Industrial heritage and agri/rural tourism in Europe
A review of their development, socio–economic systems and future policy issues - Study
This report provides a description and analysis of how, why, when and where industrial heritage based tourism and rural tourism have developed in Europe. It discusses current issues in those subjects and suggests ways in which both activities could be expanded, made more viable and sustainable, and so deliver greater economic, environmental and socio-cultural benefits for the local communities involved and for Europe as a whole.
- Corporate author(s): Directorate-General for Internal Policies of the Union (European Parliament)
- Personal author(s): Lane, Bernard; Kastenholz, Elisabeth; Majewski, Janusz; Lima, Joana; Weston, Richard; Davies, Nick Themes: Tourism
- Subject: cultural heritage , heritage protection , industrial infrastructure , industrial region , regional development , rural development , rural tourism , tourism