The European Cycle Route Network EuroVelo - Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Tourism (Vol. 1 : Study ; Vol. 2 : Flyer)

15-08-2012

This update of the 2009 study 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.

This update of the 2009 study 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.

External author

Richard Weston, Nick Davies, Les Lumsdon and Peter McGrath (Institute of Transport and Tourism, University of Central Lancashire, UK) , Paul Peeters, Eke Eijgelaar and Peter Piket (Centre for Sustainable Transport and Tourism, NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands)