Sustainable tourism


This European Country Is Launching The Worlds Longest Circular Hiking Trail To Combat Overtourism

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Portugal’s tourist hotspots are overwhelmed with visitors. A new hiking trail aims to restore balance. Read more

From Turtle Protection To Citizen Science Projects: How To Give Back To The Ocean On Holiday

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Here's how to explore Europe’s oceans responsibly this summer. Read more

This New 7-day Hiking Trail Has Just Opened In Italys Stunning Dolomites Mountains

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The circular route is 170 kilometres long and can be completed in seven days. Read more

Evasion, Confusion And Protests: How Effective Is Venices New Tourist Tax?

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Some news websites have run articles explaining how visitors can avoid paying the new fee. Read more

We Pay Dearly: Menorcan Town Fed Up With Tourists Has Introduced Visiting Hours

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Tourists regularly enter into homes, steal belongings and climb up balconies. Read more

From Wine-soaked Spa Treatments To Living Like A Rockstar: Europes Most Unusual Luxury Hotels

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From Amsterdan to Tuscany, skip the chain hotels and plan a more memorable stay. Read more

No More Sun, Sex And Sangria Tourism In Ibiza And Mallorca Under New Alcohol Laws

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Holidaymakers also face fines of up to €1,500 for drinking in the streets. Read more

The Perfect Place To Unwind: Travellers Recommend Their Favourite Uncrowded Destinations In Europe

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You might not get to see iconic landmarks or eat in raved-about restaurants, but you’ll find space, peace and a few su... Read more

Could Croatia Be The Most Sustainable Travel Destination In Europe? Its Tourism Minister Hopes So

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Shoulder season travel and regional destinations top the Balkan country’s sustainable tourism strategy. Read more

Tenerife Targets US Tourists In Drive To Promote The Island As An Exclusive Luxury Destination

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The largest of the Canary Islands is looking to high-spending visitors to combat overtourism. Read more

Travelling Between Spain And Morocco By Train Could Soon Be Possible - Here's How

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The plan was first discussed in 1979 - but Spain’s transport minister is keen to revive it. Read more

We Can Get Tourism Policies Right — These Three European Cities Show How It Can Be Done

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To harness the power of travel, alleviate the drawbacks with smart policies, and make our world more tolerant and inclus... Read more

Venice Entry Fee Launches: Day-trippers Now Have To Pay To Visit The Italian City At Peak Times

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Venice has rolled out a tourism tax to try to stop overcowding on peak weekends. Read more

Venice Starts Fining Tourists Who Skip Entrance Fee To Historic Centre

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But some locals aren’t convinced the entry fee or the associated fines will have any positive impact on local resident... Read more

From Floating Villages To Deserted Towns: Are These Europes Best Hidden Gems?

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European Best Destinations has published its annual list of the best hidden gems on the continent. Read more

Fake Signs And Hunger Strikes: Whats Behind Europes Backlash Against Overtourism?

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Overtourism is putting pressure on health services, waste management, water supplies and housing at the expense of resid... Read more

From Pods To Treehouses, Glamping Is All The Rage. Heres How To Book A Glam European Camping Trip

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Want to make the most of the great outdoors on your summer holidays but don’t know where to start? Read more

We Need To Eliminate References To It Online: Barcelona Bus Route Taken Off Maps To Deter Tourists

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The number 116 stops at Antoni Gaudí’s Park Güell, Barcelona’s second most popular attraction after the Sagrada Fa... Read more

We Cant Put A Fence Around Amsterdam: Dutch Capital Bans New Hotels To Curb Mass Tourism

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The Dutch city is also limiting the number of overnight stays by tourists. Read more

We Want A Vision That Does Not Have Tourism At Its Centre: Venice Residents Protest New Entry Fee

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The protesters say they want a different vision for the city which doesn’t put tourism front and centre. Read more