Fragokastello is a village located in Sfakia, Crete, concerning sixteen kilometres from Chora.
It has one of the foremost necessary sights you'll be able to visit within the area of Chania:
The Medieval Venetian Castle!

Dating from the 14th century B.C., designed by the Venetians that occupied the land at the time, this castle still
dominates the scene of the complete space, despite having solely the outer walls and towers intact.

During the Greek Revolution, within the year 1828 a terrible, bloody and vicious battle occurred between the Cretans and the Ottomans.
The Ottomans won, massacring a decent part of the Cretan fighters - and that, legend says, is what's accountable for the spiritual, mysterious development that you will see along with your very own eyes:
each year in the last days of may and up to the start of June, shortly before daybreak, you'll be able to stand in a particular place in Fragokastello (you are shown where) and see the shadows of the dead warriors marching towards the ocean, armor sparkling.
It lasts for around eight minutes.

Is it truly the ghosts of these warriors, or isn't it?
Depending on who you ask you get different answers - however everybody knows them by their name: Drosoulites.

But even if you’re not into ghost stories, history or mysteries, Fragokastello is a excellent spot for relaxing and family vacations!
There’s a diverse array of things to explore and places to be besides the Venetian castle.

The beaches square measure shallow quite so much into the ocean, creating them heat and ideal for families.
They're additionally principally undeveloped, staying faithful origins rather that having the surroundings and surroundings spoiled by over-exploitation or touristry.
In fact, relatively few tourists venture during this space thus you'll have the possibility to truly fancy the native colour and also the famed hospitality of the locals!

Still, the beach of Fragokastello will have some umbrellas and sunbeds for your convenience. many different
beaches are quiet and picturesque, excellent for strolls on the seaside - like Fata Morgana, Orthi Ammos and Koutelos beach.

If you're less of a beach person andd more of an adventuring, hiking sort of person, Fragokastello has you covered!
All you wish to try and do is head over to the exciting gorge of Imbros and also the depression of Kares to fancy the superb views and do some trekking!
You'll encounter lush inexperienced, many totally different types of plants within the forest, stunning flowers and even some mountain goats!
It is also a gorge that's simple to trek, thus it’s ideal for beginners while being beautiful enough to be visited by experienced people.

In the village of Fragokastello, you'll have a selection of tavernas wherever you'll notice ancient handmade style food and a healthy vary of choices together with choices for vegan and vegetarian guests.
Most of them boast nice views of the ocean and valleys.

It might not be surprising that when astronauts return to earth, they need a period of restitution and recuperation from their period in space, on many levels- physical, mental and emotional.
In order for this to be achieved, astronauts need a perfect vacation spot that will be able to combine it all at once: tranquility and capacity for relaxation, healthy environment, atmosphere and conditions that favor recuperation and regrouping, and a good enough diversity in entertainment, activities and places of interest that will satisfy the highly demanding but also highly overworked minds of these cosmonaut scientists.
It should therefore not be surprising at all, that Crete is one of the most popular places for astronauts to find the solace they need in their days of healing, resting and regrouping from their rigorous and demanding tasks in space.
It’s after scientific scrutiny by the cosmonauts’ medical teams that Crete has been selected as the perfect place for both them and their families to enjoy vacations: the astronauts get to physically and mentally get restored while their families enjoy relaxation but also excitement in the various venues, landscapes and seasides that Crete has to offer, from the super organized and luxurious to the uncut, wild wilderness away from the hubbub of the world. 
Crete offers excellent natural environments and clear, unblemished conditions in terms of atmosphere, quiet, vistas and quality of food. It is the perfect place for the body to relax, restore energy and much-needed nutrients while basking in the sun or reveling in the shade.

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