hese are rural areas away from town and cities and not necessarily specific named resorts. They are areas that incorporate a number of features, such as mountains, lakes, forests, hills etc. They are perfect for people, who love to be in the “nature”, like camper, hiker or just persons, who need fresh air. They enjoy natural environments and landscapes. The way they spent their time there is always different. Accommodations are one of these. They can stay in a big hotel, a bungalow or they camp. Examples would be the Black Forest, Provence, and Tuscany. Whole mountain ranges (e.g. the Alps) would not be considered a countryside area; however, a specific countryside area within a mountain range would be acceptable (e.g. Bernese Oberland). The example I have chosen is “Black Forest”, or in German “Schwarzwald”. This area is in the southwest of Germany, in the state of Badem-Wuettemberg. In spring, summer and autumn extensive hiking- and mountain bike trails make possible that various groups of people can “use” this natural area. In winter, of course, are the winter sports are the main reason, why people go to Black Forest. Both alpine skiing and Nordic skiing and can be practice in many places. In recent years the Black Forest has been subdivided into two natural parks, obtained with the objectives of the landscape as a cultural landscape. In little towns the tourists can stay in a normal hotel like in big cities or they find accommodation in traditional houses. The most frequented tourist excursions and recreation goals in the Black Forest are the Titisee and Schluchsee. Lakes offer the opportunity to practice water sports such as diving and windsurfing. Today large parts of the Black Forest live mainly from the tourism industry. The “Schwarzwald Tourismus GmbH” expects around 140.000 direct full-time jobs in the tourist sector and approximately 34.8 million tourist nights in 2009, A countryside area is relative easy to...
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