Welcome to Frangokastello!
Here, the time is running slowly… and our visitors, love to be forgotten.. It’s the warmth of the sun, the shadow of the salted trees, the whispers of the Libyan sea that plan you, and you want to stay a little longer.. a little,, even when you’re gone.. and you want to come back for a while!
Discover the Magic of Frangokastello.
Let’s guide you at “Aeolos Studios”!
It is a nice complex, which contains 5 studios and a unique apartment. On the one side, it is framed with olive trees and it has got view to the White Mountains and on the other side, to the infinity blue of the Libyan sea!
“Aeolos Studios” are distinguished for their brightness and functionality. The comfort and practicality. And it is very easy for you to feel them “like your own home”!
Frangokastello is located at Chania Prefecture, at county of Sfakia, at southwest Crete. The distance from Chora Sfakion is 15km, from Chania 80km, from Rethymnon 55km, from Heraklion 135km and from Agio Nikolao 195km. The visitor who will travel to our places, won’t meet only the imperious Castle of Venetians, which is named “Frangokastello”! He has to discover many beaches and gorges which are full of natural beauty! So, combine your holidays with excursions, as well as amusement with some tours to near and interested destinations!
The region became acquaintance from the existence of the well received venetian castle.
The construction of the fortress began in 1371 by the Venetians to protect the region from the piratical raids. The castle was completed in 1374 and the Venetians named it Castle of Saint Nikita, from the church that is found near this. The local called it Frangokastello, the fortress of Francs, Castel Franco or Franco Castello.