Frangokastelo, Crete: A magnificent beach in south Chania, a centuries-old Venetian castle, and a place of legends.
Frangokastelo, Crete, is a small village in the south of Chania region, in Sfakia province. It is located about 70 kilometres south of Chania city and about 15 kilometres east of the capital of Sfakia province, Hora Sfakion.
In Frangokastelo, Crete, the two known sights that make the place especial, are the big Venetian castle, which is preserved in good condition, and the beautiful Frangokastelo beach.
The beach of Frangokastelo has crystal-clear waters, which are usually warm, and it is shallow, making it ideal for families with children.
Apart from the castle and the beach, Frangokastelo is a very good base for exploring Southwest Crete and the impressive White Mountains, or Lefka Ori in Sfakia province. The European Hiking Footpath E4 passes right through Frangokastelo.
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