Frangokastello Beach in Sfakia, Chania - Crete | 01 Oct 2017
35.1833° N | 24.2333° E
Guests who do not want to settle for swimming or sunbathing around the resorts of Crete, are lucky to find themselves in a place where beach exploring is next to none. With so many options for beaches and combinations for daytrips, travelers can easily combine history and beach relaxation, at any time of the year. A famous daytrip to the sea would be Frangokastello on the southern part of Chania in Crete, where you find both a Venetian castle, plenty of legendary tales and of course beautiful beaches for relaxation. To reach to this historical destination, you will have to drive through the White Mountains and pass through impressive gorges and villages scattered along the way. Situated at approximately 80km from Chania in the area of legendary Sfakia, you will reach this beautiful place within 1.5 hours, which makes it a perfect option for a daytrip whilst holidaying in Crete. Whether you prefer beaches with sand dunes or pebbles, would like to swim or snorkel, Frangokastello will make sure to give you an experience combining everything.