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Frangokastello Fortress

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April 27, 2020
Frangokastello castle is located on the south coast of the prefecture of Chania, Crete, in the region of Sfakia, 75 km from the city of Chania and 15 km from Chora Sfakion. Explore the fortress of Frangokastelo, where historic events took place during the period of the Venetian rule, as well as…
September 15, 2019
Frangokastello is an important historical monument in the region of Chania, Crete. This castle was built between the period 1371-1374 BC. The construction work started by the Venetians, who had conquered Crete that time. In fact, this castle was set up to maintain a military base for the Venetian…
November 8, 2018
In order to protect the small bay near by, from the pirates, it was decided, in 1371, to construct this fortress. It was barely used during the Venetian occupation, and on the eve of the Turkish attack, it was actually abandoned. In 1828 the Cretan rebels occupied the fortress and during the siege…

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“Ravdoucha is a small village in west Crete. You can explore the west side of Crete by car if you start from here. 5 minutes away from Kolimpari where you can find sm, pharmacy, bank and everything that you need. Beautiful place for swimming, hiking and othe adventures, with amazing sea and mountain view that you will not forget!”
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Fish Taverna
“Argentina Kapenekis is an awarded fish tavern in Kolymvari very near to Chania city. A place for fish lovers!”
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Cretan Restaurant
“A family traditional taverna! Kali Kardia ("the good heart") is a typical traditional tavern at the square in the middle of the village of Afrata. They serve simple Greek dishes, the owners are very friendly. We order several dishes such as tzatziki, pork chop, souvlaki, chicken from the oven and spinach pie.”
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Administrative Area Level 5
“It is a small village with tavernas, coffee shops and a small beach. Sfakia is one hour far away from Chania. Near Sfakia is Loutro, get there by boat or by a small ship. ”
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