Visit the top attractions of Agios Nikolaos
Agios Nikolaos has many attractions that you must see and that you should include in your trip if you want to experience the incredibly enchanting atmosphere of the island.
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Elounda is located on the northwest side of the great gulf of Mirabello with the large peninsula of Spinalonga joining Crete with a very narrow strip of land. The area is a world-renowned tourist resort with luxury hotels.
It is the most important attraction in Agios Nikolaos and has been associated with many ancient and modern urban myths. The most famous mentions that the goddess Athena and the goddess Artemis Vritomartys swam in this lake.
It is a small island north of the bay of Elounda. It means "long thorn". It was a fortress of the port of Elounda. In 1905 it was used as a Leprosy, first for the Cretans and later for all Europeans.
Windmills in Seli Ampelou
This is a very remarkable complex of a total of 24 windmills located in the location of Seli Ampelou, on the Lassithi plateau. The windmills were built during the Venetian occupation, it was characterized in 1986 as a work of art.