EuroVelo is a network of 15 long distance cycle routes connecting and uniting the whole European continent, used by cycle tourists as well as by people making local journeys. The Eurovelo network has a number of development projects underway including the´AtlanticOnBike´ project (EuroVelo 1), the 'MEDCYCLETOUR' project - a new Mediterranean route from Cádiz to Cyprus (EuroVelo 8), the ‘Biking South Baltic’ project (EuroVelo 10) and The Pilgrims Route stretching from Norway to Spain (EuroVelo 3). Using investments in infrastructure and promotional materials, the Eurovelo network boosts cycle tourism across Europe as well as increasing the numbers of daily cyclists.
Key Deliverables / Outcomes
Promotes economically, environmentally and socially sustainable travel;
Improves the quality of EuroVelo routes in all participating European countries;
Promotes the uniform signing of EuroVelo routes in accordance with published standards;
Provides Europe-wide information on EuroVelo routes and national cycle routes;
Supports the development of national coordination centres for EuroVelo route and national routes; and
Fosters exchange of experience and best practice between European states and regions, stimulating high quality cycle strategies and infrastructure.