In addition to the short manual, there is also the long manual with more detailed explanations:
European Certification Standard Manual (April 2018*)
- Please note: the manual is subject to modifications.
Official ECS Route Inspectors have participated in the mandatory European Certification Standard training and successfully passed the Route Inspector test.
The list below contains the contact details of the Official European Route Inspectors:
EuroVelo Route Inspectors use an app specifically designed to evaluate long-distance cycle routes:
Download the new App
European Certification Standard app. Available for download here.
Collect route information data for EuroVelo routes
Please also have a look at the annexes to the ECS. These annexes provide many helpful examples:
Annex 1 to ECS: Continuity
Annex 2.1 to ECS: Route components
Annex 2.2 to ECS: Crossings
Annex 3 to ECS: Surface
Annex 5 to ECS: Attractiveness
Annex 6 to ECS: Signing
Annex 7 to ECS: Summary of changes to ECS Short Manual in 2018