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The European Cycle Route Network EuroVelo: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Tourism - Update of the study on the European cycle route network

Period:2012
Client:European Parliament, Directorate General for Internal Policies, Policy Department B: Structural and Cohesion Policies, Transport and Tourism
Product:Weston, R., Davies, N., Peeters, P., Eijgelaar, E., Lumsdon, L., McGrath, P., & Piket, P. (2012). The European Cycle Route Network EuroVelo: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Tourism. Update of the 2009 study. Brussels, Belgium: European Parliament, Directorate General for Internal Policies, Policy Department B: Structural and Cohesion Policies, Transport and Tourism.

Abstract:
This update of the 2009 report evaluates the challenges and opportunities of developing a cycle tourism network across Europe. It focuses on EuroVelo, a network of 14 long distance routes managed by the European Cyclists’ Federation which is being developed in different countries by a wide range of partners. The study reviews the market for cycle tourism and presents a model of demand for EuroVelo. It also evaluates the recent developments on the Iron Curtain Trail.
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