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Sustainable tourism in Europe

EDEN: European Destinations of Excellence



Discover the largest selection of European destinations which have chosen sustainable environment friendly tourism.


EDEN, the acronym for "European Destinations of Excellence" is the largest European network of destinations awarded by the European Commission for the quality of their tourist offers and their respect for the environment.


EDEN is the promise of real experiences, real discoveries, real encounters.




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Sustainable tourism destinations

Sustainable tourism destinations awarded by EDEN



Check out these unique destinations in Europe, find inspiration for your next holiday and treat yourself and your family with an eco-friendly holiday in one of  Eden's destinations of excellence network.



Nin, croatia

The Most Romantic Destination in Europe

 River Kolpa, Slovenia

One of the warmest and intact rivers in Slovenia


 Flusslandschaft, Germany

Discover a Hidden Treasure from the Ice Age

Ambroz Valley, Spain

Discover its magic autumn festival

 Durbuy, Belgium

A glorious mix of colours and experiences

 Sheep's Head, Ireland

The home to one of Europe's best-loved walking trails

 Moulins, France

A Town of Art, History and character

St Ignatius

 St Ignatius, Spain

Enjoy the landscape and the fresh natural air

 Neamt county, romania

Diverse landscapes with specific flora and fauna.

 Landlust, austria

A holiday for your senses


 Mostviertel, Austria

Well worth a visit


 Tervete Nature Park, Latvia

The largest fairytale land in Northern Europe

 Kuldiga, Latvia

The most charming and magical towns in West Latvia

 Soca Valley, Slovenia

A paradise for water sports on the river Soča

 Silly, Belgium

Full of remarkable trees, churches, chapels

  Jurmala, Latvia

A green seaside resort 

 Mellieha, Malta

A destination in all seasons


 Faial, Portugal

Discover the biodiversity of Faial. 

 Lasko, Slovenia

Discover local wellness experiences

 Ebro Delta, spain

The most extensive aquatic habitat of the Catalan lands

 Wild Taiga, finland

You are most welcome to meet the locals!

 North. Velebit Park, Croatia

Stunning natural beauties

 Monte Isola, Italy

Extraordinary panorama and artistic beauty

Knjazevac, Serbia

A great variety of activities in an unspoiled nature


Soomaa, Estonia

Explore the capital of Estonian primeval nature.

 Novi Pazar, Serbia

A melting poot of influences, cultures and traditions 


KUrsumlija, Serbia

A preserved Oasis of Nature

 Bohinj, Slovenia

A family-friendly destination

Ath, Belgium

Feel the history in the stones at the foot of the Burbant Tower

 Mulranny, Ireland

A truly spectacular location

 Sinj, Croatia

The heart of the Dalmatian hinterland

 Marche-en-Famenne, Belgium

Green countryside and beautiful landscapes

Idrija, Slovenia

Idrija is a true paradise for enthusiasts of outdoor activities

 Waimes, Belgium

Enjoy a taste of the Hautes Fagnes

 The Burren, Ireland

Cycle, hike, kayak, climb, explore

 Parco del Mincio, Italy

River sailing, canoeing, wine & food tradition

Montevecchio, Italy

Enjoy moments of genuine experience of the tradition of the nature and culture of Sardinia.

 Lacs of eau d'Heure, Belgium

The largest lake area in Belgium

 Konavle Region, Croatia

One of the most attractive destinations in Croatia. 

 Loop head, Ireland

 The spectacular cliff scenery are breathtaking

 Villages of Wallonia, BE

28 labelled villages, 28 treasures to be discovered

 Ottignies-LLN, Belgium

A pedestrian city that is green and open to the world

 Goierri, Spain

Gastronomy, Nature and Culture

 Park Gravenrode, NL

A region full of contrasts and extremes

 Rochefort Ocean, France

Take a dip in the sea

Lewarde, France

A unique industrial and human adventure!

 Gharb, Malta

Gharb is a place of intense natural beauty

 Nera and Velino, Italy

Discover local wellness experiences

 Noordenveld, Netherlands

Discover the Monumental rowhouses

 Naturpark Oewersauer

Deep valleys, wet meadows, steep forested

 Bystricko, Czech Republic

A rediscovered tourist paradise 

 Clonakilty, Ireland

A cosmopolitan and friendly seaside town 

 Slovenske konjice, Slovenia

Enter a town with a thousand-year history 

 Bjelovar, Croatia

Azure sky, yellow fields and green meadows

 Cavan, Ireland

One of Ireland’s richest music, song and dance destinations

 Carlingford, Ireland

Begin your voyage through Irelands Ancient East and experience a world of truly incredible stories

 Marginimea Sibiului, Romania

So authentic, so pure, so real

Pirot, Serbia

The centre of the pottery craftswork of Serbia


 Stancija 1904 Svetvinčenat, Cro.

One of Istrian jewels

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