Transdanubian Mountains (Hungary)

Transdanubian Mountains (Hungary)

Description of the Reference Region The Transdanubian Mountains are the second largest mountain range in Hungary. It has a high forest cover. Wheat and potatoes are grown in the foothills, in the lowland areas of the hills and in the basins. Fruit growing and...
Swiss Jura (Switzerland)

Swiss Jura (Switzerland)

Description of the Reference Region The “Franche Montagne” region of the Jura Mountains is situated in the Jura canton. This region is characterised by a low population density and milk-cheese-grassland system. The invention of the ‘girolle’ in...
Swiss Alps (Switzerland)

Swiss Alps (Switzerland)

Description of the Reference Region The Grisons Alps are located in the southeastern part of the Swiss Alps and have several borders with other cantons and foreign countries. The main economic sectors are energy production (mainly from water), tourism, secondary...
Šumava – Cesky Les (Czechia)

Šumava – Cesky Les (Czechia)

Description of the Reference Region Šumava mountains are among the oldest mountains in Central Europe. The mountains are spread across the Czech and German borders. The agricultural sector in the region has undergone a transition in the last 30 years. The socialist...
Stara Planina (Bulgaria)

Stara Planina (Bulgaria)

Description of the Reference Region The Western Stara Planina region, in Bulgaria, is characterised by traditionally low input and extensive agriculture. Together with the low population density and mountain relief, the majority of farmland is considered as High...