Bagpipes, graffiti, snail hunting: Greece tourism shifts gears

By Daisy Carrington for CNNUpdated 13th August 2014
Milos had a lot to offer travellers: ancient thermal baths, underwater caves, an old pirate lair, 3rd-century catacombs decorated with Christian murals.
Milos has been overlooked by package tours.
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Frangiksos Karelas converted his family farm, Eumelia, into an agrotourism venture that includes a range of holistic activities, including yoga retreats, mountain biking, olive picking and wine making.
Frangiksos Karelas converted his family farm into an agrotourism venture.
Courtesy Eumelia
Milia Mountain Retreat, an eco-lodge in Crete, last year teamed up with Natour Lab to offer five- and seven-day gastronomy workshops that focus on the island's culinary traditions. Guests even get to play beekeeper at a local honeybee farm. Cooking lessons are broken up by nature hikes, beach-buming and a vineyard tour.
Fired up: Milia Mountain Retreat on Crete.
Courtesy Milia Mountain Resort