5th September . 19:00 – European Greenways Award 2019 – Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony, including special Greenways Heritage Award (Co-funded by COSME program).


Full program and registration 

Meeting in Brussels of the Jury of the 9th European Greenways Award

The winners will be announced in the Vidzeme Region (Latvia) on Thursday September 5th ,  2019.

Further info 

The European Greenways Association (EGWA) announces the call for candidacies for the 9th European Greenways Award(EGA) 2019, organised by EGWA in co-operation with the  Vidzeme Tourism Association 

The objective is to promote examples of best practice and to support their replication on other greenways all over Europe. The European Greenways Award will only be granted to greenways under the Lille Declaration, as well as to initiatives already in existence. This biennial award will recognise examples of greenway best practice in three categories:

a) Excellence awards;

In this category the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes will be awarded to three exemplary greenways that show the best integration of the various characteristics that define greenways (Art. 1 of Regulations) and which also demonstrate specific strengths which, in the opinion of the jury, make them exemplary. (…)

b) Exemplary initiatives; 

A 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize will be awarded to exemplary initiatives carried out in relation to greenways. This category is open to any activity related to greenways in its broadest sense: (…)

c) Special Award, (*) Exemplary innovative action / product to improve the info and experience for tourist;     

A single award will be granted to recompense initiatives and/or products to inform visitors and improve their experience using new technologies, linked to greenways and aimed at either one or more of these trails. (…)          

(*)  This special award is part of the activities included in the Greenways Heritage    project, co-financed by COSME Programme 2017. Call for proposals COS-TOURCCI-2017-3-03. Supporting the Promotion and Development of Transnational Thematic Tourism Products Linked to Cultural and  Creative Industries.


NEW Deadline for receipt of candidacies: Tuesday 18 June 2019

Award Ceremony: Thursday 5th September – Vidzeme region, Latvia.


– Application forms:

Excellence awards

Exemplary initiatives

Special Award, (*) Exemplary innovative action / product

Follow us!

The deadline has been extended until  Tuesday 18 June 2019!

Application form – Excellence: 

9th EGA Excellence 2019 Web
9th EGA Excellence 2019 Web
167.5 KiB
Application form – Exemplary initiatives: 
9th EGA Initiatives 2019 Web
9th EGA Initiatives 2019 Web
168.0 KiB
Application form – Special Award, Exemplary innovative action /product:  
9th EGA Innovation SpecialAward 2019 Web
9th EGA Innovation SpecialAward 2019 Web
236.5 KiB
9th EGA Regulations 2019 Web
9th EGA Regulations 2019 Web
332.4 KiB