Mazovia Region (PL)
Mazovia is a province in Poland with the metropolitan area of Warsaw at its centre. The region is home to 5.5 million residents in an area of 36 thousand km2. Mazovia is a region of beautiful river valleys, the dynamic capital city and 5 subregional cities, as well as fields and orchards. In the last two decades it has been one of the most rapidly developing regions in the EU.
Île-de-France Region (FR)
Île-de-France is a region in France, centred around Paris. The region covers an area of more than 12000km2 and has a population of 12.3 million. It is made up of 75% natural areas and 25% urban areas, spread in a heterogeneous way over its territory, which is at once urban, peri-urban and rural. It serves as the economic, political, and cultural heart of France, attracting millions of tourists each year. The region is renowned for its iconic landmarks, world-class museums, and vibrant arts scene.
Green Karst (SL)
The Green Karst region boasts a rural and well-preserved natural landscape, with 73% covered by woods and 54% designated as a Natura 2000 area. It covers 1456 km2 and has a population of 53,092. The landscape is made up of karst stone formations and numerous bodies of water, as well as forests and meadows. It has a high level of biodiversity, hosting all three European large carnivores and a UNESCO site consisting of primeval beech forests. Notably, the region has three remarkable caves—Postojna, with a cave train takes that takes visitors underground, Križna, containing subterranean lakes, and Planina, which is famous for Europe's largest confluence of subterranean rivers.
The Province of Lucca, located in the Tuscany region of northwestern Italy, boarders the Ligurian Sea and hosts a sprawling, mountainous landscape and multiple medieval towns. With a population of 387,876, it is a mostly rural province, consisting of 33 communes.
Parc Ela (CH)
Parc Ela is Switzerland's largest natural park, boasting stunning alpine landscapes, diverse flora, and fauna. It offers a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, with hiking trails, wildlife viewing, and pristine lakes, combined with cultural heritage sites and traditional mountain villages.
Kaigu peatland (LV)
Kaigu peatland is a natural territory located in the central part of Latvia. In the peatland, diverse land use practices co-exist in a complementary manner: industrial peat extraction, recultivation of peatland, nature and biodiversity conservation, and recreational activities.