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Chalkidiki, Village Life

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Trip at a Glance

  • Company

    GoGreek for A Day, by Intron

  • Locations

    Marathoussa, Chalkidiki, Greece

  • Activities

    Cultural Immersion, Lifestyle

  • Price
    €60 EUR per person
  • Duration

    4 hours

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    17.00-21.00, 15 June - 31 August

  • Starting Location

    St George's church at main Marathoussa square

  • Price Includes

    Deluxe Pack: Food sampling and tasting. Learning how to create decorative ornaments.

  • Notes

    Meeting Point: St George's church at main Marathoussa square. Marathoussa is a beautiful lowland village built in the unique Chalkidiki plains.

Highlights

  • Life & art at Marathoussa village. Marathoussa, Chalkidiki: where the experience will take place. Fotini Psatha is your hostess for the experience.
  • Fotini is big in Art. She offers a comprehensive and rare experience of "life in a Greek village".
  • The Experience includes: sculpture (creating small artifacts), building small ornamental structures with natural materials.
  • Guests will also enjoy hands-on involvement in home-based cultivations, in her family garden.
  • What’s SPECIAL about this experience: this is a rare opportunity to discover the day-to-day village life from an insider’s point of view.

Trip Info

Life and art at the village of Marathoussa.

Marathoussa, Chalkidiki: where the Experience will take place.

Fotini Psatha is your hostess for the whole experience.

Fotini had a successful background in the finance sector but her constant drive towards seeking authentic life has taken her away from the big city. Together with her partner-in-life, they left Thessaloniki, settled down on a farm in a small village and have not regretted it once since. She loves literature, writing books, sculpture, artifacts creation using natural materials, looking after her exceptional home garden, and preparing her own food.
- Place of Origin: Thraki, Arta
- Lives in: Marathoussa, Chalkidiki
- Speaks: English
- Loves: reading, writing, nature, village life, gardening and cultivations, being usefull to others
- Has Travelled to: all over Greece, Cyprus, Italy, France, Austria, Switzerland, Hungary, Egypt, Israel, Morocco, Tunisia, Turkey
- Personal Traits: commitment to well-being, faith in own capabilities, seeking changes, positive attitude

Here’s how we’ll spend the day and what we’ll do together:

This Experience is offered in TWO versions: Standard Pack and Deluxe Pack.

Deluxe Pack

1. Crafting ornamental artifacts
You will learn how to create decorative ornaments like candlesticks or vases, using simple materials like gypsum, tree branches, or sycamore tree leaves.

2. Home-grown vegetables garden
You will get involved in soil grubbing, seed planting, sowing and collecting vegetables like tomatoes, capsicum, beets, cucumbers, lettuce, brussels sprouts etc.

3. Food preparation
You will learn, among other things, how to prepare salted fish and greek cheese.

Standard Pack

1. Home-grown vegetables garden
The guest will get involved in soil grubbing, seed planting, sowing and collecting vegetables like tomatoes, capsicum, beets, cucumbers, lettuce, brussels sprouts etc.

2. Food preparation
The visitor will learn, among other things, how to prepare salted fish.

3. Dinner with bites & delis
The visitor will have the chance to prepare a candle-lit dinner and consume traditional tsipouromezedes: greek quick bites & delis, with tsipouro (an alcoholic ouzo-like drink).

- Standard Pack – Duration: 4 hours
Timetable: 17.00-21.00
Price: 60 euros per person

- Deluxe Pack – Duration: 7 hours
Timetable: 10.00-17.00
Price: 120 euros per person

Group size: 4 persons max

NOTE: “At a Glance Trip Highlights” mentioned hereby, refer predominantly to the Deluxe Pack

Let GoGreek for A Day, by Intron help you plan your next memorable experience.

GoGreek for A Day, by Intron

We have put together an extensive array of authentic Greek experiences all over Greece, that cover your potential preferences. All experiences are carried out by friendly and knowledgeable local hosts. Go beyond typical tours and see how locals live. Explore insider's walk-abouts and off-the-beaten-track routes, meet real people in real life situations, do and learn Greek things, experience Greek culture and civilization. Get behind the tourists' facade of sea, sun, and ancient ruins and spend a day to become part of actual Greek life on a day-to day basis. You'll end up with warm lifetime memories!

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