European Charter for Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas

In this section of the Library, you will find all EUROPARC’s archived documents regarding Sustainable Tourism, and mainly the European Charter for Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas.

For information and details on how Protected Areas operate as sustainable tourism destinations and how the business partners work alongside the park, please visit the Sustainable Tourism Section or contact us to find out more about the European Charter of Sustainable Tourism and how your Protected Area can join the Charter network and make your area good for business and good for biodiversity!

Methodologies

European Charter for Sustainable Tourism (ECST)

European Charter for Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas

2010 A guide for Protected Areas

ECST Part I

English: HOW TO BECOME A EUROPARC SUSTAINABLE DESTINATION – TECHNICAL GUIDELINES

Italian: COME DIVENTARE UNA DESTINAZIONE SOSTINIBILE – LIGNE GUIDE TECNICHE

French: COMMENT DEVENIR UNE DESTINATION DURABLE – DIRECTIVES TECHNIQUES

Spanish: DIRECTRICES TÉCNICAS Y TÉRMINOS DE REFERENCIA

Catalan: DIRECTRIUS TÈCNIQUES I TERMES DE REFERÈNCIA

ECST Part II

Spanish Methodology (in Spanish)

Methodology of Atlantic Isles (in English)

ECST Part III

Italian Methodology (in English)

Spanish Methodology (in Spanish)

Magic Numbers

2013 Charter Magic Numbers

2013 The value of the “Charter” in identifying sustainable tourism destinations Analysis of Charter Magic Numbers“

Meetings and Workshops Reports

2015 ECST Renewal and Retraining, Vilm Report

2014 Minutes Sustainable Tourism Working Group

2013 – 2014 Final report of Sustainable Tourism Working Group

2013 Governance of Protected Areas in Eastern Europe – case studies on different governance types and lessons learned

2013 European Charter for sustainable tourism in Protected Areas Learning from Case studies

2013 Communications Report European Charter for Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas (DE)

2013 European Charter for Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas Comparison

2013 EUROPARC 8th Charter Network Meeting and Charter Awards 2013 Report

2013 Final Report The value of the “Charter” in identifying sustainable tourism destinations

2013 Work package 1 Report European Charter for Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas

2013 Work package 3 European Charter for Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas

2011 Proposal to harmonize and accredit Charter Part II (CP2) Certification programmes at European level

2011 Proposals for an Evaluation, Auditing and Validation Approach of Charter Part II

2010 Joining Forces ECST

2004 “Sustainable Tourism Development in European Protected Areas” Networking Meeting of the European Charter Parks 15.-18.3.2003, Vilm, Germany