Nestled in the picturesque North Western region of Crete, lies the charming village of Vrisses This scenic destination is renowned for its idyllic setting, with quaint cafés nestled beneath the shade of plane trees in the heart of the village However, it is not just the delightful atmosphere that draws visitors to Vrisses, but also its famous local delicacy – delicious sheep’s yogurt

Conveniently located, Vrisses serves as a bustling agricultural center and is within close proximity to the stunning White Mountains Its strategic location also makes it easily accessible, with a short 30-minute drive to the neighboring towns of Rethymnon and Chania For those seeking a taste of the bustling seaside, the popular sandy beaches of Georgioupolis are just a 15-minute drive west

But Vrisses is not just a gateway to other destinations – it has plenty to offer on its own The village boasts a variety of amenities, including traditional tavernas, a local kafenion, a butcher, bakeries, mini-markets, and even a bank and pharmacy

For those looking to explore the surrounding areas, Vrisses is an ideal base It is centrally located, making it the perfect starting point for hikes through gorges and visits to nearby villages And for those who prefer to travel by car, Vrisses provides easy access to the entire Western region of Crete

In addition to its charming atmosphere and convenient location, Vrisses also offers an array of attractions and facilities From mini-markets and local stores to an ATM machine and the famous sheep’s yogurt, visitors will find everything they need within the village And for a taste of Cretan wine, a visit to the Dourakis Winery, just 4km south of Vrisses, is a must

As the gateway to the South Coast, Vrisses also serves as the perfect starting point for exploring the rugged beauty of this region From the dramatic village of Chora Sfakion on the South Coast, to the stunning Blue Flag beaches, Vrisses offers endless opportunities for adventure and relaxation

For those planning a trip to Vrisses, it is important to note that the village is located in the Chania region, just 40km from Chania Airport with a driving time of 0 hours and 42 minutes It is also 110km from Heraklion Airport, with a driving time of 1 hour and 31 minutes So come and discover the charm and beauty of Vrisses, a hidden gem in the heart of Crete

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Vrisses weather

Feels like 27.6°C
WNW 15.1 km/h
1 UV

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29.2 / 25°C29.2 / 25.2°C29.2 / 25.7°C
13 km/h 15.8 km/h 15.5 km/h
49% 48% 49%
10 UV 10 UV 10 UV
Sunrise 06:18 AM
Sunset 08:40 PM

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Beaches near Vrisses

Kalivaki beach

Kalivaki beach

Distance 5.55 km
Georgioupolis beach

Georgioupolis beach

Distance 5.86 km
Ombrosgialos beach

Ombrosgialos beach

Distance 7.5 km
Almirida Beach

Almirida Beach

Distance 8.04 km
Kera beach

Kera beach

Distance 8.13 km
Kalives Beach

Kalives Beach

Distance 8.67 km
Kournas lake

Kournas lake

Distance 8.68 km
Kavros beach

Kavros beach

Distance 9.2 km
Koutalas beach

Koutalas beach

Distance 10.37 km
Kalami Beach

Kalami Beach

Distance 11.67 km