Year 2017, Volume 4 , Issue 3, Pages 214 - 226 2017-11-01

Impact of geographical factors on Coastal Tourism between İğneada and Kastro Bay, Thracian Black Sea coast, Turkey

Gülsen Erginal [1]


This study discusses the relationship between tourism and geomorphologic features, climatic comfort and natural vegetation cover in the coastal region from İğneada to Kastro Bay on the Black Sea. From the point of view of climatic comfort, Thermo-Hygrometric Index (THI) values indicate that May, June, September and October are favorable for coastal tourism while in the months of July and August temperatures are too hot. SSI index values indicate that comfort levels prevail for most people in June and September although the weather can be perceived by some people as cool. In July and August, when the temperatures are higher, the climate is comfortable part of the time, but it is rather hot and sticky. Despite climatic comfort conditions not being suitable for long-duration coastal tourism in the Kıyıköy-İğneada area, the floristic richness of the area and presence of longose forests offer many opportunities in terms of ecotourism. There are also numerous lakes and streams presenting unique possibilities for a variety of so-far unexploited tourism activities. Geomorphologically, uncontaminated sandy beaches and coastal spits as well as sheltered bays such as Kastro Bay are among the important assets of the area in terms of coastal tourism.


Coastal tourism, climatic comfort, Thrace, Black Sea
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Journal Section Research Articles
Authors

Author: Gülsen Erginal
Institution: ARDAHAN UNIVERSITY, ÇILDIR VOCATIONAL SCHOOL
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : November 1, 2017

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APA Erginal, G . (2017). Impact of geographical factors on Coastal Tourism between İğneada and Kastro Bay, Thracian Black Sea coast, Turkey. International Journal of Environment and Geoinformatics , 4 (3) , 214-226 . DOI: 10.30897/ijegeo.348815
MLA Erginal, G . "Impact of geographical factors on Coastal Tourism between İğneada and Kastro Bay, Thracian Black Sea coast, Turkey". International Journal of Environment and Geoinformatics 4 (2017 ): 214-226 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/ijegeo/issue/31803/348815>
Chicago Erginal, G . "Impact of geographical factors on Coastal Tourism between İğneada and Kastro Bay, Thracian Black Sea coast, Turkey". International Journal of Environment and Geoinformatics 4 (2017 ): 214-226
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ISNAD Erginal, Gülsen . "Impact of geographical factors on Coastal Tourism between İğneada and Kastro Bay, Thracian Black Sea coast, Turkey". International Journal of Environment and Geoinformatics 4 / 3 (November 2017): 214-226 . https://doi.org/10.30897/ijegeo.348815
AMA Erginal G . Impact of geographical factors on Coastal Tourism between İğneada and Kastro Bay, Thracian Black Sea coast, Turkey. International Journal of Environment and Geoinformatics. 2017; 4(3): 214-226.
Vancouver Erginal G . Impact of geographical factors on Coastal Tourism between İğneada and Kastro Bay, Thracian Black Sea coast, Turkey. International Journal of Environment and Geoinformatics. 2017; 4(3): 226-214.