Fodor s Greek Islands

Author: Fodor's Travel Guides
Publisher: Fodor's Travel
ISBN: 9781101878644
Release Date: 2015-02-24
Genre: Travel

Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years. For many travelers, the Greek Islands represent the ultimate Mediterranean getaway. Spectacular full-color images of impossibly blue seas, whitewashed alleyways draped in pink bougainvillea, and famous historical sites add a special dimension to Fodor's Greek Islands. Helpful tools such as an at-a-glance Island Finder and a cruise chapter make it easy for travelers to plan their perfect trip. Also included is full coverage of the big-city wonders of Athens. This travel guide includes: · Dozens of full-color maps · Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks · In-depth breakout features on Greek cuisine, Mykonos nightlife, and Santorini · Coverage of Athens, The Saronic Gulf Islands, The Sporades, Corfu, The Cyclades, Crete, Rhodes and the Dodecanese, and The Northern Aegean Islands Planning to visit more of Greece? Check out Fodor's country-wide travel guide to Greece.

Fodor s Greek Islands

Author: Fodor's
Publisher: Fodor's Travel
ISBN: 9780307928658
Release Date: 2011-06-21
Genre: Travel

Get inspired and plan your next trip with Fodor’s ebook travel guide to the Greek Islands and the Best of Athens. Intelligent Planning: Discover all of the essential, up-to-date travel insights you expect in a Fodor’s guide, including Fodor’s Choice dining and lodging, top experiences and attractions, and detailed planning advice. Easy Navigation for E-Readers: Whether you’re reading this ebook from start to finish or jumping from chapter to chapter as you develop your itinerary, Fodor’s makes it easy to find the information you need with a single touch. In addition to a traditional main table of contents for the ebook, each chapter opens with its own table of contents, making it easy to browse. Full-Color Photos and Maps: It’s hard not to fall in love with the Greek Islands as you flip through a vivid full-color photo album. Explore the layout of city centers and popular neighborhoods with easy-to-read full-color maps. Plus get an overview of Greek geography with the convenient atlas at the end of the ebook. What’s Covered? Get to Know the Greek Islands: When Athenians want a break, they often make a quick crossing to the idyllic islands of the Saronic Gulf. Car-free Hydra is a relaxing retreat with stone houses set above a gorgeously festive harbor. Aegina is noted for its medieval Old Town and magnificent Temple of Aphaia. Spetses has a time-burnished town hiding treasures like Bouboulina’s House. To the northeast, the Northern Sporades delivers quintessential Greek-island pleasures: villages spilling down hillsides like giant sugar cubes, Byzantine monasteries, and ageless paths, where the tinkle of goat bells may be the only sound for miles. Off the west coast of the Greek mainland lies Corfu, a temperate multihued island with emerald mountains and turquoise waters. The island has an equally colorful history, reflecting the commingling of Corinthians, Romans, Goths, Normans, and Venetians, among others. The Cyclades are the ultimate Mediterranean archipelago. Santorini is the most picturesque. Mykonos takes the prize for hedonism. Mountainous Folegandros, verdant Naxos, idyllic Sifnos, and church-studded Tinos all have distinct charms. Crete is Greece’s southernmost and largest island. The island is home to some of Greece’s tallest mountains, its deepest gorge, many of its best beaches, and a wealth of Venetian and Byzantine wonders. The Dodecanese (Twelve Islands) are the easternmost holdings of Greece and are set around the shores of Turkey and Asia Minor. Each of the green and gold Northern Aegean Islands is distinct: Chios retains an eerie beauty amid its fortified villages and Byzantine monasteries, Lesbos is a forgetaway favored by artists and writers, and lush, mountainous Samos whispers of antiquity. Most travelers to the Greek Islands make at least a stopover in Athens. Greece’s capital is a city of tried and true pleasures: the endless parade of cafés, the charming Plaka district, and most of all, the glorious remnants of one of the greatest civilizations the West has produced. Note: This ebook edition is adapted from Fodor’s Greek Islands, 2nd Edition but differs in some content. Additionally, the ebook edition includes photographs and maps that will appear on black-and-white devices but are optimized for devices that support full-color images

Fodor s Greece

Author: Fodor's Travel Guides
Publisher: Fodor's Travel
ISBN: 9781101878699
Release Date: 2015-04-14
Genre: Travel

Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years. Spectacular photos of sapphire blue seas, whitewashed alleyways draped in pink bougainvillea, and gilded Byzantine monasteries add a special dimension to this updated guide to a classic destination. Magazine-style illustrated features, an at-a-glance Island Finder, and a fact-packed cruise chapter make this the perfect choice for travelers, whether they are planning a week's vacation or an epic odyssey. This travel guide includes: · Dozens of full-color maps · Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks · Multiple itineraries to explore the top attractions and what’s off the beaten path · In-depth breakout features on Greek cuisine, the ancient Olympics, and Santorini · Coverage of Athens, Attica and Delphi, The Saronic Gulf Islands, The Sporades, Epirus and Thessaly, Thessaloniki and Central Macedonia, Corfu, The Peloponnese, The Cyclades, Crete, Rhodes and the Dodecanese, and The Northern Aegean Islands Planning to focus your trip? Check out Fodor's Greek Islands travel guide.

Fodor s Greece

Author: Fodor's
Publisher: Fodor's
ISBN: 1101878096
Release Date: 2015-04-14
Genre: Travel

Detailed and timely information on accommodations, restaurants and local attractions highlight these updated travel guides, which feature all-new covers, a dramatic visual design, symbols to indicate budget options, must-see ratings, multi-day itineraries, Smart Travel Tips, helpful bulleted maps, tips on transportation, guidelines for shopping excursions and other valuable features. Original.

The Greek Islands

Author: Marc S. Dubin
Publisher: Dk Pub
ISBN: 0789494256
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Travel

Highly pictorial, these Eyewitness Travel Guides are now offered in a tenth anniversary edition, with all the information savvy travelers need to know.

Rick Steves Greece Athens the Peloponnese

Author: Rick Steves
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781631213083
Release Date: 2016-06-14
Genre: Travel

You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Greece. Following the self-guided tours in this book, you'll explore Athens' most popular sights, including the Acropolis, Ancient Agora, and the National Archaeological Museum. Experience the culture like a local-enjoy an evening meal of souvlaki at a breezy café, then sip ouzo at a rollicking taverna in the Plaka. Line up at the starting block at Olympia's historic stadium, then set sail for the idyllic Greek island of Hydra. Rick's candid, humorous advice will guide you to good-value hotels and restaurants. You'll learn how to get around Athens and the Peoponnese like a local, and get advice on which sights are worth your time and money. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves guidebook is a tour guide in your pocket.

Athens the Islands

Author: Joanna Kakissis
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426208232
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Travel

A guide to traveling in Athens and the Greek islands that provides in-depth descriptions and background information on the culture and history of the region, as well as famous sights, hotels, restaurants, shops, and tours.

Frommer s Greece

Author: John S. Bowman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118205778
Release Date: 2012-01-10
Genre: Travel

If it's Ancient Greece you're interested in, our authors will guide you from the Acropolis to the islands (the geographical and spiritual center of the Cyclades). In the 21st century, they'll point you toward the best resorts, hotels, nightlife and shopping in Athens and the islands. "Greeks may not live to eat, but they certainly take what they eat, and how it is prepared very seriously," says our (well-fed) author, who takes you from kafeneion (coffee house) to ouzeri to psistaria (for grilled meats), tavernas and beyond. An entire chapter gives you a rundown on cruising the Greek Islands, from picking the right cruise, to budgeting, getting ready to go, and a summary of some of the ships, from large to small, that ply the Mediterranean. Opinionated reviews. No bland descriptions and lukewarm recommendations. Our expert writers are passionate about their destinations--they tell it like it is in an engaging and helpful way. Exact prices listed for every establishment and activity--no other guides offer such detailed, candid reviews of hotels and restaurants. We include the very best, but also emphasize moderately priced choices for real people. User-friendly features including star ratings and special icons to point readers to great finds, excellent values, insider tips, best bets for kids, special moments, and overrated experiences.

Greece The Peloponnese

Author: Andrew Bostock
Publisher:
ISBN: 1784770116
Release Date: 2016-03-15
Genre: Travel

Greece: The Peloponnese Travel Guide - Travel information and holiday advice including Corinth and the Argolid highlights, Athens, Delphi, Kythira, ancient history and archaeology. Also features walks, beaches and resorts, museums, Voidokilia, Mycenae, Argos, Laconia, Sparta, Messinia, Kalamata, Arcadia, Tripoli, Byzantine churches and medieval forts.

Island People

Author: Joshua Jelly-Schapiro
Publisher: Canongate Books
ISBN: 9781782115601
Release Date: 2017-01-26
Genre: History

Clustered together in azure-blue waters are a collection of little islands whose culture, history and people have touched every corner of the world. From the moment Columbus gazed out at what he mistook for India, and wrote in his journal of 'the most beautiful land that human eyes have ever seen,' the Caribbean has been the subject of fantasies, myths and daydreams. It was claimed, and its societies were built to enrich old Europe, and much later its beaches were splashed across billboards advertising fizzy drinks, its towns and people pictured in holiday brochures. But these islands are so much more than gloss, white sand and palm trees, they form a region rich in colour, beauty and strength. Home of the Rastafarian faith, Che Guevara's stomping ground and birthplace of reggae, the Caribbean has produced some of the world's most famous artists, activists, writers, musicians and sportsmen - from Usain Bolt to Bob Marley and from Harry Belafonte to V. S. Naipaul. In the pages of Island People we hear the voices of the Caribbean people, explore their home and learn what it means to them, and to the world. In this fascinating and absorbing book, the product of almost a decade of travel and intense study, Joshua Jelly-Schapiro strips away the fantasy and myth to expose the real islands, and the real people, that make up the Caribbean.

The Best Cruises 1999

Author: Fodor's Travel Publications, Inc. Staff
Publisher: Fodor's
ISBN: 0679001697
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Travel

Provides information on the most popular cruise lines, describing their fleet specifications and popular ports of call

Lonely Planet Caribbean Islands

Author: Lonely Planet
Publisher: Lonely Planet
ISBN: 9781742206820
Release Date: 2011-12-01
Genre: Travel

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Caribbean Islands is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore the hidden coves of the Bahamas, go snorkeling with stingrays in the Cayman Islands, or move to the sounds of Habana Vieja in Cuba; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the Caribbean Islands and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet Caribbean Islands Travel Guide: Color maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including customs, history, art, literature, cinema, music, politics, landscapes, wildlife, and cuisine Over 85 local maps Useful features - including Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar), Budget Caribbean, and Travel with Children Coverage of Aruba, Jamaica, the Cayman Islands, Barbados, the Bahamas, Cuba, the US Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Turks & Caicos, Martinique, the Dominican Republic, St. Martin, Dominica, and more eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices) Zoom-in maps and images bring it all up close and in greater detail Downloadable PDF and offline maps let you stay offline to avoid roaming and data charges Seamlessly flip between pages Easily navigate and jump effortlessly between maps and reviews Speedy search capabilities get you to what you need and want to see Use bookmarks to help you shoot back to key pages in a flash Visit the websites of our recommendations by touching embedded links Adding notes with the tap of a finger offers a way to personalize your guidebook experience Inbuilt dictionary to translate unfamiliar languages and decode site-specific local terms The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Caribbean Islands, our most comprehensive guide to the Caribbean Islands, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less traveled. Looking for just a few of the destinations included in this guide? Check out Lonely Planet's Travel Guides to those particular destinations. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Ryan Ver Berkmoes, Jean-Bernard Carillet, Nate Cavalieri, Paul Clammer, Michael Grosberg, Adam Karlin, Tom Masters, Emily Matchar, Brandon Presser, Brendan Sainsbury, Andrea Schulte-Peevers, Polly Thomas, and Karla Zimmerman. About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travelers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

Fodor s European Ports of Call

Author: Fodor's Travel Publications, Inc. Staff
Publisher: Fodor's
ISBN: 9780307480514
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Travel

Detailed and timely information on accommodations, restaurants and local attractions highlight these updated travel guides, which feature all-new covers, a dramatic visual design, symbols to indicate budget options, must-see ratings, multi-day itineraries, Smart Travel Tips, helpful bulleted maps, tips on transportation, guidelines for shopping excursions and other valuable features. Original.