Synopses & Reviews
Experience the best of the Greek Islands with Lonely Planet. With our 6th edition you'll find relaxing beaches on laid-back Ikaria, indulge in fine dining on fashionable Mykonos, glide past dolphins on a diving trip Hydra and explore ancient Crete at the Minoan palace of Knossos.
Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip.
In This Guide:
Full-color chapters showcase the highlights of the Greek Islands
Outdoors chapter with detailed information on island activities
Unique Green Index to help make your travels ecofriendly
With world-class beaches, a tradition of warm hospitality, great food, and a fascinating history, the lure of Greece's stunning archipelagos has never been stronger. Take the guesswork out of finding the perfect island paradise with this bestselling guide.
Discover The Greek Islands
Marvel as Santorini's vast caldera rises before you from the open deck of a slow ferry
Gaze at the carpet of wildflowers from the unspoilt mountain villages of Crete's Lefka Ori
Float in the crystal-clear Ionian Sea before flopping onto the sands of Antipaxi's Vrika Beach
Discover the secret behind quaffing ouzo but escaping a hangover
In This Guide:
Six expert authors, 2500 hours of on-the-ground research, 126 maps, 136 sunsets sighed at
New full-color sections cover the islands' top experiences, off-the-beaten-track gems, and best outdoor activities
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