Agritourism and Heritage Tour Guides

Welcome to this course!

You’ve certainly heard of tourism and agriculture, but have you ever heard of agritourism? Have you ever thought about showing tourists around farms, joining in farming activities, trying local produce, and meeting farmers and their families? Agritourism is where tourism and agriculture meet! It helps tourists explore farms and agricultural landscapes, and helps farmers to share their rich agricultural heritage. In this short course, we will introduce you to agritourism and show you how this could be the model for you!

Heritage tourism is about visiting buildings, monuments, and museums. But it is far more than that. According to one successful heritage programme: “Heritage tourism offers residents and visitors an experience they cannot get anywhere else, because it focuses attention on a community’s unique and authentic resources.”