Crete Locals logo

Kalamáfka village

Town description

The village of Kalamafka is situated at an altitude of 480m above sea level and is located 24.5km away from Agios Nikolaos, accessible via the road from Kalo Horio- Prina, and 15 km from Ierapetra. The village has a population of 617, which includes the smaller villages of Kamara and Psathi. The village is surrounded by forests of platans, pine trees, olive trees, and a spring with small waterfalls, which add to the natural beauty of the area. The hill Kastelos, which overlooks the village, offers a panoramic view of the county of Ierapetra and the Libyan sea. At the top of Kastelos, visitors can explore the cave 40 Chambers, which has a small chapel of Timios Stavros inside.

Kalamafka has several sights to offer, including the gorge of Havga, the cave Theriou Koufala, the hill Kastelos, the chapel of Agios Antonios with a curved temple and entrance, and the chapels of Agios Georgios, Agia Paraskevi, and Panagia. The village also has a cultural association, the cultural association of Kalamafka, which organizes various cultural events throughout the year. The patronal feasts of Panagia at August 15 and Timios Stavros at September 14 are the most popular cultural events in the village.

Visitors to Kalamafka will find limited facilities, with no accommodation available. However, there are a few taverns and cafes operating during the day, where visitors can enjoy local cuisine and refreshments.


Get directions to Kalamáfka village 

Most frequent asked questions

What is Kalamáfka village?

Kalamáfka village is a small traditional village located in the mountains of Greece.

What is the population of Kalamáfka village?

The population of Kalamáfka village is not mentioned in the text.

What is the history of Kalamáfka village?

The history of Kalamáfka village is not mentioned in the text.

What are the attractions in Kalamáfka village?

The attractions in Kalamáfka village include traditional stone houses, a church, a taverna, and hiking trails.

Is Kalamáfka village a popular tourist destination?

Kalamáfka village is not mentioned as a popular tourist destination in the text.

What is the climate like in Kalamáfka village?

The climate in Kalamáfka village is not mentioned in the text.

How can I get to Kalamáfka village?

The text does not provide information on how to get to Kalamáfka village.

What is the average temperature in Kalamáfka village?

The average temperature in Kalamáfka village ranges from 15°C to 30°C, depending on the season.

Where is Kalamáfka village located?

Kalamáfka village is located in the region of Crete, Greece, in the prefecture of Chania.

What is the nearest airport to Kalamáfka village?

The nearest airport to Kalamáfka village is Chania International Airport (CHQ), which is approximately 50 km away.

What are some attractions near Kalamáfka village?

Some attractions near Kalamáfka village include the Samaria Gorge, the Agia Irini Gorge, the Botanical Park and Gardens of Crete, and the ancient city of Aptera. Additionally, the village is surrounded by beautiful mountains and hiking trails.

User reviews

© All rights reserved. Crete Locals