Apokoronas is known for many different reasons. Perhaps the most important of them is the beauty and the traditional character of the villages, which are a magnet for travelers looking for an interesting mountain in Crete, which lies parallel to the sea.
Apart from the beautiful, traditional capital, Vamos, Vamos also exist in many villages, particularly known in Chania and Crete in general.
Many cultural events take place in the municipality of Vamos, especially during the summer months by local cultural associations.
Beautiful clean beaches with golden sand and pebble are ready to cool you from the hot summer sun to play carefree. See our best beaches.
Location of exceptional beauty and beauty coexist harmoniously in the municipality of Vamos. One of the biggest natural attractions is Lake Kournas, the only natural lake in Crete.
Visit historic places and experience a glimpse of the past. Visit historic wingless, Koules fortress Intzedin, the monastery of St. George and other historical points of our municipality.
Apokoronas is a region of northwestern Crete, east of Chania. Apokoronas extends from the foothills of the White Mountains north to the coast, in a large valley with hills. The area is green and fertile, unusual for rocky Crete. Koiliaris River, known in antiquity as “dense”, passes through the area. The main towns of Vamos Vamos is, Armenians and Fountains. The cottages, Almyrida and Georgioupolis is the largest seaside resort with many villas for rent. Tourism and agriculture are the major local industries. Apokoronas is a province of Greece with its capital Vamos. The area is divided into several municipalities within the prefecture of Chania, which now hold local authorities.
More information in official website: www.apokoronas.gov.gr