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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.Travel information (plane, ferry, bus routes etc) regarding your trip to Chios, the land of the Medieval Mastic Villages in the Aegean Sea, Greece.Contact 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.


  • Business partners

  • “Masticulture is a pleasure to work with. Efficient, friendly, totally reliable and absolutely passionate about what they do — an inspiration.”
  • Travel publications

  • Lonely Planet recommends Masticulture as “an offbeat, environmentally friendly travel service that encourages visitors to get their hands dirty by participating in the traditional livelihood of southern Chios.”
  • The press

  • “Vassilis and Roula [of Masticulture] are the faces of a new kind of tourism in Greece. Their programs are for people who are not satisfied with lying out on a beach like lizards.”
  • Aliza Green quotes Greek travel expert Matt Barrett. “Mastic Mystique” article appeared in the summer 2009 issue of Nuvo Magazine.

When to come to Chios

Looking for an occasion?

Experience special festivities and the rituals of Clean Monday in February and Orthodox Easter in April.

Explore the rich biodiversity of Chios by identifying some of the 70 species of wild orchids of the island in April.

Welcome to Masticulture,
the ecotourism travel bureau of Chios

How would you like to take home a piece of the Greek isle of Chios? You can do so by experiencing first hand the daily life of the island: participate in the cultivation of mastic trees, press grapes, collect olives, harvest wheat and bake your own bread.

When in Chios, do as the Chians do!

Masticulture organizes activities for people that want to get in touch and live the local culture.
Find out more about Masticulture

Chios Masticulture Map of ecotourism activities

Activites for individuals

Inlcuding mastic harvest experience, walking, sailing, scuba diving, stargazing and more. Download our brochure for activities for 2011 summer season.

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Upcoming Travel Seminars

  • ACHS's holistic medicine program
    Mesta, Chios, July 9 to 13, 2012
    Join ACHS President Dorene Petersen, a holistic health expert, and Robert Seidel, President of The Essential Oil Company and expert distiller, for 5 nights and 6 days on the exotic eastern Aegean Greek island of Chios, where you will study and experience the amazing aromatic and therapeutic gum mastic.

Masticulture's services

I liked it very much, I learned so much about mastic and I also had some fun. Just one problem, now I don't want to get back to my country...
Isabella, Barcelona, Spain, September 2007.

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