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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
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
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
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
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
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!
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