In liaison with its partner - GDF SUEZ Foundation - ERA is again setting up in 2013 for the third consecutive year a contest to reward European ramblers’ initiatives in favour of the protection of the environment and the footpaths, significant for sustainable development, etc..
The detailled entry form and the participation conditions can be downloaded here.
Codes of good walking exist in many countries. It is neither possible nor desirable to try to harmonise these codes. They have developed over long periods of history and are often based on experience and practice.
Walking is very popular. All over Europe more and more people tie their boot laces during their holidays and leisure time, and discover a variety of natural beauties on foot.
The special quality certificate of ‘Leading Quality Trails – Best of Europe’ offers a transparent system of criteria for the improvement of trail quality throughout Europe.
The Foundation supports the objectives of the European Ramblers’ Association. In particular:
creation and maintenance of trans-frontier paths / aid the protection of the countryside and the environment / protection and maintenance of the European cultural heritage / greater understanding between the peoples and nations of Europe.....
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