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ISHS-ISS2021 is not only Rimini. Guided Post-tours to Northern areas will let you learn about the highly diversified Italian Strawberry production system. Young scientists and technical experts will be trained on strawberry breeding and cultivation systems.
Nurseries and cultivation areas in Northern Italy: Cesena, Ferrara, and Trento 
Bus pick-up from Hotel in Rimini then visit to Ferrara nurseries and Trento strawberry production areas.
Bus transportation from Rimini to Trento and return with stops in Bologna airport, one night hotel reservation and lunches.
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Locations post – tour

Please note that this tour is reserved for the participants of the Symposium and for the Accompanying persons.





The post-symposium tour will offer the possibility to visit the two main strawberry production areas in the North of Italy, in Emilia Romagna and Trentino Alto Adige Regions. People registered for the post – tour will be collected in Rimini.


1st Day – May 6th, 2021

08.30     gathering and departure by bus from Rimini towards Cesena and Ferrara area cultivated and trial fields and nurseries

09.00     arrival at ASTRA Innovazione experimental farm (www.astrainnovazione.it). More info at https://www.iss2020.com/technology-events/

10.00     coffee break

10.30     departure towards Ferrara area

11.45     arrival and visit to CIV strawberry breeding program, VIVAI MAZZONI and SALVI VIVAI cultivation fields(www.civ.it)

13.00     lunch

14.15     departure towards CIV strawberry breeding program, VIVAI MAZZONI and SALVI VIVAI cultivation fields(www.civ.it)

16.15     coffee break

16.30     departure towards Medelana (Ferrara) and visit to VIVAI MAZZONI cultivation fields (www.civ.it)

18.30     departure to hotel

20.00     dinner


2nd Day – May 7th, 2021

08.00     gathering and departure by bus from Ferrara to Trento

11.00     arrival, coffee break and visit to Cooperativa SANT’ORSOLA for strawberry (soiless) and other berries cultivation, storage, processing and sales (www.santorsola.com)

13.00     lunch

14.00     departure to Bologna airport