Frangokastello is one of the most famous beaches of Crete, well-known for the local Venetian castle on the beautiful beach and the legendary ghosts of Drosoulites. Located 13 km east of Chora Sfakion, 79 km south-east of Chania, it lies in a small valley south of the White Mountains in Crete. It was built by the Venetians between 1371 and 1374, was used as a garrison in the region, is in the shape of a simple rectangular, with towers at each corner and a main gate. Legend has it, shadows of armed Greek soldiers who lost their lives in the Battle of Frangokastello on 17 th May 1828 seem to march towards the fortress around dawn. They are called Drosoulites or dew-men due to the time of day that the phenomenon takes place and can be seen every year, on the anniversary of the battle or even in early June.