Analysis of the distance between places important to tourists and agritourism farms in the Kujawsko-Pomorskie voivodeship

key words: farm, selected elements of social infrastructure, natural, promotion

Summary:

Ten important places for tourists in terms of quality rest (forest, lake, river, bus and railway communication, grocery store, a restaurant, a pharmacy, a medical station, post office, ATM) were analyzed. The study showed that their distances from the agritourism farms are satisfactory. In 346 cases, the answers on the location of the selected elements of social infrastructure were given, and in 195 - on the qualities of natural surroundings (forest, lakes or rivers). It was noted that from the point of view of the organize of various recreational activities, preferred aspect was the location in a short distance from the lodgings body of water and wooded areas. There were 50 farms located near the forest and 30 - in the immediate vicinity of the lake. Number of farms from which these two qualities were on the stretch just up to 100 m - respectively 68 (forest) and 53 (the lake). More completed information supplied respondents about the subjects of which may supplement their basic needs of tourists from the scope of use of bus and rail, grocery store, restaurants, a medical facility, pharmacy or ATM. Mostly they were deployed in the distance up to 4 km from the residence hosts. Lack of information of potential clients about whether he/she will be able to relax in the environment of forest, lake or river, reduces the quality of promoted service.

Citation:

Cichowska J. 2014. Analysis of the distance between places important to tourists and agritourism farms in the Kujawsko-Pomorskie voivodeship. Infrastruktura i Ekologia Terenów Wiejskich. Nr 2014/ IV (2 (Dec 2014))