Vamos Open Market

Welcome to Vamos Open Market

Every Sunday, from 9am till 2pm, the vibrant village of Vamos in Crete comes alive with the bustling atmosphere of our open market. This is a special gathering where local producers, artists, and artisans come together to showcase their incredible range of products.

Why you should visit our Market every Sundays 

  1. A Treasure Trove of Local Products: The Open Market of Vamos offers a diverse selection of locally produced good, ranging from delicious honey and handmade pies to exquisite wines, Kombucha, handcrafted cosmetics, fuirts and vegetables. You'll find unique products that capture the essence of Crete and support local businesses.
  2. Community Connection: This market is not just about shopping; it's a place to connect with the local community. Engage in friendly conversations with vendors, meet like-minded individuals, and forge new friendships. Experience the warmth and hospitality of the people of Vamos as they share their stories and traditions with you.
  3. Support Local Producers: By visiting the Open Market of Vamos, you directly contribute to the livelihood of local producers, artists, and artisans. Your support helps sustain their businesses, preserves traditional crafts, and promotes sustainable practices, fostering a thriving local economy.
  4. Culinary Delights: Indulge your taste buds with an array of flavors and aromas. From the tantalizing honey to the delectable handmade pies and sweets, you'll find a gastronomic paradise at the market. Discover the richness of locally crafted cheeses, fresh fruits and vegetables, and other culinary treasures that reflect the bountiful offerings of Crete.
  5. Cultural Immersion: Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of Crete at the Open Market of Vamos. Enjoy live music and performances that capture the spirit of the region, and explore the local craftsmanship showcased through unique jewelry, handmade cosmetics, and decorative items. This market is a gateway to experiencing the rich traditions and artistic heritage of the area.
  6. Relaxation in a Beautiful Setting: Take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and unwind under the shade of the majestic Platan tree in Pitsikouni square. Enjoy the serene atmosphere, soak in the beautiful surroundings, and let the market be a place where you can relax, rejuvenate, and enjoy a leisurely Sunday morning.
  7. Sustainable Shopping: The Open Market of Vamos promotes sustainability by offering locally sourced and handmade products. By choosing to shop here, you contribute to a more environmentally friendly and socially responsible lifestyle. From organic produce to eco-friendly cosmetics, you'll find options that align with your values.