Aeolic Cruises on Lesbos runs several island tours. In Molyvos, Panatella Holidays has two tours that take in villages, monasteries, and other sights. Petra Tours, located in Petra, just south of Molyvos, plans bird-watching, botanical, walking, and scuba-diving excursions. Masticulture in Chios orients visitors to a hearty perspective of local traditional life; organizing everything from walking tours, cooking classes, tending mastic trees, grape pressing, and offering original accommodations to suit every taste, they are happy to provide plugged-in tips on what to see and do locally, and stand out among other travel agencies for nicely providing what eclectic travelers are looking for today.
Chios Tours (Aigeou, waterfront, Kokkali 4, Chios Town, Chios, 82100. 22710/29444 or 22710/29555. www.chiostours.gr.)
Panatella Holidays (Possidonion, at town entrance, Molyvos, Lesbos, 81108. 22530/71520, 22530/71643, or 22530/71644. www.panatella-holidays.com.)
Petra Tours (Petra, Lesbos, 81109. 22530/41390 or 22530/42011. www.petratours-lesvos.com.)
Pure Samos. "Don't just visit—experience!" And that's what this travel agency, created by locals, lets visitors to Samos do, thanks to their wide array of experiential vacations: from yoga workshops to wine tours, from horseback-riding to spear-fishing and scuba diving, visitors can experience a memorable tailor-made holiday (which can include unique accommodations such as country cottages). Iras, 2, Pythagorio, Samos. 22730/62760 or 30/6938744978. 22730/62761. www.puresamos.gr.
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