The whole area is full of interesting historical, cultural and geographical spots, ranging from ancient ruins, to rural villages and from high mountain caves to sandy beaches and smallwild inslands.

The town is between 2 airports (Heraklion/Sitia) at a distance of 70km.

Agios Nikolaos is a place to enjoy good quality vacations and also a strategic spot for one day trips to east and central Creta.