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Tourism in rural areas in Portugal



Tourism in rural areas in Portugal



Encuentro hispano luso de turismo en espacio rural, Ciudad Rodrigo, Espana, 28-30 abril, 1992 Ponencias y conclusiones: 30-43



Portugal, a country characterized by great geographical diversity, is divided into natural regions which each offer homogeneous tourism attractions, both geographical and cultural. The article examines briefly the characteristics of each region before looking at the history of rural tourism in Portugal since 1979. The evolution of this type of tourism is examined, statistical information is presented, and the legal and financial framework governing rural tourism set out.

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