Fifth International Symposium on Process Organization Studies
Theme: The Emergence of Novelty in Organizations

20-22 June 2013
Minoa Palace Resort & Spa, Chania, Crete, Greece

One of the symposium's collaborators in Crete, organizes guided tours to the inland of Chania. It is a unique opportunity for us to enjoy a wonderful drive on the Chania- Rethymno highway that runs along the north coast of Crete. Being surrounded by the fascinating natural habitat that the island of Crete has to offer we will explore and taste olive oil and Cretan Wine, completed by an open BBQ in the yards of the winery.


The excursion will take place in the afternoon of the 22nd of June (our pickup time will be around 16:00) and we will be returned in the hotel around midnight. If you are interested please download the form here and return it to

Our first stop includes two visits. The first will be the Cretan Folk Art museum and then we will visit and old olive oil mill dating back in the 17th century.


Following the museum and the old mill we will roll downhill towards Alikambos area and visit a wonderful stone building that has made the Dourakis family very proud of their own identity on the island. As if taken from a fairytale, a beautiful castle will lure you to discover the winery Dourakis.

There we will take a tour around the facilities and the underground cellars with thousands of bottles. Afterwards we will visit the Winery museum , with all the old machinery and tools. the night closes in the wine tasting will begin. We will taste four different types of bottled wine with appetizers. The fourth wine will accompany the rich BBQ buffet in the idyllic yards of the winery.

Participation cost per person for the tour, visits, and open buffet is at 50 euros per person.