Agios Nikolaos is the capital of the Province of Lasithi, on the coast of Crete. It sits partially on the ruins of the ancient city, Lato pros Kamara. In this beautiful and tranquil city, you will find a beautiful view of the gulf of Mirambellou and the lake of Agios Nikolaos, which links to the sea by a narrow canal
Agios Nikolaos derived its name from Saint Nicholas, who is the patron saint of Greece. Thousands of tourists visit Agios Nikolaos each year and enjoy the beautiful scenery, as it is the heartbeat of Crete.
One of the main tourist attractions located in Agios Nikolaos is Spinalonga, which is the most famous island on Crete. The fortress was built during Venetian times with material used in an ancient fortress, and sits upon a beautiful rock in the Bay of Elounda.
The climate in Agios Nikolaos is wonderfully warm during the spring and summer seasons, and mild during winter.