[Tagging] Tagging Blue flags (Foundation for Environmental Education's Blue flag criteria for beaches and marinas)

Simone Saviolo simone.saviolo at gmail.com
Tue Jun 26 16:58:43 BST 2012

2012/6/26 Janko Mihelić <janjko at gmail.com>

> 2012/6/26 Simone Saviolo <simone.saviolo at gmail.com>
>> However, as far as I know, the Blue Flag is awarded on a Commune basis,
>> so I don't think it would be ok to tag a marina or a beach resort. For
>> example, in Italy, Varazze is traditionally a Blue Flag city, and no beach
>> in the Commune's territory (or, if you wish, *all* of them) are Blue Flag
>> beaches. On the other hand, it never happens that a particular resort
>> sports the Blue Flag if the Commune doesn't.
> Well, I looked at Varazze on that site, and it has several blue flags for
> beaches and marinas. It also has a gray flag for one beach, but I couldn't
> find what's the difference. I'll send them an e-mail to find out.

Yes, actually every beach is marked with the blue flag. However, it is not
relative to a single resort. Also, signs usually say "Varazze Bandiera Blu
d'Europa" without referring specifically to any limited area.


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