local experiences

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.

The unexplored Athenian Riviera
Jan 31, 2023

The Unexplored Athenian Riviera

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 […]

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athens layover
Nov 24, 2022

Rediscovering Retsina

Rediscovering Retsina and its history is a 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 […]

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athens layover
Feb 10, 2022

The embroidered bread of Mesogaia

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.

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Feb 22, 2022


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.

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