Beach in Frangokastello

Orthi Ammos Beach

Adjoining the Frangokastello fortress is the stunning Orthi Ammos beach, a long stretch of fine sand with shallow, warm waters. It's blissful and child-friendly, unless (as is frequently the case) the wind whips...

Fortress in Frangokastello

Frangokastello

Frangokastello is a ruined 14th-century fortress, constructed soon after the Fourth Crusade (1204) by the Venetians, who sought a stronghold against pirates and Sfakiot warriors. The legendary Ioannis...

Factory in Frangokastello

Cretelaio Olive Oil Mill

Drop by this factory to learn the process of olive-oil production from extraction to end product. Tours take 10 to 15 minutes, followed by a spot of olive-oil tasting to help you decide what you might like to...