Best practices

Concrete solutions
From Cika Highlands to the beach
The Emblematic Mediterranean Mountains network (EMM) was launched in 2013 and consists (as of 2019) of 9 partners representing 9 mountain areas along the Mediterranean coast, which share common challenges
Himara, Albania
Public Authority/ies (National): Himara Municipality
149,491.00 €
Tools and methodologies
LOCATIONS Operational Model
The LOCATIONS operational model was designed to support MED cruise destination cities in developing their Low Carbon Transport Plans (LCTP)
Low carbon transport
Cruise destinations
Sustainable Mobility
Planning Guidelines
Zaragoza, Spain
Higher education and research institution(s): Fundacion CIRCE
Policy Instrument
Limassol Low Carbon Transport Plan of Limassol (LCTP)
Limassol LCTP is a policy and planning tool for addressing the mobility and environmental pressures of the cruise activity locally. It has been elaborated in the framework of the LOCATIONS Project of Interreg MED, during the replication phase of the project.
Low carbon
Cruise destination
Limassol, Cyprus
NGO(s): CIVINET CY-EL, Infrastructure and Service Provider(s): DP WORLD - Limassol Multi-purpose Terminal Operator, Public Authority/ies (National): Ministry of Transport, Public Authority/ies (National): Communications and Works Public Works Department, Public Authority/ies (Local): Limassol Municipality
19,440.00 €
Policy Instrument
Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan
The plan aims to reduce traffic promoting public transport, reducing inner trips by private car, increasing pedestrian areas and bicycle lines network.
Reduction of air pollution
Reduction of greenhouse gas emissions
Promoting new ways of displacement
Palma, Spain
Public Authority/ies (Local): Jose Hila, Mayor of Palma
51,780,000.00 €
Concrete solutions
Electromobility in Rethymno City
Rethymno Municipality aims to promote e-mobility as a way to upgrade the environment for citizens and tourist with sustainable mobility and sustainable development. Also, Rethymno aspires to become a “green tourism destination” with the expansion of the EV charging stations network with expanded and improved options of “green” mobility.
Sustainable Mobility
Holistic Approach
private - public cooperation
Rethymno, Greece
Public Authority/ies (Local): Rethymno Municipality, Infrastructure and Service Provider(s): Lime, Infrastructure and Service Provider(s): Public Transport Operator (KTEL), Infrastructure and Service Provider(s): Eazybike_Brainbox
e-car 39,928€, e-bus 135,964€ (93,364€ e-bus lease, 42,600€ e-bus drivers), EV chargers 18,586€
Concrete solutions
Real-time traffic data collection using thermal cameras
Rethymno Municipality is collecting and analyzing data sets to support decision making, mobility measures assessment and the improvement of the SUMP action plan.
Real-time IT platform
Traffic congestion
Thermal cameras
Traffic data
Rethymno, Greece
Public Authority/ies (Local): Rethymno Municipality
45,136.00 €
Tools and methodologies
Package of SUMP guidelines/templates to be used by other municipalities
Rethymno Municipality aims to provide guidelines in a dynamic form with new updated versions based on updated guidelines and legislation in national and European level. Rethymno Municipality developed the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) for the city and the wider area, combining the needs of visitors, residents, inter-regional mobility and public transport services.
Coastal Municipalities
Sustainable Mobility
Sustainable tourism
Rethymno, Greece
Public Authority/ies (Local): Municipality of Rethymno
50,000.00 €
Concrete solutions
Cycle routes in Tunisia by Rutas Pangea
Rutas Pangea is a Spanish travel agency that is specialized in biking and hiking tourism. They organize whole tours whose main form of transport is bicycle, and they support their clients with necessary and sufficient means to let them complete the trip on their own.
Bike routes
Mountain tracks
Cycling holidays
Cultural immersion
Slow philosophy
Tunisia, Tunisia
SME(s): Rutas Pangea
Concrete solutions
Slow tourism in Train Zagreb/Sarajevo: From Central Europe to Balkans
Promoting the immersion of tourists in the destinations’ culture whilst reducing the energy footprint of tourists thanks to a route in a historic train. The journey begins in Zagreb, ends in Sarajevo and passes through Sisak (The Natural Park of Lonjsko Polje), Posavina and Banja Luka.
Local communities
Cultural immersion
Slow Mobility
Citizenship participation
Zagreb, Croatia
NGO(s): Bastina
8,500.00 €
Tools and methodologies
Sustainable Territories at Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur
Sustainable Territories is a free online platform promoted by the Agence Régionale pour l’Environnement & l’Écodéveloppement Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur. Its objective is to encourage public stakeholders in the region to increase sustainability in the developing of their own projects.
Sustainable development
Companionship and coaching
Public local entities
Territorial development
Sustainability oriented resources
Marseille, France
Public Authority/ies (Regional): Agence régionale pour l’environnement & l’écodéveloppement Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur [ARPE PACA]
70,000.00 €
Pilot sites
Concrete solutions
“CYCLE” Larnaca
Taking advantage of the already existing 3 cultural routes in the city, we will install bicycle stations in key city locations where, organised tourist groups will depart every 1-2 hours, with the help of a local bicycle tourist guide.
Concrete solutions
Installation of a light infrastructure for cycle paths in Himara, bicycles parking spaces and high tech charging stations
The local demonstrator to be applied in Himara Municipality consist of an installation of a light infrastructutre to detect the bycicle lanes that will be highlighted starting from Himara Promenade continuing throuth the ring road of the city of Himara and ending in Potami area.