Ιn Vamos village you will find one of Crete’s most important agrotourist destinations. Here visitors have the opportunity to know an agricultural area, its cultural elements, its buildings’ special architecture, its true characteristics, farming jobs, local products, traditional cuisine, music, and its residents’ everyday life.
The Nikos Kazantzakis Museum pays tribute to the important intellectual, author, thinker, philosopher, politician and traveller Nikos Kazantzakis.
The Museum is made up of a cluster of buildings in the central square of the historical village of Varvari, now known as Myrtia. The Museum Exhibition is housed on a site formerly occupied by the home of the Anemoyiannis family, which was related to Nikos Kazantzakis' father, Kapetan Michalis.
Museum of traditional life and popular culture of Crete.
Unique pottery, embossed plates, sculptures, small jewllery in a building of traditional architecture. We offer seminars and courses for all ages.
Pottery for everyday and decorative uses in traditionaland modern forms.The workshop is visitable.We offer seminars forall ages.
"Eftrapelia" in the Ancient Greek Literature (see "Morally Nikomahia of Aristotle) is reported as the faculty to live a ”eftrapelion” life means you know where, when and how you use the pleasantry in the social transactions and in your communications.
It also includes the significance of quip and self-criticism, the game and at the same time the internal reflection, the discreet or impalpable grin elements that stress the "feast of" person.
It recommends space and way of an alternative life in the entertainment, education, culture and in communication today.
Carob Mill Cultural Center (The mill of locust beans) was built around 1930 and belongs to the Agricultural Cooperative of Panormos. Here, locust beans, found in abundance in the area, were processed. Some of the processed products were distributed in the Greek market, such as locust bean flour, and others were exported abroad, such as the grains of the locust tree which were necessary for the manufacturing of every kind of film -for photographs or the cinema- as well as the production of cosmetics.
LISTAROS S.A was established in the summer of 2002 from a group of old fellow students and friends that share a common passion and a common belief. A passion for Greece and Crete…and the belief that new alternative forms of tourism are feasible in Crete and more particularly in the broad region of western Messara.
Malaxa Above the port of Chania - some seven miles from the town - is the village of Malaxa in the foothills of the White Mountains, with its charming Orthodox church, the ruins of a Turkish tower and three tavernas including the Panorama Taverna, which has spectacular views over the length of Souda Bay and down across Chania.