burgas, on top of a high rocky hill. It is located o...
Apollonia - Sozopolis - Sozopol
The famous Apollonia was founded ca. 611 BC by settlers of the Greek city of Miletus, in the present-day Republic of Tur...
Poros Fortress
Poros Fortress is located on the Foros Peninsula, on the territory of Kraimorie, Burgas, which is 11 km from the city. T...
Sokollu Kulliyesi (religious complex)
Located at the entrance of the city, it was built between 1569-1570 as a complex of buildings with religious , trade an...
Markeli Fortress
The majestic Markeli Fortress is built on a high hill 7 km west of the town of Karnobat. The earliest archeological find...
Asagipinar
Archaeological excavations have been carried out continuously since 1993 in the Ashagupanar region, south of the Kirklar...

About the Project


The main project aim is to increase tourism attractiveness of the Cross border area through reconstruction and socialization of two very important archaeological sites - the Medieval Fortress Rusokastro in Kameno Municipality/Burgas region and Asagipinar open air museum in Kirklareli, which is demonstrating the prehistorical period and the rich historical past of these lands.

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This website was created with funding from the European Union through the interreg-IPA Cross-border Cooperation Bulgaria-Turkey Programme 2014-2020 (CCI No. 2014TC16I5CB005). The content of this website is the sole responsibility of the organizations which are implementing the project and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Union or the Managing Authority of the Programme.

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