International Workshop in Milan & Study Tour along the Naviglio Pavese Greenway,

24 -25 October 2019


  • Thursday 24th October

International Greenways Heritage Workshop: “Development and promotion of a transnational cultural tourism product linked to Greenways and UNESCO cultural sites” 

  • 14:00 – Registration

Section 1: Greenways Heritage Project Results

  • 14:40 – The “Greenways Heritage” Project – Mercedes Muñoz, European Greenways Association
  • 15:00 – The “Greenways Heritage” Touristic GIS and Web-App – Giulio Senes, Roberto Rovelli, Gianpaolo Cirone, University of Milan (Italy)
  • 15:20 –  “Greenways Heritage”: quality protocol and visitor profile – Giulio Senes, Roberto Rovelli, Gianpaolo Cirone, University of Milan (Italy)
  • 15:40 – 360° and augmented reality experience for UNESCO sites and greenways – Els Van Zele, City of Mechelen (Belgium)
  • 16:00 – “Greenways Heritage” Touristic Product – Arantxa Hernández Colorado, Fundación de los Ferrocarriles Españoles – Vias Verdes Program (Spain)
  • 16:20 – “Greenways Heritage” Promotion & communication – Nuno Ferreira, Inter-municipal Community of Ave (Portugal)
  • 16:40 – Coffee break

Section 2: Key stakeholders’ experiences

  • 17:00 – The Voghera-Varzi Greenway and the Pavia provincial soft mobility network – Paolo Gramigna, Province of Pavia (Italy). See video.
  • 17:20 – Soft mobility and cultural heritage in Italy – Anna Donati, Italian Soft Mobility Alliance (Italy)  –  Italian version
  • 17:40 – The role of the Italian railway company –Ilaria Maggiorotti, Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (Italy)
  • 18:00 – The Val Brembana Greenway and the UNESCO site of Bergamo – Eliana Rota, Province of Bergamo (Italy)
  • 18:40 – Questions & Discussion

>> Venue:  University of Milan – Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (Aula Maggiore).

Via Celoria, 2 – 20133 Milano (Italy)

Friday 25th October

Study Tour: Milan – Pavia – Certosa of Pavia

  • 08:30 – Meeting at the rail station and departure by train for Pavia
  • 09:30 – Bike tour along the Naviglio Pavese Greenway, from Pavia to the Certosa of Pavia (about 10 km)
  • 10:30 – Guided visit to the Certosa of Pavia
  • 11:30 – Return to Pavia by bike
  • 12:30 – Lunch
  • 14:00 – Return to Milan by train
  • 14:30 – Arrival to Milan

Participation is Free upon Prior Registration

Registration open >>Here 


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Credit photos:  1) Chiostro della Chiesa di S. Maria delle Grazie –  © MarkusMark [CC BY-SA 3.0 (] ; 2) © Ciclovia della Valle Brembana Bergamo Lombardia Italy

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Location: University of Milan - Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (Aula Maggiore).