European Network of Geoparks

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The European Geoparks Network (EGN) was established in 2000; its founding members were four geoparks from France, Great Britain, Germany, and Spain. The basic target of the Network is to ensure the sustainable development of the territory of geoparks by using the geological heritage of the given territory, in particular by means of the development of geotourism, geological diversity protection and education as well as enforcement of joint interests at both the European and international levels, based on the holistic approach to the protection of natural and cultural heritage of the Earth.

In 2001, EGN signed with the Division of Earth Sciences of UNESCO the agreement of cooperation that resulted later in 2004 in signing the Madonie Declaration and the establishment of the Global Geoparks Network – GGN. The Division of Ecological and Earth Sciences of UNESCO in Paris has become the Secretariat of this Network. Based on these agreements, the rule is applied that any territory included in EGN becomes a member of GGN.

As at Januar 2019, EGN has 74 members from 24 European countries.

Web pages of the European network:  www.europeangeoparks.org

Map of EGN members:

Numerical list of geoparks in EGN – legend for the map

Alphabetical list of the EGN members:

Belgium

Famenne-Ardenne >>> website

Cypress

Troodos >>> website

Czech Republic

Bohemian Paradise Geopark >>> website

Denmark

OdsherredGeopark >>> website

Finland >>>

Rokua Geopark >>> website

France

Bauges Geopark >>> website
Beaujolais >>> website
Causses du Quercy >>> website
Chablais Geopark >>> website
Monts d’Ardèche Geopark >>> website
Park Naturel Régional du Luberon >>> website
Reserve Géologique de Haute Provence >>> website

Greece

Chelmos-Vouraikos Geopark >>> website
Petrified Forest of Lesvos >>> website
Psiloritis Natural Park >>> website
Sitia >>> website
Vikos–Aoos Geopark >>> website

Netherlands

HondsrugGeopark >>> website

Croatia

Papuk Geopark >>> website

Ireland – Northern Ireland

Marble Arch Caves & Cuilcagh Mountain Park >>> website

Ireland

Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark >>> website
Copper Coast Geopark >>> website

Iceland

Katla Geopark >>> website
Reykjanes Geopark >>> website

Hungary – Slovakia

Novohrad-Nograd geopark >>> website

Hungary

Bakony-Balaton Geopark >>> website

Germany

Geopark Bergstrasse – Odenwald >>> website
Geopark Harz Braunschweiger Land Ostfalen >>> website
Geopark Swabian Albs >>> website
Nature park Terra Vita >>> website
Vulkaneifel Geopark >>> website

Germany – Poland

Muskau Arch Geopark >>> website

Norway

Gea-Norvegica Geopark >>> website
Magma Geopark >>> website

Portugal

Arouca Geopark >>> website
Azores Geopark >>> website
Naturtejo Geopark >>> website
Terras de Cavaleiros Geopark >>> website

Austria

Carnic Alps Geopark >>> website
Ertz der AlpenGeopark >>> website
Nature Park Eisenwurzen >>> website

Romania

Hateg Country Dinosaur Geopark >>> website

Slovenia

Idrija Geopark >>> website

Slovenia – Austria

Karavanke / Karawanken Geopark >>> website

Spain

Basque Coast Geopark >>> >>> website
Cabo de Gata Natural Park >>> website
Central Catalonia Geopark >>> website
Conca de Tremp Montsec >>> website
El Hierro Geopark(Canary Islands Autonomous Region) >>> website
Lanzarote and Chinijo Islands Geopark >>> website
Las Loras >>> website
Maestrazgo Cultural Park >>> website
Molina and Alto Tajo Geopark >>> website
Sierra Norte di Sevilla, Andalusia >>> website
Sobrarbe Geopark >>> website
Subeticas Geopark >>> website
Villuercas Ibores Jara Geopark >>> website

Italy

Adamello Brenta Geopark >>> website
Apuan Alps Geopark >>> website
Geological and Mining Park of Sardinia >>> website
Madonie Natural Park >>> website
Parco del Beigua >>> website
Parco Nazionale del Cilento e Vallo di Diano >>> website
Pollino National Geopark >>> website
Rocca Di Cerere Geopark >>> website
Sesia – Val Grande >>> website
Tuscan Mining Park >>> website

Turkey

Kula Volcanic Geopark >>> website

Great Britain

Geo Mon Geopark – Wales >>> website
English Riviera Geopark >>> website
Forest Fawr Geopark – Wales >>> website
North Pennines AONB Geopark >>> website
North West Highlands – Scotland >>> website
Shetland Geopark >>> website