Agios Nikolaos is a port city on the Greek island of Crete. It is situated in the eastern city of Heraklion and west of the town of Sitia, on the Mediterranean Sea. Agios Nikolaos is Saint Nicholas, patron of sailors.
Agios Nikolaos is accessible from the mainland and the whole of Europe via the Nikos Kazantzakis airport in Heraklio and many daily ferry services in Heraklion Port. Two ships directly connect Agios Nikolaos daily with the ports of Piraeus, Milos, Santorini,
Siteia Karpathos, Kassos, Kos, and Rhodes.
Agios Nikolaos was one of the first towns in Crete and you can see the effects of tourism development, and the famous lake of Agios Nikolaos, which is built around downtown, continues to impress visitors.