Access2Mountains - Sustainable Mobility and Tourism in Sensitive Areas of the Alps and the Carpathians

Duration: 01.05.2011 – 01.04.2014 (36 months)

Lead Partner: Environment Agency Austria

Funding: South East Europe – Transnational Cooperation Programme

Project description

Access2Mountains aims to achieve durable and environmentally friendly tourism, as well as to ensure accessibility and connection to, between and in sensitive mountain regions of the Alps and the Carpathians, tourism representing a major challenge for today’s rural and urban environments.  With the long-term perspective of increasing sustainable tourist mobility, railway and multimodal connections will be improved and attractive offers created via different actions.

Partnership: AUSTRIA -Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology; National Park Gesäuse; National Park Steirische Eisenwurzen; Mostviertel-Tourism Ltd.; Permanent Secretariat of the Alpine Convention; Austrian Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management; Lower Austrian Transport Organization Association; Central Alliance Austria; Tourist board Alpine Region Gesäuse National Park; BELGIUM – European Federation of Museum and Tourist Railways (FEDECRAILIVZW); HUNGARY – NORDA Regional Development Agency of NorthHungary Nonprofit Ltd;ITALY – University of Camerino; European Academy Bozen/Bolzano – Institute for Regional Development and Location Management; Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea; POLAND – Rzeszow Regional Development Agency; ROMANIA – Country Center for Tourism Information MARAMURESINFOTURISM; SLOVAK REPUBLIC – Agency for the support of Regional Development Kosice; SLOVENIA – Ministry of Transport; MONTENEGRO – Office for Sustainable Development, Montenegro; SERBIA – Timok Club; Regional Champber of Commerce Zajecar; Serbian Chamber of Commerce, Department for Tourism; UKRAINE – Carpathian Foundation Ukraine.

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