In the frame of the 50th year anniversary since the declaration of the area as a National Park, the Management Body organized a two day Conference, on 14-15/12/2012 at the Cultural Center of Chania, entitled “50 years Samaria National Park – Culture, Environment & Primary Production“.
May 21st is the European Natura 2000 Network Day. It aims to make European citizens more aware of the natural riches the Natura 2000 network holds, of the conservation work they carry out and of the benefits brought by the protected nature to people and to our planet. In this framework, the Natural Environment & Climate Change Agency and the Management Unit of Samaria National Park and Protected Areas of Western Crete announce that on Saturday 21st of May 2022, the entry to the National Park of Samaria will be without an entrance fee. Visiting hours remain the same.