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Make a holiday rental home or villa in Vrises, Greece your home away from home

The historic village of Vrises in Crete, (also sometimes spelt ‘Vrisses’) is situated 30km south-east of Chania, and is the ideal destination for those seeking a slice of the traditional Greek lifestyle. One of many sparsely populated villages in the near vicinity, Vrises is largely tourist free, allowing you to enjoy the unspoilt scenery and uncrowded attractions that make this peaceful destination such a great holiday rental option.

Things to do in Vrises, Greece

Vrises is a great location to enjoy walks and hikes amongst stunning and unspoilt scenery. The key landmark in the area is a twin peak hill which rises high above the village, and is a site of major archaeological interest, having being the home of a 16th Century post-Minoan settlement. The name Vrises translates as ‘fountains’, and was given due to the many springs that can also be spotted in the area.

Vrises has a respectable amount of amenities such as a bakery, supermarket and mini-markets, many of which are family run businesses. A suggestion is to ‘do as the locals do’, and have all of your shopping and small tasks finished by midday, then spend the afternoon relaxing and taking in the scenery with plenty of local food and wine, with the local specialities being yoghurt and goats cheese.

Relaxing can be done from the comfort of your holiday rental accommodation in Vrises or on the banks of one of the several rivers that flow through the village, where you will be shaded by the many large plane trees. This is also where many of the village tavernas are based, so you will not have far to walk when you need to top-up or something extra to nibble on.

Places to visit on holiday in Vrises, Greece

Despite being small in size, Vrises is well-linked when it comes to roads and public transport (though the use of a hire car is preferable). This allows you to discover the many traditional villages and towns nearby, including Georgioupolis (6km), which has a great beach and a number of tavernas, and Chania (30km), which has a beautiful Old Town that is home to many historic buildings.

Weather in Vrises, Greece

The mild Mediterranean climate of Crete means Vrises experiences a summer average temperature of 26C, though this can reach well above 30C on the sunniest of days. Rainfall is low during this period. Winter temperatures are mild with increased rainfall.

Flights to Vrises, Greece

Chania International Airport (CHQ) is just 18km from Vrises, and can be reached directly from Birmingham, Manchester and London Gatwick through Thomson Airways. An alternative is to fly to Heraklion International Airport (HER), pick up a hire car and make a scenic 88km drive through the Greek countryside to your chosen holiday accommodation in Vrises.

    • 4 BR
    • 2 BA
    • Separate Toilet
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    Villa #3753782
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      House #4545273
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            House #2203398
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              Wonderful! 4.8/5
              (18 reviews)
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              • 2 BR
              • 2 BA
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              Villa #8043092
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                Exceptional! 5/5
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                • 2 BR
                • 2 BA
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                Villa #4192555
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                  Exceptional! 5/5
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                  • 2 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Separate Toilet
                  • Sleeps 4
                  Villa #1932489
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                    Excellent! 4.4/5
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                    • Studio
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 4
                    Villa #3900764
                    5
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                      Exceptional! 5/5
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                      • 1 BR
                      • 2 BA
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                      Bungalow #6556640
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                        Exceptional! 5/5
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                        • 2 BR
                        • 1 BA
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                        Multiple rentals House #1962531
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                          Exceptional! 5/5
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                          • 3 BR
                          • 2 BA
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                          Villa #6405237
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                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                            • 3 BR
                            • 2 BA
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                            • Sleeps 8
                            Villa #1987691
                            8
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                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                              • 2 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Sleeps 5
                              Apartment #448494
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                                Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                • 2 BR
                                • 1 BA
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                                • Sleeps 5
                                Multiple rentals Villa #6546600
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                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                  • 3 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Sleeps 8
                                  Villa #1152642
                                  7
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                                    Exceptional! 5/5
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                                    • 4 BR
                                    • 3 BA
                                    • Sleeps 10
                                    Villa #6557279
                                    7
                                    Viewed 74 times in the last 48 hours
                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Separate Toilet
                                      • Sleeps 5
                                      Multiple rentals Villa #6546600
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                                        • 3 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Sleeps 8
                                        Villa #1887844
                                        4
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                                          Exceptional! 5/5
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                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 5
                                          Apartment #8038218
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                                            Exceptional! 5/5
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                                            • 4 BR
                                            • 3 BA
                                            • Separate Toilet
                                            • Sleeps 10
                                            Villa #54461
                                            5
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                                              Excellent! 4.7/5
                                              (22 reviews)
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                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Separate Toilet
                                              • Sleeps 8
                                              Villa #8036047
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                                              Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                (12 reviews)
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                                                • 3 BR
                                                • 2 BA
                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                House #770708
                                                12
                                                Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                  Villa #8138945
                                                  3
                                                  Viewed 235 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                    (9 reviews)
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                                                    • 3 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 7
                                                    Multiple rentals Villa #8168558
                                                    9
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                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                      (12 reviews)
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                                                      • 4 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                      • Sleeps 9
                                                      Villa #89172
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                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                        Multiple rentals Villa #8168558
                                                        5
                                                        Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                          • 4 BR
                                                          • 3 BA
                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                          • Sleeps 10
                                                          Villa #99150
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                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                            • 5 BR
                                                            • 4 BA
                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                            • Sleeps 10
                                                            Villa #1728020
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                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                              • 4 BR
                                                              • 2 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 10
                                                              Villa #1940666
                                                              7
                                                              Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
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                                                                Villa #6505523
                                                                4
                                                                Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                  Villa #1782048
                                                                  5
                                                                  Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    Villa #6506564
                                                                    5
                                                                    Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                      (9 reviews)
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                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                      • Sleeps 7
                                                                      Villa #61639
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                                                                      Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 5
                                                                        Villa #6519002
                                                                        4
                                                                        Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                          Apartment #6560588
                                                                          8
                                                                          Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                            (9 reviews)
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                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                                            • Sleeps 5
                                                                            Multiple rentals Villa #6546600
                                                                            9
                                                                            Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 2
                                                                              Apartment #6901965
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                                                                              Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                (7 reviews)
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                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                Villa #8035457
                                                                                7
                                                                                Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                  (23 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                  Villa #8162364
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                                                                                  Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                                                    House #865042vb
                                                                                    2
                                                                                    Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                      (8 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                                      • Sleeps 10
                                                                                      Villa #99183
                                                                                      8
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                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                                        Villa #6775278
                                                                                        3
                                                                                        Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                          (8 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                                          • 3 BA
                                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                                          • Sleeps 10
                                                                                          Villa #99192
                                                                                          8
                                                                                          Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                            (34 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                                            • 3 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                                            Villa #6376161
                                                                                            34
                                                                                            Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                                              (7 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                                              Villa #8166243
                                                                                              7
                                                                                              Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                House #4236557
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                                                                                                Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                  (17 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                  House #6354083
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                                                                                                  Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                    (9 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Apartment #3687611
                                                                                                    9
                                                                                                    Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                      (14 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 10
                                                                                                      Villa #1584005
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                                                                                                      Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Modern clean well maintained property and grounds but pricey for the location.

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      Overall we enjoyed staying here. There is a full time maintenance person who also greets you upon arrival, looks after the pool, and any mechanical issues with the property, and a chef on site who will cook meals for you in his private kitchen at prices similar to those of the local taverna. The location is remote however and a car is absolutely necessary. Due to the topography of the island a day out to the main towns on the north coast involves a long 1.5 -2 hour tortuous drive on very winding roads through the central mountain range. Beware at all times of Greeks coming the other way going really fast around blind corners on your side of the road! There are one or two TV stations in English and no nightlife. The Wi Fi is weak in the lounge but strong in one bedroom which we dubbed "the office". The beach is somewhat stony but never crowded, sometimes even deserted except for the occupants of the three villas but the water crystal clear. For a get away from the crowds holiday this is it. The kitchen is sparsely equipped, for example only two wine glasses between six people. We broke down and bought a frying pan. The bedrooms are nicely air conditioned but the main lounge/living area is not and gets very hot even in early June. The doors do open wide but that lets in the flies which are terrible until sundown so you have to choose, heat or flies. An A/C in this area would be a HUGE upgrade. A huge plus for the property is the family run Kioni tavern right next door. It is a gem! Breakfast, lunch, dinner or anytime for wine! Really friendly people with reasonable prices and good basic home cooked Greek food, who speak enough English. Their tables are right on the sea/beach front and the views are amazing. Truly excellent. We tried several others but for service alone they were the best. They even contacted a local fisherman for us, who picked us up at our beach and took us out for an hour long trip along the coast at a bargain price. After two weeks of dining with them it felt like leaving friends behind.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

                                                                                                      Fabulous villa with great views and only 10 minute walk in to the village

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The villa was very well appointed with everything you would need even for an extended stay. The main balcony off the kitchen and living area is superb with views to the bay and is a great place to relax and dine - we spent a lot of time chatting and playing cards late into the evening on here. The pool was large compared to some we have stayed at with plenty of space to sit in sun or shade. There is also lots of nice walking around the valley. Although we used a car most days to go to the beach at Almyrida it is around 45 min walk and best done early for some shade. We have stayed in this area quite a few times now and enjoy the laid back atmosphere and the beach front restaurants.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017