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About Chios Masticulture, the ecotourism travel agency specializing in ecotourism activities in Chios GreeceTravel services, ecoutourism, agritourism, hotel and traditional rooms accommodation, mastic tours, on the Aegean Island of Chios in Greece.About the island of Chios, the land of Chios natural mastic in the Aegean Sea, Greece.Ecotourism tours and activities on Chios Island GreeceContact the ecotourism travel bureau of Chios in the Mastic Village of Mesta Chios Greece.The medieval watchtower and beach of Trachili on the west coastline of Chios island.

Special interest theme and travel seminars in Chios Greece

The landscape, culture and vibrant tradition of Chios combine to create an ideal spot for focused seminars and presentations. Masticulture manages the co-ordination of local factors and institutions as well as all travel arrangements. Seminars can be about anything including music, dance, photography, architecture, painting, cooking, arts and crafts, and farming. The instructors can be eiter locals or invited from other parts of Greece or abroad.

Want to plan your own seminar?

For experts, organizations or companies that want to organise their own seminar in Chios, we can arrange all the relevant details and make sure everything runs smoothly. Contact us for more details.

Villagers use traditional food preservation techniques. Cherry ball tomatoes are tied together and hung outside to dry in the Mastic Villages of Chios Greece. Photo from Pyrgi.
Time leaves its own artistic mark on the medieval villages of Chios Greece. Photo from Pyrgi of Chios.
Distillation of souma, a local spirit produced in traditional distilleries from figs. Figs are soaked in water for 10 days to ferment. Photo from Mesta Chios Greece.

1. Even today, villagers use traditional food preservation techniques. In the mastic villages cherry ball tomatoes are tied together and hung outside to dry. Photo from Pyrgi of Chios, December 2007.

2. Time leaves its own artistic mark on the medieval villages of Chios. Photo from Pyrgi of Chios, December 2007.

3. Fall is prime time for the distillation of souma, a local spirit produced in artisanal distilleries from figs. Before being distilled, figs are soaked in water for 10 days at least, during which fermentation occurs, and sugars are transformed to alcohol. Photo from Mesta of Chios, November 2006.


For the moment, Masticulture is the only local business focused on ecotourism in Chios. Thus we have a growing list of traditional locally owned accommodation options, counting hundreds of rooms in areas like the Mastic Villages, Volissos, Kampos, Kardamylla, Avgonyma and others.


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What they say about us
Really great unique experience. Thank you for such a warm welcome. Success with your adventure!
Helen, Ireland, September 2007.