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 Holy Land & Arabian Gems
21 October 2019 - 19 nights

Piraeus | Agios Nikolaos (Crete) | Tel Aviv | Jerusalem (Ashdod) | Aqaba | Salalah | Muscat | Sir Bani Yas Is | Abu Dhabi | Dubai more

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2 Empires of the Sun
13 November 2019 - 19 nights

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

Fly Cruise£4339pp
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3 Los Angeles to Rome
22 January 2020 - 89 nights

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

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

Mumbai (Bombay) | Salalah | Aqaba | Eilath | Eilath | Larnaca | Agios Nikolaos (Crete) | Siracusa | Civitavecchia more

Fly Cruise£6779pp
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5 Arabian Treasures and Mediterranean Gems
17 April 2020 - 36 nights

Singapore | Phuket | Colombo | Mangalore | Mumbai (Bombay) | Mumbai (Bombay) | Muscat | Abu Dhabi | Sir Bani Yas Is | Dubai | Sir Bani Yas Is | Doha, Qatar | Muscat | Aqaba | Jerusalem (Ashdod) | Haifa | Agios Nikolaos (Crete) | Piraeus more

Fly Cruise£10079pp
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6 Mediterranean Isles Odyssey
29 April 2020 - 17 nights

Rome (Civitavecchia) | Bastia, Corsica, France | Ponza, Italy | Amalfi | Trapani, Sicily, Italy | Mgarr (Victoria) | Valletta | Valletta | Thira (Santorini) | Piraeus | Agios Nikolaos (Crete) | Patmos | Kusadasi | Cesme | Mykonos | Piraeus more

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7 Arabian gems & Holyland
05 May 2020 - 18 nights

Dubai | Sir Bani Yas Is | Doha, Qatar | Muscat | Aqaba | Jerusalem (Ashdod) | Haifa | Agios Nikolaos (Crete) | Piraeus more

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8 Eastern Mediterranean Empires
05 May 2020 - 25 nights

Dubai | Sir Bani Yas Is | Doha, Qatar | Muscat | Aqaba | Jerusalem (Ashdod) | Haifa | Agios Nikolaos (Crete) | Piraeus | Mykonos | Rhodes | Kos | Agios Nikolaos (Crete) | Syracuse (Sicily), Italy | Valletta more

Fly Cruise£8399pp
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9 Greek Isles & Ephesus
09 May 2020 - 7 nights

Piraeus | Agios Nikolaos (Crete) | Patmos | Kusadasi | Cesme | Mykonos | Skiathos, Greece | Piraeus more

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

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

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

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

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12 Aegean & Italian Isles
23 May 2020 - 15 nights

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

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13 Athens round-trip
23 May 2020 - 7 nights

Piraeus | Syros | Kusadasi | Patmos | Rhodes | Agios Nikolaos (Crete) | Santorini | Piraeus more

Fly Cruise£4969pp
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14 Adriatic & Aegean Isles
30 May 2020 - 14 nights

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

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15 Greek Isles & Ephesus
06 June 2020 - 7 nights

Piraeus | Agios Nikolaos (Crete) | Patmos | Cesme | Kusadasi | Mykonos | Piraeus more

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

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

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

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

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

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

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19 Adriatic & Aegean Isles
25 July 2020 - 14 nights

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

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20 Roundtrip Athens
26 July 2020 - 7 nights

Piraeus | Syros | Kusadasi | Patmos | Rhodes | Agios Nikolaos (Crete) | Santorini | Piraeus more

Fly Cruise£3839pp
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21 Greece Intensive
01 August 2020 - 10 nights

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

Fly Cruise£3279pp
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22 Greek Isles & Ephesus
01 August 2020 - 7 nights

Piraeus | Agios Nikolaos (Crete) | Patmos | Kusadasi | Cesme | Mykonos | Skiathos, Greece | Piraeus more

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23 Aegean Odyssey
01 August 2020 - 14 nights

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

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24 Greek Islands Odyssey
29 August 2020 - 14 nights

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

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25 Aegean & Adriatic Odyssey
29 August 2020 - 21 nights

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26 Complete Country Immersion
02 September 2020 - 124 nights

Southampton | Bordeaux | Bordeaux | St. Jean De Luz | Bilbao | Gijon | La Coruna | Porto | Lisbon | Portimao | Cadiz | Gibraltar | Malaga | Valencia | Valencia | Barcelona | Barcelona | Port Vendres | Toulon (for Provence) | Sanary Sur Mer | Saint-Tropez, France | Calvi (Corsica), France | Monte Carlo | Nice | Portofino | Portovenere, Italy | Florence/Pisa (Livorno) | Florence/Pisa (Livorno) | Portoferraio, Elba | Olbia/Porto Cervo (Sardinia) | Rome (Civitavecchia) | Sorrento/Capri | Kotor | Split | Koper | Venice | Venice | Ravenna | Zadar | Dubrovnik | Corfu | Katakolon | Santorini | Piraeus | Agios Nikolaos (Crete) | Safaga | Aqaba | Aqaba | Salalah | Muscat | Dubai | Muscat | Muscat | Al Manamah | Doha, Qatar | Sir Bani Yas Is | Abu Dhabi | Dubai | Dubai | Mumbai (Bombay) | Kochi (Cochin) | Kochi (Cochin) | Colombo | Colombo | Yangon (Rangoon) | Yangon (Rangoon) | Yangon (Rangoon) | Singapore | Singapore | Ko Samui, Thailand | Bangkok | Bangkok | Bangkok | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Singapore | Singapore | Semarang | Bali (Benoa), Indonesia | Geraldton, Australia | Fremantle, Perth | Fremantle, Perth | Margaret River, Australia | Albany,Australia | Esperance, Australia | Adelaide | Kangaroo Island | Sydney, Australia | Sydney, Australia | Sydney, Australia | Melbourne more

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27 Monte Carlo To Athens (Piraeus)
14 September 2020 - 20 nights

Monte Carlo | Marseille | Barcelona | Barcelona | Valencia | Palma De Mallorca | Valletta | Messina (Sicily) | Amalfi | Rome (Civitavecchia) | Sorrento/Capri | Taormina (Sicily) | Valletta | Agios Nikolaos (Crete) | Mykonos | Rhodes | Santorini | Mykonos | Piraeus more

Fly Cruise£12169pp
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28 Adriatic & Aegean Isles
19 September 2020 - 14 nights

Venice | Vodice | Kotor | Kerkira, Corfu, Greece | Sami, Cephalonia, Greece | Pylos, Greece | Milos, Nisos Melos, Greece | Piraeus | Agios Nikolaos (Crete) | Patmos | Kusadasi | Cesme | Mykonos | Skiathos, Greece | Piraeus more

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29 Rome (Civitavecchia) to Athens (Piraeus)
24 September 2020 - 10 nights

Rome (Civitavecchia) | Sorrento/Capri | Taormina (Sicily) | Valletta | Agios Nikolaos (Crete) | Mykonos | Rhodes | Kos | Santorini | Piraeus more

Fly Cruise£6549pp
Cruise Only£6159pp
30 Greek Isles & Ephesus
26 September 2020 - 7 nights

Piraeus | Agios Nikolaos (Crete) | Patmos | Kusadasi | Cesme | Mykonos | Skiathos, Greece | Piraeus more

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31 Aegean Odyssey
26 September 2020 - 14 nights

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

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32 Ephesus & Greek Isles
10 October 2020 - 7 nights

Piraeus | Patmos | Agios Nikolaos (Crete) | Kusadasi | Mykonos | Skiathos , Greek Isles | Istanbul more

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33 Roundtrip Athens
12 October 2020 - 7 nights

Piraeus | Nafplion | Agios Nikolaos (Crete) | Rhodes | Marmaris | Kusadasi | Santorini | Piraeus more

Fly Cruise£2879pp
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34 Sea of Sindbad
20 October 2020 - 36 nights

Piraeus | Agios Nikolaos (Crete) | Jerusalem (Ashdod) | Haifa | Aqaba | Salalah | Muscat | Sir Bani Yas Is | Dubai | Doha, Qatar | Sir Bani Yas Is | Muscat | Mumbai (Bombay) | Mumbai (Bombay) | Kochi (Cochin) | Sabang, Pulau We | Phuket | Langkawi (Malaysia) | Singapore more

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35 Holy Land & Arabian Gems
20 October 2020 - 18 nights

Piraeus | Agios Nikolaos (Crete) | Jerusalem (Ashdod) | Haifa | Aqaba | Salalah | Muscat | Sir Bani Yas Is | Dubai more

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Cruise Only£7269pp
36 Athens to Athens
29 October 2020 - 7 nights

Piraeus | Mykonos | Kusadasi | Rhodes | Agios Nikolaos (Crete) | Santorini | Nafplion | Piraeus more

Fly Cruise£3759pp
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37 Athens to Dubai
29 October 2020 - 24 nights

Piraeus | Mykonos | Kusadasi | Rhodes | Agios Nikolaos (Crete) | Santorini | Nafplion | Piraeus | Haifa | Jerusalem (Ashdod) | Jerusalem (Ashdod) | Sharm-el-Sheikh, Egypt | Aqaba | Safaga | Safaga | Muscat | Dubai more

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38 Holy Land & Arabian Gems
07 November 2020 - 16 nights

Piraeus | Agios Nikolaos (Crete) | Haifa | Jerusalem (Ashdod) | Aqaba | Muscat | Dubai more

Fly Cruise£8399pp
Cruise Only£7269pp
39 Seas Of Sinbad
07 November 2020 - 32 nights

Piraeus | Agios Nikolaos (Crete) | Haifa | Jerusalem (Ashdod) | Aqaba | Muscat | Dubai | Kochi (Cochin) | Chennai (Madras), India | Chennai (Madras), India | Sabang, Pulau We | Phuket | Porto Malai | Singapore more

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40 Cape Town to Athens
22 March 2021 - 50 nights

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