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Agios Nikolaos - East Crete

  • East Crete
  • East Crete
  • East Crete
Agios Nikolaos is a coastal town located in the region of Lassithi, 64 km eastwards from the capital city Heraklion and 11 km from the coastal Village Elounda. Since 1904 Agios Nikolaos is the capital of the Lassithi prefecture the lake Voulismeni, wich is direct in the middle of the town, charactised this beautiful seaport. This lake is connected to the sea by a straight channel. It is surrounded from a hill and on the tip there are many well-known restaurants, pubs and bars with a fantastic view to the lake and to the seaport. Aghios Nikolaos is an international and cosmopolitan resort that welcomes thousands of visitors annually. Its tranquil lifestyle hasn't been lost despite its busy tourist infrastructure. Aghios Nikolaos was named after the charming Byzantine chapel of St. Nicholas that was erected on the spot called "Nissi" during the 7th century AD. The chapel has several well-preserved frescoes from the 9th, 10th and 11th centuries and rewards its visitors with a breath-taking view of the town and bay. The City Agios Nikolaos is built on hilly terrain overlooking the Bay Mirabello.You can expect neoclassical buildings, a great marina, shopping-roads offering local handcrafts and very good restraurants.

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Visit Agios Nikolaos

Agios Nikolaos is a coastal town located in the region of Lassithi, 64 km eastwards from the capital city Heraklion and 11 km from the coastal Village Elounda. Since 1904 Agios Nikolaos is the capital of the Lassithi prefecture the lake Voulismeni, wich is direct in the middle of the town, charactised this beautiful seaport. This lake is connected to the sea by a straight channel. It is surrounded from a hill and on the tip there are many well-known restaurants, pubs and bars with a fantastic view to the lake and to the seaport. Aghios Nikolaos is an international and cosmopolitan resort that welcomes thousands of visitors annually. Its tranquil lifestyle hasn't been lost despite its busy tourist infrastructure. Aghios Nikolaos was named after the charming Byzantine chapel of St. Nicholas that was erected on the spot called "Nissi" during the 7th century AD. The chapel has several well-preserved frescoes from the 9th, 10th and 11th centuries and rewards its visitors with a breath-taking view of the town and bay. The City Agios Nikolaos is built on hilly terrain overlooking the Bay Mirabello.You can expect neoclassical buildings, a great marina, shopping-roads offering local handcrafts and very good restraurants.

More information for booking the best Hotels, Apartments and Villas in Agios Nikolaos Crete: info@kreta.com, The Crete-Experts have the best ideas for Crete!
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