Vamos village is located in Chania perfecture, in West Crete on the foothills of ‘The White Mountains’, 25 km from the beautiful city of Chania.
The history of Vamos goes back many centuries. According to historical sources its first inhabitants were Arab pirates around the 8th century. To the general census organized by the Venetians in 1573, Vamos is mentioned as “Vamu” with 271 permanent inhabitants.
Vamos is a small town and former municipality in the Chania regional unit, Crete, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform “Kallikratis” it is a municipal unit, part of the municipality of Apokoronas, serving as its historical capital.