Hire a car in Agios Nikolaos
Different to all towns in the island of Crete, Agios Nikolaos is lasithi’s capital and is a small town but a popular destination. With many things to offer, the city is a great place to spend time, explore and experience areas and activities.
The city is surrounded by its beautiful lake and its lovely scenery. In the city, you’ll find beautiful architecture and neoclassical buildings and the marina. Its beauty will attract you to visit the town again.
What to do:
There are plenty things to see and do around Agios Nikolaos. Take a visit in the second-best archeological museum of Crete and enjoy the beautiful beaches around the town. Havania and Ammoudi beach are really nice sand beached. Almyros beach is the biggest and most popular beach in the area.
Spinalonga is small island where lepers from Greece had been kept in isolation until 1957. This island is full of history, fear and love. There is a guided tour boat trip from Agios Nikolaos to there.
A natural and exotic island Chrissi. The white coral sand island is full of purple shells, fossils and crystal blue waters. Cruises depart daily from May to October from Ierapetra which is around 35 km away with a car.
Elounda is a small town about 10km away from Agios Nikolaos. The town is surrounded by luxurious hotels for the most expensive tastes and attract many celebrities every year. You’ll find beautiful and graphic landscapes and views. You will have countless choices for food and accommodation. Take a stroll around the harbor and enjoy the area.