In the current post-fordist system, the industrial tourism is an option that is being consolidated in our country, sand the ecomuseums are one of its main manifestations, encompassing a set of elements (land, industrial heritage, duties and customs of local life), so that not only value the heritage, often abandoned and destroyed, but also spread a new culture of sustainable development of the territory, where the collective memory becomes the main driver of some projects developed with the active participation of the local community as the backbone. This is the case of eco-museum The Farinera, of Castelló d'Empúries (Girona), which, being located in an important touristic area, la Costa Brava, like as a small education-touristic offer, complementary, but it helps to reinforce the sense of belonging to a community and revitalize its industrial heritage, cultural and social.
|Journal||Documents d'Analisi Geografica|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2012|
- Industrial heritage
- Tourism industry
Prat, J. M., & Valiente, G. C. (2012). Industrial heritage as a boost for the country: The case of eco-museum the Farinera, in Castelló d'Empúries (Catalunya). Documents d'Analisi Geografica, 58(1), 79-100.