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Madrid Munich Ruse Stockholm Turku Elba Madeira Valletta Rethymno Limassol Gran Canaria Aberdeen Klaipeda Antwerp Trieste Constanta

The project builds up an integrated approach to address mobility and tourism, testing balanced strategies to face the rising challenges of these two growing sectors and to achieve sustainable development and a better quality of life in Funchal, Limassol, Rethymno, Elba, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Valetta.

Follower cities

Beijing Shenzhen Xiamen Zhangjiakou 



  • Help island cities to cope with new tourism trends and adapt their mobility systems accordingly

  • Economy-sharing driven mobility solutions

  • Switching to less polluting transport modes

  • Development of business models to guarantee the financial viability and lasting impacts of the measures

  • Working group representing over 150 cities & regions following the project as observers

  • Links to China, to strengthen international cooperation


In six European touristic sites DESTINATIONS develops a set of innovative actions in order to implement sustainable mobility measures and actions with the view to offering intelligent sustainable transport solutions for tourists and residents alike through innovation and cooperation with all major stakeholders. These solutions aim to improve urban accessibility, the cost effectiveness and integration of transport services and to reduce emissions and energy consumption.

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