09:00 Pick up time
Fragkokastelo is a medieval castle at the south of Chania next to the sea just a few kilometers from Sfakia. The beach in front of the castle combined with the view of the castle and the mountains create a magnificent scenery.
11:00 Museum of War
The War Museum is located at Askyfou, a village on our way to Chora Sfakion. It was created by the initiative of a local that demonstrates his large collection of findings from the Second World War. The collection also includes weapons from the Cretan Rovolution, the oldest exhibit dates back in 1770.
The small town Chora Sfakion on the south coast of Chania is the capital of the region of Sfakia. You can go for a walk around the town or enjoy a refreshment. The town has two small harbors where the ferries from Samaria Gorge arrive. Also from here visitors can travel to Loutro and the island of Gavdos.
The shallow turquoise waters of Fragkokastelo are ideal to enjoy your swim. There are also many cafes and restaurants in the area. The castle located here was built by the Venetians around 1371.The castle is linked to the topical legend of Drosoulites. In the period between May and June, in the early morning hours shadows reminiscent of riders appear around the castle. It is said to be the Greek soldiers that died during a battle in 1828 for the Greek Revolution.
With our visit to this winery of Chania you will witness the process of vinification. Here you will enjoy a guided tour around the winery’s facilities with explanation of the wine making procedure. At the end of the tour you will taste different labels from the winery accompanied with cheese bites, Cretan rusks and homemade olives.
18:00 Return to Chania
Total Duration: 9 hours
What we Provide
Free Wifi on board
Pick up and drop off from hotel
Free map and bottle of water provided on the tours