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Development of the Tourist Function Within Areas of Lower Silesian Landscape Parks

Uglis Jarosław () and Jęczmyk Anna ()
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Jęczmyk Anna: Poznań University of Life Sciences, Department of Rural Tourism,Warsaw, Poland

Economic and Regional Studies / Studia Ekonomiczne i Regionalne, 2017, vol. 10, issue 2, 16-27

Abstract: Subject and purpose of work: The aim of the study was to present the development of the tourist function in the areas of Lower Silesian landscape parks. The subject of the study were the communes associated with Lower Silesian landscape parks. Materials and methods: The study covered 59 communes of the Lower Silesia Voiovodeship where 12 landscape parks are located. In this research six indicators of the level of tourism development were listed - three in the field of conditions of tourism development and three in the field of tourist traffic. Results: A significant dependency between the surface area of a landscape park and the state of tourismoriented land development was established. It turned out that among the 59 surveyed communes in 14 of them there are no tourist accommodation facilities. Conclusions: Based on the conducted surveys, it was found that the highest level of tourist function development occurs in the communes associated with the following landscape parks: Śnieżnik, the Sudety Wałbrzyskie, the Owl Mountains, Książ and Bóbr Valley Landscape Park.

Keywords: tourist function; landscape parks; Lower Silesia (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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