Axis and specific objective
P.A. 2 / S.O. 2.1 No. 532 – Small Scale Project
Project acronym
Alliance between rural areas for family-friendly tourist hospitality
Project Summary

FRIENDS4FAMILY aims to design a quality territorial touristic offer based on rural values for family-friendly tourist hospitality in the Region of Vlora (Albania) and the Salento area in Puglia (Italy). In particular, the project will valorize the rural areas of the target territories, and improve the collaboration among rural touristic operators by best practice sharing and know-how transfer related to "family tourism". Through workshops, study visits, and B2B meetings, the project will propose innovative services for families and create a cross-border network of touristic operators for improving the quality of services offered by rural tourism infrastructures, based on public-private partnerships.

Main Outputs
Main outputs

- Cross Border quality branding for family tourism in rural areas

Project Partnership
Lead Partner
Lead Partner
Këshilli i Qarkut Vlorë (AL) - Contacts: Klaud Gjipali - klaudgj[at]
Project Partners
Project Partners
Gruppo di Azione Locale – Terra d'Arneo (IT)
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Tourism and Culture


Project Open

Lead Partner Location


Teaser Image
house on the prairie
Total budget
Total Budget
67.000,00 EUR
EU Contribution
EU Contribution
IPA co-financing 85%
01.07.2020 / 30.06.2020

Keshilli i Qarkut Vlore
Sheshi "4 Heronjte", Vlore (AL)