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Fair and Green Tourism in the Danube Region: The Amazon of Europe Bike Trail

Season 1, Ep. 24

As for the rest of Europe, the Central European and Danube Region have a long way to go before reaching climate-neutral policies. But concrete projects and activities try to make this change.  

Such is the case with the Amazon of Europe Bike Trail that aims to promote new types of green and regional tourism.  

The cycling trail follows the natural meanders of the rivers Mura, Drava and Danube while connecting five countries spanning over 1,250km. 

In this episode, Emma Hontebeyrie, podcast producer at the IDM, is welcoming Urška Dolinar, Founder and Managing Director of Iskriva, the Institute for Development of Local Potential, and the leading partner of the Amazon of Europe Bike Trail project.  

Artwork recommended by the guest: Ivan Generalić, The red bull, 1972 

Sightseeing destinations suggested:  cities of Osijek and Varaždin (Croatia), Wetlands and river meanders in the National parks Kopački Rit (Croatia) and Danube-Drava (Hungary and Croatia) 

Amazon of Europe Bike Trail: https://aoebiketrail.com/ 

CEE - Central Europe Explained is a podcast series produced by the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe, powered by Erste Group.  

Guest: Urška Dolinar, Founder and Managing Director for Iskriva  

Host: Emma Hontebeyrie, Podcast Producer at IDM 

Production and editing: Emma Hontebeyrie 

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