Stilos Village - Apokoronas Property Guide

What makes Apokoronas so fascinating is the amalgam of civilisations and cultures, which, while passing through it, left a particular trait : the Minoan mightiness, the Venetian refinement, the Byzantine spirituality, the Ottoman simplicity, the Neoclassical grandeur…

Here, you will experience lofty mountains, fertile valleys, plateaus, springs, rivers, caves, picturesque villages, Byzantine chapels, Venetian towers, ancient sites, endemic wildlife, unique traditions and cultural happenings… as well as a plethora of exceptional beaches with crystal clear water…

Nipos Village - Chania Property Guide

Nipos Village: Small, yet Incomparable

Surrounded by lush green fields, olive groves and wildflower meadows, the village of Nipos in Apokoronas is a reminder of the authentic Crete. The tranquil, unspoilt village is brimming with beautiful houses and small chapels. Adding to its beautiful architecture and picturesque country setting between the White Mountains and the Apokoronas area are a number of World War II monuments and a stunning tavern serving traditional dishes.

chania property guide-chania villagesThe village of Nipos is located 8 km from Vamos and 2 km from Vrisses. The charming Old Venetian Harbour in Chania is approximately 30 minutes’ drive from the village. Those who are familiar with Apokoronas must have at least heard of Nipos Village; one of the most magnificent spot to witness the vast treasures of nature in Crete.This is not a very populated village comparing to the sea side resorts in Apokoronas area. Located about 8 km from Vamos and 2 km from Vrisses equipped with unspoiled nature and a magnificent landscape. Moreover, each and every local products like cuisine, agricultural activities and a selection of cultural attractions will surely delight your visit in Nipos.

Beautiful Scenery

One word – variety. And Nipos has heaps of it. This fascinating landscape in Nipos village in Apokoronas is both sleepy and captivating with snippets to satisfy everyone. The nature is lush green and consists mostly of chestnut trees, olive groves and fruit trees. With magnificent plane tree forests and natural springs of exceptionally beauty the area provides endless possibilities of hiking, walking, mountain biking and trail running.

About Apokoronas

The Apokoronas extends from the foothills of the White Mountains north to the coast, in a wide plain with rolling hills. To the east, Cape Drapanon rises above the plain and extends out into the Sea of Crete. The area is very green and fertile. The Kiliaris river, known in antiquity as ‘Pyknos’, runs through the region. Robert Pashley suggested that the name ‘Apokoronas’ came from the ancient city of Ippokoronas or Ippokoronion, also cited by Strabo. Specifically, he stated that the city may have been located near modern Nipos, or on the site of the Venetian fortress, Castel Apicorono, on an outcrop between Kalyves and Almyrida.

Apokoronas’s Charming Villages

The major towns of Apokoronas are VamosArmenoi and Vryses, with police, municipal and utility offices as well as taverns and large churches; Kalyves, Almyrida and Georgioupoli are the largest beach resorts. The district capital Vamos, home to only 600 permanent residents, serves tourists exploring Crete’s northwestern coastline. Tourism and agriculture are the major local industries, with much construction and quarrying to satisfy the demands of many foreigners eager to buy or rent properties in what used to be beautiful and traditional villages. At the present time, Gavalohori is among the more popular villages for foreign buyers, with a large amount of often low-quality building taking place. Many residents or workers in Chania also have homes in the area.

Apokoronas Villages

Finding property for sale in Apokoronas isn’t hard. However, finding the right property is. Looking for your dream home in Apokoronas? A detached house or terraced villa? Discover carefully selected real estate assets in Apokoronas exceptional villages and find your perfect property: apartment, house, villa, land plot, commercial property or residential property. In ARENCORES we are using innovative property management, data analytics, intelligent search platforms and virtual tours to find the perfect property in Apokoronas or Chania wherever in the world.

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