More than a trend, a practice of preventive wellness
You just need to immerse yourself in cedars, redwoods, bamboo, millenary cherries, the incredible silver apricots of the biloba ginkgos and majestic camphor of which the trunks become legends and host the gods and which became a source of inspiration for the director Hayao Miyazaki in many of his animated films.
How do you feel about biophilia?
In Europe, England is the most active with websites dedicated to wellness therapy tourism. Forestholidays.co.uk offers themed holidays in Blackwood Forest (Hampshire) and Thorpe Forest, County Norfolk. Canopyandstars.co.uk and brings the overnight stay experience directly into tents or tree houses in Lanarkshire and Cornwall.
Austria even referred to a geographical area, the Federal forest bathing area in the Salzkammergut district.
And if you want to take a swim in the woods in italy?
Effectively stress and depression, lowering blood pressure and heart rate. Three days can offer great benefits, just four hours a day in the forest, alternating walks and stops along the paths to produce health effects that remain for a long time. If you don't have three days, 5 kilometres travelled in the beech forest in 4 hours will still trigger a sensitive response.