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

Project: Research

Project Details


Client: European Parliament, Directorate General for Internal Policies, Policy Department B: Structural and Cohesion Policies, Transport and Tourism

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.

Effective start/end date1/01/1231/12/12


  • European Parliament


  • cycle tourism
  • CSTT
  • Centre for Sustainability, Tourism and Transport

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  • Research Output

    Open Access
  • The European Cycle Route Network EuroVelo: update of the 2009 study

    Weston, R. & Eijgelaar, E., 2012.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    The European cycle route network Eurovelo: challenges and opportunities for sustainable tourism

    Lumsdon, L., Weston, R., McGrath, P., Davies, N., Peeters, PM., Eijgelaar, E. & Piket, PC., 2009, Brussels: European Parliament. 144 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportReport

    Open Access
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