Cave conservation and management guidelines

The International Action Plan for habitat 8310 is an action plan drawn up in accordance with the Directive 92/43/EEC to ensure the conservation of habitat 8310 ” not accessible caves” protected by the directive and to ensure that the activity of tourist use of caves is in compliance with the European legislation.


The International Action Plan includes conservation and management guidelines, it is synergistic with the strategy for sustainable tourism in the touristic caves (Charter of Caves), as far as non-accessible caves, this document complete the picture of management tools provided by the ADRIATICAVES project.


The Action Plan had been approved by each partner managing caves and it can be used by all the cave managers within the Adrion area as an effective tool to preserve protected caves.