Amazon of Europe Bike Trail AoE Bike Trail

Amazon of Europe Bike Trail is a Danube Transnational Programme Project that joins the efforts of 5 countries (Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Hungary and Serbia) to establish an internationally recognized and sustainable flagship Cycling Tourism Product in the future 5-country UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Mura-Drava-Danube (TBR MDD).

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The aim of the Project is Sustainable Economic Development of the region, based on Valorisation of Natural and Cultural Resources. We will implement a joint Integrated Solution for Sustainable Cycling Tourism, while preserving the Environment.

AoE Bike Trail Partnership: 

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To develop Amazon of Europe Bike Trail as a flagship Sustainable Tourism product and Unique Brand, the Project Partnership will firstly establish the Organisational and Information System, resulting in a joint Bookable Product with clear Unique Selling Proposition of incredible Riverine Landscapes. Based on Nature-oriented Visitor Guidance, existing Cycling Routes will be equipped with commonly designed Infrastructure (resting areas, info points), resulting in more than 1000 km of a joint Bike Trail along both sides of the rivers Mura, Drava and Danube.

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AoE Bike Trail
Start date
01-06-2018
End date
31-05-2021
Budget in Euro
Overall: 3176000
ERDF Contribution: 2470100
IPA Contribution: 229500
ENI Contribution: 0
Call number
Call 2
Priority
Environment and culture responsible Danube region
Specific objective
Foster sustainable use of natural and cultural heritage and resources

Library

Filename Date of upload
AoE_bike_Trail_standards 08-07-2021 00:32:21
WP5 Methodology and handbook for route planning.pdf 18-03-2021 18:23:31
O3.1 Socio-economic analysis.pdf 10-11-2020 03:37:02
Strategic Marketing Plan 16-10-2020 02:40:46
O5.1 AoE BT route plan_south 16-10-2020 02:39:47
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Project Partners

Name Type Email Country
Iskriva, institute for development of local potentials Lead partner urska.dolinar@iskriva.net SLOVENIA
Municipality Velika Polana ERDF partner zupan@velika-polana.si SLOVENIA
Tourism Association Region Bad Radkersburg ERDF partner contola@badradkersburg.at AUSTRIA
Tourism board of Međimurje county ERDF partner Iva.tzm@gmail.com CROATIA
Public institution for management of protected parts of nature and ecological network in Virovitica Podravina county ERDF partner tatjana.arnold.sabo@gmail.com CROATIA
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Project News

  • Amazon of Europe Bike Trail - Amazon of Europe Bike Trail SCOM and study tour in Apatin
    - 29-06-2021
    Amazon of Europe Bike Trail SCOM and study tour in Apatin

    After long-standing covid related restrictions, it was finally time for us to meet live again with our partners from the Amazon of Europe Bike Trail project. It was a great pleasure and adventure to get together on the 10. Steering Committee...

  • Amazon of Europe Bike Trail - Amazon of Europe Bike Trail Cycling Guide
    - 25-02-2021
    Amazon of Europe Bike Trail Cycling Guide

    We have published the Amazon of Europe Bike Trail Cycling Guide, which will make it even easier for explorers of the Amazon of Europe along the Mura, Drava and Danube rivers to discover all the sights the area has to offer. The guide provides...

  • Amazon of Europe Bike Trail - The end of AoE Bike Trail International Biking Festival
    - 11-11-2020
    The end of AoE Bike Trail International Biking Festival

    Amazon of Europe Bike Trail International Biking Festival has ended and we are pleased we were able to organize succesfull events, especially because of covid epidemic. One of the last events was held on October 10th, 2020 in Apatin with...

  • Amazon of Europe Bike Trail - Official website of the Amazon of Europe Bike Trail is launched
    - 16-10-2020
    Official website of the Amazon of Europe Bike Trail is launched

    We are proud to announce that we have successfully launched the official Amazon of Europe Bike Trail on-line and mobile platform (product website). The aim of the website is to offer comprehensive information about the route and to present the...

  • Amazon of Europe Bike Trail - AMAZON OF EUROPE BIKE TRAIL - “PATHS OF THE DRAVA RIVER” EVENT
    - 01-10-2020
    AMAZON OF EUROPE BIKE TRAIL - “PATHS OF THE DRAVA RIVER” EVENT

    As part of the 2nd Amazon of Europe Bike Trail International Biking Festival, a cycling event called "PATHS OF THE DRAVA RIVER" was held in Varaždin County. The main goal of the cycling event was to introduce the local population to the...

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