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Attività ricettive amiche della bicicletta. Casi italiani e prospettive

Raffaele Di Marcello


A survey carried by the European Parliament - Directorate General for Internal Policies, entitled «The European cycle route network Eurovelo», highlights how Italy is one of the favorite tourist destinations by bicycle from other EU countries and Switzerland. The different types of tourism cycling coincide with the active tourism, nature tourism, the itinerant tourism, religious tourism, etc., but they share the use of bicycles, which requires infrastructure, services and accommodation appropriate. Regarding the latter feature can not speak of bicycle tourism without investigating the phenomenon of socalled bike hotels, accommodation facilities, not just hotel, particularly attentive to the needs of travelers cyclists, linked together in a network and offer specific the various types of bicycle tourists. The paper analyzes the totality of accommodation facilities, hotels and other, at the national, regional and provincial level, based on data from Istat 2010, identifying for each field structures bike friendly, and investigating the reasons that have led us to develop, in some areas more than in others, this type of tourist accommodation. Complete the cognitive framework an overview of local and national policies aimed at encouraging the development of this type of tourism and hotels and other accommodation facilities.


albergabici; Bicitalia; bicycle tourism; bike friendly accomodation; bikehotel; cycling; European Cyclists’ Federation; Eurovelo; Federazione Italiana Amici della Bicicletta; FIAB

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.7358/rst-2013-01-02-dima

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Rivista di Scienze del Turismo. Ambiente Cultura Diritto Economia
Registered by Tribunale di Milano (15/09/2008 n. 530)
Online ISSN 2037-7908 - Print ISSN 2037-7916

Executive Editor: Nicola Boccella - Associate Editor: Azzurra Rinaldi
Editorial Staff: Andrea Billi - Patrizia Laurano - Antonio Magliulo - Angelo Quarto
Editorial Board: Alberto Abruzzese (Iulm Milano), Victor Aquino (Universidade de São Paulo), Sergio Arzeni (Ocse), Piero Barucci (Università degli Studi di Firenze), Nicola Boccella (Sapienza Università di Roma), Michael Crang (Durham University), Anya Diekmann (Université Libre de Bruxelles), Renato Guarini (Sapienza Università di Roma), Roberto Grossi (Federculture), Han Yong Liang (Zhejiang University), Jorge Lozano (Universidad Complutense de Madrid), Michel Maffesoli (Université Paris-Sorbonne), Vanda Perretta (Sapienza Università di Roma), Marina Righetti (Sapienza Università di Roma), Azzurra Rinaldi (Unitelma - Sapienza Università di Roma), Irene Salerno (Sapienza Università di Roma), Pasquale Sandulli (Sapienza Università di Roma), Manuel Valenzuela (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)