Eco Village Văleni – a family business that promotes the tourist potential of Văleni village
January 19, 2023
The Eco-Village Văleni agro-pension is a business established at the beginning of 2014 in the southern part of the Republic of Moldova, in the village of Văleni. Its purpose is to promote the tourist potential of the village of Văleni and the Beleu Lake ecosystem.
The agro-pension is part of the Lunca Prutului de Jos Reserve, registered in the UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves.
To develop and strengthen local tourism, the agro-pension Eco-Village Văleni benefited from a grant as part of the “EU4Moldova: Focal Regions’’ programme, financed by the European Union and implemented by UNDP and UNICEF.
Following the financing in the amount of €30,000, the territory of the agro-pension was arrange.
The funding made possible the equipping and furnishing of eight new rooms in thematic cottages, wood stoves were installed and kitchen equipment was purchased. The construction of a spa area with swimming pools, jacuzzi and sauna is in process of completion.
As a result of these investments, three more people were employed and thanks to the development of the infrastructure, the agro-pension has become an attractive tourist point for tourists from the country and abroad.
The “EU4Moldova: Focal Regions” programme (2019-2024) supports smart, inclusive, and sustainable social and economic development in the regions of Cahul and Ungheni to ensure a better quality of life for citizens. The programme, with a total budget of €23 million provided by the European Union, is implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).