Melas Apartments – Crete isl. – Greece

Crete island

Sightseeing

ARCHEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF AGIOS NIKOLAOS The Archeological Museum of Agios Nikolaos was created in order to exhibit finds from eastern Crete, which, until then, used to be carried to the Museum of Heraklion. The exhibition is not in its final form yet, but it covers a long period of time from the Neolithic times to the end of the Greco-Roman […]

Agios Nikolaos

Agios Nikolaos, capital of the Prefecture of Lasithi, is probably best known as a tourist town that serves as a hub to the twenty or so small villages and farms that make up that part of Lassithi. Tourist attractions include the small lagoon Lake Voulismeni, small beaches in the town, the tiny island Agioi Pantes, the archaeological museum, the local […]

Lasithi

Lasithi (Greek: Λασίθι) is the easternmost regional unit on the island of Crete, to the east of Heraklion. Its capital is Agios Nikolaos, the other major towns being Ierapetra, Sitia and Neapoli. The mountains include the Dikti in the west and the Thrypti in the east. The Sea of Crete lies to the north and the Libyan Sea to the […]

Beaches

Agios Nikolaos -in the town itself but also in its surroundings- has many beautiful beaches to offer –most of them sandy and organized. In the town centre you will find Kitroplatia beach. On the south of the town there are Ammos beach (by the marina) and the municipal beach of the Greek National Tourism Organization, which is one of the […]

Cretan cuisine

CRETAN DIET IS NOT JUST DISHES LINED UP ON A TABLE The core of the Cretan cuisine consists of food derived from natural sources, whereas food of animal origin was more peripheral in nature. In general, people consumed seasonal products, available in the wider local area, which underwent minimal processing or none at all. The traditional cuisine was widespread in […]