Tinos is a fascinating and still unknown island of the Cyclades Archipelago, in the beautiufl Aegean Sea. The island has stayed away from massive tourism, preserving its culture, traditions and nature.
Tinos is the perfect setting for a culinary and cultural discovery trip. I invite you to join me on a unique 7-day stay in Tinos for an initation into the secrets and precepts of the Mediterranean diet and gastronomy.
Every day, you will have the chance to discover and learn about production activities and specialties of the island. We will collect local products, prepare delicious meals and have cooking lessons. You can check the day-by-day itinerary below this text.
The walks during the picking are educational, with exchanges devoted to plants, their uses, birds and ecology in general. Cooking classes are supervised by a chef in the kitchen of the Marathia restaurant. A presentation of the benefits and the nutritional interest of the Mediterranean diet will be realized by a naturopath-herbalist. Individualized health advice will be offered to each participant on the basis of a personalized interview.
Souranis Marinos is the owner of the restaurant and he is originally from Tinos. He has brought modernity to this gastronomic culture maintaining the quality of local products. This project was conceived between two passionate people. Together with his team, he opens his restaurant, his inn and his culinary secrets.
This trip is perfect for people willing to learn and put into practice the healthy Mediterranean diet. It is aimed to everyone who wants to know how to eat better and discover a healthier lifestyle, while discovering an amazing destination in Greece.
The diversity of local products make Tinos a paradise for food lovers. Between the sea and the mountain, there is honey, wine, cheese, sausages with fennel, figs, olives, capers, seafood, seaweeds, vegetables and legumes, and aromatic herbs from the countryside. In Tinos you will also find the artichoke, the symbol of the island, offered in all its forms, canned, stuffed, omelette or moussaka.
However, the Mediterranean cuisine is not just about food. There is also the special setting of the plate, the decoration of the table, the fraternity and the local smiles. Also, there is the amazing blue color of the sky and the sea, the joy of living, the country work and the generous nature.
Agriculture, breeding and gathering are living practices in Tinos and opportunities for sharing and exchange are wide in authenticity and simplicity. The island is a serene natural paradise and the nutrition-health curious, the passionate about wild areas, the lovers of the simple life will be absolutely charmed.
The basic principles of the Mediterranean diet are frugality, diversity, seasonality and local products. The month of February in Tinos is very rich time in nature products.
So if you want to discover the secrets of the Mediterranean diet in an authentic local environment, send me a request! Book your trip and get ready for a unique trip in Tinos. I also guide a great 7-day hike in Tinos. Check it out!
Price per person
|Group of 4||1939CHF|
|Group of 5||1721CHF|
|Group of 6||1576CHF|
|Group of 7||1472CHF|
|Group of 8||1394CHF|
- Guiding fee
- All meals during trip
- Transport during the trip
Skill level required
Fitness level required
Accommodation is provided at the Marithia Inn behind the restaurant. People will be divided into pairs or individually. The hostel is new and has all the features of a hotel room.
The inn is located by the sea on a large beach east of Tinos overlooking Syros and the Aegean Sea. It is a place renowned for its modern and healthy cuisine inspired by the local culinary tradition.
-The price per person for a group of 9 people is 1334 CHF.
-We will have all meals at the Marathia restaurant in the dining room. Breakfasts are served at the restaurant. They are traditional and composed of fresh and local products.
-You should bring a small backpack of less than 30 liters for hiking, to put everything you need in the day.
-Besides hiking shoes or boots suitable for stony ground, and comfortable clothes, you should bring a swimsuit, a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen.