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  • If it really is historical Greece you are attracted to, our authors will advisor you from the Acropolis to the islands (the geographical and non secular heart of the Cyclades). within the 21st century, they will element you towards the simplest lodges, resorts, nightlife and shopping.
  • "Greeks would possibly not dwell to consume, yet they definitely take what they consume, and the way it really is ready very seriously," says our (well-fed) writer, who takes you from kafeneion (coffee apartment) to ouzeri to psistaria (for grilled meats), tavernas and beyond.
  • An complete bankruptcy promises a rundown on cruising the Greek Islands, from choosing the right cruise, to budgeting, on the point of pass, and a precis of a few of the ships, from huge to small, that ply the Mediterranean.
  • Opinionated stories. No bland descriptions and lukewarm techniques. Our professional writers are enthusiastic about their destinations--they inform it love it is in an interesting and valuable way.
  • Exact costs indexed for each institution and activity--no different courses provide such designated, candid stories of motels and eating places. We contain the superior, but additionally emphasize reasonably priced offerings for actual people.
  • User-friendly positive aspects together with megastar rankings and unique icons to indicate readers to nice reveals, first-class values, insider counsel, top bets for children, targeted moments, and hyped up experiences.

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202 2 Poros . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 208 eight CRETE 1 Iraklion (Heraklion) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 225 2 Chania (Hania/Xania/Canea) . . . . 239 87 7 huge & Midsize Ships . . . . . . . . . . . . . ninety eight eight Small & Yachtlike Ships . . . . . . . . . . 112 reserving Your deepest Yacht constitution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118 nine top Shore tours in Greece . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121 10 top Shore tours in Turkey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred twenty five 6 ATHENS 1 Orientation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128 2 Getting round . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred thirty five speedy evidence: Athens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138 three the place to stick. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142 four the place to Dine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 speedy Bites in Syntagma . . . . . . . . . . . 167 five the head sights . . . . . . . . . . . . . 172 6 historic Monuments . . . . . . . . . . . . 184 seventy five an afternoon journey to the Temple of Poseidon at Sounion. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 185 geared up excursions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 186 procuring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 187 Athens After darkish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188 Piraeus: A Jumping-Off aspect to the Islands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 195 201 three Hydra (Idra) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 212 four Spetses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 217 222 three Rethymnon (Rethimno) . . . . . . . . . 250 four Ayios Nikolaos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 258 9 THE CYCLADES 1 2 three four Santorini (Thira) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 268 Folegandros . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 285 Sifnos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 288 Paros . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 296 The Cave of Andiparos . . . . . . . . . . . . . 302 265 five 6 7 eight nine Naxos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 309 Mykonos (Mikonos) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 321 Delos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 341 Tinos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 344 Siros (Syros) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 353 10 THE DODECANESE 360 three Kos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 387 four Patmos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 397 eleven THE NORTHEASTERN AEGEAN ISLANDS 1 Samos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 409 2 Hios (Chios) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 420 1 Skiathos. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 436 2 Skopelos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 447 thirteen THE IONIAN ISLANDS 1 Corfu (Kerkira). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 464 14 THE GREEK LANGUAGE 1 Making Your means in Greek. . . . . . . 486 INDEX common Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 492 three Lesvos (Mitilini) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 427 436 three Skyros (Skiros). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 454 The well-known Carnival of Skyros. . . . . 457 462 2 Kefalonia (Cephalonia) . . . . . . . . . . 477 486 2 invaluable phrases & words . . . . . . . . . 488 492 lodgings Index. . . . . . . . . . . . 502 CO N T E N T S 12 THE SPORADES 408 GREEK ISLANDS 1 Rhodes (Rodos) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 362 2 Simi (Symi). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 382 neighborhood Industries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 385 v LIST OF MAPS Greece . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Greek Ferry Routes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty three The Greek Islands in 1 Week . . . . . . seventy seven The Greek Islands in 2 Weeks . . . . . seventy nine The Greek Islands with a family members . . . eighty three within the Footsteps of the Apostle Paul . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eighty five Athens lodgings . . . . . . . . one hundred forty four lodgings & eating South of the Acropolis . . . . . . . . 154 Athens eating. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 158 Athens sights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 174 Piraeus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 197 The Saronic Gulf Islands . . . . . . . . . 203 Crete . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 223 Iraklion .

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