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Yperia 2015

21 October 2015 - 26 October 2015


The Cultural Association of Tholaria, Amorgos and Aegialis Hotel & Spa are pleased to organize, for the 13th consecutive year, the YPERIA International Convention of Sustainable Tourism, for Preservation and Protection of the Natural and Cultural Heritage of Amorgos.

The Convention aims to promote the natural beauty and culture of Amorgos, foster an exchange of ideas on cultural heritage preservation, as well as present and promote current projects on the island of Amorgos. In this respect, we would like to invite you to attend and participate in the Convention.

The main scope of discussion will be “Amorgos: Trails From The Past To The Future. Socio-economic, cultural and environmental prospects” with the following topics:

  • Local products of Amorgos Island
  • Hiking the Amorgian Trail Network: benefits of the most inexpensive investment in tourism
  • Velanidia Foundation. Learn from the past to create prospects for the future to foster the ecosystem of the island
  • Accessible Tourism for people with reduced mobility
  • Transmissions and adaptations of the Greek folklore
  • Dry stone walls,  traditional and important structural elements of the landscape
  • Natura 2000: areas in Amorgos. Sustainable management of the areas of protection
  • Hozoviotissa Monastery of Amorgos, in process of inclusion in UNESCO’s World Heritage List

The 6th International Short Tourism Film Festival of Amorgos will take place within the frame of YPERIA 2015.

The Convention will be held in English. Accommodation, food and tours on Amorgos are offered by the organizers. The participation form should be submitted no later than July 1st, 2015.


21 October 2015
26 October 2015
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Cultural Association of Women of Amorgos
+30 22850 73393


Aegialis Hotel & Spa
Amorgos, Cyclades GR 84008 Greece
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