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Tourism in European microstates and dependencies: geopolitics, scale and resource limitations.

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This book is about tourism and its multidimensional relationships with some aspects of state geopolitics as manifested on the ground in mini microstates and other anomalous territories in Europe. Chapters 1 and 2 provide conceptual grounding for studying irregular territories and microstates and supranationalism in Europe. Chapters 3-7 look specifically at the five mini states (mini microstates) i...

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Chapter 7 (Page no: 73)

Vatican City: the smallest country on earth but probably the most visited.

This chapter examines the special situation of Vatican City and explores its transfrontier relations, and how these affect tourism in the microstate. Given its position in Rome, its popularity as a premier destination, and its constant flow of border crossings, Vatican City is probably the most visited country on earth.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Europe's smallest states and anomalous geographical areas. Author(s): Timothy, D. J.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 15) Transfrontier relationships in Europe. Author(s): Timothy, D. J.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 24) The Pyrenean co-principality of Andorra. Author(s): Timothy, D. J.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 36) Europe's Alpine mini state: the Principality of Liechtenstein. Author(s): Timothy, D. J.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 48) Large luxury and tiny grandeur: the principality of Monaco. Author(s): Timothy, D. J.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 63) More than just a mountain: the Republic of San Marino. Author(s): Timothy, D. J.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 87) Europe's autonomous regions, dependencies and overseas territories. Author(s): Timothy, D. J.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 109) International exclaves and extraterritorial places. Author(s): Timothy, D. J.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 136) Unrecognized polities: the de facto states and micronations of Europe. Author(s): Timothy, D. J.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 154) Vulnerability, dependency and touristic appeal: the costs and benefits of smallness and marginality. Author(s): Timothy, D. J.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 170) Perspectives on tourism and small polities in Europe. Author(s): Timothy, D. J.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2020
  • ISBN
  • 9781789243109
  • Record Number
  • 20203524517