The project „Legrad and Őrtilos on bike: Improving the conditions of cycling tourism in the interior of the municipalities of Legrad and Őrtilos” is co-financed by the European Union through the Hungary-Croatia IPA Cross-border Cooperation Programme.
Main objective of the project is to enhancing the attractiveness of Legrad and Őrtilos for eco-tourists by providing better conditions for cycling and making better access to the cycle route network along the border. Within the project the public road section between Szentmihályhegy and Őrtilos will be reconstructed, within Legrad several streets and roads being relevant for cycling traffic will be upgraded for bicycle traffic. Implementation period of the project is 1 February 2013 – 31 December 2014, i.e. 23 months.
Investor on the Hungarian side is National Infrastructure Development Plc. The Municipality of Őrtilos is responsible for the elaboration of the preparatory documentation for the investment (feasibility study, planning documentation for licensing, construction plans) and carrying out promotional activities on the Hungarian side (website, events).