Rural and Gastronomical Tourism in Baltic Countries

Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics book series (SPBE)

Abstract

The Baltic countries are apparently similar but actually very different not only concerning their language and culture but also their lifestyle. Regarding rural tourism, Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania have many common points: given the care for the remarkable natural environment and for preserving traditions and rural tourism practiced in each of the Baltic countries, filled with recreation and active desire for knowledge, traditional life, and beauty of nature in protected areas. Rural tourism also contributes to preserving the cultural heritage, and youth people are encouraged to know and keep the traditions alive. The rural tourist offer is complemented by the variety of gastronomy, which benefits from the rich offer of products from the natural environment of the Baltic countries.

Keywords

Rural tourism Gastronomy Heritage 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Lucian Blaga University of SibiuSibiuRomania

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