Agios Nikolaos, Crete Luxury Cruises

The coastal town of Agios Nikolaos, located on the Greek island of Crete, is an excellent cruise destination that manages to combine a relaxing, sleepy environment with exciting, cultural excursions and sightseeing opportunities. The town is quite small in size but offers a wide range of activities and natural landmarks for visitors to enjoy. Whether it involves taking a walk down to the beach and around the marina or catching the ferry to another part of the island, there is always something to keep visitors happy and entertained in this peaceful coastal town.

Sightseeing in Agios Nikolaos

Popular tourist attractions, local to Agios Nikolaos, include Crete's spectacular coastline with the fantastic beaches of Ammos, Kitroplatia, Ammoudi and Havania. Boat and ferry trips, to see Barbarossa's cave and the former leper colony of Spinalonga, are also available from the marina as well as several other sightseeing opportunities:

Agioi Pantes

Agioi Pantes is a tiny and secluded islet located off the shore of Agios Nikolaos. It's peaceful environment and crystal clear waters are a must-see aspect of your trip to the Agios Nikolaos area of Crete. You will not regret making the trip to Agioi Pantes when you reach this idyllic speck of land and relax and its golden sandy beaches.

Lake Voulismeni

Definitely worth visiting whilst in Agios Nikolaos is Lake Voulismeni. This small lake connects to the town's harbour and to the sea. It is surrounded in local folklore and according to legend, the goddess Athena would bathe in it. Locals also claim that the lake is bottomless, due to its abnormal depth to width ratio; however, it has been discovered to be 64m deep and 134m wide.

Archaeology Museum

The sleepy coastal town of Agios Nikolaos also boasts an impressive archaeology museum, which draws large number of locals and tourists every year. The museum contains many intriguing and ancient archaeological artefacts which are sure to fascinate visitors. Tourists hoping to discover more about the Cook Island's history and heritage should not miss out on the chance to view the various items on show at this excellent museum.

Shopping in Agios Nikolaos

On Wednesday mornings locally produced fruit, vegetables, honey and other produce are sold at the town market and tourists are always welcome to make purchases. Elsewhere, the town is scattered with small shops, stalls and markets selling all kinds of items and souvenirs such as home made cups, plates, crockery, woven fabrics, clothes and household decor. Tourists are sure to find the perfect memento of their stay in Crete in one of the quirky local shops and markets.

Eating Out in Agios Nikolaos

There is a great range of cafes and restaurants dotted throughout Agios Nikolaos, ranging from smaller and less expensive eateries to extravagant larger restaurants. For authentic Mediterranean cuisine, try visiting restaurants such as ‘Barko', ‘Piato', ‘Embassy' and the locally popular ‘9 Muses' restaurant. Fast food is also available on the island for people who need to find a quick and easy meal on the go.

1 Enchanting Isles & Adriatic Gems
27 July 2019 - 21 nights

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2 Aegean & Adriatic Odyssey
03 August 2019 - 21 nights

Athens (Piraeus) | Mykonos | Kos, Greece | Megisti (Kastellorizo) | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Syracuse (Sicily), Italy | Valletta | Mgarr (Victoria), Malta | Thira (Santorini) | Rhodes | Symi, Greece | Ermoupolis, Nisos Syros, Greece | Athens (Piraeus) | Monemvasia, Greece | Katakolon | Nydri, Nisos Lefkda, Greece | Brindisi | Dubrovnik | Zadar | Venice more

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3 Greek Islands Odyssey
03 August 2019 - 14 nights

Athens (Piraeus) | Mykonos | Kos, Greece | Megisti (Kastellorizo) | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Syracuse (Sicily), Italy | Valletta | Mgarr (Victoria), Malta | Thira (Santorini) | Rhodes | Symi, Greece | Ermoupolis, Nisos Syros, Greece | Athens (Piraeus) more

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4 Enchanting Isles & Adriatic Gems
24 August 2019 - 21 nights

Venice | Vodice | Kotor | Kerkira, Corfu, Greece | Sami, Cephalonia, Greece | Gythion | Nafplion | Athens (Piraeus) | Mykonos | Kos, Greece | Megisti (Kastellorizo) | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Syracuse (Sicily), Italy | Valletta | Mgarr (Victoria), Malta | Thira (Santorini) | Rhodes | Symi, Greece | Ermoupolis, Nisos Syros, Greece | Athens (Piraeus) more

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5 Greek Island Odyssey
31 August 2019 - 14 nights

Athens (Piraeus) | Mykonos | Kos, Greece | Megisti (Kastellorizo) | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Syracuse (Sicily), Italy | Valletta | Mgarr (Victoria), Malta | Thira (Santorini) | Rhodes | Symi, Greece | Ermoupolis, Nisos Syros, Greece | Athens (Piraeus) more

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6 Aegean & Adriatic Odyssey
31 August 2019 - 21 nights

Athens (Piraeus) | Mykonos | Kos, Greece | Megisti (Kastellorizo) | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Syracuse (Sicily), Italy | Valletta | Mgarr (Victoria), Malta | Thira (Santorini) | Rhodes | Symi, Greece | Ermoupolis, Nisos Syros, Greece | Athens (Piraeus) | Monemvasia, Greece | Katakolon | Nydri, Nisos Lefkda, Greece | Brindisi | Dubrovnik | Zadar | Venice more

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7 Adriatic & Islands Odyssey
21 September 2019 - 21 nights

Venice | Vodice | Kotor | Kerkira, Corfu, Greece | Sami, Cephalonia, Greece | Gythion | Nafplion | Athens (Piraeus) | Mykonos | Kos, Greece | Megisti (Kastellorizo) | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Syracuse, Italy | Valletta | Trapani | Mahon,Menorca | Toulon, France | Ajaccio | Portoferraraio | Rome, (Civitavecchia) more

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8 Golden Mediterranean Autumn
28 September 2019 - 21 nights

Athens (Piraeus) | Mykonos | Kos, Greece | Megisti (Kastellorizo) | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Syracuse (Sicily), Italy | Valletta | Trapani | Mahon,Menorca | Toulon, France | Ajaccio | Portoferraraio | Rome, (Civitavecchia) | Florence/Pisa (Livorno) | Ajaccio | Toulon, France | Palamos, Spain | Palma De Mallorca | Valencia | Barcelona, Spain more

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9 Icons of Antiquity
14 October 2019 - 26 nights

Rome, (Civitavecchia) | Naples | Messina | Crotone, Italy | Kerkira, Corfu, Greece | Katakolon | Nafplion | Athens (Piraeus) | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Haifa | Jerusalem (Ashdod) | Aqaba | Salalah | Muscat | Sir Bani Yas, United Arab Emirates | Abu Dhabi | Dubai more

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10 Greece Intensive Voyage
19 October 2019 - 8 nights

Athens (Piraeus) | Mykonos | Kusadasi (Ephesus) | Patmos | Rhodes | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Chania | Santorini, Greece | Athens (Piraeus) more

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11 Holy Land & Arabian Gems
21 October 2019 - 19 nights

Athens (Piraeus) | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Tel Aviv | Jerusalem (Ashdod) | Aqaba | Salalah | Muscat | Sir Bani Yas, United Arab Emirates | Abu Dhabi | Dubai more

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12 Seas of Sinbad
21 October 2019 - 37 nights

Athens (Piraeus) | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Tel Aviv | Jerusalem (Ashdod) | Aqaba | Salalah | Muscat | Sir Bani Yas, United Arab Emirates | Abu Dhabi | Dubai | Sir Bani Yas, United Arab Emirates | Doha, Qatar | Muscat | Mumbai | Mangalore | Cochin | Sabang, Pulau We | Phuket | Porto Malai | Singapore more

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13 Holy Land & Arabian Adventure
06 November 2019 - 26 nights

Valletta | Syracuse (Sicily), Italy | Nafplion | Mykonos | Rhodes | Patmos | Athens (Piraeus) | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Tel Aviv | Jerusalem (Ashdod) | Aqaba | Muscat | Ras Al Khaimah | Sir Bani Yas, United Arab Emirates | Doha, Qatar | Dubai more

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14 Arabia & India Adventure
06 November 2019 - 45 nights

Valletta | Syracuse (Sicily), Italy | Nafplion | Mykonos | Rhodes | Patmos | Athens (Piraeus) | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Tel Aviv | Jerusalem (Ashdod) | Aqaba | Muscat | Ras Al Khaimah | Sir Bani Yas, United Arab Emirates | Doha, Qatar | Dubai | Khor Al Fakkan | Muscat | Mumbai | Mumbai | Cochin | Chennai (Madras), India | Karaikal, India | Trincomalee | Sabang, Pulau We | Singapore | Singapore more

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15 Incense & Orchids Holidays
13 November 2019 - 52 nights

Athens (Piraeus) | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Tel Aviv | Jerusalem (Ashdod) | Aqaba | Muscat | Ras Al Khaimah | Sir Bani Yas, United Arab Emirates | Doha, Qatar | Dubai | Khor Al Fakkan | Muscat | Mumbai | Mumbai | Cochin | Chennai (Madras), India | Karaikal, India | Trincomalee | Sabang, Pulau We | Singapore | Singapore | Bangkok (Laem Chabang) | Ko Kood, Thailand | Sihanoukville | Ho Chi Minh City | Ho Chi Minh City | Da Nang, Vietnam | Ha Long Bay | Hong Kong more

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16 Empires of the Sun
13 November 2019 - 19 nights

Athens (Piraeus) | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Tel Aviv | Jerusalem (Ashdod) | Aqaba | Muscat | Ras Al Khaimah | Sir Bani Yas, United Arab Emirates | Doha, Qatar | Dubai more

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17 Spice Route Exploration
13 November 2019 - 38 nights

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18 Los Angeles to Rome
22 January 2020 - 89 nights

Los Angeles | Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands | Rangiroa | Bora Bora | Bora Bora | Papeete | Moorea | Papeete | Papeete | Raiatea | Rarotonga | Nuku'alofa, Tonga Islands | Lautoka | Waitangi (Bay Of Islands) | Auckland, New Zealand | Auckland, New Zealand | Tauranga, New Zealand | Napier, New Zealand | Napier, New Zealand | Wellington, New Zealand | Picton, New Zealand | Akaroa, New Zealand | Dunedin, New Zealand | Milford Sound | Hobart, Tasmania | Hobart, Tasmania | Sydney, Australia | Sydney, Australia | Mooloolaba | Airlie Beach | Hamilton Island, Australia | Cairns | Cairns | Darwin | Komodo | Bali (Benoa) | Bali (Benoa) | Singapore | Singapore | Kuala Lumpur (Port Klang) | Penang | Phuket | Hambantota, Sri Lanka | Colombo | Colombo | Kochi, Japan | Kochi, Japan | Cruising The Coast Of India | Mumbai | Mumbai | Salalah | Aqaba | Eilath | Aqaba | Eilath | Larnaca | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Siracusa | Rome, (Civitavecchia) more

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19 Empires of Past & Present
03 April 2020 - 18 nights

Mumbai | Salalah | Aqaba | Eilath | Eilath | Larnaca | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Siracusa | Rome, (Civitavecchia) more

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20 Arabian Treasures and Mediterranean Gems
17 April 2020 - 36 nights

Singapore | Phuket | Colombo | Mangalore | Mumbai | Mumbai | Muscat | Abu Dhabi | Sir Bani Yas, United Arab Emirates | Dubai | Sir Bani Yas, United Arab Emirates | Doha, Qatar | Muscat | Aqaba | Jerusalem (Ashdod) | Haifa | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Athens (Piraeus) more

Fly Cruise£9889pp
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21 Mediterranean Isles Odyssey
29 April 2020 - 17 nights

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22 Arabian gems & Holyland
05 May 2020 - 18 nights

Dubai | Sir Bani Yas, United Arab Emirates | Doha, Qatar | Muscat | Aqaba | Jerusalem (Ashdod) | Haifa | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Athens (Piraeus) more

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23 Eastern Mediterranean Empires
05 May 2020 - 25 nights

Dubai | Sir Bani Yas, United Arab Emirates | Doha, Qatar | Muscat | Aqaba | Jerusalem (Ashdod) | Haifa | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Athens (Piraeus) | Mykonos | Rhodes | Kos, Greece | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Syracuse (Sicily), Italy | Valletta more

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24 Greek Isles & Ephesus
09 May 2020 - 7 nights

Athens (Piraeus) | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Patmos | Cesme | Ephesus | Mykonos | Athens (Piraeus) more

Fly Cruise£3399pp
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25 Aegean Odyssey
09 May 2020 - 14 nights

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26 Greek Isles & Maltese Magic
23 May 2020 - 7 nights

Athens (Piraeus) | Mykonos | Rhodes | Kos, Greece | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Syracuse (Sicily), Italy | Valletta more

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27 Aegean & Italian Isles
23 May 2020 - 15 nights

Athens (Piraeus) | Mykonos | Rhodes | Kos, Greece | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Syracuse (Sicily), Italy | Valletta | Trapani | Golfo Aranci, Sardinia, Italy | Bastia, Corsica, France | Saint-Tropez | Monte Carlo | Rome, (Civitavecchia) more

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28 Athens round-trip
23 May 2020 - 7 nights

Athens (Piraeus) | Syros | Ephesus | Patmos | Rhodes | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Santorini, Greece | Athens (Piraeus) more

Fly Cruise£3349pp
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29 Adriatic & Aegean Isles
30 May 2020 - 14 nights

Venice | Vodice | Kotor | Kerkira, Corfu, Greece | Sami, Cephalonia, Greece | Pylos | Athens (Piraeus) | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Patmos | Cesme | Ephesus | Mykonos | Athens (Piraeus) more

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30 Greek Isles & Ephesus
06 June 2020 - 7 nights

Athens (Piraeus) | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Patmos | Cesme | Ephesus | Mykonos | Athens (Piraeus) more

Fly Cruise£3499pp
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31 Aegean Odyssey
06 June 2020 - 14 nights

Athens (Piraeus) | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Patmos | Cesme | Ephesus | Mykonos | Athens (Piraeus) | Ermoupolis, Nisos Syros, Greece | Rhodes | Fethiye, Turkey | Bodrum | Thira (Santorini) | Spetsai, Nisos Spetsai (Spetses), Greece | Athens (Piraeus) more

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32 Black Sea Intrigue & Ancient Wonders
18 July 2020 - 33 nights

Athens (Piraeus) | Kusadasi (Ephesus) | Varna | Varna | Constanta | Odessa | Sochi | Batumi - Georgia | Trabzon | Kavala | Skiathos | Athens (Piraeus) | Mykonos | Paros | Rhodes | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Chania | Zakynthos, Greece | Corfu | Venice | Venice | Ravenna | Ancona | Kotor | Siracusa | Taormina (Sicily) | Amalfi, Positano | Sorrento/Capri, Italy | Rome, (Civitavecchia) more

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33 Black Sea Intrigue & Ancient Wonders
18 July 2020 - 33 nights

Athens (Piraeus) | Kusadasi (Ephesus) | Varna | Varna | Constanta | Odessa | Sochi | Batumi - Georgia | Trabzon | Kavala | Skiathos | Athens (Piraeus) | Mykonos | Paros | Rhodes | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Chania | Zakynthos, Greece | Corfu | Venice | Venice | Ravenna | Ancona | Kotor | Siracusa | Taormina (Sicily) | Amalfi, Positano | Sorrento/Capri, Italy | Rome, (Civitavecchia) more

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34 Adriatic & Aegean Isles
25 July 2020 - 14 nights

Venice | Vodice | Kotor | Kerkira, Corfu, Greece | Sami, Cephalonia, Greece | Pylos | Athens (Piraeus) | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Patmos | Cesme | Ephesus | Mykonos | Athens (Piraeus) more

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35 Roundtrip Athens
26 July 2020 - 7 nights

Athens (Piraeus) | Syros | Ephesus | Patmos | Rhodes | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Santorini, Greece | Athens (Piraeus) more

Fly Cruise£3879pp
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36 Greece Intensive
01 August 2020 - 10 nights

Athens (Piraeus) | Mykonos | Mykonos | Paros | Rhodes | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Chania | Zakynthos, Greece | Corfu | Venice | Venice more

Fly Cruise£3059pp
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37 Greek Isles & Ephesus
01 August 2020 - 7 nights

Athens (Piraeus) | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Patmos | Cesme | Ephesus | Mykonos | Athens (Piraeus) more

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38 Aegean Odyssey
01 August 2020 - 14 nights

Athens (Piraeus) | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Patmos | Cesme | Ephesus | Mykonos | Athens (Piraeus) | Ermoupolis, Nisos Syros, Greece | Rhodes | Fethiye, Turkey | Bodrum | Thira (Santorini) | Spetsai, Nisos Spetsai (Spetses), Greece | Athens (Piraeus) more

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39 Enchanting Isles & Adriatic Gems
22 August 2020 - 21 nights

Venice | Vodice | Kotor | Kerkira, Corfu, Greece | Sami, Cephalonia, Greece | Pylos | Athens (Piraeus) | Mykonos | Ermoupolis, Nisos Syros, Greece | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Syracuse (Sicily), Italy | Valletta | Mgarr (Victoria), Malta | Thira (Santorini) | Rhodes | Symi, Greece | Athens (Piraeus) more

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40 Greek Islands Odyssey
29 August 2020 - 14 nights

Athens (Piraeus) | Mykonos | Ermoupolis, Nisos Syros, Greece | Agios Nikolaos - Crete | Syracuse (Sicily), Italy | Valletta | Mgarr (Victoria), Malta | Santorini, Greece | Rhodes | Symi, Greece | Athens (Piraeus) more

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