Synopses & Reviews
The Rough Guide to Crete is the essential travel companion to the largest and most diverse of the Greek islands with detailed coverage of all the top attractions. From the bustling modern city of Iráklion to the laid-back beaches of Paleohóra, discover Crete’s highlights inspired by dozens of photos. Rely on practical advice on travelling around the island and up-to-date descriptions of the best hotels, bars, clubs, shops, restaurants and resorts for all budgets. The Rough Guide to Crete includes insider guidance on a host of local activities including wine-tasting in rustic villages, where to find the best Venetian fortifications and exploring the fertile valleys and breathtaking Samariá and mbros gorges. You'll find sections on the mountainous regions and coastal areas as well as a handy language section. Explore every corner of this captivating island with clear maps and expert background on everything from the country's distinctive traditions, music and wildlife to its long heritage as the seat of European civilisation. Make the most of your holiday with The Rough Guide to Crete.