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SF Tour 2018

Τhe SF Tour was held for another year, offering participants a complete sustainability experience through educational activities, networking and leisure. The destination for the SF Tour 2018 was Chania, Crete, and the participants had the opportunity to visit traditional olive oil production facilities, handmade soap from organic pure materials production facilities, and a recycled glass blower factory.

October 6-7, 2018 – Chania Crete


 Saturday, October 6, 2018

06:00-07:00 Transport from Athens hotels to E. Venizelos Airport
08:00-9:00 Flight to Chania, Crete
09:30-11:30 Visit to Astrikas Estate Biolea, award winning, cold press extra virgin olive oil factory.  Tasting and tour of Biolea. Lecture on Sustainable Entrepreneurship. Coffee stop at the historical village of Spilia
11:30-13:00 Visit to sustainable enterprise Fisika, handmade olive oil soaps and toiletries
13:00-15:00 Arrive at ESA (European Sustainability Academy), purpose-built sustainability learning academy, for light refreshments and get familiarized with ESA spaces. 10-minute walk to Drapanos taverna for a traditional Cretan village lunch
15:00-16:00 Check in at Almyrida Beach Hotel.  Visit to Tzompanakis hand blown, recycled glass factory
16:00-18:00 Free time – Coffee and sweets at the beach
18:00-22:00 Return to ESA for Cretan-Fusion dinner with a Cretan fine wine tasting experience. Presentation by ESA Resident Astronomer, ‘The Universe in a Wine Glass’. Live star and planet watching (with a robotic telescope)


Sunday,October 7, 2018

08:00-09:30 Breakfast at hotel. Transport to the European Sustainability Academy
09:30-12:30 Lecture and interactive knowledge sharing activity with aspirational, local ‘Millennial Sustainability Entrepreneurs’ with the Youth Entrepreneurship ClubSustainability Mindfulness: Reconnecting with your Authentic Leader-Self by Valentina Kordi a High Performance & Mindset Coach for Entrepreneurs, Executives & Teams
12:30-15:00 Lunch at Chania Old Town fish restaurant
15:00-16:30 Stroll, shopping and coffee at Central Market & Chania Old Harbor
16:30-18:30 Visit and presentation at Τhe Park for the Preservation of Flora & Fauna
18:30-19:30 Campus tour of the Sustainability Engineering Departments of the Technical University of Crete
19:30-21:30 Visit to Venizelos tombs, coffee and sweets at Acrotiri hill (Koukouvagia)
23:20-00:10 Flight to Athens
00:10-01:00 Transport from E. Venizelos airport to central Athens