Aghios Nikolaos Holidays
Holidays to Aghios Nikolaos
Aghios Nikolaos is a well established, picturesque tourist resort situated on the north east coast of Crete in the beautiful Gulf of Mirabello. In addition to being a popular holiday destination, Aghios Nikolaos still remains a working fishing and shipping port with its own separate thriving yacht marina.
Why visit Aghios Nikolaos?
Aghios Nikolaos is a bustling, lively resort centred around the harbour and deep lake which is joined to the sea by a narrow canal. Cafes, bars and restaurants surround the area and you will find the locals and tourists mingling happily together. Walk to the square and down to the other side of Aghios Nikolaos to take a stroll around the marina with its array of yachts.
What to do in Aghios Nikolaos
Daytime activities in Aghios Nikolaos could include walking in the nearby countryside, visiting interesting archaeological sites and museums as well as spending time on the beach at Kitroplatia with its choice of water activities. Shoppers are well catered for in Aghios Nikolaos with lots of boutiques and shops selling local crafts such as leather, pottery and jewellery. In addition once a week there is a market held in Aghios Nikolaos.
The nightlife in Aghios Nikolaos is centred around the harbour area with lots of lively bars and clubs and an abundant choice of eating places ranging from local tavernas to picturesque waterside restaurants.
Places to visit from Aghios Nikolaos
A regular bus service runs between Aghois Nikolaos and its near neighbour Elounda some 6 miles away and a range of excursions are available from Aghois Nikolaos including boat trips to Spinalonga an old leper colony with its Venetian fortress. Visit the Phaestos Palace and Roman city of Gortys or the Lassithi Plateau with its traditional windmills and villages.
Book a holiday to Aghios Nikolaos
You can book a holiday to Aghios Nikolaos with Voyager Travel Direct. Holidays to Aghios Nikolaos are available 01 May to 31 October and you can search on this website or give one of our friendly travel consultants a call.
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