Project Activities in the Babia Góra Biosphere Reserve

BG 2:

The main objective of the "Plan of tourism development and management in the Babia Góra region" is to elaborate a clear vision of tourism development in the Babia Góra region which is acceptable for the local communities as well as to indicate strategic and operational goals along with specific tasks to implement this vision.

A wide range of experts and stakeholders participated in the development of the plan, i.a. the administration of the Babia Góra National Park, local authorities from the municipalities Jablonka, Lipnica Wielka and Zawoja, regional and national self-governments and state administrations, natural and cultural resources management institutions, non-governmental organisations involved in nature protection and tourism development in the region, tourism industry entrepreneurs and researchers and experts from several fields.

The spatial range of the plan comprises the entire area of the Babia Góra Biosphere Reserve and its nearest surroundings, which substantially affect the functioning of tourism in the reserve.

The vision of the tourism development is formulated as following:

The Babia Góra Biosphere Reserve with its surroundings is an area with high quality tourism values of national and international importance, where tourism development stays in harmony with natural and cultural heritage, to the advantage of its inhabitants and by the best possible use of the region's potential.

Documents for download/Related documents:

Road Map for the development of the tourism development and management plan
Regional tourism management and development plan in the Babia Góra Region - English version
Plan rozwoju i zarzadzania turystyka w regionie Babiej Góry - Polish version

Friends of Babia Góra Association/ Babia Góra National Park




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