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Nice village

A traditional Greek village with a hard working cooperative that runs local agriculture tourism and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Albia-Newton
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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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A helpful aid

The book prepared by a local Dutch inhabitant of Vamos not only provided excellent directions for... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
1Spicegirl
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London, United Kingdom
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2 weeks ago
“Nice village”
30 May 2018
“A helpful aid”
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The fascinating purple of the thyme mixed with the fragrances of the oregano, the sage, the julian, the marjoram in the atmosphere will stimulate our senses leading us to explore the garden of healing and aromatic herbs. We may collect some of them...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Vamos, Apokoronas, Crete 73008, Greece
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+30 2825 022190
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A traditional Greek village with a hard working cooperative that runs local agriculture tourism and sustainable development An atmospheric place to visit Local tourist office very helpful

Thank Albia-Newton
Vamos V, Staff at Vamos, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words!

Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

The book prepared by a local Dutch inhabitant of Vamos not only provided excellent directions for walks around Vamos it provide really useful background information We went on 3 of the walks and they took us through countryside and villages we otherwise would not have...More

Thank 1Spicegirl
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We booked a private walk with George (the owner and driving force of many activities in Vamos) and we were not disappointed. The walk takes 3 to 4 hours and allows you to enjoy the Cretan countryside, from sheep farming, to olive groves, to an...More

Thank P E
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Very charming. Contact also the Ramos Tourist Office. They have a very comprehensive information matter.

Thank pekka677
Reviewed 19 June 2015

We took a walk out to the "Chapel of the Black Madonna". Turned out to be a pretty adventurous walk, but it had everything - beautiful old houses around the town, rural landscapes, rugged rocky hillsides, barking dogs, friendly sheep, and (at least when we...More

3  Thank woowoowoo1
Reviewed 26 March 2014

Vamos is not on the tourist trail so remain relatively "unspoiled", though the cafes around the village square are welcoming to all visitors. It is good to sit under the shade of a eucaliptus tree, watch the comings and goings on the square and feel...More

2  Thank Alison C
Reviewed 10 August 2013

Lovely walks, mostly off road following small paths. So much you see that can never be seen from a car...do it!

4  Thank Egon W
Reviewed 3 December 2012

We loved the variety of walks offered in a series of booklets, and enjoyed the countryside so much more walking. There were unexpected views, sleepy villages, quiet valleys and busy beach areas. All in one walk!

3  Thank Hans J
Reviewed 30 October 2012

I went on this walk with my 82 year old mother and really enjoyed it. It was along paved roads for most of it, with some walking on rougher, steeper areas. I think as long as you have reasonable shoes and are mobile anyone can...More

3  Thank Anne M
Reviewed 19 October 2012

We liked the fact that it was possible to start and finish in the Square at Vamos.We loved the end of the walk,sitting outside the cafe with a n ice cold freshly squeezed orange juice.

3  Thank KenHereford
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