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Sculpture, Agios Nikolaos Rest on the beautiful beaches of the city remains the main entertainment for travelers. Ammos and Kitroplatia beaches, which are located near the center of the city, are the most popular, crowded and well-equipped for sports entertainments. Fans of more secluded rest and those, who have come to the resort with their children, are recommended to visit Havania beach. Divers should absolutely not forget to visit Creta's Happy Divers Center, where they can rent all necessary equipment and book a trip to the most beautiful diving destinations.
The main shopping thoroughfare of the resort is October 28 street, where you can find shops of very different specializations. They offer customers popular local delicacies, souvenirs at … Open
Those travellers, who want to walk in beautiful natural places and to see the unique historical monuments, are definitely recommended to participate in a trip to the Spinalonga Island. Vai Palm Grove is one of the most attractive nature reserves. In summer the grove becomes the venue for a large Lato Festival, which gathers best Greek musicians and theater actors.
If your aim is to visit most stylish fashion boutiques and jewelry shops, you will find what you need on 28th October Street. The street is also the location of various interesting antique and souvenir shops. The majority of nighttime restaurants, bars, clubs and discos are located on Joseph Koundouros Street. You will find entertainments to fit all tastes on that street. In some venues popular club music does not stop until early in the morning, while others offer their guests to enjoy excellent Greek wine and listen to the national music. Fans of more romantic rest in a quiet place will also find several suitable clubs for themselves. 25th March Street is the right place to continue your study of the local nighttime entertainments – the street is also full of various clubs and discos. Many venues have become a permanent venue for numerous musical performances and festivals, so the city will be liked by the fans of music. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Picturesque nature, clean beaches and entertainments that will fit any taste – these are the main points that attract travellers from all over the world to a wonderful Greek town Agios … Open
Coming to Agios Nikolaos on the main road from Heraklion, you get to the top of the city, which is located on high hills. These are residential areas with small, standard for Greece, cubes of private cottages. Here you will be able to plunge into the local charm, having made a short walk from the bus station to the old city. There is one more reason why you should approach the old city on foot, which is a colorful panorama, familiar from the many postcards from Crete, which can be seen from the observation deck from the high point of the city.
Shore Drive What do you think about cruising around the Mirabello Bay?During the excursion, you will acquaint with the history of Venetian domination over the city of Agios Nikolaos - the "little Venice" of Crete. During the cruise, you can order a dinner, cooked from a freshly-caught fish, which will allow enjoying and degustating amazing dishes of Mediterranean cuisine. During the entire voyage, a bar with Greek drinks, wine, and sweets (included in the price of the excursion, as well as lunch) are at guests disposal. The duration of such an amazing voyage is 12 hours. The price for a group excursion, along Mirabello Bay, is 145 euro.
The small resort Agios Nikolaos is famous for its picturesque beaches and quiet historical streets. However, you should really not restrict your vacation here with children to only beaches … Open
In Agios Nikolaos, scuba diving is very popular and widespread entertainment, so you will find many diving centers here. For example, there are some of them: Pelagos, which offers diving, yachting, and various kinds of water sports. You can also pay attention to the Crete Underwater Center, which specializes only in diving, as well as Hippocampus Bali Dive Cente - a diving center and a shop with all the necessary equipment. Moreover, you will not face any problems with instructors and equipment for rent, as far as there are dozens of special centers along the coast.
Agios Nikolaos lagoon, Lake Voulismeni By the way, if you really desire to see something very ancient - rent a car and go just 10 km from Agios Nikolaos, where the excavations of the sunken city of Olus are located. This is one of the 100 most important cities of ancient Crete. Here the ancestors used to worship Zeus, the goddess Britomartis and Apollo. All the found mosaics confirm the flowering of the city, even during the Byzantine era. The ancient city of Olus locates in the strait between Elounda and the Kolokita Island. When the sea is calm, you can see through the thickness of the water the impressive ruins on the bottom!
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♥   Water park 'Acqua Plus Water Park' Crete, 33.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to your best city break in Agios Nikolaos - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Agios Nikolaos - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Agios Nikolaos?' disappears immediately.
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