The Rough Guide to Greek Islands

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This is a practical travel guide to the Greek Islands featuring points-of-interest, structured lists of all the sights and off-the-beaten-track treasures. The guide contains detailed colour-coded maps, practical details about what to see and do in the Greek Islands, how to get there, pre-departure information and top time-saving tips.

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Practical travel guide to the Greek Islands with a free eBook featuring points-of-interest structured lists of all sights and off-the-beaten-track treasures, with detailed colour-coded maps, practical details about what to see and to do in the Greek Islands, how to get there and around, pre-departure information, as well as top time-saving tips, like a visual list of things not to miss in the Greek Islands, expert author picks and itineraries to help you plan your trip.

The Rough Guide to the Greek Islands covers: Athens and Mainland Ports, Argo-Saronic Ports, the Cyclades, Crete, the Dodecanese, the East and North Aegean, the Sporades and Evvia, and the Ioanian Islands

Inside this travel guide you’ll find:

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EVERY TYPE OF TRAVELLER
Experiences selected for every kind of trip to, the Greek Islands, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in the Ionian Islands to family activities in child-friendly places, like Crete or chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas, like Athens.

PRACTICAL TRAVEL TIPS
Essential pre-departure information including the Greek Islands entry requirements, getting around, health information, travelling with children, sports and outdoor activities, food and drink, festivals, culture and etiquette, shopping, tips for travellers with disabilities and more.

TIME-SAVING ITINERARIES
Carefully planned routes covering the best of the Greek Islands give a taste of the richness and diversity of the destination, and have been created for different time frames or types of trip.

DETAILED REGIONAL COVERAGE
Clear structure within each sightseeing chapter includes regional highlights, brief history, detailed sights and places ordered geographically, recommended restaurants, hotels, bars, clubs and major shops or entertainment options.

INSIGHTS INTO GETTING AROUND LIKE A LOCAL
Tips on how to beat the crowds, save time and money and find the best local spots for watersports, sunbathing and eating out.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THINGS NOT TO MISS
Rough Guides’ rundown of Crete, Athens, the Ionaian Islands and the other port’s best sights and top experiences help to make the most of each trip to the Greek Islands, even in a short time.

HONEST AND INDEPENDENT REVIEWS:
Written by Rough Guides’ expert authors with a trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, to help to find the best places in the Greek Islands, matching different needs.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION
ComprehensiveContexts’ chapter features fascinating insights into the Greek Islands, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary.

FABULOUS FULL COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHY
Features inspirational colour photography, including the stunning Dodecanese and the spectacular East and North Aegean.

COLOUR-CODED MAPPING
Practical full-colour maps, with clearly numbered, colour-coded keys for quick orientation in Crete and many more locations in the Greek Islands, reduce need to go online.

USER-FRIENDLY LAYOUT
With helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time.

FREE EBOOK
Free eBook download with every purchase of a printed book allows you to access all of the content from your phone or tablet, for on-the-road exploration.

Additional information

Dimensions 19.8 × 13 cm
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Cover

Paperback

Pages

584

Language

English

Edition

Eleventh edition

Dewey

914.950476 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K