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


In the framework of the European Week of Regions and Cities (EURegionsWeek) 2018, BLUEMED project had an active participation, by the Lead Partner, in the contest “Interreg Talks: 6 projects, 1 Slam”,...

Press conference in the framework of the Bluemed was held on Friday 21. september at the Galleria Nazionale di Cosenza. The main reason for the conference was signing the agreement between Polo...

We are proud to announce that the BLUEMED project has entered the finals of the social media contest "Interreg Talks: 6 projects, 1 Slam". Project partners have presented project motivations and goals...


-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)