Ethnofolklor - Vector of Rural Tourism Revitalization in Valcea County
AbstractThis paper discusses perception and links of ethnofolkloric potential from Romania, in general, and from Valcea County, in particular. The purpose of this paper is to show the link between cultural tourism and ethnofolklor which can help on promoting the rural tourism in Romania. We examine the perceived benefits of ethnofolklor by examining the importance of this activity in accomplishing with cultural tourism and rural tourism. Rural tourism, as a particular form of tourism, has come to be considered as a sacred or spiritual journey, spending leisure time from this spiritual point of view. This paper considers the extent to which a relationship exists between rural tourism and spiritual experiences connected to ethnofolkloric potential.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Academy of Economic Studies - Bucharest, Romania in its journal International Journal of Economic Practices and Theories.
Volume (Year): 2 (2012)
Issue (Month): 3 (July)
crafts; ethnofolklor; tourism; rural tourism; regional development; traditions;
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