Sultans Trail Grand Tour 2021

  • 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)

    Stichting Sultans Trail

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

    The Sultans Trail as a long-distance hiking and cycling trail is unsufficiantly known in the region for visitors to be serviced adequately.

    (main and specific objectives to be achieved)

    To improve awareness of the trail in the region and the opportunities it offers to local institutions and SME's

    Main results and core outputs

    Signed Memories of Understanding stating support of the trail and willingness to participate in its popularisation.

    Main foreseen activities

    Promotional tour (during 3+3 month's in 2021) along the entire 2500km of the trail, daily meets with local stakeholders in the field of tourism and heritage management and from civil society (youth clubs, hiking clubs, cycling clubs).

    Innovative character of the project idea

    The Sultans Trail is designed to introduce hikers and cyclists to the cultural heritage of the regions along the trail in a sustainable and non-intrusive way. It provides new opportunities for tourism in the hinterland of the countries that it passes through.

    Estimated Total Budget
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    Estimated duration
    (in months)


  • Partners involved at this stage

    ERDF Partners


    IPA Partners


    Associated Strategic Partners


  • Partners requested

    ERDF Partners


    IPA Partners


    Associated Strategic Partners

    Danube CC

  • Contact Person


    Max Smits


    Stichting Sultans Trail, Hagestraat 10, 2011 CV Haarlem



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