We would like to inform you that due to emergency information for unstable weather phenomena in the wider area of the Samaria National Park for today, Monday 09 May 2022, the National Park will remain closed from the northern entrance (Xyloskalo). From Agia Roumeli it will be accessible for the period 07: 00-12: 00 and only for 2 km until the rest place “Christos”.

For the next days, there will be a relevant announcement, after the assessment of the condition of the path.Thank you for your understanding.


Press Release Friday 20-05-2022

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.