Frommer's Crete Day by Day

Frommer's Crete Day by Day

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The itinerary-based Day by Day guides show you the best of everything in a time-efficient way, perfect for travellers who want to tailor their tripSightseeing highlights include Samaria Gorge, Europe's longest gorge and one of the most spectacular in the world; and Knossos Palace, one of the most significant archaeological sites in Crete.Crete is one of the most popular Greek Islands and has the longest summers in Greece; it's a great destination for culture vultures as well as those interested in nature.Coverage of a variety of accommodations - from contemporary villas and luxury hotels to rustic accommodations in agro-tourism farms.For adventure seekers, Crete offers the perfect terrain for mountain biking, hiking, and horse-riding, with many points of interests along the way.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 104.14 x 190.5 x 17.78mm | 222.26g
  • John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Chichester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1. Auflage
  • col. Illustrations, col. maps
  • 0470717084
  • 9780470717080
  • 517,290

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21 Self-guided Tours. 26 Maps. One Great Trip.At last, a travel guide that tells you how to see the best of everything--"in the smartest, most time-efficient way."The best of Crete in three days, one week, or two weeksThematic tours for every interest, schedule, and tasteHundreds of evocative photosBulleted maps that show you how to go from place to placeHotels, restaurants, shopping, and nightlife for all budgetsA tear-resistant foldout map--enclosed in a handy plastic wallet you can also use for tickets and souvenirs
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About Jos Simon

Born and raised in Pwllheli on the Llyn Peninsula, Jos Simon ventured into the world beyond Snowdonia as an LSE student in mid-60s swinging London. Having married a Greek, he embarked on a teaching career in various parts of the UK, his life enriched by Greek in-laws, Greek food and Greek holidays. Early retirement brought new challenges as a freelance travel writer, specialising (of course) in stories about Greece. As a result of continued Hellenic touring, with children, then alone, then with grandchildren, writing about Greece for UK magazines, and researching this book, he has come to feel like an honorary Greek.
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Table of contents

15 Favourite Moments.
1 Strategies for Seeing Crete.
2 The Best Full-Day Tours.
The Best in Three Days.
The Best in One Week.
The Best in Two Weeks.
3 The Best Special-Interest Tours.
Minoan Crete.
Venetian Crete.
Ottoman Crete.
Crete in World War II.
Crete & The Arts.
Oddball Crete.
Family Crete.
4 The Best Urban Tours.
The Best of Chaniá.
Where to Stay.
Where to Dine.
The Best of Réthymnon.
Where to Stay.
Where to Dine.
The Best of Iráklion.
Where to Stay.
Where to Dine.
The Best of Ágios Nikólaos.
Where to Stay.
Where to Dine.5 The Great Outdoors.
Best Beaches.
Best On Land.
Best At Sea.
6 The Best Regional Tours.
Chaniá Region.
Where to Stay.
Where to Dine.
Réthymnon Region.
Where to Stay.
Where to Dine.
Iráklion Region.
Where to Stay.
Where to Dine.
Lasíthi Region.
Where to Stay.
Where to Dine.
The Savvy Traveller.
Before You Go.
Getting There.
Getting Around.
Fast Facts.
Crete: A Brief History.
Useful Words & Phrases.
Index.
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