Participating towns and cities

GreeceTripolis, Greece

47.000 inhabitants
Planning and Development
Katerina Siampou
Lagopati & Atalantis
22132 Tripolis
(++30) 2713600458
Tripolis already registered 9x for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK in: 2023 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2006

Participation 2023

Activities within the week Activities within the week

Tripolis organises activities during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2023, taking into account the annual theme.

All week
Each day of the European Mobility Week will include actions by the Municipality to improve infrastructure, festive events, educational activities, and demonstrative actions which will be published on social media, depending on the nature of the event.
Therefore, European Mobility Week 2023 will be a week of "mixed" events, where all stakeholders (organizers, participants, service providers, and local community) will inform and be informed about sustainable mobility, its services, and actions Municipality of Tripoli regarding sustainable mobility, to raise the awareness of organizations and citizens on mobility issues, etc.
Organization of a week of activities, from Saturday 16 to Friday 22 September 2023, taking into account the annual theme "Energy Saving".
16 September
"Urban Cycling Action in the Center of Tripoli"
An exciting cycling action right in the heart of Tripoli as part of the European Mobility Week. The Municipality of Tripoli, in collaboration with E.O.S. (Hellenic Mountaineering Association of Tripoli) and cycling groups, invites everyone to take part in a cycling tour of the city. Whether you own a mountain bike or any other type, this event is for you!
Date: Saturday, September 16, 2023
Time: 11:30 am
Location: Center of Tripoli
Highlights of the event:
1. Explore the city by bike
Discover the center of Tripoli from a unique perspective. Our bike tour will take you on a scenic journey through the city's historic streets, cultural landmarks and green spaces. This event welcomes cyclists of all levels and types of bikes, encouraging inclusivity and community spirit.
Pl. Petrinou - Tassos Sehiotis - Pl. Areos - Paparigopoulou - Officers' Club - Kalavryton - Municipal Sports Center of Tripoli - Ag. Georgios - Karaiskakis - Pl. St. Varvaras - Op. Sehioti - Kalavryton - National Resistance - Pl. Petrinou.
2. Honorary award to Miss Fritzila
We will present an honorary award to Miss Fridila, recognizing her contribution to promoting cycling and sustainability in our city.
This event combines the benefits of exercise, environmental awareness, and urban exploration into one exciting adventure. Connect with other cycling enthusiasts, share stories, and build a stronger community dedicated to sustainable urban mobility. Whether you're an experienced cyclist or just starting out, grab your bike and join the fun.

Road closures for safety
To ensure the safety and enjoyment of all participants, some roads in the area will be temporarily closed.

Parallel activity - Guided tour of the Forestry History Museum of Mainalos in Chrysovitsi, where the whole range of activities related to the collection, processing, and exploitation of timber during the previous decades is presented
17 September
"Strengthening Energy Efficiency: ASEA Association for Astrophysics, Astronomy and Engineering"
Event description: An informative and exciting event organized by the Municipality of Tripoli in collaboration with the ASEA Astrophysics, Astronomy and Engineering Association. The purpose of the event is for the residents of Tripoli to discover smart ways to save energy and harness the power of the sun, our closest star.
Date: Sunday, September 17, 2023
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 p.m
Location: Malliaropoulio Theater, Petrinou Square
Highlights of the event:
1. Solar Physics - The Sun: Our Nearest Star (Lecture)
Explore the fascinating world of solar physics as we delve into the science behind the Sun. Learn about its vital role in energy production and sustainability.
2. Smart energy saving tips
Discover practical strategies to save energy and reduce your carbon footprint. Learn how small changes in your everyday life can make a big difference in energy efficiency.
3. Questions from the audience
4. Telescopic Observation of the Sun. Telescopes will be provided in the area outside the Malliaropoulio Theater in Petrinou Square, for a safe and immersive solar observation experience.
A unique opportunity to learn, engage and take action for a more energy efficient future. Join us at the Malliaropoulio Theater on September 17th and be part of the movement for smarter, sustainable living
18 September
Eco-Energy Boost: Food, Dance and Sustainability for European Mobility Week, Interactive Event
Date: Monday, September 18, 2023
Time: 08:00 pm - 09:00 p.m
Location: Malliaropoulio Theater of Tripoli and Petrinou Square
Elena Bilisi, Dietician - Nutritionist, title "Nutrition and physical performance in everyday life"
Dance point - Despoima Baba
The purpose of the action is to promote a holistic approach to health and wellness, emphasizing nutrition, physical performance and energy-saving practices for a more sustainable lifestyle.
This interactive event combines nutrition education, dance and sustainability practices to engage participants in a holistic approach to health and mobility during European Mobility Week. It encourages participants to adopt sustainable habits that benefit both personal well-being and the environment.
19 September
"Inclusion Play Day: Empowerment in Areos Square"
Event description:
Join us in a remarkable event during the European Mobility Week, organized by the Municipality of Tripoli in collaboration with Asteras Tripoli in the heart of Areos Square. It's a day of fun, inclusion and empowerment where we bring together Asteras Tripoli players, local personalities and people with special needs for an inspiring game. Game with Asteras Tripoli players, local personalities and people with special needs.
Date: Tuesday, September 19, 2023
Time: 06:00 pm - 08:00 p.m
Location: Areos Square
Highlights of the event:
Game with Asteras Tripoli players. An act of teamwork, sportsmanship and shared passion for the beautiful game of soccer. Join us in fostering a stronger sense of community. This event is a testament to the spirit of inclusion, empowerment and unity. Together, we can create a more compassionate and supportive community where everyone's abilities are recognized and celebrated.
20 September
"Urban Fitness Extravaganza: Taekwondo, Gymnastics and Aerobics"
Event description:
Get ready to move, have fun and be active during European Mobility Week! Join us for an exciting event where the city comes alive with exercise, Taekwondo and gymnastics demonstrations. The managers of our city's gyms present the advantages of aerobic exercise through a 10-minute interactive fitness-dance program, each gym. These programs are designed for beginners of all ages and will take place right on the streets, open to practitioners from their gyms and the general public.
Date: Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: On the streets of the center of Tripoli
Highlights of the event:
Local gym leaders will lead interactive fitness-dance programs. This program is specially designed for beginners, ensuring that everyone can participate and enjoy the benefits of aerobic exercise. No experience necessary - just bring your enthusiasm and energy! This event aligns with the spirit of European Mobility Week, encouraging active transport and showing how exercise can be integrated into everyday life.
21 September
“Exploring Traffic Education with Local Schools”
Event description:
An educational activity at the Traffic Education Park in collaboration with the Tripoli traffic police, with the participation of Tripoli schools.
Date: Thursday, September 21, 2023
Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 am
Location: Traffic Management Park, Merkovouni
Highlights of the event:
Learning through play. A hands-on and interactive experience in the specially designed traffic education park. Learn the rules of the road through interactive games, simulations and practical exercises. Discover the importance of safe and responsible travel. Our cooperation with the Tripoli traffic police ensures that you will receive special instructions for road safety and responsible travel.
This event offers a unique opportunity for our community to meet, learn and grow in understanding of safe mobility. By partnering with local schools and working with our dedicated traffic police, we aim to instill lifelong road safety lessons.
Parallel Action - Disabled Persons Association of Karalis - EuropeDirect
Awareness campaign at the association for the disabled, morning time, duration 2 hours, with the participation of schools, where walking sticks and handkerchiefs will be given for an experiential workshop on the crossing for the blind

“I Move Sustainable” - EuropeDirect
Outreach and walk to promote sustainable mobility patterns to make cities safer, greener, more inclusive and more accessible for al.
Date: Thursday, September 21, 2023
Time: 10:00 am
Location - Start of Walk: Regional Federation of Persons with Disabilities of Peloponnese "POMAmeAPEL", Neomartyros Pavlou 2, Tripoli.
22 September
"Sustainable Living Workshop: Energy and Recycling in the Heart of Tripoli"
Event Description:
An exciting and interactive workshop focusing on energy conservation and the creative reuse of recyclable materials.
Date: Friday, September 22, 2023,
Location: Train Park in the center of Tripoli
Highlights of the event:
Explore the fascinating world of energy saving and sustainability. Learn how small changes in our daily lives can have a big impact on energy efficiency. Discover the art of recycling and reusing materials to reduce waste and promote a circular economy. Collaborate on creative projects that breathe new life into old objects, in partnership with Growth Hub and Ecotivity.

A day without a car
On a car-free day, we encourage you to avoid using the car and instead walk, cycle, or use your electric transport (bike or scooter). Throughout the day, various actions will take place in the central parts of the city.

Permanent measures Permanent measures

Tripolis implements one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.

New or improved bicycle facilities
Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc) planned
Develop public bicycle hiring and sharing systems planned
Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Extension or creation of new greenways planned
Public transport services
Improvement and extension of the public transport network (creation of HOV lanes for public transport modes, new stops, new lines, reserved areas etc) planned
The development of accessible transport services for all planned
Traffic calming and access control scheme
Reduction of outside parking zones planned
Create park and ride stations
Elaboration of new residential areas
Create wheelchair ramps planned
Elaboration of sound devices in traffic lights planned
Create useful tool for people with reduced mobility planned
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
Launch of online car-pooling and car-sharing schemes planned
Mobility management
Adoption of school travel plans planned
Create/establish mobility centers and on-line information services (eg travel planner) planned

Car-free day Car-free day

Tripolis carries out a Car-Free Day 2023 and closes off one or more streets to traffic, and opens it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.