Gursu in Turkey and Middelfart and Thisted in Denmark have been shotlistedi for the European Destination of Excellence (EDEN) 2022 competition.
This initiative rewards the best achievements in sustainable tourism and green transition practices in smaller destinations across Europe.
The three destinations were chosen ahead of 40 other applicant destinations.
The winner of the 2022 award will be selected from this shortlist of three.
Find out more about each of the shortlisted destinations here.
The European Destinations of Excellence is an EU initiative, implemented by the European Commission.
Its aim is to recognise and reward smaller destinations that have in place successful strategies to boost sustainable tourism through green transition practices.