Offers the basic amenities. Equivalent or slightly above the local standards (Electricity, water, etc. ). Located in a village or in isolated territory.
The Rural category is suitable for independent travelers, frequent travelers, families, backpackers, in search of typical places and experiences rather than industrialized tourism, and looking for accommodations offering a good balance between local lifestyle and comfort for a pleasant stay.
More modest and typical infrastructure, lacking some amenities, but keeping the essential. Often in of water and / or electricity. Usually consists of "camping under a roof".
The Rustic category is suitable for backpackers, adventurers, regular campers in search of complete immersive experiences to "live like a local" without compromise and thus access even less visited places.
Superior infrastructure. Like at home or at the hotel. All equipped with accommodation standards that are often higher than the local lifestyle.
The Comfort category is suitable for travelers wishing to leave the tourist areas, to discover new destinations, to make their contribution for the local benefits but without affecting on the comfort of the accommodation; In search of destinations offering the same comfort as a hotel.
Bed and breakfast, family houses, nomad's yurts, etc. * The welcome is at the home of a local family. The level of comfort varies a lot depending on the country and the region that is visited.
The Homestay category is suitable for independent travelers, backpackers, adventurers, couples looking for a typical experience to sleep and be welcomed directly at a local family's homestay and share their lifestyle.
* In order for an Homestay accommodation to be granted the Label, it must operate in association or organization mode. It can not be a private person who welcome alone travelers because it would too difficult to garantie the maintenance of the accomodation quality and the outcomes for the community.
- Resourcing and Healing
- Fauna and flora
- Culture and heritage
- Rest and relax
- Waterside and beaches
- Sports and outdoor activities
- Mountains and trekking
- Immersion and meetings