Tromsø Outdoor 🇳🇴

 

Tromsø Outdoor offers guided activities, equipment rental and workshop services in the heart of Tromsø. They have been getting people outdoors since 2006 and offer their guests an authentic experience of snowshoeing, skiing and biking in the beautiful Norwegian nature. They actively work to leave no trace from their activities, to raise awareness among guests and to reduce driving and waste production in the company.

 

With the First Mile Project, they decided to:

    • Encourage “Leave no trace” behavior

 

Discover more about Tromsø Outdoor here.

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Tromsø Lodge & Camping 🇳🇴

 

Tromsø Lodge & Camping is located in the beautiful Tromsdalen valley – just a stone’s throw away from Tromsø city center. At Tromsø Lodge & Camping, it is possible to choose among 5 different cabin categories to stay in during an Arctic holiday – from small and cozy cabins to spacious and fully equipped lodges for the whole family, or a group of friends. Tromsø Lodge & Camping offers the perfect base camp to experience the best of Northern Norway, with easy access to nature, and to the lively and historic city of Tromsø. 

 

With the First Mile Project, they decided to:

 

Discover more about Tromsø Lodge & Camping here.

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Skaland Camping AS 🇳🇴

 

Skaland Camping AS is located on the west coast of Senja and they offer pitches for motorhomes, caravans and tents. 

Since the start in 2019, they have gone from approximately 900 guest nights to over 4,200 guest nights in 2023. With an increase in the number of guests, the challenges also becomes clearer, such as intuitive and environmentally friendly waste management, which makes guests aware of and encourages waste sorting. 

It is therefore an honor for Skaland Camping to, through The First Mile Project, be able to help develop systems for waste management that contribute to camping guests both in Norway and Europe becoming more knowledgeable about waste management and making the most sustainable choices. 

 

With the First Mile Project, they decided to:

 

Discover more about Skaland Camping AS here.

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Aqua d’Aïa 🇫🇷

 

Aqua d’Aïa is a boat rental service offering unforgettable sailing experiences in the Mediterranean. Located in the charming coastal town of Beaulieu-sur-Mer, it emphasizes eco-consciousness by providing sailing lessons, navigation training, and opportunities to immerse in local maritime traditions. Guests can embark on voyages across azure waters, explore marine ecosystems, and indulge in hands-on sailing adventures. As a partner of SAM BOAT, Aqua d’Aïa actively contributes to coral conservation by allocating a portion of its boat rental proceeds. 

 

With the First Mile project, they decided to:  

 

Discover more about Aqua d’Aïa here.

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Ranč Mrcina 🇸🇮

 

Ranč Mrcina is located in the Triglav National Park, in the village of Studor in Bohinj. The ranch is home to 16 horses (including 10 Icelandic horses), a pack of cats and a dog named Kan. Horses are beautiful and noble creatures; they have been present at Ranč Mrcina since 1999.

The ranch offers cross-country tours through the beauty of Triglav National Park in all seasons. They also offer a riding school, riding for beginners and experienced riders. The youngest riders are led in saddles with handles on a manège or for a short walk in the countryside with a guide.

 

With the First Mile Project, they decided to:

 

Discover more about Ranč Mrcina 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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Carniolan House (Saša Ladinek s.p.) 🇸🇮

 

The Carniolan House is situated in the serene village of Vrbnje, Upper Carniola. Here, amidst the tranquil surroundings, guests can escape the hustle of Bled and find true tranquility, yet remain close to all attractions. Ideal for families and friends on vacation, with the capacity to comfortably accommodate up to 10 guests, the Carniolan house is perfect for gatherings.
Saša and Aljaž, the owners of Carniolan House in Vrbnje in Upper Carniola as well as the 7 Flower Street Apartment in Šempeter pri Gorici are passionate about sustainability. That’s why they are thrilled to be part of the First Mile project, leading the change in tourism. From minimizing their environmental footprint to engaging with the local community, they are dedicated to making a positive impact and a more responsible approach to travel!

With the First Mile Project, they decided to:

 

Discover more about Carniolan House here.

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Camping Pegomas 🇫🇷

 

Camping Pegomas, nestled in the heart of nature, has been a family-owned retreat for over 51 years. Despite being surrounded by a burgeoning residential area, it remains a sanctuary for wildlife, spanning 2 hectares of lush greenery. The campsite champions eco-friendly practices, from promoting walking and cycling to using natural cleaning products for sanitation. 

Breaking with norms, the campsite opts not to heat its pool, encouraging guests to embrace alternative outdoor pursuits. Recognized for its commitment to sustainability, it holds the “ValeursParc” label from the Alpilles Natural Park and is actively engaged in biodiversity conservation as a certified refuge by the LPO. 

 

With the First Mile project, they decided to:  

 

Discover more about Camping Pegomas here

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Tradicija Avsenik 🇸🇮

 

Tradicija Avsenik is a mix of hospitality, tourism and music. They have been responsibly and respectfully offering guests an intertwining of Avsenik’s cultural heritage with the present. Avsenik Ensemble was and continues to be a staple of Slovenian national folk music.

The Avsenik Inn and Restaurant is known far and wide for its good, homemade, traditional cuisine. They offer à la carte dishes, business lunches and dinners, menus for private parties, lunches and dinners for large groups, daily and Sunday lunches, banquets alongside various events and weddings. The Inn offers well-appointed, spacious guest rooms equipped with solid wood furniture.

 

With the First Mile Project, they decided to:

 

Discover more about Tradicija Avsenik here.

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Grand Hôtel du Golfe 🇫🇷

 

Located in a preserved setting along the coastal path between Collioure and Argelès-sur-Mer, the Grand Hôtel du Golfe**** offers a haven of tranquility and luxury. Nestled just steps from the most beautiful coves of the Pyrénées-Orientales, this 4-star hotel is an oasis of calm conducive to rejuvenation. With easy access to secluded coves and proximity to Collioure, the Grand Hôtel du Golfe**** serves as an ideal starting point for exploring the Vermilion Coast, which offers a wide range of places to discover. This hotel offers elegant and minimalist rooms. The Mediterranean garden, heated outdoor pool, and private spa provide guests with an idyllic setting for relaxation and enjoyment. 

 

With the First Mile project, they decided to:  

 

Discover more about the Grand Hôtel du Golfe here

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