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Author(s): Anna Jęczmyk

Title: Agritourism as a Form of Slow Tourism

Source: International Scientific Days 2018 :: Towards Productive, Sustainable and Resilient Global Agriculture and Food Systems :: Proceedings

ISBN: 978-80-7598-180-6


Publisher: Wolters Kluwer ČR, Prague

PY, pages: 2018, 1696-1707

Published on-line: 2018-11-09

Language: eng

Abstract: The philosophy of slow tourism signs in agritourism. It is a form of tourism which is characterized by the connection of tourist services with an agricultural farm and the possibility of participating in the life of an agricultural family and farm. Agritourism has permanently settled in many European countries and in Poland has been developing with great success since the 90s. Agritourism as a form of slow tourism provides authentic and deep connections with the inhabitants, places, culture, food, heritage and the natural environment. It is a style of travelling which through the elimination of haste gives authentic contact with the environment and achieving inner peace. The article has the character of a theoretical review. The method used in the work is literature and content analysis. The author is going to review the available publications and own research concerning slow tourism and its role in running an agritourism business.The aim of the article is to show the possibility of slow tourism development on tourism farms in Poland.

Keywords: agritourism, slow tourism, rural area, sustainable development

JEL Classification: J43, Q010, Z32, L83

Rights:Open Access :: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 International Licence
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