There are a lot of beautiful beaches in Frangkokastello! If you do not want to swim precisely under the Kallicrates Village, you can either go to the eminent Orthi Ammoytsa, a beach with incredible beauty, or you can swim under the shade of the castles! A lot of gorges exist (as that of Kallikratis) which are ideal for walking and mountaining! There is also a port situated in the district enabling you to dock your boat/vessel.
At a distance of 13 km from the Frangkokastello village is the Chora Sfakion. A graphical coastal village, which is the starting point for various destinations in the area. From there you can travel by ferryboat or marine taxi to go down to the most southern part of Europe, the Island of Gavdos!
With the little boat rides you can stop off at Ag. Roumeli, found at the exit of the Samaria’s gorge. This eminent gorge that is characterized as a national park has a length of 18 km and you need approximately 6 hours to cross it!