Exploring Apokoronas

Exploring Apokoronas

The region in which Georgioupoli sits is one of the greenest and most fertile areas of Crete.  Extending from the foothills of the White Mountains to the coast, Apokoronas comprises a wide plain with rolling hills, while to the east,…

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Visit Vamos: The Village Reborn

Visit Vamos: the village reborn

A trip to Vamos, eleven kilometres north west of Georgioupoli makes a great day-excursion. Once the capital of the Sfakia and Apokoronas, this is a traditional village dating from the 12th century that exudes charm and authenticity.  Offering rich insights…

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Savour Spring In The Amari Valley

Savour spring in the Amari valley

With the mighty Psiloritis mountain range to the east and the Kedros moutains to the west, the Amari valley lies cradled 500 metres above sea level, an enchanting labyrinth of country lanes, connecting tiny hamlets largely untouched by tourism. Between…

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