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
-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 (Greece)
Cavtat sites (Croatia)
Project duration (months)