Languages: the congress will be held in English only

The 7th European Congress on Rural Tourism arranges its programme alongside the following main blocks:

  • 30 years of European Rural Tourism – lessons learned
  • Megatrends Shaping Travel after COVID
  • The Digital Customers Experience and Journey
  • Get organized to cover constraints
  • Service design for a happy customer

Presentations and discussions combine conceptual and strategic views with practical examples and cases to find similar understandings and exchange experiences in Europe. This will be achieved through innovative elements before and during the event:

  • Open Crowd-Sourcing of content, cases, and speakers – participate here
  • Marketplace of Ideas – contest and exhibition
  • Extended opportunities for Networking
  • Interactive conference APP during the event

*To enhance the attraction and synergies of this event, other events in the days before and after the ECRT2021 can be combined:

  • Meetings of other projects can be arranged around the ECRT2021 (rooms available at the venue before and after)
  • More to be added


The congress takes place on three days:

  • 6th October – workshops, B2B and B2C, Marketplace of Ideas, Inauguration
  • 7th October – plenary full day
  • 8th October – plenary until noon