THE PROJECT

One of the main objectives of the transnational project DiscOver 55 is to attract senior tourists 55+, during low and medium season in the four target areas through the creation of customized tourist packages thanks to the collaboration of senior organisations and SMEs in the tourist sector (such as incoming and outgoing agencies, services providers etc.).

The project is financed by the EU – COSME Programme, for the competitiveness of small and medium enterprises – and it has a duration of 18 months (March 2016 – August 2017).

 

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Destinations

Monte Pisano

Monte Pisano

Monte Pisano is a small group of mountains of a moderate height, located in northern Tuscany, between the cities of Pisa and Lucca, just five kilometers from the “Leaning Tower” UNESCO World Heritage Monument in Pisa. The landscape is very diverse and alternates terraces of olive groves, hills, forests and mountains.

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Izola

Izola

Izola is a small town facing the nord Adriaticsea with 16.000 inhabitants. It is a popular tourism resort due to its pleasant Mediterranean climate, preserved nature and lively medieval old town. It is a destination appreciated by tourists especially for the beautiful landscape that can be explored by walking, cycling or by horse-riding.

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Vulkanland

Vulkanland

Vulkanland Region in the South East of Styria is labeled as an European Destination of Excellence EDEN. The region is very active in promoting tourism, starting from the richness of local offers that ranges from wellness and spa offers to sports activities (hiking, nordic walking, cycling, gulf, sight- seeing, culinary art, etc.).

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Lake Saimaa

Lake Saimaa

The Lake Saimaa is the 4th largest lake in Europe providing attractive environment for holiday making and leisure activities in the lake archipelago. Last summer the Wall Street Journal ranked Lake Saimaa among the top 5 lake destinations in the world, while the 5 week long Savonlinna Opera Festival is ranked among the top 5 opera festival in the world.

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