The following complimentary excursions/activities, generously organised by our hosts, can be booked during the Conference registration process or by emailing

ITT Porto Carras Golf Tournament, 3 June

Tee off time : 09:30 - 10:00 

Porto Carras Grand resort invites you to enjoy a complimentary round of golf on Monday 3 June. The leisure course has a stunning backdrop of the pine forests of Mount Itamos and the Domaine vineyards. There are limited sets of clubs to hire 35EUR and golf buggies for 40EUR on a first come, first serve basis.

Meet in the golf lobby 30 minutes prior to tee time

Boat Cruise to Neos Marmaras, 4 June

Sponsored by Halkidiki Tourism Organisation

Excursion time : 15:00 and 16:00

Experience a beautiful 15-minute cruise from the Porto Carras Marina along the Aegean coastline to the nearby town of Neos Marmaras. This bustling seaside town is packed full of excellent tavernas, cafes and bars and offers a great shopping opportunity showcasing local artisan goods such as olive oil & leather products, honey, spices and much more. Enjoy some free time to explore this authentic Greek town, grab a souvenir or simply enjoy a coffee or ouzo at one of the many beautiful waterside cafes.

Return times 17:00 and 18:00

Meet in the hotel marina 10 minutes prior to your booked departure time of 15:00 or 16:00

Max guests: 40 per cruise

Wine Tasting, Domaine Porto Carras, 5 June

Sponsored by Halkidiki Tourism Organisation

Excursion time : 16:00 and 17:00 

Immerse yourself in the world of Greek winemaking with a captivating 60 minute wine tasting at Domaine Porto Carras, the largest organic vineyards in Greece. Embark on a journey through the winery's rich history and viticultural heritage, guided by expert winemakers who will unveil the secrets behind their award-winning wines and the sustainable and eco-friendly methods adopted.

You will visit the Melissanthi Experience Hall, where you'll delve into the art of winemaking, from grape selection to fermentation and aging. Savour a selection of Domaine Porto Carras' finest wines, each showcasing the unique terroir of the region, pairing them with Greek cheese and cold cuts.

Meet in the reception lobby 15 minutes prior to your booked slot of either 16:00 or 17:00

Max guests: 25 per tour

Sustainability Initiative: Discover the Olives of Halkidiki and Old Nikiti, 5 June

Sponsored by Halkidiki Tourism Organisation

Excursion time : 15.00 - 18:00

A visit to an olive factory in Halkidiki offers an immersive journey into the heart of table olive’s production, revealing the passion, tradition, and craftsmanship that have shaped Halkidiki's reputation as a haven for olive enthusiasts worldwide.

An olive specialist guide will help you discover Halkidiki’s olive heritage take you and learn about its continued contribution to the local economy. The main concern still remains the same, to produce products of high nutritional value and taste by processing them ONLY in a natural and traditional way without chemical additives, with natural debbiteless and slow maturation. The result of all this effort is a dream… and you will taste it!

Afterwards, you will continue the tour at the Old town of Nikiti, a charming traditional settlement that retains an air of romantic nostalgia by being quaint without being too schmaltzy, featuring stone Macedonian houses with blossom-filled balconies and courtyards.

Meet in the reception lobby at 14.45, ready to depart at 15.00.

Max guests: 36

The following payable excursions/activities can be booked during the Conference registration process or by emailing

Mountain Halkidiki

Embark on a exciting journey to Poluguros, exploring charming architecture and a traditional bakery. Continue to Arnaia Village for a blend of Halkidiki's heritage and vibrant life, featuring traditional architecture and old-time crafts. 

Price: 40 EUR per person 

Timings: 09:00 - 13:00

Dates available: Friday 31 May and Friday 7 June

Pirates Boat Blue Lagoon Cruise

Revel in the beauty of the Blue Lagoon renowned for its vibrant waters. Relax on the beach, indulge in snorkelling and swimming in the crystal-clear Aegean Sea. Cruise along the Diaporos islands for breath-taking views and explore the hidden beaches of Sithoni. Light lunch included.

Price: 47 EUR per person

Timings: 09:00 - 17:00 

Dates available: Saturday 1 June and Thursday 6 June

Mount Athos

Explore the breath-taking Monasteries of Mount Athos on a beautiful water cruise. Accessible only to men with advanced booking, this ancient site boasts a 1,000-year history as an autonomous state. With 1,700 monks adhering to strict rules, Mount Athos remains off-limits to women. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Mount Athos is a unique destination within Greece. Join the cruise to witness Europe's most distinctive Monks' republic and its Byzantine Monasteries, central to Orthodoxy for centuries. Plus, discover the charming village of Ouranopolis on your journey. 

Price: 43 EUR per person 

Timings: 09:00-17:00

Dates available: Sunday 2 June and Sunday 9 June

4*4 off road Jeep Safari

Gear up for a thrilling day of off-road 4x4 Jeep exploration! Roam through dense green forests and pristine golden sandy beaches around the Sithonia peninsula and Polygyros. Seize the moments, relish coffee breaks, and indulge in a Greek lunch at a traditional taverna. With safety and environmental respect as top priorities, these scenic tours promise an unforgettable experience.- Includes professional driver. 

Price: 70 EUR per person

Timings: 09:00 - 14:00

Dates available: Friday 31 May and Friday 7 June

Thessaloniki Capital Delights

Discover the essence of Thessaloniki, Greece's second-largest city, with our immersive tour. Led by a professional guide, explore Byzantine, Roman, and Ancient Greek ruins, shop in vibrant markets, and savour the city's culinary delights. Visit iconic landmarks like the White Tower and the Old Town, all while enjoying a panoramic view from the City Walls. Book now for an unforgettable journey through history, culture, and flavour.

Price: 40 EUR per person 

Timings: 09:30-16:30

Dates available: Monday 3 June and Saturday 8 June

Sithonia Crystal Waters

Discover Sithonia's serene landscapes and beaches for just 48 EUR per person on Saturday June 2nd and 9th. Immerse yourself in pure beauty as our local escort guides you through this tranquil peninsula. Enjoy a "Caribbean-style" beach swimming experience, savour sweet honey tasting, and capture the charm of Parthenonas village with its panoramic views. Book now for a day filled with beauty, tranquillity, and cultural discovery!

Price: 48 EUR

Timings: 10:00 - 16:30 

Dates available: Sunday 2 June and Saturday 8 June

Porto Carras Bike Rental

Bike rental services offer enthusiasts the perfect opportunity to explore the picturesque landscapes and breath-taking trails of the area. Whether you're a runner, hiker, or cyclist, there's something for everyone to enjoy amidst the natural beauty. With rental rates set at a 10 EUR per hour or 20 EUR per day, obtaining a bike is both convenient and affordable. Rentals can be arranged directly at the Golf Club Reception from 09:00 to 20:00, ensuring easy access for those eager to embark on their outdoor adventures..

Bike locks and helmets are included in the rental price, and special offers are available for multi-day rentals.