Vamos village is located in Chania Prefecture, in the west part of Crete.
The history of Vamos returns numerous hundreds of years. As per verifiable sources, its first occupants were Arab pirates around the eighth century. To the general statistics sorted out by the Venetians in 1573, Vamos is referenced as ”vamu” with 271 permanent inhabitants.
During the time Greece was under Turkish domination, Vamos was the central command of the Turkish domination, Vamos was the home office of the Turkish armed force and in 1863 a Pasha named Savas picked Vamos as the Capital of the Prefecture of Sfakia. Individuals of Vamos turned out to be extremely devoted battling to free themselves from the Turkish control. The triumphant clashes of 1896 set Vamos free from Turks.
At the time that Vamos was the capital of Sfakia, it met an incredible improvement as an area. This development is described by the luxurious houses and public building .with neo-classic elements. From this time and on, there was a qualification among luxurious and non-luxurious houses, a reality that features the efficient dimensions of the society, depicting the difference between the rich that lived in the purported ”conakia” and the poor that lived in the ”kamarospita”. Built with nearby materials, for example, stone, wood and soil, these houses still inspire with their legitimately and customary shading. It is critical to specify that until the nineteenth-century design was extraordinarily impacted by the Venetian domination.
Vamos is a semi-mountain town, 200 meters high above ocean level, surrounded by developed and wild nature, with 800 occupants and exceptionally great client administrations. There are supermarkets, bakery, grocery shops, internet bistro, an area impacted by the Venetian control.
The structural legacy is all around saved and Vamos is one most attractive traditional destinations of the area: a traditional stone road, the old neighborhood, well-painted Chapels of Virgin Mary, and Karidi Monastery, the ancient city Aptera, the folklore museum in the area of Gavalachori is partly from the sights you can visit during your walk in the area of Vamos.