Manor Houses Solares de Portugal promotes quality tourism by suggesting thematic routes. These popular routes provide visitors with a quality experience in keeping with the special character and heritage of the buildings and the natural environment of the area. Rural areas often have small scale and widely dispersed enterprises, communities and administrative structures. The relationship between tourism, agriculture and other sectors in the local rural economy is increasingly important. Many different players are involved. Natural resources, cultural traditions, transport services and a whole range of tourism enterprises have an influence on the visitor experience, and in turn are affected by tourism impact. For these reasons, an integrated quality management approach to tourism is very relevant in rural areas.