ESI dissemination event

The 7th and 8th of February, the Italian Chamber of Commerce for Spain in Madrid (CCIS) will host a final “European Sweet Itineraries” (ESI) meeting, a project  which is co-financed by the European Union within the COSME program and coordinated by the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Portugal, in collaboration with CCIS. The project’s aim[…]


Italian Sweets Itinerary

Introduction Italy has a population of more than 60 million people, and it is the fourth most populous country in Europe. About 10 percent of Italy’s population is over the age of 65. Rome, the capital city, was founded in 753 B.C. With 48.6 million tourists a year (2014), Italy is the fifth most visited[…]


The ESI-Learning platform is online

We have developed European Sweets Itineraries for High-school and VET students who are interested in the tyipical products of Italy, Spain and Portugal. The educational training is designed according to the “Report about the cultural tourism of young people and the tourism offer for youth in Europe, in Portugal, Spain and Italy”, which was developed[…]


Spanish Sweets Itinerary

Introduction Spain, or the Kingdom Of Spain, is one of the most famous Spanish speaking countries in the world. With a king history of tradition, and even longer history of conquest and exploration, Spain contains a wide food, wine and cultural diversity with a very strong regional identites. It is a land of contrasts and[…]


Portuguese Sweets Itinerary

Introduction The mild temperatures, 3.000 hours of sun per year and 850 kms of splendid beaches bathed by the Atlantic Ocean turn Portugal into the perfect destination for each season, a few hours from any European capital. In this country with the oldest frontiers of Europe, there is a great diversity of landscapes at short[…]


European Sweet Itineraries kick-off meeting

The first meeting of the European Sweet Itineraries (ESI) took place on Friday 15 April in Brussels where Davinia Galea, Deputy Director and Jordi Vegas, Project Manager, represented IGCAT (International Institute of Gastronomy, Culture, Art and Tourism) as partner of the ESI project alongside 13 other partners from Italy, Latvia, Portugal and Spain. During the[…]