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Asfendhos in the region of Crete is a town in Greece - some 191 mi (or 307 km) South of Athens, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Asfendhos is now 03:16 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Athens" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tobruk, Zouridhion, Vrysai, Vilandredhon, Velonadhon or İzmir. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Sinoikismos Neo Khorio, Sinoikismos Mesa Goni, Patsianos, Manikas, Chora Sfakion and Ammoudarion. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Sfakia Region Koutelos Beaches of Crete ...

01:57 min ( September 14, 2009 by creteisland)
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Koutelos It is a small and quiet beach under the village Nomikiana between Sfakia and Frangokastello.


03:23 min ( September 05, 2008 by creteisland)
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Asi Gonia ( ), is a community in the eastern part of the prefecture of Chania Crete

Flisvos - Sfakia Frangokastello - Chania...

03:01 min ( September 04, 2009 by creteisland)
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Flisvos rooms and tavern is situated in Frangokastello in the region of Sfakia on the island of Crete. Crete- Sfakia -Flisvos . The region of Sfakia is a very laid back region on Crete which conserved...

Descendng into Frangokastelo ( Fragokast...

09:43 min ( August 17, 2009 by livingincrete)
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South of Rethymno and Georgioupoli, after passing through the villages of Episkopi, Argyroupoli, Asi Gonia and Kallikratis there used to be a narrow gravel road descending over 1000 metres (3300 feet)...

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Interesting facts about this location

Imbros Gorge

Imbros Gorge (Greek: Φαράγγι Ίμπρου, Faragi Imbrou) is a 11 km long canyon located near Hora Sfakion in southern Crete, the Mediterranean island. It runs parallel to Samariá Gorge, its narrowest part has 1.60 m and it ends at the village of Kommitádes (8 km/ 650 m for hiking). The Imbros village (aka Nimbros) is located at an altitude of 780 meters and is at the South end of the fertile plain of Askyfou.

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Located at 35.25, 24.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Canyons and gorges of Greece, Chania (regional unit), Crete geography stubs


Frangokastello is the location of a castle and scattered settlement on the south coast of Crete, Greece, about 12 km. east of Chora Sfakion and within the prefecture of Chania. The castle was built by the Venetians in 1371-74 as a garrison to impose order on the rebellious Sfakia region, to deter pirates, and to protect Venetian nobles and their properties. The Venetians named it the Castle of St. Nikitas after the nearby church.

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Located at 35.25, 24.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Castles in Crete, Castles in Greece, Chania (regional unit), Visitor attractions in Crete


Kournas is the name of a village and nearby lake on the island of Crete, Greece. It is in the Apokoronas region of Chania regional unit close to the border with Rethymno regional unit, 47 km from the town of Chania. Kournas is a fairly large village perched on a hill overlooking the lake. It is in the Georgioupoli municipality, not far from the town of the same name.

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Located at 35.25, 24.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Lakes of Greece, Populated places in Chania (regional unit)

Hora Sfakion

Error: Image is invalid or non-existent. Hóra Sfakíon or Sfakia is a town on the south coast of Crete, Greece. It is the capital of the remote and mountainous region of Sfakiá, and is a small town of just 278 inhabitants (2001 census). It lies on the south coast near the end of the Imbros Gorge, 74 km south of Chania. It has two small harbours, where the ferry boats from Agia Roumeli dock, which in the summer bring the hikers from the Samaria Gorge to take buses back to the northern coast.

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Located at 35.25, 24.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Mediterranean port cities and towns in Greece, Populated places in Chania (regional unit)


Sfakiá is a mountainous area in the southwestern part of the island of Crete, in the Chania regional unit. It is considered one of the few places in Greece to never have been fully occupied by foreign powers. With a 2011 census population of 1,889 inhabitants living on a land area of 467,58 km², Sfakia is one of the largest and least densely populated municipalities on the island of Crete. The etymology of its name is disputed.

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Located at 35.25, 24.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Municipalities of Crete, Populated places in Chania (regional unit), Provinces of Greece