The Transnational Hiking Trail via carpatica: A Concept for the Sustainable Development of the Carpathians

  • Joachim JaudasEmail author
Part of the Environmental Science and Engineering book series (ESE)


The via carpatica will one day connect seven European countries, and it will be a model for sustainable mountain tourism. It creates new jobs, promotes an ecologically compatible landscape and infrastructure development, and enables comprehensive possibilities for arranging leisure time activities, international encounters, natural experiences and the maintenance and further enhancement of the regional cultural heritage.


Sustainable Tourism Political Contribution Route Description Carpathian Region Regional Stakeholder 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Sozialwissenschaftliche Forschung - ISF MünchenMunichGermany

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