Promotion and development of the Baltic Sea Cycle Route (Route No. 10) in Denmark, Germany, Lithuania, Poland and Sweden.
The project Biking South Baltic! involves seven project partners, from Denmark (2), Germany (1), from Poland (3) and from Belgium (1) as well as ten associated partners. With this composition covering three programme countries. The Pomorskie Tourist Board (PL) has a role of the lead partner. Partnership consists of local authorities, tourism sector representatives and NGOs (cyclists’ organisations). The core partners are supported by five associated partners, such as as local and national authorities, NGOs operating in tourism sector.
The overall idea of the project is the improvement, promotion, connection and coordination of the natural and cultural tourist resources of South Baltic areas’ coastal regions as a cross-border, sustainable, well-recognized cycle tourism product: Baltic Sea Cycle Route Copenhagen-Gdańsk. Building cross-border cooperation in the field of cycling tourism between South Baltic countries will increase the sustainability of tourism in the whole region.
The main target groups involved in the project activities are:
- Visitors and cycle tourists;
- Businesses operating in the close vicinity of the route (domestic and external); tour operators, existing and planned bicyclist-friendly accommodation, other – bike rentals, ferry companies etc., public administration; other public institutions and administrators of natural/cultural tourist attractions, NGO responsible for cycle/tourism promotion on local/regional level;
- Decision makers.