Slow Travel in Greece

Socrates Organic Village – Wild Olive

Socrates Eco Village

Socrates Organic Village - Wild Olive

An untouched paradise in Western Greece

Messolonghi city is a wonderful Slow Travel destination, as its beautiful lagoon and National Park attracts more than 300 bird species, offers endless mountainside views, and historic sites.

Socrates Organic Village – Wild Olive is located in Argilia villagejust 3 kilometers from Messolonghi city.

The Organic Village is settled in a 10 m2 private space and offers eco-friendly accommodation and various activities in nature.

In this peaceful location, among organically grown olive trees, there are five autonomous bungalows, an organic vegetable garden, a swimming pool, sports grounds (basketball & ping-pong), and a children’s playground.

Here you and your loved ones can make use of bicycles for free and enjoy carefree moments in the safe environment of Socrates Organic Village.

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A family-friendly Organic village

Socrates Organic Village is undoubtedly a family-friendly accommodation option that offers fun activities outdoors for all ages throughout the year.

Five bungalows are build in this Eco Village and one of the five is wheelchair accessible.

Pets are here allowed and actually, there are friendly cats and a Labrador dog who move freely around the farm.

A basket with fresh organic fruits is the welcome gift for every guest of the Village. They’re also available for Free:

Tea, coffee, sugar, potable water, organic oil from Socrates Organic Village olive trees & natural salt from Messolonghi Lagoon.

The guests can also use the organic seasonal fruits and vegetables growing in the communal organic garden and the fresh eggs from the organically grown chicken of the Village, to prepare their meals, at no extra charge!

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Experience living in an Eco Village

Each bungalow accommodates two (2) to five (5) people and is equipped with:

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1 double bed or 2 single beds (which can be joined together)

2 or 3 couches which can be converted to single beds

For children up to 2 years, there are cradles available (free of charge)

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Spacey & fully equipped kitchen with an oven, fridge, freezer, kettle,
coffee machine, lemon squeezer, sandwich press & ceramic hot plates
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Living room with a fireplace

(During the cold winter months, there is firewood for the fireplace available, free of charge!)
TV, DVD / CD player
Dining room
Private bathroom with a shower
and integrated hydro-massage
Furnished veranda with a view of the leafy hills and the sea.

Free Wi-Fi, Telephone Air conditioning Roof fan Iron & ironing board

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Organically grown food & activities

Socrates Organic Village is certified by the TÜV AUSTRIA Group & Iris organic products certification.

Socrates Organic Village opened for the first time its doors to visitors in 2015.

Since then, it provides excellent services and organize educational activities for all ages such as:

Cooking lessons, archery lessons, sea kayak, birdwatching, hiking, horse riding, visits to local archaeological sites and many more.

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The guests of Socrates Organic Village get information about organic agriculture and the sustainable production of seasonal food. 
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The owners of Socrates Organic Village have a mission to sensitize their guests to organic farming methods & through educational workshops and excursions in the area of Messolonghi.
Here you will have the chance to participate in the daily activities of the Farm of the village. 
You may try out some gardening, planting, weeding, or take care of the animals (dogs, chicken, ducks, sheep, lambs, and pheasants). 
The farm’s owners will train you and help you so that you can become involved in the rural work you prefer.
Children may roam free in the safe environment of the Village, play in the children’s playground (swings, slides, etc.) and the sports grounds (basketball, volleyball, ping-pong), or in the pool.
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Where sustainability meets Green energy

The philosophy behind Socrates Organic Village - Wild Olive

Concerning the energy used in the Village the electricity needed for daily activities is produced by the 12kW Photovoltaic Park.
What about the heating? The traditional fireplaces build in the living room of each bungalow guarantee warm winter days & nights.
Alternatively, there are 2 air-conditioning units in each bungalow which run on renewable electricity.
Solar water heaters provide hot water by exploiting the long sunshine intervals almost all year long.
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About the water for irrigation & the pool

The water used comes from
the Village’s drilling, pumped with
a solar energy pump, powered by the 1kW Photovoltaic panels.


In Socrates Organic Village are used only LED or low energy consumption lamps.
Moreover, there is a mechanism to automatically switch off lights when nobody`s around.

The waste is separated and recycled, and composting method is applied. All food products used in the Village originate from organic producers in the area.

Are you ready for your next Slow Travel experience in Greece?

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