In the territory of the University Campus in Rijeka a Natural Heritage Interpretation Centre will be set up, moreover it has been planned to prepare the inside part of the cave “Zametska pećina” for controlled visits.
The City of Rijeka, as the project promoter, has been approved a grant under EU funding in the amount of HRK 11.23 million for the project The Natural Heritage Interpretation Centre of the Primorje – Gorski Kotar County, namely 75% of the amount under the Operating programme “Competitiveness and Cohesion“.
The key goal is to help the development of regional and seasonal uniform and sustainable high quality tourism of the experience based on natural heritage in the territory of the entire Primorje – Gorski Kotar County, by promoting and interpreting 11 destinations of natural heritage.
The project will set up a new outdoor Natural Heritage Interpretation Centre of the Primorje-Gorski Kotar County, in the territory of the University Campus in Rijeka. By using live exhibits (plant species), modern technology and multimedia contents, along with inventive interpretative tools and interactivity, it will interpret and promote the natural heritage of 11 destinations in the Primorje Gorski Kotar: Strict reservation sites “Bijela stijena” and “Samarska stijena”, the geomorphological nature monument cave “Zametska pećina”, significant landscape of Lopar on the island of Rab, the Natura 2000 sites and endangered natural heritage of the urban area of Rijeka.