WHAT: Global Green Destinations Events
GREENFEST is a large public event on sustainability, attracting 4000-6000 visitors daily. One of the topics of the 2017 edition is "Green Travel".
- 28 September: Sustainable tourism field trips offered by the city of Cascais. Field trip to Quinta do Pisão (recovery of abandoned agricultural lands and the creation of a Nature Park of high value for recreation and tourism); Field trip to the Cresmina Dune Interpretation Center and a 4 km walk (recovery of a sand dune area of high value for nature, recreation and tourism).
- 29 September: Global Green Destinations Conference, featuring success stories presented by global destination leaders, and success stories and good practices presented by award-winning Top 100 Sustainable Destinations, in three parallel sessions.
- 30 September: Full-day study trip on sustainable tourism in the Oeste Region, offered by the city of Torres Vedras; presentations of responsible tourism destinations around the world, by selected Top 100 Destinations.
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