Tourism in rural areas: rural tourism and green tourism. Some experiences in the Ribagorza region
Lambierres Bosch, M.C.
Georgica 2: 125-150
The experiences of the Ribagorza region, Spain, regarding the promotion of tourism activity, to complement traditional economic activities, are examined, with special reference to farming. The article discusses tourism development in the region, and the traditional touristic supply of Ribagorza. It describes rural tourism; areas of organization and functioning of rural tourism; present situation of rural tourism in Ribagorza; and the characteristics of the tourists.