Maps & directions

Vamos Traditional Village in Chania, West Crete

Between Chania and Rethymno, in the beautiful foothills of the White Mountains (Lefka Ori) just 7 km from the Cretan sea, lies the traditional village of Vamos, with a rich cultural heritage.
The village is located at an altitude of approximately 300 m and situated in the greenest prefecture of Chania , Apokoronas . If you walk around the village, you can see many old majestic houses, more and more of which are restored and often used as guesthouse for tourists. GPS Coordinates for our tourist office: 35.407838, 24.196864



<- Please check out for this sign and follow it when you get in Vamos.


Vamos is ideally situated at a strategic point allowing short excursions to other places of interest of Chania and Rethymno region.
Map of Crete
Distances from Vamos to:
North west Crete:
- 25 km to Chania (city)
- 40 km to Chania-airport
- 20 km to Chania (Souda port)
North east Crete:
- 35 km to Rethymnon
- 135 km to Heraklion-airport
- 130 km to Knossos
South Crete:
- 42 km to Chora Sfakion (connection by ferry boat to: Loutro, Palaiochora, Agia Roumeli)
- 55 km Samaria Gorge (entrance at Omalos)
Route Chania Airport - Vamos: See description >
Route Heraklion Airport - Vamos: See description >

Vamos village map

Map of Vamos
On this map you will find our accommodation, facilities like taverns & kafenia, shops and other important buildings or places.
The map is available at our Tourist office.