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Linking sustainable practices throughout Europe


Rural topic(s): (Agri)-tourism and rural heritage

City: Chios

Country: Greece

Web site: http://www.masticulture.com

Masticulture is a locally owned and operated small scale travel bureau in the mastic village of Mesta on Chios island in the Aegean Sea. Masticulture puts together ecotourism packages that combine hospitality and outdoor activities related to all the things that compose the culture of Chios: its customs and traditions, popular arts and crafts, agricultural labour and produce, architecture,

Scale of intervention : Local

Keywords: ecotourism, traditional knowledge, agritourism, sustainable tourism, participation by inhabitants, rural heritage

Places: Greece

Actors: micro enterprise

Methods: promotion of local economic activity