European Geoparks

The European Geoparks Network was established in year 2000. Their aims are: conservation of geodiversity, advertising of geological heritage and encouragement of defensible economic development of component  regions of geoparks above all by geotourism. The Network consists of territories from all the Europe that co-operate at the attainment these aims. Originally it consisted from 4 territories and now it has 49 geoparks from 19 country of Europe. There was the first international conference on geoparks in 2004 in Beijing. There was accepted the Pekinese declaration on the conservation of geological heritage on the basis it arose The Global Geoparks Network under the auspices of the UNESCO. On the basis of Macedonian declaration every geopark is the geopark UNESCO, too. Czech Republic has the first Geopark that is the member of European Geoparks Network and the Global Geoparks Network, too. The Bohemian Paradise Geopark obtained this title in October 2005. Definition of the geopark is available to download here: egn-definition.pdf [ 2.08 MB ].

1 Reserve Geologique de Haute-Provence FRANCE website   email  
2 Vulkaneifel Geopark GERMANY website   email  
3 Petrified Forest of Lesvos GREECE website   email  
4 Parque Cultural del Maestrazgo SPAIN website   email  
5 Psiloritis Natural Park GREECE website   email  
6 Geo and Naturepark TERRA.vita GERMANY website   email  
7 Copper Coast Geopark IRELAND website   email  
8 Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark IRELAND website   email  
9 Madonie Geopark ITALY website   email  
11 Nature Park Steirische Eisenwurzen AUSTRIA website   email  
12 Bergstrasse-Odenwald Geopark GERMANY website   email  
13 North Pennines A.O.N.B. European Geopark UK website   email  
15 North West Highlands Geopark UK website   email  
16 Swabian Albs Geopark GERMANY website   email  
17 Geopark Harz . Braunschweiger Land Ostfalen GERMANY website   email  
18 Hateg Country Dinosaurs Geopark ROMANIA website   email  
19 Parco Del Beigua ITALIA website   email  
20 Fforest Fawr Geopark website   email  
21 Bohemian Paradise CZECH REPUBLIC website   email  
22 Cabo de Gata - Nijar Natural Park ANDALUCIA, SPAIN website   email  
23 Naturtejo Geopark PORTUGAL website   email  
24 Subbeticas Geopark ANDALUCIA, SPAIN website   email  
25 Sobrarbe Geopark ARAGON, SPAIN website   email  
26 Gea Norvegica Geopark NORWAY website   email  
27 Geological, Mining Park of Sardinia ITALY website   email  
28 Papuk Geopark CROATIA website   email  
29 Lochaber Geopark SCOTLAND - UK website   email  
30 English Riviera Geopark UK website   email  
31 Parco Naturale Adamello Brenta ITALY website   email  
32 GeoMôn GeoPark WALES - UK website   email  
33 Arouca Geopark PORTUGAL website   email  
34 Geopark Shetland SCOTLAND - UK website   email  
35 Chelmos - Vouraikos Geopark GREECE   email  
36 Novohrad - Nograd Geopark HUNGARY - SLOVAKIA website   email  
37 Magma Geopark NORWAY website   email  
38 Basque Coast Geopark SPAIN website   email  
39 Parco Nazionale del Cilento e Vallo di Diano ITALY website   email  
40 Rokua Geopark FINLAND website email
41 Tuscan Mining Park ITALY website  
42 Vikos – Aoos Geopark GREECE    
43 Muskau Arch Geopark GERMANY/POLAND    
44 Sierra Norte de Sevilla Natural Park SPAIN    
45 Burren and Cliffs of Moher IRELAND    
46 Katla ICELAND    
47 Bauges FRANCE    
48 Apuan Alps ITALY    
49 Villuercaas-Ibores-Jara SPAIN    

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