Vrisses, Apokoronas Chania

  • Vrisses, Apokoronas, Chania, Crete, Greece
  • Riverside taverna in Vrisses , Chania, Crete
  • View of the White Mountains , Vrisses, Chania, Crete

Vrisses is set on the banks of the Almyros or Tris Almyri river with constant running water, which runs down the valley to Georgioupolis. This shady little town, with its streets lined with old plane trees is a relatively new village, developed after 1925 on two 'hania' (inns) which were there to accommodate the merchants and travellers to and from Sfakia. Today it is still an important crossroads leading to the south, with a junction off the E75 highway leading south.

It is set in beautiful natural surroundings, in a valley full of trees due to the Vrissano river which flows through its centre, making it a nice place to escape the summer heat. In the shade of old giant plane trees, this lovely setting has small tavernas and caf├ęs offering traditional Cretan dishes. To the east of the village stands an ancient bridge dated from the Greek-Roman times. The bridge is called the Elliniki Kamara (The Greek Arch).

Two important village feasts take place on the 7th July, in honour of Ayia Kyriaki, and the Assumption of the Virgin Mary at Alikambos on the 15th August. Vrisses is also renowned for its quality of milk products such as cheese and yoghurt.

Horafi Villa , near Vrisses M.H.T.E 1042K100000049900

Two newly built three bedroom villas near to the town of Vrisses, Apokoronou, (one kilometre), which has tavernas, shops, banks, etc.

Each villa is 130 m2, in a private 1/4 acre plot, with lawn, garden, private swimming pool, barbeque and traditional stone oven. The villas do not overlook each other, and are well separated, ensuring privacy.

Fresh fruit and vegetables which grow in the vegetable garden, and fresh eggs from the farm, are available for guests use.

The villas are available throughout the year and make an excellent base for winter visits.

The nearest beach is at Georgioupolis (5km) A great choice for larger families and groups of friends wanting a relaxing villa holiday.

Accommodation Details

Both villas are built on 2 floors with the ground floor offering a large living area (containing a single sofa bed) and a spacious, modern, kitchen/dining area. The kitchens are equipped with a microwave oven, full cooker, coffee machine, refrigerator with freezer and a washing machine. There are 2 bedrooms on the first floor, one double and one twin and a bathroom. There is also a furnished balcony with beautiful views over the garden and the White Mountains on the upper level.

Three Bedroom Villa for 2 - 6 people

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