Agritourism

In the heart of nature

Taking part in farm life goes beyond a simple travelling experience to become a return to tradition. It is this immediate, personal relationship between people and the land when a guest soon becomes a friend that one can restore by taking part in agritourism activities.
The morphological diversity of Greece and its endless natural resources combined with its unique culture and tradition make up a rare blend of images and experiences where lovers of the authentic will relish the blessings of nature.

Working with the land

Help with picking olives using any of a number of age-old harvesting techniques, and with transferring them to a traditional olive press; initiate yourself into the traditional art of extracting the precious oil!
Harvest grapes to make wine or tsipouro, or pick fruits, herbs, and mushrooms. Take part in reaping and learn about bee-keeping by having your own hands-on experience.

Working with the cattle

For those who love animals, getting to know how to take care of them will sure be a challenge. After all, you don’t have the chance to see cattle’s grazing or milking every day!
A more gastronomic choice involves participation in the yoghurt and cheese making procedures.

An educational holiday

In agritourism cooperatives around the country one can take lessons of cookery and pastry and prepare old-school recipes of jams, stewed fruits, spoon sweets, home-made bread, fresh pasta, pies, liqueurs and other delights of the local cuisine.
In pottery workshops you’ll develop your handcraft skills or you might also make the very presents you’ll carry back home from Greece. Wineries will let you sip exquisite wine and initiate you into the secrets of wine: varieties, aromas, colours, tastes.

Ecotourism is part and parcel of agritourism. Depending on where you’ll be staying, there might be a plethora of wonderful choices for you in store. National parks, wetlands, stunning landscapes and one of the richest floras and faunas in Europe await you. If you are into action, don’t miss out on the chance to do your favourite activity in the midst of the superb Greek natural beauty: swimming, fishing, hiking, mountaineering, horse-riding. But you can’t go wrong choosing the Greek nature for a relaxed holiday either: wake up to the singing of birds and have breakfast in the shade of a vine, or dine at the sight of sunset colouring olive groves in gold and green.

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Wellness

Well-being does not concern physical health only. It is a general feeling, an internal ray of health, force and beauty. It is an on-going process. With one of the best climates in the world, with a unique variety of nature, as well as one of the healthiest diets in the world, Greece is the ideal proposal for psychological and physical health and the search for well-being! The ancient Greek writers and philosophers praised the thermal springs, where the Nymphs offered the divine gifts of health, wellbeing, strength, and spirit invigoration.

Sailing

Greece is the ideal place for a surreal escape to the endless blue. Its seas and islands need no further introduction. By sailboat or motorized craft, inflatable or even by boat – the choices are endless.