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Travelling eco-friendly along the Danube
04.07.2014
EU project of the Danube office Ulm / Neu-Ulm presents new offer Interactive Map "Danube Tour"
supports tourists who would like to travel along the Danube by bus, train, boat and on foot.

Tourists who travel along the Danube now have a new source of information - the interactive map
www.donautour.eu. It combines information on exciting destinations along the Danube and provides insight on how to get there by boat, by bus, by train, by bike or on foot, and how you can get from A to B when you are at your destination. The interactive map is part of the common effort of the international Transdanube team to establish the Danube as a sustainable tourist destination in Europe.

14 partners from eight countries have teamed up to bring Europe's longest river and its attractions closer to potential tourists all over Europe and, above all, to raise awareness for the fact that one can go on a trip without his or her own car and using sustainable transport instead. An important part of the project is the development of an interactive map, which aims to make sustainable cross-border travel along the Danube easier. Now the map is completed and the result is impressive. The “Danubetour” combines about 18,000 tourist attractions from the source of the Danube to the Black Sea. The project partners have fed the map with information on bike and hiking trails, monuments and museums along the Danube. These are linked with the existing data from other maps. Thus, travelers can get a good overview of exciting destinations along the Danube. And more importantly, they can obtain information on how they can travel from one destination to another using bus, train, boat, bike or their own feet. About 52,800 information on bus stations or piers, railway stations and walking paths and much more are included in the interactive map. So tourists can easily travel environmentally friendly from A to B along the Danube. Tourists can plan their trip spontaneously on their way or well prepared from home and save it with the help of an individual "Tour Book" for the trip. Detailed travel information can be collected and retrieved later at any time offline. All provided information is in English.

"The development of the map was a very stimulating process. In particular, the collection of data across national borders has been challenging. But now we have created a product that has the potential to establish the Danube as a destination that focuses on sustainable mobility in tourism and we are very proud of that. We now hope that the map is used actively" explains Petra Dippold, project manager of the Transdanube team of the Danube Office Ulm/Neu-Ulm.
The technical solutions for the interactive Danube map were developed by the company in medias res.

More Information about the project: www.transdanube.eu

News
22.03.2017
Danube region commits to sustainable mobility in tourism
15 organisations from 9 European countries along the Danube encourage the development of a Network of Destinations (“Pearls”) to offer their visitors and inhabitants the possibility to travel and explore the Danube region with sustainable means of transport.
 
23.09.2014
Final conference on project TRANSDANUBE
It marks the official end of a 2-year collaboration between 14 project partners from six countries along the Danube
 
02.09.2014
Sixth partner meeting and Final conference on project TRANSDANUBE
From 8 to 11 September 2014 will be held the Sixth partner meeting and the Final conference of project “TRANSDANUBE – Sustainable Transport and Tourism along the Danube”, in Belgrade, Republic of Serbia
 
04.07.2014
Travelling eco-friendly along the Danube
Interactive Map \"Danube Tour\" supports tourists who would like to travel along the Danube by bus, train, boat and on foot
 
23.05.2014
Fifth partner meeting on project TRANSDANUBE was held in Tulcea, Romania
The meeting was attended by representatives of all project partners from Austria, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia, Romania and Bulgaria
 
09.05.2014
Fifth partner meeting on project TRANSDANUBE in Tulcea, Romania
The workshop will begin with meeting of the Project Steering Committee where will be discussed the current status of the project implementation
 
28.04.2014
Regional administration Vidin will hold two seminars on project TRANSDANUBE - „Sustainable Transport and Tourism along Danube”
On the seminars will be presented products developed in the framework of the project – Regional Marketing
 
18.02.2014
The Fourth partner meeting on project TRANSDANUBE ended in Veszprem, Hungary
The members of the team actively joined the organized sessions related with information exchange in the field of tourism, tourism packages and proposals for sustainable transport
 
17.02.2014
The participation of Vidin region on the International Tourist Fair HOLIDAY & SPA EXPO 2014 ended
Vidin region was presented with a unique stand
 
11.02.2014
Fourth partner meeting on project TRANSDANUBE in Veszprem, Hungary
Representatives from Regional administration Vidin will take part in the Fourth partner meeting on project
 
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