• 15 July Recommended arrival to Santiago.

 

  • 16 July

>Morning: Registration. Opening session. Coffee-break.                                Thematic sessions in parallel. Welcome reception.

>Afternoon: Thematic sessions in parallel (including                                        coffee-break). Walking tour in Santiago (old quarter).                                    Official dinner.

  • 17 July

>Morning: Thematic sessions in parallel (including coffee-break).            Round table-homage to Prof Roser Majoral. Closing remarks.                  Lunch.

>Afternoon: Fieldwork to areas nearby Santiago, three                                  alternatives being:

 

  • 18 July

>Morning: Trip to A Veiga by bus. Stops in Allariz and A Limia.                    Light lunch en route.

>Afternoon: Arrival to A Veiga. Thematic sessions in parallel.                    Short walk around A Veiga before dinner. Dinner

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • 19 July

>Morning: Walk to the highlands of Galicia (glacier lakes), of                      medium difficulty. Alternatively, visit by bus to pine forest                        plantations in O Eixe Range, restored housing and honey                            development centre. Reception by the Mayor of A Veiga. Light              lunch.

>Afternoon: Thematic sessions in parallel. Dinner.                                              If the night is fine, observation of stars A Veiga is a ®Starlight          Tourist Destination.

 

 

 

 

  • 20 July

>Morning: Trip to Palas de Rei by bus. Stop in As Ermidas. Stop in            Amandi wine producing area (core zone of the Ribeira Sacra                    protected designation of origin). Light lunch.

>Afternoon: Visit to conventional dairy farming and massive eggs          factory, and organic farming producers in A Ulloa district.                          Dinner.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • 21 July

>Morning: Walking the Way of Saint James (Camino/Caminho)                from Palas to Melide, track of easy difficulty. Alternatively, by                bus visit to organic farmers, rural accommodation and Castelo de        Pambre heritage building. Light lunch.

>Afternoon: Trip to Santiago by bus. Stop in some relevant                          Jacobean milestones en route to Santiago

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*The fieldtrip will have a restricted number of participants. Fieldtrip participants will need to confirm in the early bird registration. In the moment of submitting the extended abstract before 15 January 2018, please do express the wish to participate in the fieldtrip and we will make our best to accommodate all the expressions of interest. In any case, acceptance to the fieldtrip will be expressively notified.

 

26TH ANNUAL COLLOQUIUM OF THE COMMISSION ON THE SUSTAINABILITY OF RURAL SYSTEMS. INTERNATIONAL GEOGRAPHICAL UNION