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Vamos, the former capital of the area in the Prefecture of Hania known as Apokoronas, is a picturesque village that has seen significant growth in recent years. It has a lot of beautiful renovated houses, attractive lanes, traditional restaurants and cafes (kafenio).

There are also, bakery, grocery shops, internet cafe, a county court, post-office, bank with ATM machine, police station, health centre that is open 24 hours a day, a pharmacy shop, petrol stations, Kinder-garden, Elementary School, Gymnasium and High School.

Vamos is a semi- mountain village, 200 meters high above sea level, surrounded by cultivated and wild nature, with 800 inhabitants and very good customer services. An ideal centre for nature lovers, it offers a wide variety of routes for walking or hiking.

The architectural heritage is well-preserved and Vamos is one of the most attractive traditional destinations of the area: a preserved traditional stone road , the old neighbourhood, well painted Chapels of Virgin Mary (monument of 13th century), and Karidi Monastery, with the most spectacular scenery of an old olive press with arches.

Surrounding Vamos, and only a short distance away, are several picturesque little villages as Douliana, Gavalohori, Xirosterni, Kefalas. Only 6 to 12 kilometers from Vamos can be found the sandy beaches of Almyrida, Kera, Kalyves and Georgioupolis.