Visit Vlatos, village of peace and culture

Visit Vlatos, village of Peace and Culture

Καλώς ήρθατε στον Βλάτος, ένα κρητικό χωριό ειρήνης και πολιτισμού

Welcome to the village of Vlatos, at 432 meter altitude on Western Crete, we are honoured with your visit. Our village offers many sites to visit, trails to hike or events to attend. Every summer for the last 7 years we present Vlatos Jazz, an international jazz and world music festival that takes place on Sunday evenings during the summer. So, visit Vlatos, village of peace and culture this year!

Vlatos Jazz Summer 2024
Vlatos Jazz Summer 2024, click here for program and tickets

Maybe you would like to know about past life in an ancient mountain village and visit the museum. Or you like to experience the wild nature of the arboretum Park of Peace, a 500.000m2 oasis with a wide variety of trees and animals. The village has a couple of restaurants, a petrol station and is home to Milia Mountain Retreat & Restaurant, the awarded eco-retreat. If you select the menu you can explore all the different aspects of Vlatos, feel free to discover Vlatos, village of peace and culture.


Vlatos Jazz 2024 Program

Summer 2024 is hot! Vlatos Jazz World Music Festival is proud to present this wonderful program. Every Sunday live and acoustic performances of international and local professionals. You can reserve your seat on this website using PayPal. These are the upcoming exiting 3 events:


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