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Andalusia announces new EuroVelo investment

10.01.2018
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In a meeting with the ECF, the Andalusian Minister of Public Works, Transport and Housing announced a commitment to complete the EuroVelo 8 – Mediterranean Route in Spain’s southernmost self-governing region.

The Andalusian government has earmarked €4 million to complete a section of EuroVelo 8 between Conil and Caños de Meca. This new commitment comes on top of the multi-million investment announced by the regional government last year, aiming to complete EuroVelo 8 in the entire Cadiz province.

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The announcement was made after a meeting in Seville (Spain) between Andalusia’s Minister of Public Works, Transport and Housing Felipe López García and the European Cyclists’ Federation. “This investment is in line with the objectives of the Andalusian Government to promote sustainable mobility, tourism and development,” the minister said.

Andalusia is the lead partner of the MedCycleTour project, funded by the MED Programme of the European Commission. This transnational project aims to develop the EuroVelo 8 – Mediterranean Route between Cadiz and Cyprus (over 6,000 km) by assessing the route, developing action plans, implementing pilot tests and promoting the entire route as a transnational tourism and transport product.

Andalusia has been a member of the European Cyclists’ Federation’s global network of Cities and Regions for Cyclists since 2015.