Landscape and tourism potential in the protected landscape areas
J. Mikulec, M. Antouškováhttps://doi.org/10.17221/16/2011-AGRICECONCitation:Mikulec J., Antoušková M. (2011): Landscape and tourism potential in the protected landscape areas. Agric. Econ. – Czech, 57: 272-278.
Reasons to travel and to visit concrete destinations in the Czech Republic are especially the nature and cultural/historical sightseeing. The presented paper specializes on the first reason and it studies the specific landscape features together with the primary tourism potentials. It focuses on the protected landscape area of Kokořínsko, which is divided into 6 landscape units according to their landscape character. In these landscape units, the authors study the primary tourism potential and the elements of natural, cultural-historical and aesthetical characterization of landscape. The relation between the tourism potential and the landscape features is measured by the Spearman´s coefficient. Moreover, the expert's evaluation of landscape characteristics is confronted with the the landscape perception of tourists which were questioned in the PLA Kokořínsko.Keywords:
tourism potential, protected landscape area, landscape evaluation