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“Picturesque side-trip from Samaria Gorge”

Frangokastello Beach
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Imbros Gorge Hiking Day Trip Including Traditional Cretan Snack
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Prague, Czech Republic
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Picturesque side-trip from Samaria Gorge”
Reviewed 11 July 2014

We came to the area for the Samaria Gorge and were looking for something else to do. This is a pretty, wide beach with an interesting fortress right on the bluff. Fun to wander around. We would have liked to tour the fortress but time was limited.

Visited April 2014
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Brussels
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80 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Clean beach, please keep it clean and take your rubbish (including cigarettes) with you”
Reviewed 10 July 2014

We have loved our visits to this beach, some areas are sandy and others with fine pebbles. The snorkeling is amazing.

Please help to keep our beaches clean, and take away more rubbish that you arrived with - including cigarette butts. I always hunt around for old ciggy butts and put them into our bag which we dispose of away from the beach.

There some lovely bars and restaurants above the beach where we have enjoyed lunches and drinks.

The water is crystal clear with a sandy bottom and does not get too deep too quickly. Ideal for children.

Half of the beach is naturist, and there is a good tolerance between naturists and non-naturists.

Once of our favourite beaches in the area.

Visited July 2014
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Athens
Level 6 Contributor
62 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
“A beautiful beach in front of a medieval castle.”
Reviewed 1 July 2014

If you like the idea of a beautiful sandy beach with crystal clear warm water, with a medieval castle as a background for your vacation photos, then there is no better place than Frongokastello beach. There are umbrellas and deck chairs to rent for the day, as well as traditional tavernas with good Greek food right behind the beach. A few hundred meters to the left of the beach, there is another great beach "Orthi Ammos" and if you walk to the end of it you find yourself in a great nudist section.

Visited August 2013
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Banska Bystrica, Slovakia
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76 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Nice beach”
Reviewed 29 June 2014

Visited this beach when crossing town to Plakias. Nice sandy beach, enough sunbeds, what is more, nearby fortress gives it a unique feel.

Visited June 2014
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New Malden, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“An interesting site”
Reviewed 26 June 2014

Although there is clearly much history concerning the castle there is a bare minimum of information on display and no guide to ask questions of.

Visited May 2014
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