Applications are now closed!

First of all thank you to everyone who submitted an application for the Road Trip Project - we can't wait to check out your videos.

Secondly, even if you didn't submit a video, thank you so much for continuing to follow the project and we hope you're as excited as we are to see what comes next.

The selection process has now begun and the jury is carefully pouring over the 2000 videos that we received. As soon as we have a short list we'll let you know so that you, as the public, can also place your vote.

So keep an eye on our Facebook and Instagram pages for updates and announcements, and don't miss the latest here on the website in the coming weeks about the routes the travellers will be taking!

What’s the Road Trip Project?

The Road Trip Project is a European travel experience that will take 8 individuals on 4 routes across the continent between Spring and Summer 2018.

Four duos will embark on a European road trip in a minibus. Along the way, they will meet locals and experience the local vibe, discover projects that change people's lives for the better, and explore unknown places and amazing landscapes.

More about the project

Where?

The Road Trip Project extends over 4 main routes across the continent, approximately 12.000 km.

Mediterranean

14 April - 12 May

The Mediterranean Route

  • Start point: Athens, Greece
  • End point: Lascaux, France

Countries on the Mediterranean have been home to some of the most forward-thinking civilisations in our history. Take a walk through history and soak up the style, flare and food of the Mediterranean!

Atlantic

19 May - 16 June

The Atlantic Route

  • Start point: Cabo da Roca, Portugal
  • End point: Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Set sail to (re-)discover! What inspired ancient navigators to set out on unknown waters? Explore the highs, lows, cliffs and mountains of Europe’s Atlantic coast.

Danubian

23 June - 21 July

The Danubian Route

  • Start point: Donaueschingen, Germany
  • End point: Danube Delta, Romania

The Danube River flows across more borders than any other river in the world. That’s why it’s considered as a symbol of unity. Be ready to discover what unites (and sometimes divides) the Danube’s bordering countries.

Baltic

28 July - 25 August

The Baltic Route

  • Start point: Rovaniemi, Finland
  • End point: Berlin, Germany

The countries bordering the Baltic Sea may share similar geography, but history has divided them more often than not. Jump on a journey of division and union and prepare to be seduced by the people, the landscapes and the cultures.

When does the travelling happen?

  • January 2018

    Application process

    Applications are now closed.

  • February 2018

    Selection process

    Jury is watching the videos

  • March 2018

    Selection process

    Top 16 candidates announced

  • 30 March - 2 April

    Week-end in Brussels

    Team building and training for 16 candidates.

  • 14 April - 25 August

    On the road!

    The final 8 on the road

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