We strongly believe that meeting local people and experiencing their culture, is the best way to discover the true essence of a destination.
That is why we have decided to work alongside you in order to craft authentic Greek local experiences for you. They are our precious stakeholders and we have decided to give them a voice through our blog. They are born, live, and work in Mesogaia and they have plenty of stories to share with you. Explore with them unique cultural and culinary experiences.
Just south of the hustle of central Athens lies one of the city’s most treasured assets: The Athenian Riviera. A beautiful scenic strip of coastline, that stretches from the municipality of Palaio Faliro to the spectacular Cape Sounio. In between, one can find the cities of Anavyssos and Palaia Phocaea, mostly known for their crystal […]Continue reading
Rediscovering Retsina and its history is project that we have been looking forward to. Retsina is the outcome of infusing resin in a base of white wine usually Savatiano ,the main wine variety in East Attica. But the use of the resin goes back many centuries ago, as it was used to seal the mouth […]Continue reading
When visiting Mesogaia Must Cookies… are a must! They can be crispy or soft but either way, they are delicious and a great healthy snack because they don’t contain any butter or dairy and are ideal for your morning coffee. It is a traditional Greek cookie that is made using grape must which is the […]Continue reading
A fruitful land full of odors and tastes. That’s what Vravrona is. A secluded area of Attica held pure and genuine over the centuries. The delicious figs in August, the numerous vineyard fields that produce high standards wine varieties, the pistachio fields that will offer you their tasty fruits. These are only a few secrets […]Continue reading
When visiting the beaches of east Attica in springtime, the presence of this yellow giant is really striking. The giant fennel (Ferula communis) has a stem that can grow to 4 meters high. From spring to early summer, it forms umbrella-shaped branches with small yellow flowers. After flowering, the stem dries, and its wood is […]Continue reading
Wheat, the sacred seed of the Goddess Demeter, also becomes a sacred seed in Orthodoxy. Seed, olive and wine occupy a prominent place in Christian rituals and suffice to launch a church ritual.Continue reading
Perhaps the most traditional plate of Mesogaia, a crustless aromatic pie with leafy greens. It was quickly and easily made with spinach as the main ingredient and other aromatic herbs and greens.Continue reading
The Little Egret (Egretta garzetta) is an elegant small white heron, that migrates annually from Europe to Africa and back, but some individuals have become true locals of Vravrona Wetland, staying all year roundContinue reading