Welcome to 20 Nordic nature areas: Tips from the Nordic Council of Ministers
Nordic Council of Ministers, Nordic Council of Ministers SecretariatNordic Council of Ministers, Nordic Council of Ministers Secretariat, Arbejdsgruppen for Terrestriske Økosystemer (TEG)2006 (English)Other (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
The attractions of Denmark include the broad expanses of the Vadehavet tidal ecosystem, newly-created wetlands teeming with birdlife, the sea, and the lengthy coastlines of the islands with their dunes, cliffs and sandy beaches. Among the many natural phenomena that attract tourists to Norway are glaciers, mountains and fjords. Highlands, volcanoes and other geological phenomena attract tourists to Iceland. They visit Sweden for its mountains, forests and vast wilderness areas, while Finland is well-known as the land with thousands of lakes and the exotic Lapland region. There are a great many national parks and nature reserves throughout the Nordic region which are legally protected in order to preserve their flora, fauna and geology, but also to provide visitors with opportunities to experience Nordic nature at its best. This booklet presents a selection of the finest areas for nature tourism in Norden, all of which are protected in accordance with nature conservation legislation. The purpose of the booklet is to stimulate interest in and convey knowledge of the valuable features of those areas. It also provides information about the locations of and travelling directions to the protected areas, their characteristics, and what visitors can do and experience there. In addition, there are details on overnight accommodation, dining facilities, other attractions in nearby areas, and useful descriptions of adjacent communities.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Copenhagen: Nordic Council of Ministers , 2006. , 48 p.
Research subject Environment
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:norden:org:diva-1529ISBN: 92-893-1329-3OAI: oai:DiVA.org:norden-1529DiVA: diva2:701862