Greenways are multi-functional heritage trails developed along natural corridors, rivers, historical trade routes and railways. They link regions, tourist attractions and community initiatives, providing support for environmentally-friendly tourism and recreation, promoting healthy life-styles and non-motorized transport, including cycling, walking, horse-riding, boating.

They generate opportunities for improving quality of life and environment, revitalizing local economies, promoting local products, encouraging enterprise among local people and protecting unique natural, landscape and cultural values.

(according to „Sopron Declaration", Environmental Partnership, 2006 and the Greenways Vienna Declaration, 2016)

Why Greenways?

Local enterprise

Building entrepreneurial communities and creating green jobs.

Protection of cultural heritage

Strengthening identity of the place, preserving beautiful landscapes.


Supporting sustainable transport, promoting healthy lifestyle and responsible travelling.


Exploring and protecting places rich in natural, landscape and cultural values.


Raising environmental awareness and the need to protect nature and climate, partnership of places and regions