Night of Fortresses 2022

Spring, 2022
Šibenik - Banja Luka - Bar - Karlovac - Herceg Novi

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Fortresses Heritage for Cross-Border Tourism Development

The FORTITUDE Project aims to improve the tourism offer in 5 cities with fortified heritage in the cross-border area of Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro.

Public Cultural Institution Fortress of Culture Šibenik

St. Michael's Fortress is the place where the city of Šibenik was born.

Built during the Middle Ages on a hill in the middle of the town, it provides a breathtaking view of Šibenik and its surroundings.

City of Banja Luka

Fortress Kastel is the oldest historical monument in the City of Banja Luka.

It has the summer stage, playground for children and national restaurant.

City of Karlovac

Old Castle Dubovac is a magnificent castle from the 13th century, built in the Gothic style and then rebuilt in the Renaissance.

In one of the towers, there is an exhibition dedicated to the history of this part of Croatia, while the castle walls are a sensational viewpoint.

Municipality of Herceg Novi

The fortress Forte Mare represents one of the most significant fortification standpoints in the town.

It is considered that that facility is to be thanked for the construction of the medieval Herceg Novi.

Municipality of Bar

Old City of Bar is an outstanding historic and archeological site of the town of Bar.

It is an open-air museum and the largest and the most important Medieval archeological site in Montenegro, which is not yet fully researched.

Interreg IPA CBC Programme Croatia – Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro 2014-2020

The Interreg IPA CBC Programme Croatia – Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro 2014-2020 is a trilateral programme dedicated to achieve harmonious development of the cross-border area and the European Union as a whole.

Rock Concert

Spring 2022
St. Michael's Fortress

Painting Workshop

Spring 2022
Old City of Bar
Banja Luka

Art Program

Spring 2022
Kastel Fortress
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PA 3 / Contributing to the development of tourism and preserving cultural and natural heritage

The project is co-financed by ERDF and IPA II funds of the European Union.

This website has been produced with the assistance of the European Union. The contents of this website are the sole responsibility of the Municipality of Herceg Novi and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Union. 

Total project budget: 1.618.438,72 EUR
EU co-financing:1.375.672,91 EUR
Project duration: 01/03/2020 – 28/02/2022