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Agios Nikolaos

Agios Nikolaos is a coastal town located in Crete, Greece. It is the capital of the Lasithi prefecture and is situated in the northeast corner of Crete, on the Mirabello Bay. It is a popular tourist destination, known for its picturesque harbor and crystal clear waters.

Agios Nikolaos has a Mediterranean climate, with hot summers and mild winters. The town is surrounded by mountains, making it a great place for outdoor activities such as hiking and biking. The town is also known for its many archaeological sites, including the ruins of the ancient city of Lato and the Minoan palace of Knossos.

Agios Nikolaos has a long and fascinating history. It was founded in the 5th century BC by the Minoans, who named it Lato. The town was then conquered by the Romans in 67 BC and renamed Agios Nikolaos. During the Byzantine period, the town was an important port and trading center. In the 13th century, Agios Nikolaos was conquered by the Venetians and it remained under Venetian rule until the early 19th century.

Today, Agios Nikolaos is a vibrant and modern town, with a great selection of bars, restaurants, and shops. The town is also home to many cultural festivals and events throughout the year. Agios Nikolaos is a great place to visit for a relaxing beach holiday, as well as a chance to explore the history of the town.

Excursion tips for a day in Agios Nikolaos

As a tourist in Agios Nikolaos in Greece, there are many activities to enjoy in a day. Here are some of the most popular activities:

1. Visit the Archaeological Museum of Agios Nikolaos to learn about the area's rich history and culture.

2. Take a boat tour of the nearby lagoon to admire the stunning scenery and wildlife.

3. Spend some time exploring the old town of Agios Nikolaos and its narrow cobblestone streets.

4. Stroll along the waterfront promenade and take in the views of the harbor.

5. Relax on one of the many beaches in the area and take a dip in the crystal clear waters.

6. Go shopping in the many shops and boutiques of the town.

7. Enjoy a meal at one of the many restaurants and taverns in the area.

8. Visit the nearby island of Spinalonga, a former leper colony.

9. Take a day trip to the nearby city of Heraklion and explore its many attractions.

10. Learn about the local culture and customs by visiting one of the area's traditional villages.

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The climate in Agios Nikolaos

Agios Nikolaos in Greece has a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters. During the summer months, temperatures can reach up to 30°C and the sun is usually shining. The winter months are milder, with temperatures ranging from 8°C to 17°C and rainfall being more frequent. Spring and autumn are milder seasons with temperatures ranging from 13°C to 25°C and rainfall is more common. Overall, Agios Nikolaos has a pleasant climate with warm summers and mild winters.

Cruise weather for Agios Nikolaos

Our weather forecast for Agios Nikolaos helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 17th 2024 Jul. 17th 2024 max: 32.6 °C
min: 23.1 °C
14.8 m/s
29.2 m/s
0.0 %
22.3 m
52.4 %
1,009 hPa
06:15:38
20:30:51
Jul. 18th 2024 Jul. 18th 2024 max: 34.9 °C
min: 25.1 °C
16.9 m/s
34.9 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
45.5 %
1,008 hPa
06:16:18
20:30:19
Jul. 19th 2024 Jul. 19th 2024 max: 34.8 °C
min: 25.4 °C
14.8 m/s
37.1 m/s
5.9 %
24.1 m
46.8 %
1,006 hPa
06:16:59
20:29:45
Jul. 20th 2024 Jul. 20th 2024 max: 33.2 °C
min: 25.8 °C
13.3 m/s
33.1 m/s
0.3 %
24.1 m
50.1 %
1,005 hPa
06:17:40
20:29:10
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 33.5 °C
min: 24.9 °C
24.5 m/s
28.4 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
44.2 %
1,006 hPa
06:18:22
20:28:33
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 31.7 °C
min: 27.4 °C
14.8 m/s
22.3 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
46.3 %
1,006 hPa
06:19:05
20:27:54
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 32.1 °C
min: 25.3 °C
27.4 m/s
34.6 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
51.5 %
1,006 hPa
06:19:47
20:27:14
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 31.8 °C
min: 26.7 °C
23.4 m/s
28.8 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
46.3 %
1,004 hPa
06:20:30
20:26:33
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 28.5 °C
min: 24.5 °C
24.8 m/s
32.8 m/s
0.2 %
24.1 m
60.8 %
1,002 hPa
06:21:14
20:25:50
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 27.3 °C
min: 24 °C
37.8 m/s
42.8 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
64.0 %
1,006 hPa
06:21:58
20:25:05
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 29.4 °C
min: 23.8 °C
29.5 m/s
40.3 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
49.0 %
1,010 hPa
06:22:42
20:24:19
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 30.3 °C
min: 24.8 °C
19.8 m/s
24.5 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
48.1 %
1,011 hPa
06:23:26
20:23:32
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 31.1 °C
min: 25.9 °C
20.9 m/s
25.6 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
42.9 %
1,009 hPa
06:24:11
20:22:43
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 32.3 °C
min: 25.8 °C
21.6 m/s
27.4 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
38.4 %
1,008 hPa
06:24:56
20:21:52
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 32.7 °C
min: 26.6 °C
15.8 m/s
20.9 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
41.2 %
1,008 hPa
06:25:41
20:21:01

Cruises to Agios Nikolaos

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Scheduled ship calls in Agios Nikolaos , Greece
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Aug. 3rd 2024 Saturday, 3rd of Aug. 2024 Azamara Journey 08:00 am 10:00 pm
Aug. 13th 2024 Tuesday, 13th of Aug. 2024 Seabourn Encore 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Aug. 22nd 2024 Thursday, 22nd of Aug. 2024 Sea Dream II 12:00 am 12:00 am
Aug. 23rd 2024 Friday, 23rd of Aug. 2024 Azamara Journey 08:00 am 08:00 pm
Sep. 2nd 2024 Monday, 2nd of Sep. 2024 Azamara Journey 08:00 am 10:00 pm
Sep. 16th 2024 Monday, 16th of Sep. 2024 Azamara Journey 08:00 am 08:00 pm
Oct. 4th 2024 Friday, 4th of Oct. 2024 Seabourn Encore 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Oct. 7th 2024 Monday, 7th of Oct. 2024 Azamara Pursuit 08:00 am 08:00 pm
Oct. 14th 2024 Monday, 14th of Oct. 2024 MS Europa 2 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Oct. 21st 2024 Monday, 21st of Oct. 2024 Azamara Pursuit 08:00 am 08:00 pm
Nov. 5th 2024 Tuesday, 5th of Nov. 2024 Seabourn Encore 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Nov. 10th 2024 Sunday, 10th of Nov. 2024 Silver Spirit 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Nov. 13th 2024 Wednesday, 13th of Nov. 2024 Silver Whisper 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Nov. 17th 2024 Sunday, 17th of Nov. 2024 Silver Spirit 09:00 am 06:00 pm
Nov. 19th 2024 Tuesday, 19th of Nov. 2024 Silver Spirit 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Nov. 19th 2024 Tuesday, 19th of Nov. 2024 Silver Whisper 09:00 am 06:00 pm
Nov. 26th 2024 Tuesday, 26th of Nov. 2024 Silver Spirit 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Dec. 3rd 2024 Tuesday, 3rd of Dec. 2024 Silver Spirit 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Apr. 5th 2025 Saturday, 5th of Apr. 2025 Seabourn Encore 08:00 am 03:00 pm
May 13th 2025 Tuesday, 13th of May 2025 Seabourn Encore 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Jun. 16th 2025 Monday, 16th of Jun. 2025 Silver Muse 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Jul. 4th 2025 Friday, 4th of Jul. 2025 Silver Muse 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Jul. 7th 2025 Monday, 7th of Jul. 2025 Azamara Pursuit 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Jul. 8th 2025 Tuesday, 8th of Jul. 2025 Seabourn Encore 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Jul. 18th 2025 Friday, 18th of Jul. 2025 Silver Muse 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Aug. 1st 2025 Friday, 1st of Aug. 2025 Silver Muse 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Aug. 15th 2025 Friday, 15th of Aug. 2025 Silver Muse 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Aug. 19th 2025 Tuesday, 19th of Aug. 2025 Azamara Pursuit 08:00 am 10:00 pm
Aug. 26th 2025 Tuesday, 26th of Aug. 2025 Seabourn Encore 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Sep. 9th 2025 Tuesday, 9th of Sep. 2025 Azamara Pursuit 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Sep. 9th 2025 Tuesday, 9th of Sep. 2025 Silver Muse 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Sep. 23rd 2025 Tuesday, 23rd of Sep. 2025 Silver Muse 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Sep. 24th 2025 Wednesday, 24th of Sep. 2025 MS Europa 2 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Sep. 27th 2025 Saturday, 27th of Sep. 2025 Azamara Pursuit 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Sep. 30th 2025 Tuesday, 30th of Sep. 2025 EXPLORA I 09:00 am 06:00 pm
Oct. 1st 2025 Wednesday, 1st of Oct. 2025 Silver Spirit 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Oct. 9th 2025 Thursday, 9th of Oct. 2025 MS Marina 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Oct. 13th 2025 Monday, 13th of Oct. 2025 Seven Seas Voyager 08:00 am 09:00 pm
Oct. 18th 2025 Saturday, 18th of Oct. 2025 Azamara Pursuit 08:00 am 10:00 pm
Oct. 20th 2025 Monday, 20th of Oct. 2025 Azamara Onward 08:00 am 08:00 pm
Oct. 22nd 2025 Wednesday, 22nd of Oct. 2025 EXPLORA I 10:00 am 08:00 pm
Oct. 22nd 2025 Wednesday, 22nd of Oct. 2025 Silver Whisper 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Oct. 29th 2025 Wednesday, 29th of Oct. 2025 Silver Muse 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Nov. 4th 2025 Tuesday, 4th of Nov. 2025 Seabourn Encore 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Nov. 5th 2025 Wednesday, 5th of Nov. 2025 Silver Whisper 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Nov. 15th 2025 Saturday, 15th of Nov. 2025 MS Europa 12:00 am 12:00 am
Nov. 16th 2025 Sunday, 16th of Nov. 2025 MS Artania 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Apr. 3rd 2026 Friday, 3rd of Apr. 2026 Seabourn Encore 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Apr. 16th 2026 Thursday, 16th of Apr. 2026 MS Europa 12:00 am 12:00 am
May 6th 2026 Wednesday, 6th of May 2026 Silver Dawn 08:00 am 05:00 pm

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