9th European Geoparks Conference 2010, Lesvos Greece
 
 

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4th INTERNATIONAL INTENSIVE COURSE ON GEOPARKS (1-6 October 2010)

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Monday, October 4th, 2010

 

Field trip
Mytilini - Lesvos Petrified Forest Park
Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest

08.30 Departure from the hotels to the Lesvos Petrified Forest Geopark.
09.00 – 11.00

Earth heritage in Lesvos Geopark:  300 million years in 96 km.
Examples of geosite interpretation for the public along the Lesvos Petrified Forest European and Global Geopark.

11.00 – 12.30

The Lesvos Petrified Forest Park.
Guided tour

12.30 – 13.00 Coffee break

13.00 – 14.30

Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest.
Guided tour to the Petrified Forest Museum permanent exhibitions – Interpreting Earth heritage for the broad public.
Guided tour

14:30 – 16:00 Lunch in the Museum prepared by a Woman’s Cooperative
16.00 Transfer from Sigri to Eresos and Mesotopos
16.30 – 18.00

Visit to the Eresos Volcanic Geotopes.
The Ancient Eresos Acropolis and Sappho.
The Aristoteles – Theophrastus walk

18.00 – 19.30

Local community involvement in sustainable economic Geopark activities
Mesotopos Agrotourism Women Cooperative
Discussion with the Cooperative Members

19.30 - 20.30 Dinner at the Mesotopos Agrotourism Women Cooperative
20.30 Departure to Mytilene

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

 

Field trip
Mytilini – Thermi - Mandamados – Aghia Paraskevi – Achladeri – Polychnitos - Vrissa - Mytilini

08.30 Departure from the hotels
09.00 – 10.30   Visit to Thermi archaeological site, a 5.000 years old town
10.30 – 12.30 The Mandamados traditional pottery making handcrafts “TSKALARIA” – a 3000 years old activity in Lesvos!
12.30 – 14.00

Agia Paraskevi Fault geosite and the 1867 earthquake.
The Museum of industrial olive oil production in Lesvos at Aghia Paraskevi traditional olive oil press – EUROPA NOSTRA Award

14.00 – 15.00 Lunch break in Aghia Paraskevi
15.00 – 16.00 Transfer to Achladeri volcanic geotopes and the underwater ancient town of Pyrra.
16.00 – 18.00 The palaeontological collection of Vrissa and the Polychnitos geothermal field
19.00 Karini - Dinner at Theofilos’ (folk artist) tree cave
21.00 Departure for Mytilene
   
 
 

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