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Sandy beaches baked by a brilliant sun, mysterious alleyways winding onto hidden squares, whitewashed homes draped with bougainvillea, and majestic archaeological ruins---all surrounded by that impossibly deep-blue water. Its easy to see why so many travelers are enchanted by the Greek islands. This brand-new book gives a thorough overview of the best islands Greece has to offer, as well as full coverage of Athens and the major mainland ports. Whether you are going by cruise liner or hydrofoil, to party or to get away from it all, Fodors Greek Islands 1st Edition is the new, indispensable guide for living your dream.

·“Experience the Greek Islands” chapter highlights the top attractions, the best beaches, practical itineraries, and tips for planning your trip

·At-a-Glance island finder helps travelers decide between the far-flung Dodecanese or the storybook Cyclades

·Reviews of every major cruise line and itinerary sailing the Greek islands

·Photo-rich, browsable design with in-depth, magazine-style features on Greek culture, food, and history

·Unique topographic, interactive maps of each island group

·Names of major cities, towns, and ports of call appear in English and in Greek

·Eight-page color insert

Synopsis:

Filled with color photos, this dazzling revamped edition captures the incredible allure of one of the world's most popular destinations.

Synopsis:

Fodor’s Greek Islands

PLAN YOUR PERFECT TRIP

Full-color guide • Make your trip to the Greek Islands unforgettable with 25 maps, illustrated features, and 200 color photos.

Customize your trip with simple planning tools • Practical advice for getting around • Convenient overview of each island and its highlights • Easy-to-read color regional maps

Explore Santorini, Mykonos, Corfu, and beyond • Discerning Fodor’s Choice picks for hotels, restaurants, sights, and more • “Word of Mouth” tips from fellow Fodor’s travelers • Illustrated features on Greece's fabulous food and wine, hippest nightclubs, and most beautiful beaches • Best island-hopping cruises, archaeological sites, and Cycladic villages

Opinions from destination experts • Fodor’s Greece-based writers reveal their favorite local haunts • Frequently updated to provide the latest information

Table of Contents

About This Book ............ 6

Chapter 1: Experience Greece ............ 7

Whats New ............ 8

Greek Islands Planner ............ 14

Greece Today ............ 16

Top Greece Attractions ............ 18

Quintessential Greece ............ 20

If You Like ............ 22

Sunbelievable!: Greeces Top Beaches ............ 24

Living Like The Gods: Top Hotels ............ 25

Island-hopping Cyclades To Crete ............ 26

When To Go ............ 28

Chapter 2: Cruising The Greek Islands ............ 33

Choosing Your Cruise ............ 35

The Main Cruise Lines: Azamara To Windstar ............ 36

Cruise Basics ............ 62

Chapter 3: Athens ............ 67

Welcome To Athens ............ 68

Athens Planner ............ 70

Exploring Athens ............ 73

Where To Eat ............ 119

Where To Stay ............ 137

Nightlife and The Arts ............ 148

Shopping ............ 154

Athens Essentials ............ 159

Chapter 4: The Saronic Gulf Islands ............ 167

Welcome To The Saronic Gulf Islands ............ 168

Saronic Gulf Islands Planner ............ 170

Aegina ............ 172

Hydra ............ 179

Spetses ............ 185

Saronic Gulf Islands Essentials ............ 190

Chapter 5: The Sporades ............ 193

Welcome To The Sporades ............ 194

Sporades Planner ............ 196

Skiathos ............ 200

Skopelos ............ 207

Skyros ............ 214

Sporades Essentials ............ 222

Chapter 6: Corfu ............ 227

Welcome To Corfu ............ 228

Corfu Planner ............ 230

Corfu Town ............ 233

South Corfu ............ 242

West-central Corfu ............ 245

North Corfu ............ 248

Corfu Essentials ............ 251

Chapter 7: The Cyclades ............ 255

Welcome To The Cyclades ............ 256

The Cyclades Planner ............ 258

Tinos ............ 262

Mykonos and Delos ............ 270

Naxos ............ 285

Paros and Antiparos ............ 302

Santorini (Thira) ............ 315

Folegandros ............ 335

Sifnos ............ 337

Syros ............ 345

Cyclades Essentials ............ 350

Chapter 8: Crete ............ 359

Welcome To Crete ............ 360

Crete Planner ............ 362

Eastern Crete ............ 364

Western Crete ............ 380

Crete Essentials ............ 392

Chapter 9: Rhodes and The Dodecanese ............ 397

Welcome To Rhodes ............ 398

Rhodes and The Dodecanese Planner ............ 400

Rhodes ............ 402

Symi . ............ 419

Kos . . ............ 424

Patmos ............ 428

Rhodes and The Dodecanese Essentials ............ 432

Chapter 10: The Northern Aegean Islands ............ 437

Welcome To The Northern Aegean Islands ............ 438

The Northern Aegean Islands Planner ............ 440

Lesbos ............ 442

Chios ............ 453

Samos ............ 462

Northern Islands Essentials ............ 469

Greek Vocabulary ............ 473

Greek Islands Essentials ............ 479

Greek Islands In Focus

Greek by Design ............ 2932

Ascent to Glory: The Acropolis ............ 7686

The March of Greek History ............ 105112

Eat Like a Greek ............ 122125

MythBehavin: Greeces Gods and Heroes ............ 286291

Santorini: The Lost Atlantis? ............ 316319

Nectar of the Gods ............ 407409

Maps

Greek Ferries ............ 65

Acropolis, Plaka, Anafiotika, Monastiraki ............ 9091

Central Athens, Syntagma Square, Kolonaki and Exarchia ............ 100101

Where to Eat in Athens ............ 128129

Where to Stay in Athens ............ 142143

Saronic Gulf Islands ............ 173

Skiathos and Skopelos ............ 199

Skyros ............ 215

Corfu Town ............ 234

Northern Corfu ............ 249

Tinos ............ 262

Mykonos Town and Island ............ 272

Delos ............ 283

Naxos ............ 293

Paros and Antiparos ............ 303

Santorini ............ 321

Sifnos ............ 338

Eastern Crete ............ 365

Heraklion ............ 367

Palace of Knossos ............ 372

Western Crete ............ 382

Rhodes ............ 403

Symi and Kos ............ 420

Lesbos ............ 444

Chios and Samos ............ 454

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400004164
Subtitle:
With Great Cruises and the Best of Athens
Publisher:
Fodor's
Editor:
Fisher, Robert I. C.
Author:
Fisher, Robert I. C.
Author:
Fodor's
Subject:
Europe - Greece
Subject:
Travel-Greece and Greek Isles
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Full-color Travel Guide
Publication Date:
20100420
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
FULL COLOR THROUGHOUT
Pages:
584
Dimensions:
7.92x5.54x.95 in. 1.50 lbs.

Related Subjects

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Travel » Europe » Greece and Greek Isles

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"Synopsis" by , Filled with color photos, this dazzling revamped edition captures the incredible allure of one of the world's most popular destinations.
"Synopsis" by , Fodor’s Greek Islands

PLAN YOUR PERFECT TRIP

Full-color guide • Make your trip to the Greek Islands unforgettable with 25 maps, illustrated features, and 200 color photos.

Customize your trip with simple planning tools • Practical advice for getting around • Convenient overview of each island and its highlights • Easy-to-read color regional maps

Explore Santorini, Mykonos, Corfu, and beyond • Discerning Fodor’s Choice picks for hotels, restaurants, sights, and more • “Word of Mouth” tips from fellow Fodor’s travelers • Illustrated features on Greece's fabulous food and wine, hippest nightclubs, and most beautiful beaches • Best island-hopping cruises, archaeological sites, and Cycladic villages

Opinions from destination experts • Fodor’s Greece-based writers reveal their favorite local haunts • Frequently updated to provide the latest information

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