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WHAT IS SLOW TOURISM?
SUPPORT LOCAL COMMUNITIES
“By exploring the “margins” of slowness, you encounter those pockets of supposedly “minor” culture that are alive in the memories of old people, typical of civilizations that have not yet become frantic.” (Julio Mendez)
TAKE YOUR TIME AND LET THE JOURNEY UNFOLD
“The trail is the thing,
not the end of the trail.
Travel too fast and you miss
all you are traveling for.”
RESPECT THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT
“The degree of slowness is directionally proportional to the intensity of memory. The degree of speed is directionally proportional to the intensity of forgetting.”
CHOOSE A HEALTHY AND ACTIVE WAY TO TRAVEL
Slow Tourism promotes physical and/or mental involvment of the traveller (alternative to passive tourism), based on sustainability, protection of biodiversity and cultural