Balibari is a family estate which is situated in a calm mediterranean countryside place in Evia (Island in Central Greece), 14 km north of Chalkida. The hosts and owners of Balibari, Rena and George Karachalios (sculptors and painters) have created an attractive and warm environment in which they live and work for the last 20 years. In this site they invite you to spend your vacation in a creative and pleasant way, enjoying the family hosting and the natural surroundings.
The guests (maximum 6 persons per week) may participate in courses of art design, painting and sculpture in a well organized art workshop, with the continuous supervision of experienced artists-tutors. Through a wide variety of materials and techniques, the participants can experiment and improve their personal artistic level. The proportion of 2 or 3 guests per tutor, gives the opportunity for a flexible course, that suits better their personal needs.
Trekking, cycling, swimming, museum visits and small countryside walks and excursions are some of the activities that can be arranged to bring the guests close to greek nature and history.
Furthermore, the residence of the estate which is available for luxurious accommodation and the outdoor space have been designed with the personal artistic touch of the owners. Their love for creative cooking, fresh and carefully selected ingredients, good wine complete in a pleasurable way the family hosting.
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