Top Things To Do In Agios Nikolaos

The city of Agios Nikolaos has a charm of the sea, the lake, and the good weather.

The following is the list of the things to do in this city:

✦ 1. Hang Out Around The Lake Voulismeni

Lake Voulismeni Agio Nikolaos

Lake Voulismeni is one of the unique features of this city. And since the late 1870s, this lake is connected by the use of a channel with the old harbor.

The area around the lake is surrounded and overlooked by cafes and restaurants. This is a great place to pass the time for the local residents and visitors to this city.

✦ 2. Chill Out at the Paralia Kitroplatia Beach

 Kitroplatia Beach Agio Nikolaos

The beach is located in a small bay and is surrounded by houses and charming restaurants. It is a sandy and a rocky beach thas has very clear water.

Agio Nikolaos

✦ Some Tips for The Paralia Kitroplatia Beach

  • The parking is not far from the beach
  • There are no water sports
  • You can rent sunshades and lounges

✦ 3. Learn About the Horn of Amalthea

Horn of Amalthea Agio Nikolaos

The Horn of Amalthea is a symbol of abundance. This is one of the top attractions in the city. It is located next to the Europa monument, the parking, and the beach.


✦ 4. Admire the Abduction Of Europa Monument

Europa Monument Agio Nikolaos

The Europa monument is based on Greek mythology. And it is believed to be the mother of Europe.

✦ 5. Visit the Agios Nikolaos Chapel

Agios Nikolaos Chapel
Agios Nikolaos Chapel

There are quite a number of churches in Agios Nikolaos including the church which lends its name to the town. This church is Agios Nikolaos Chapel.

This is a traditional Greek chapel for the fishermen.

✦ 6. Experience Crete Semi Submarine

Crete Semi Submarine Experience

Take a stroll up to the square and down the other side of the town. This will get you to the marina, where another seafront offers its beauty of dazzling yachts and beautiful views.

Here, you can have the Crete Semi Submarine experience. This actually an adventure with a converted catamaran in the sea to see the aquatic life on the island of Crete.

7. Shop in Agios Nikolaos

Agio Nikolaos

The town has a number of shops that sell the original Cretan items. These include house decors, woven fabrics, pure leather items, and many other local products.

Some Tip For Agio Nikolaos

Crete Island
  • The sea has clean and clear water
  • There are a number of nice bays and beaches in the area

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