Geotourism, as defined by The National Geographic Society, is a type of tourism that “support or accentuates the geographical character of the place visited – its environment, its heritage, its aesthetics, its culture and the well-being of its inhabitants”.

Geotourism means travel for discover geological wonders in the place where they are located and the particular combination that is created between natural and human resources that make the place unique and unrepeatable Geotourism is one of the tools of knowledge and valorization of the territory with the highest potential for development, in harmony with the now unavoidable principles of environmental sustainability. Through a targeted valorization, the area becomes a tourist reference pole characterized by those themes that associate the purely scientific-popular interest with the emotional-semiological one linked only to the environmental landscape features.