Abyss Adventures 🇸🇮

 

Abyss Adventures is located in the lovely village of Soča in Triglav National Park. Their activities unfold in a picturesque setting, offering authentic water experiences like rafting, canyoning, and kayaking trips. They focus on a personal touch, ensuring small group experiences for an enhanced adventure. Committed to eco-friendliness, they actively educate their guests about the surrounding nature and provide environmentally conscious transportation with pick-up services.

With the First Mile Project, they decided to:

    • Encourage green mobility
    • Reduce single-use plastic

 

Discover more about Abyss Adventures here.

Abyss Apartments 🇸🇮

 

Situated in the picturesque village of Soča within the Triglav National Park, Abyss Apartments provides guests with an immersive experience. Our well-appointed apartments and breathtaking property views ensure an authentic stay. A brief walk leads you to the majestic Soča River. Committed to eco-responsibility, we actively engage in initiatives, including informing guests about lesser-known, environmentally friendly paths.

With the First Mile Project, they decided to:

 

Discover more about Abyss Apartments here.

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Nord Norsk Bilutleie AS 🇳🇴

 

Nord Norsk Bilutleie AS represents AVIS and Budget Car Rental, as well as Zipcar carsharing services in the Salten (Bodø) Region in Nordland, Norway. They are proud to be a part of the First Mile Project as a way of continuing their efforts to reduce carbon emissions from their fleet of cars and vans. By investing in customer behavioral insights, their aim is to ensure an even higher proportion of our customer choosing zero emission vehicles to rent from them. Their main focus through the EU funded project is to make driving, charging and renting EV’s less complicated for customers. Being ISO14001 certified, this initiative is well suited to help them fulfill their goals for sustainable tourism in their region. 

 

With the First Mile Project, they decided to:

 

 

Discover more about Nord Norsk Bilutleie AS here.

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Hotel Almanarre Plage  🇫🇷

 

Hotel Almanarre Plage in Hyères, facing the sea and just steps away from Almanarre Beach and the remarkable natural area of Les Salins, offers bright rooms with terraces, some with kitchenettes, accommodating 1 to 4 people. Its eco-responsible approach extends to the buffet breakfast, featuring locally sourced, organic, homemade products.

Located near a picturesque cove at the entrance of the Giens Peninsula and close to the islands of Porquerolles and Port Cros, the hotel provides bike, transparent kayak, and paddleboard rentals. A private parking area with electric vehicle charging stations is available. For train travelers, the Hotel Almanarre Plage offers a low-carbon stay deal: a complimentary day of standard bike rental upon presenting their ticket when booking directly on the website. 

 

With the First Mile project, they decided to:  

 

Discover more about Hotel Almanarre Plage here.

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Amarok L’esprit Nature 🇫🇷

 

AMAROK, based in Saint-Pierre-de-Chérennes, is a travel and training agency focused on observing and reconnecting with nature. Guided by passionate experts, including ecologists, mountain guides, and photographers, participants experience “nature spirit.” 

Named after the Inuit word for “spirit of the wolf,” AMAROK emphasizes harmony with the environment. They offer immersive travel experiences in France and abroad, helping participants appreciate and understand nature. Photographic journeys highlight species like bears and whales or natural phenomena such as the northern lights, with professional photographers providing guidance. AMAROK’s workshops aim to deepen knowledge of nature, fostering ambassadors who respect and protect it. The agency upholds eco-friendly practices and supports conservation efforts. 

 

With the First Mile project, they decided to:  

 

Discover more about Amarok here.

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Black Tenders Events 🇫🇷

 

Black Tenders Events, a French company based in the Alpes-Maritimes, is under the capable leadership of Captain Emilie Gilardo. Renowned as the go-to service provider along the French Riviera, it extends its offerings to the Atlantic coast. With a fleet of eight identical black boats, it meets the diverse transfer and privatization needs of individuals and professionals alike. Services include boat rentals with captains, water taxi transfers, seminar hosting, sea towing, and excursions. 

Docked at the Béal port in Cannes la Bocca, strategically positioned between Monaco and St Tropez, their boats allow for swift service within a maximum one-hour sailing radius. On board Black Tenders, beverages are served in large formats and individually in reusable bioplastic cups made from seaweed washed up on Breton beaches, reflecting one of their many commitments to environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility initiatives. 

 

With the First Mile project, they decided to:  

 

Discover more about Black Tenders Events here.

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Alpinia Group 🇸🇮

 

Embark on a journey with Alpinia Group and discover Bohinj’s wonders. Their accommodations in Triglav National Park cater to outdoor enthusiasts year-round. Choose from the renovated, amazing Hotel Bohinj, Apartments Triglav, or the tranquil lakeside haven of Tuba Apartments. Summer 2024 introduces a new addition to Alpinia Group: Vila Muhr, offering historic luxury. Excitingly, they anticipate the arrival of Hotel Zlatorog in the coming years, prioritizing wellness with 96 rooms. Throughout their activities, they uphold core values: social responsibility, sustainable development, networking, cooperation, and local innovation.

 

With the First Mile Project, they decided to:

 

Discover more about Hotel Bohinj here.

Positive Sport 🇸🇮

 

Positive Sport is located in Kobarid – Soča Valley. They are an outdoor sports agency specializing in bike rentals, guided tours, and everything that bikers need. They organize guided and self-guided bike holidays. Additionally, they organize hiking holidays, provide apartment accommodations, luggage and airport shuttles. Committed to minimizing their environmental footprint, they have been actively working in areas such as green mobility. They are tying to make their guests use public transport and bikes as much as possible.

With the First Mile Project, they decided to:

 

Discover more about Positive Sport here.

©Positive Sport – Žiga Koren

Pr’Budkovič House (Pac) 🇸🇮

 

The charming hostel Pr’Budkovič House, managed by PAC, is set against the backdrop of the Julian Alps located in Bohinjska Bistrica. Guests are welcomed into a warm and inviting atmosphere that promises comfort and convenience. Each room is thoughtfully designed to offer cozy accommodation after a day spent exploring the surrounding areas, with a blend of traditional charm and modern simplicity, ensuring a restful stay for all who visit.

The hostel also rents quality MTB and E-MTB bikes and discounted activities such as boat rental, rafting, kayaking tours on the Sava river, paragliding and many more for guests staying at the hostel. Common areas such as the dining room and big reception, invite social interaction with fellow travelers, fostering a sense of community that is often cherished by those who stay there. The hostel is in the process of getting certified as a sustainable and green accommodation and encourages all visitors to join in the preservation of natural resources and beauty.

 

With the First Mile Project, they decided to:

 

Discover more about PAC and Pr’Budkovič House here.

Rifugio di Mare (Il Quinto Elemento Soc. Coop.) 🇮🇹

 

On an imposing limestone cliff, within a natural park, there is a museum area (MAPS) and the Rifugio di Mare, a guesthouse with bar and restaurant, created following the conservative restoration of a disused military battery. Sleeping here and waking up surrounded by nature is an unforgettable emotion. 

They set themselves the objective of protecting nature and promoting sustainable and responsible tourism, through measures already implemented and in progress: 

 

With the First Mile Project, they decided to:

 

Discover more about Rifugio di Mare here.

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