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


The Bluemed project team started work on two underwater sites near Cavtat with over 1800 amphorae and pathos.

In the frame of the BLUEMED Project activities, a conservation intervention for the Pilot Site of Baiae (Campania, Italy) has been planned by MiBACT-ISCR, together with the Project Partner ‘Campi...

The UCRCA project, co-funded by the EMFF programme of the European Union and in close synergy with BLUEMED, has just successfully ended. Great results have been achieved in the field of Sustainable...


-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)