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Geotourism in La Garrotxa

  • Llorenç PlanagumàEmail author
  • Isabel Junquera
  • Esther Canal
Chapter
Part of the Geoheritage, Geoparks and Geotourism book series (GGAG)

Abstract

Geotourism is tourism based on geology and promotes geological conservation at the same time as it encourages the economic and social development of local communities. ‘Volcanic tourism’ is one particular type of geotourism. Volcanoes and volcanic landscapes have a worldwide fascination and many are visited annually by huge numbers of people.

Keywords

Protected Area Certification Process Tourist Sector Sustainable Tourism Rural Tourism 
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Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • Llorenç Planagumà
    • 1
    Email author
  • Isabel Junquera
    • 2
  • Esther Canal
    • 2
  1. 1.Tosca, Environmental ServicesOlotSpain
  2. 2.Repte TerritorialOlotSpain

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