- Region : Crete
- Prefecture : Chania
- Municipality : Vamos
- Population: 55
A fabulous traditional experience ...
Samonas village is a tiny village in Apokoronas region, a hamlet, with a handful of houses just 26km from Chania Town, Crete. You will find the village driving through some of the most authentic villages in Crete.
The village reveals the historic heart of Crete, not just in appearance, but because it has this unique atmosphere of a Cretan village in the mountains in order to feel the warmth and uniqueness of Crete.
This is also a wondrous place for walking and hiking with trails leading to attractive mountain villages.
Samonas Village still preserves its authentic character since is really small and quiet and has very few inhabitants.
The village lives on stock raising and olive cropping. Exploring around you will find an impressive cave with stalaktites and flowstones and a part of it could be visit.
Here is located Samonas Inn a small traditional hotel, a group of craftsmen-finished and appealingly designed maisonette houses, each with one bedroom, a living room with fully equipped kitchen and dining area. These stone buildings - old hewn stone with flower-decorated pathways in between, suggest a village in their own right.
Don't miss to rent a car if you want to explore this unique area of Crete.