Nature Access to All

Projekt Nature Access to all (NatAc)

Project objective – facilitating access to nature tourism by developing the chain of accessible nature tourism sites in Latvia, Estonia and Finland.

Target Group
– Local and foreign travellers;
– Tourism entrepreneurs and service providers;
– Local municipalities and nature parks;
– Non-governmental sector uniting people with disabilities.

Implementation period 01.05.2019 – 30.04.2021

Total budget is 965 773€, including funding of ERAF 762 932 €. NGO West-Estonia Tourism budget is 300 000€.

Tõiv Jõul, project manager, ph +372 5650 0727, toiv.joul(at)

Project activities in Estonia:
– Improvement of accessibility in Pärnu beach area (invatoilet, access to beach, 2 beach wheelchairs);
– Improvement of accessibility in Haapsalu Paralepa hiking trail and beach (invatoilet with electricity and washing possibility);– Improvement of access to Palivere Health Trail (trail, benches, infostands, audio-infostands, signs, waste-bins, closet);
– Improvement of access to Matsalu National park (wheelchairs);
– Improvement of access to Matsi resting area, port and beach   (dry-closets, parking spots, tactile path);
– Improvement of access to fishing sites in Saaremaa (solutions will be worked out).

The Project is implemented by the Lead Partner – Kurzeme planning region in cooperation with 3 partners from Estonia and Finland:
– MTÜ Lääne-Eesti Turism (NGO West-Estonia Tourism);
Keskkonnaamet (Estonian Environmental Board);
– Metsähallitus (Parks & Wildlife Finland). 

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