Agios Nikolaos Attractions
Lake of Agios Nikolaos (Voulismeni)
The town is known for its lake which was connected to the sea via a channel constructed in 1870. A beautiful walk and various tavernas around.
Episkopi Kato Chorio Byzantine Church
Built in the 11th century AD, it is dedicated to St. Georgios and St. Charalambos. It stands out for its distinctive architecture.
Spinalonga Fortress (Island)
The Venetians fortified this small island and later became an isolation colony for lepers until 1957. An excellent day trip.
Abduction of Europe Monument
Statue that depicts the abduction of Europe from Zeus who transformed himself into a bull in order to seduce her. Oh Zeus!
Poros Elounda Windmills
The three old but well-preserved windmills are distinctive trademarks of this windy area. The sea nearby has crystal clear waters.
Horn of Amalthea
Amalthea was a goat foster-mother of Zeus that fed him milk from a horn. The monument to the horn shimmers in different colors depending on the sun's position.
Panagia Kera ChurchKritsa
Panagia Kera's distinct exterior look will surprise you, and once inside, the ancient biblical hagiography will fascinate you.
Archeological Site of Ancient Gournia
Ancient Gournia was a Minoan settlement of the 15th century BC that survives in a relatively good state also thanks to restoration works.