lies on the south-western coast, on the bus route.
Latitude: N 39,05 - Longitude: E 23,44.
closest beach to the town, if you use the bus, at a distance of 4,5 km,
Stafylos is popular and prone to get crowded. A sloping
road, 500 meters off the bus route brings you to the beach. Mixed sandy and shingle, with
umbrellas, sun beds and beach bar, in a delightful setting. There are two taverns nearby.
It was named after the mythical Prince
Stafylos. His grave
was found on the small cape at the right side, together with his golden sword, which is
displayed at the Archaeological Museum of Athens. The grave is similar to the royal
Mycenaean ones. It is
believed that Prince Stafylos with a group of Cretans settled here and founded a town, in