Wherever you go, you are charmed and not without reason; the area is distinguished for its stunning mosaic landscapes above and below the water surface. The hillsides of Lassithi are beautiful, with hidden natural paradises where you can relax and refresh. Whereas, the long shoreline of Lassithi guarantees marvelous beaches where you may spend your leisure time basking in the sun and bathing in the clean waters of the Cretan and Libyan Seas. Once you have worked up an appetite, you can dine on scrumptious Cretan dishes made with local produce and meats, drink an invigorating cup of coffee and be off for an evening of dancing at the bars and clubs located throughout the Lassithi Prefecture.
Agios Nikolaos, with over forty years of experience in the tourism industry, is an international and cosmopolitan area worth visiting. Tourist attractions include the small lagoon Lake Voulismeni, small beaches in the town, the tiny island Agioi Pantes, the archaeological museum, the local flora exhibition “Iris” and numerous fairs. Furtheremore, the sea in Agios Nikolaos is superb and the surrounding area of the city is noted for its sandy beaches and beautiful bays. The lovely port is ideal for romantic relaxing walks while the waterfront is boarded by pleasant cafes and restaurants. Last but not least, the nightlife is very intense and vivid and therefore lively bars and clubs can be found easily.