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Agritourism hospitality in Italy is offered by 17 000 farms providing 155 000 sleeping places. Legislation is support of the agritourism sector was adopted in 2006 aiming at protection and promotion of authentic farmhouses. Sardinia is one of the Italian regions with the fastest growth of the ...

Author(s)
Fiori, S. M.
Publisher
Il Sole 24 Ore Edagricole Srl, Bologna, Italy
Citation
Estimo e Territorio, 2008, 71, 11, pp 2-4
Abstract

To assess tourist potential use of traditional rural buildings two indices are determined. Indicator n. 1 regards the degree of adaptability of the tourist use to the territorial context; indicator n. 2 regards the degree of adaptability of the tourist use to the morphological features of the...

Author(s)
Cascone, G.; Porto, S. M. C.
Publisher
Università di Bologna, Facoltà di Agraria, Bologna, Italy
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Engineering, 2008, 39, 4, pp 43-56
Abstract

The building of tree houses as holiday accommodation in rural areas is described, using examples from different countries (USA, Sweden, France, and Austria). The case of La Piantata in Viterbo province, Italy, is presented as a succesful example of agrotourism.

Author(s)
Maso, D.
Publisher
Compagnia delle Foreste, Arezzo, Italy
Citation
Sherwood - Foreste ed Alberi Oggi, 2007, No.131, pp 35-38
Abstract

A study was undertaken to improve the knowledge of the district of trulli, an area unique in historical and cultural heritage with characteristic Apulian white dry stone constructions, roughly circular in shape, with conical roofs, built with limestone boulders and limestone slabs. A map is...

Author(s)
Pacucci, C.; Ruggiero, G.
Publisher
Il Sole 24 Ore Edagricole Srl, Bologna, Italy
Citation
Estimo e Territorio, 2008, 71, 11, pp 27-39
Abstract

The enlargement process of the farm, made with the traditional standard of connection, is characterized by the devaluation function of land, until the reform of article 2135 (civil code) that provides to the acknowledgement, among the connected activities, of those aimed to the offer of services,...

Author(s)
Masini, S.
Publisher
Firenze University Press, Firenze, Italy
Citation
Aestimum, 2012, No.60, pp 27-37
Abstract

The revised CAP envisages 3 main aims for rural life: (1) to improve the competitive power of agriculture; (2) diversification of the rural economy; and (3) to improve the quality of rural life. If this last objective is to be achieved, financial support is needed to create small businesses,...

Author(s)
Corigliano, M. A.
Publisher
Edizioni l'Informatore Agrario Srl, Verona, Italy
Citation
Informatore Agrario, 2005, 61, 4, pp 31-32
Abstract

An overview of tourism and rural tourism in rural Mediterranean areas is provided. The case studies in this paper highlighted the creation of dynamics in local tourist economies, linked to the processes of production, where agricultural activity is able to differentiate tourism. The integration of...

Author(s)
Guarino, A.; Doneddu, S.
Publisher
Associazione "Alessandro Bartola", Ancona, Italy
Citation
Agriregionieuropa, 2011, 7, 27, pp 79-80
Abstract

Results are presented from a study, carried out between April and July 2011, on a sample of economic and cultural operators working in a small rural area in Sardinia: the Barbagia of Nuoro and Ollolai. The study investigated the effects of EU programming for 2000/2006 in that territory, and whether ...

Author(s)
Meloni, I.; Volti, G. F.; Pintus, G. V.; Duce, P.
Publisher
Associazione "Alessandro Bartola", Ancona, Italy
Citation
Agriregionieuropa, 2012, 8, 28, pp 81
Abstract

"Stay-on-a-farm" holidays are a vital component in the diversification needed to generate income in rural areas but its attraction is dependent on local rural identity being maintained and on the availability of popular regional produce. For this the creation of good supply networks is advocated....

Author(s)
Piccoli, F.
Publisher
Edizioni l'Informatore Agrario Srl, Verona, Italy
Citation
Informatore Agrario, 2004, 60, 47, pp 61-62
Abstract

Italian land planning uses a rigid, top-down approach. Several aspects of implementing urban planning and rural planning are examined. Critical issues for the tourism market are outlined in the light of the proposed Master Plan for the Costa Smeralda. The use of GIS is discussed as a means of...

Author(s)
Montis, A. de; Manca, G.; Zoppi, C.
Citation
Genio Rurale, 1998, 61, 6, pp 47-55

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