Educational tours for VET students in low/medium season

the itineraries

The partnership is now working at setting up three European Sweets Itineraries... stay tuned!
Italian Sweets Itinerary

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Spanish Sweets Itinerary

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Portuguese Sweets Itinerary

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the project

Increasing tourism flows in low/medium seasons for youth in Europe
E.S.I. European Sweets Itineraries

School trips are one of the things students look forward to during their school life and the experiences and memories from them are extremely durable. A school trip with its natural dynamic environment provides a learning venue that matches theirnatural inclination to know more about things engages even those with short attention spans and puts the learning subject in context.The project aims to have students travel smart and become smarter travellers, thanks to educational tours on sweets production that will prepare them as responsible tourists and also give them the opportunity to have a learning experience whiletravelling.

  • Objectives

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  • Research

    A report on cultural tourism for youths will be published soon!

  • Training

    We will develop Moodle platform with preparatory modules on the itineraries.

  • Testing

    All the three itineraries will be finally piloted by Latvian VET students.

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Our Team

The partnership of the E.S.I. project is participated by
Italian Chamber of Commerce for Portugal
Italian Chamber of Commerce for Portugal
Project coordinator
The Portuguese Chamber of Commerce has the task of promoting the development of trade and economic cooperation between Portugal and Italy. With this aim, the Chamber provides economic operators (associated) with information, business and cultural services.
Agenzia per lo sviluppo L’aquila
Agenzia per lo sviluppo L’aquila
Project partner
Agenzia per lo Sviluppo is the Development Agency of L’Aquila Chamber of Commerce, which is part of the national system of Italian Chambers of Commerce. The activities carried on in the framework of Agenzia are strictly interconnected with the Chamber ones, and aimed to develop local economic lanscape, taking care of each SMEs sector of the local reality economic system.
Abruzzo Aquilano Incoming Tour Operator
Abruzzo Aquilano Incoming Tour Operator
Project partner
Abruzzo Aquilano is an Incoming Tour Operator located in L’Aquila which, since 2000, organizes tours and journeys in the “green region of Europe”. Our mission is to spread the knowledge of our cultural and natural heritage. Abruzzo region offers authentic hospitality and true experiences, respecting history and environment.of our land.
Città di Silvi Abruzzo Region
Città di Silvi Abruzzo Region
Project partner
The town of Silvi is located in the Abruzzo Region, Italy. It lays directly on a beautiful sandy beach of the Adriatic Sea coast and is bordered also by green hills and it looks like a set jewel in between two Sites of Community interest: (1) The Marine Protected Area Torre del Cerrano, 7 km of coastline of which 2,5 km are sand dunes with exclusive fauna and flora, and (2) The Natural Reserve Calanchi di Atri, 380 hectares on a hilly landscape showing impressive forms of erosion.
Associazione Centro Studi Città di Foligno
Associazione Centro Studi Città di Foligno
Project partner
The Association Study Center City of Foligno (www.cstudifoligno.it) is a training agency active since the year 2000 in the territory of the Municipality of Foligno. The Association is a no-profit private organization whose funding members are the Municipality of Foligno, the Province of Perugia, the Umbria Region, the University of Perugia and the local bank Foundation.
Regional Ministry of Education of Madrid
Regional Ministry of Education of Madrid
Project partner
The Regional Ministry of Education of Madrid is a policy making public authority which deals with the regulation, implementation, control and development of everything related to VET in the Autonomous Region of Madrid. It is responsible for curriculum design, human resources, teachers and other personnel, students, the creation and maintanence of schools and their facilities and all areas related to them. The Regional Ministry has several General Directorates, among them, the Directorate General for VET.
Clube Volei of Évora Portugal
Clube Volei of Évora Portugal
Project partner
Clube Volei of Évora is a private, non-profit association founded in 2005 and based in the city of Evora – Portugal, with a local and regional range of action. Our main targets are the promotion of participation in society and democracy process; human rights education; intergenerational cooperation; the awareness to intervention fields like culture and arts, social inclusion and diversity; and taking an active role in the matters of social and civic development of our community.
International Institute of Gastronomy, Culture, arts and tourism
International Institute of Gastronomy, Culture, arts and tourism
Project partner
IGCAT aims to guide, facilitate and support leaders in cities, regions and cultural projects to understand their distinct cultural, artistic and touristic assets and to best utilise them to their advantage. It does so also by researching trends in creative tourism, creative cities, gastronomy, cultural diversity and European Capitals of Culture.
Italian Chamber of Commerce for Spain
Italian Chamber of Commerce for Spain
Project partner
The Italian Chamber of Trade for Spain belongs to a network composed by 81 chambers in 55 countries in the world. The Chamber is aimed to the promotion and development of trade relations between Italy and Spain, consisting of the following activities: (1) Activities of Information, Development and Collaboration, (2) Promotion activities, Promote industry, commerce, relationships, social activities and meetings, (3) Training Activities to acquire spirit of entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation.
Óbidos City of Literature Portugal
Óbidos City of Literature Portugal
Project partner
Once the wedding present of a queen, the preserved medieval town of Óbidos, lying 70 km north of Lisbon is without doubt one of Portugal’s most classic walled settlements. Óbidos’ ambition is to link its reputation as a historic town to a new image of a place investing in its future. The municipality widely known for its annual events calendar has organized large themed events such as the Chocolate Festival, the Medieval Fair, an Opera season and most recently the International Literary Festival.
Pinto Lopes Incoming Tour Operator
Pinto Lopes Incoming Tour Operator
Project partner
Built in 1974, we differentiate ourselves for the excellence of our service, the personal monitoring from our professional guides, our own fleet of modern buses with high level of comfort and security, a strong and experienced entrepreneurial team. We offer a wide range of tourism services for groups and individuals who would like to know Portugal and its islands. Our mission is to build solid and long-term relationships with those with whom we work, based on mutual trust, honesty and integrity.
Smart Travel Viaggi&Turismo
Smart Travel Viaggi&Turismo
Project partner
Smart travel is a young travel agency set up on January 2013 in Sulmona (L’Aquila) with another branch located in Pescara. We are qualified to plan tailor-made trips: we offer our customers the opportunity to choose their destination, how and when travelling and the hotel standard. Furthermore we make estimates, we book flights tickets, holiday packages and hotels all over the world. We also provide high quality services offering customers the opportunity to visit and enjoy Italy, Abruzzo especially.
The Chocolate Way Association
The Chocolate Way Association
Project partner
The Chocolate Way Association is the first international chocolate network celebrating the culture, tradition and history of chocolate and is a candidate to be recognized as a European Cultural Route by the Council of Europe. We aim to present the cultural heritage of chocolate and cacao as a useful resource for cultural development and aims to promote diversity, intercultural dialogue and a model of economic development based on the principles of sustainable use of resources.
VISC (Latvian National Centre for Education)
VISC (Latvian National Centre for Education)
Project partner
Valsts izglītībs satura centrs – VISC (National Centre for Education) is a public administration body subordinated to the Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia. VISC was established in 2009 by merging four ministry agencies and currently employs about 100 specialists. VISC is responsible for the implementation of education policy at the national level.

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