Arctic fox in Dovrefjell-Sundalsfjella National Park (NO)

Charter Candidates


As soon as a protected area registers with the EUROPARC Charter Secritariat and starts to work with the European Charter, it becomes a Charter Candidate.

At the moment 29 Charter Candidates from 11 countries are registered:





Croatia (1)

Public Institution "Kornati" National Park


Estonia (1)

Matsalu National Park


France (2)


Parc naturel régional des Caps et Marais d'Opale

Parc Naturel Régional de Brière


Island (1)

Vatnajokull National Park


Italy (4)

Parco Nazionale Gran Sasso Monti della Laga

Parco Nazionale Dolomiti Bellunesi

Parco Nazionale delle Cinque Terre

Parco Naturale Paneveggio Pale di San Martino


Montenegro (1)

National Park "Biogradska Gora"


Netherlands (2)

Zuid Kennermerland National Park

Nationale Park de Hoge Veluwe


Portugal (2)

Madeira Nature Park and Madeira nature Reserves

Alto Minho Intermunicipal Community (CIM Alto Minho)



Slovenia (2)

National Park "Triglav" (Transboundary EcoRegion with Parco Naturale Regionale delle Prealpi Giulie, IT)

Regional Park "Skocjan Caves"


Spain (8)

Paraje Natural de la Sierra de Tramuntana

Parque Natural de los Valles Occidentales

Parque Natural de Posets-Maladeta

Parque Natural Fuente Carrionas y Fuente Cobre-Montana Palentina

Parc Natural del Montgrí, les Illes Medes i el Baix Ter

Parque Nacional Maritimo Terrestre de las Islas Atlanticas de Galicia

Sebes and Flix Meander Wildlife Nature Reserve

Serra de Montsant Natural Park


United Kingdom (5)

Kent Downs AONB

Arnside and Silverdale AONB

North Pennines AONB

Northumberland National Park

Northumberland Coast AONB

Become a Charter Candidate

Parks and protected areas which meet the requirements of the Charter will benefit from the economic, social and environmental advantages of well managed, sustainable tourism.

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