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.
The 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.
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.