Adventurous rowing tours on the Danube

  • Project idea information


    Environment and culture responsible Danube region - Foster sustainable use of natural and cultural heritage and resources

    Project Idea Promoter
    (name of the institution)

    AISSER Association Romania

    Needs and challenges
    (Needs, main problems or challenges to be addressed)

    Developing green tourism products, by organizing adventurous rowing tours on the Danube, for better promoting the natural and cultural heritage of the riparian countries from where are the project partners.

    (main and specific objectives to be achieved)

    - The main target is to bring together people from diverse cultures with all their political, religious and ideological differences. Furthermore, friendships should be built, the solidarity among all sportsmen and people of other countries should be strengthened, and amity and peace of people, especially from the ones along the Danube river should be promoted;
    - We want to develop a new side for the common green and adventurous tourism offer, where sports and recreational activities accessible for all age-groups serve as complementary part for the better utilization of the natural and cultural heritage of the Danube countries involved in the project.

    Main results and core outputs

    - New green tourism products developed for all age groups, based on rowing tours on the Danube river;
    - Plan and implement pilot actions concerning active tourism opportunities of the countries along the Danube;
    - Combine health, active and cultural tourism regarding the transnational touristic routes;
    - Better connected and energy responsible Danube region;

    Main foreseen activities

    - Procuring water sport equipment (kayaks, canoe, dragon boat, local specific boats etc.), to promote Rowing at an international level, from a recreational and touristic point of view;
    - Developing online tools for the new tourist products: interactive maps, mobile application (Android and IOS), online marketing campaign;
    - Organizing pilot actions concerning active tourism opportunities: organizing rowing tours on the Danube, for better promoting the natural and cultural heritage of the riparian states involved in the project.

    Innovative character of the project idea

    - The innovative part of our project is the professional combination of tourist routes linking Danube riparian states, water sports pilot actions and active and cultural tourism facilities/ services in a single product.

    Estimated Total Budget
    (in EUR)

    1,500,000 EUR

    Estimated duration
    (in months)

    30 months

  • Partners involved at this stage

    ERDF Partners

    4 entities:
    - AISSER Association
    - ACTIS Sport Club Association
    - ARETE-Sport Association
    - „Sport For You and Me” Association

    IPA Partners


    Associated Strategic Partners


  • Partners requested

    ERDF Partners

    Entities interested in developing this type of projects from riparian countries, such as: Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary and Serbia

    IPA Partners


    Associated Strategic Partners


  • Contact Person


    Andrei STOIAN


    50B Republicii Blvd, Calarasi Municipality, Calarasi County



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Programme co-funded by European Union funds (ERDF, IPA, ENI)