Pacte project



Promoting active cities throughout Europe

We are designed to move.


Our cities should be too

235 million. The number of inactive European today.

Sedentarity has become a major challenge for individuals and the European Union over the past decades. With 70% of Europeans living in cities, we know they have a decisive role in stimulating physical activity.

Funded by the European Union and led by Sport and Citizenship Think tank, PACTE project (Promoting Active Cities Throughout Europe) strives to transform cities into Active Cities.

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City of the month


Nantes is France’s second bike-friendly municipality. With the 4th largest demographic growth among French cities (+6.4% since 2009), Nantes metropolitan area reached 619,240 inhabitants in 2014, thus establishing itself as a dynamic area with strong growth potential.