Located at the northernmost Mirabelle bay, Agios Nikolaos whose name comes from the oldest church on the island of Crete, is part of the largest islands in Greece and can rely on a picturesque harbor and sand beaches very attractive for tourism and water sports. It is located 65km away from Heraklion, whose port is linked by ferry with Piraeus. His salt-water lake in the centre of the city is one of its major assets, naming Lake Voulismeni and was formed after the explosion of a volcano.
The island features a charming fishing harbor and a lively promenade. Its Archaeological Museum is very interesting. If you have the opportunity to call at the Cruise Port of Agios Nikolaos, should be studied the Minoan civilization of Crete. The folk art museum is one of the most visited sites of Crete and it is also very interesting to travel to paradise island of Spinalonga.