Flowers and gardens on the context and tourism potential

Patrícia Duarte de Oliveira Paiva, Rafael de Brito Sousa, Nathalie Carcaud


Travel and Tourism have been considered one of the world’s largest economic sectors, and garden visiting has been suggested as an important segment (niche) on the tourism industry. In this context, the aim is to analyze gardens as a great potential for tourism, in their different specificity. For tourism, all kinds of greenspaces may be used as historic, botanical or private gardens, and parks, besides events as garden and flower festival and exhibitions. All of them are responsible for attracting many visitors. This type of tourism has been increasing since tourists are eager for new and unique experiences that contribute to the memory and the identity of a nation and gardens may allow this to happen.


landscaping, historic gardens, flower show, botanical gardens.

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