Agios Nikolaos – The resort city, which is picturesquely located in Crete in the West of Mirabeth Bay. This is a fashionable resort, which is called Cretan Saint-Tropez. And indeed, Agios Nikolaos will not compare with the number of guests with any other city resort of Crete, and the public here is the most different – from finding guests to romantics. Ayos Nikolaos is growing rapidly, and well-developed infrastructure and preserved priority only attract additional tourists.
Agios Nikolaos is famous for its main attraction – the unique natural lake of Vulismen, as well as a pleasant warm climate. Despite the fact that the tourism industry in Agios Nikolai is developing rapidly, this city managed to preserve his unique priority. Day the city is slow and calm, at night Agios Nikolaos wakes up and life here only boils.
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What is interesting to see Agios Nikolaos?
Top attractions of Agios Nikolaos
Sound the city
Archaeological Museum Agios Nikolaos
Church of St. Nicholas
Agios Nikolaos: excursions and events
Excursion to Agios Nikolaos, Topla and Wai, for lovers of exotic nature, religion and stories. Excursion lasts about 8 hours and its approximate cost is 75 euros. Tourists transport a comfortable bus accompanied by an experienced guide. Excursion begins with a general familiarization with the city of Agios Nikolaos, then the bus should be before the monastery of Thal, then the participants are sent by 30 kilometers from the monastery, where the only palm forest in Europe is growing – Wai.
The most popular excursion in Agios Nikolaos, perhaps, is a tour along the coast of Crete – on Spinalong Island. Excursion begins with a visit to the port of the fishing village Elunda, then an exciting sea walk on Mirabeth Bay to the island itself. The story of the island is rich and interesting. After an excursion around the island of tourists, it is proposed to continue the sea walk through the bay, after which you find the Bay of Collage. Excursion ends in Agios Nikolaos.
In summer, the city administration Agios Nicaus organizes the event – Festival «LATO». Throughout the summer season, Greek and European pop celebrities come here, folklore ensembles, exhibitions are also arranged.
History Agios Nikolaos
Climate in Agios Nikolaos
Climate in Agios-Nikolaos Mediterranean, so summer here is dry and roast. However, the local climate is very useful for health. In Agios-Nikolaos, it is always warm and pleasant thanks to the mountains that shelted the resort from the northern winds. An approximate start time of winter in Agios-Nikolaos – mid-December, when the temperature smoothly lowers and the rainy season begins. From April, the weather in this Cretan resort town is being established, and in May, water is already warming up on average to +22 degrees. August is considered to be the hottest month when the air temperature rises to +35 degrees. To choose for yourself the most comfortable season for recreation, see the weather in Agios-Nikolaos for months.
Agios Nikolaos: Entertainment and Active Leisure
In Agios Nikolaos there will be a lot of options for lovers of outdoor activities and sports – Fishing, Golf Course, Fitness Centers, Tennis and Badminton Courts, Basketball and Volleyball Platters, Sports Centers, Scuba Diving, Squash Places. And those who prefer active holidays in the open sea is better to go to the beaches of Ammos or kitetopathy, which are located near the city center.
Fitness club «My Gym» Located in Agios Nikolaos on Salamynos Street, close to Diving Center. Scuba diving center is located on the waterfront, 250 km from the lake, opposite Coral and Hermes hotels. The Golf Club is equipped with a platform for 18 holes and is 45 km from Agios Nikolaos, and the site with 9th wells is closer, just 10 km from Agios Nikolaos, in the resort of Porto Elunda. In Agios Nikolaos Many beaches – Ammos, Public Sandy Beach, Kitetopathia – Central City Beach (Sand-in-pebble), Top Beach and Amudi.
Transport Features Agios Nikolaos
On the very city of Agios Nikolaos, it is very convenient to travel on buses, but it’s better to give up from the car, because in Crete a rather high emergency room on the roads because of their serpentines in the mountains. If you still decided to use the car, then better call the car to the hotel or restaurant, "free" Machine is unlikely to stop.