Caravan follows two prime TV nets that will all over the world broadcast Montenegrin beauties.
Zabljak – Caravan “On bicycle over the Balkans” that in partnership organize Ministry of tourism of Montenegro, office of UNDP at Podgorica and UNESCO, on the night before last arrived at Zabljak where yesterday started the first stage in Montenegro.
Caravan whose participants from different European countries, started on June 24, in Italy and on its way through countries of the Balkans will stop at 11 points of which two are in Montenegro – National parks Durmitor and the Lake of Scadar. Through series of scientific and cultural events it will promote sustainable tourism and as symbol of sustainable mean of transport is chosen bicycle.
Minister of tourism in Government of Montenegro Predrag Nenezic says that it is the matter of very attractive event.
-It is very important that caravan is followed by two powerful TV nets that will all over the world broadcast Montewnegrin beauties whose promotion is our great goal – said Nenezic.
Chief of scientific department of Regional office of UNESCO in Venice Filip Piper says that the office deals with ecological and cultural questions in South east Europe.
-We deal with sustainable tourism and in Montenegro we work at Durmitor, Lake of Scadar and Boka Kotorska. UNESCO is famous for protection of cultural heritage and we wish to promote sustainable tourism. This project is formulated to visits of places in region by bicycle as sustainable mean of transport. This is opportunity that countries in the region and especially Montenegro show as places for sustainable tourism – said Piper.
Participants of caravan, yesterday lead by Nenezic, Piper and Keli with road 36 km long on bicycles visited lake plane. In the afternoon they visited office of NP “Durmitor” where were greeted by mayor Isailo Sljivancanin and director of the park Tomo Pajovic. With rafting on the Tara with all length today they went to visit NP “Sutjeska”. According program they return to Montenegro, visit Lake of Scadar after which follows visits to Albania and then Macedonia.