Events in Europe

5 dates, 5 cities, 5 lessons

The main actors involved in the development of Metropolitan Trails in France and Europe have come together to offer the public a unique series of training sessions.

Upcoming events

MILANO : How to tell the story of a metropolis

October 8-16-24, 2020

On the “Sentieri Metropolitani” in Milan with Gianluca Migliavacca (architect), Gianni Biondillo (writer) and Carmelo Vanadia (guide) + the Bureau des Guides du GR2013, we will see how walking a trail leads to the formulation of new metropolitan narratives.
📝 REGISTRATION for the walking conference (link coming soon)

KÖLN : How to become a guide

Sat, Oct 17, 2020

In the footsteps of Boris Sieverts, who has been leading urban treks in the industrial outskirts of Cologne since 1998, and Nicolas Mémain, walking artist (urban planning medal for the creation of the GR2013), a unique masterclass between railways, former mining sites and an industrial port, on the how to become a professional metropolitan guide.
📝 REGISTRATION for the walking conference

MARSEILLE : How to build a community

Fri, May 15, 2020

The trail is first and foremost a link between the neighbourhoods, visitors and residents of the city.
How can we ensure that the construction of the trail is an adventure shared by communities? Between the conference and the workshop, students will be invited to a one-day special event around the étang de Berre.
📝 REGISTRATION for the walking conference
📝 REGISTRATION for the Workshop

MARSEILLE : CLOSING CONFERENCE AT THE MUCEM

January 21, 2021

This conference will bring together the entire team of the Metropolitan Trails Academy to present to the public the results and perspectives of this outdoors university, which invites us to re-inhabit our cities.
📝 REGISTRATION for the conference


Past events

ATHENS : How to map out a trail

Sat, February 8, 2020

In the footsteps of Jordi Ballesta, author of the “Attiko Monopati” trail (Metropolitan Trail of Greater Athens), and Boris Sieverts (a walking artist of the Greater Cologne area), who shared their tools, methods and visions of their art of drawing metropolitan trails.

PARIS : How to produce a trail

Sat, February 29, 2020

On the Greater Paris Metropolitan Trail with Paul-Hervé Lavessière, Baptiste Lanaspèze, Loïc Magnant and Alexandre Field, two days on project conception and partnerships strategy.