Aghios Nikolaos boasts some of the best attractions on the island of Crete. An exciting fusion of the future and past can be found in this charming little town, and with so many great sights around, you’ll never set your eyes upon anything dull. Though, when you’re ready to venture further afield, many exciting things await you outside of the resort too.

From a culturally rich visit to an olive farm, to embarking on a fascinating boat tour, plenty of great activities and memories await you. If you fancy absorbing some interesting history, the Monastery of Faneromeni offers a fascinating day out, or if you prefer your holidays to be more relaxed, check out one of the five beautiful beaches that Aghios Nikolaos is home to.

2. Take a boat trip to Spinalonga

When you’ve seen all that the chocolate-box town of Aghios Nikolaos has for its visitors, it’s time to venture further afield and check out what other adventures Crete holidays provide. There’s no doubt that a boat trip
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