As part of the implementation of the INSiGHTS project from the Danube Transnational Programme, LAG “Central Istria” organized a recreational cycling tour “From Raft to Raft” on October 20 in Tinjan. The guided tour was held as part of the manifestation of ISAP – the International Prosciutto Fair.
The tour was organized in the form of project Tour & Picnic event with the goal of promoting a healthy lifestyle and presenting the INSiGHTS project, its activities and results. Participants were also able to, for the first time, use the interactive map developed within the project. Besides the usual data on the included trails, the map was designed to provide information on the additional content on and close to the trails such as numerous cultural facilities, natural beauties and gastronomic offer. The interactive map covers the area of three touristic boards that operate on the area of central Istria, Motovun and Žminj and it is available free of charge on Croatian, English, Italian and German language on the following link: https: //bit.ly/2JnTakf.
After the bicycle, all participants could enjoy a successful local event and the exquisite taste of prosciutto of local and visiting producers. This tour & picnic event showed that recreation, natural heritage and top local products together form the backbone of a unique authentic experience that encourages the development of an area in the direction of sustainable, green tourism, which is ultimately the goal of the INSiGHTS project.