Plan/test/coordinate Underwater Museums, Diving Parks and Knowledge Awareness Centres in order to support sustainable and responsible tourism development and promote Blue growth in coastal areas and islands of the Mediterranean


During June within the frame of the Bluemed Sustainable Tourism Project, the Nucleo per gli Interventi di Archeologica Subacquea (NIAS) at the Istituto Superiore per la Conservazione ed il Restauro...

Within the framework of BLUEMED project, pilot actions will be implemented in the regions of Capo Rizzuto and Baia bay in Italy, in the western Pagasitikos bay and Sporades in Greece, and in Cavtat in...

BLUEMED project team composed by the University of Zagreb, University of Calabria and University of Cyprus members, in organization of DUNEA cooperating with the University of Zadar finished field...


-Benchmark, adapt and harmonise regional strategies, plans and actions concerning tourism valorisation of underwater natural and cultural heritage.

-Study, plan and test sustainable, responsible and innovative management, financing and networking instruments at pilots sites in the MED area.

-Support the protection and conservation of underwater natural and cultural heritage and promote such sites located in the Mediterranean area in a unified manner by networking sites and by creating “Underwater Natural and Cultural Routes in the Mediterranean” thematic itinerary and campaign. 




M€ Project budget

Capo Rizutto (Italy)

Baia bay (Italy)

Western Pagasitikos/ Sporades; Peristera,Alonnisos(Greece)

Cavtat sites (Croatia)

Project duration (months)