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9781118096031

Frommer's Greece

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  • ISBN13:

    9781118096031

  • ISBN10:

    1118096037

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-02-07
  • Publisher: Frommers
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Summary

Frommer's Complete Guides America's #1 bestselling travel series More full-color guides than ever before Foldout maps in annual guides Outspoken opinions, exact prices, and insider tips

Author Biography

John S. Bowman has been a freelance writer and editor for more than 35 years. He specializes in nonfiction ranging from archaeology to zoology, baseball to biography. He first visited Greece in 1956 and has traveled and lived there over the years. He is the author of numerous guides to various regions in Greece. He currently resides in Northampton, Massachusetts.

Peter Kerasiotis, a native Athenian, currently lives in New York City, where he works as a web developer and editor. He is also a contributing author to Frommer’s Greek Islands.

Sherry Marker majored in classical Greek at Harvard, studied archaeology at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens, and did graduate work in ancient history at the University of California at Berkeley. The author of a number of guides to Greece, she has also written for the New York Times, Travel + Leisure, and Hampshire Life. When not in Greece, she lives in Massachusetts.

Heidi Sarna is a freelance writer who has sailed on more than 100 cruise ships of all shapes and sizes all over the world, usually with her twin sons and agreeable husband in tow. Coauthor of Frommer’s Cruises & Ports of Call as well as author of Frommer’s Singapore Day by Day, Heidi is a contributor to several other guidebooks, and she also writes regular travel columns for Frommers.com and Porthole magazine. She’s written for countless magazines, newspapers, and websites on travel and cruising and also covers diverse topics from relationships to charities, artists, and nutrition.

Table of Contents

List of Maps vii

1 THE BEST OF GREECE 1

2 GREECE IN DEPTH 11

3 SUGGESTED GREECE ITINERARIES 39

4 CRUISING THE GREEK ISLANDS 53

5 SETTLING INTO ATHENS 96

6 EXPLORING ATHENS 156

7 THE SARONIC GULF ISLANDS 211

8 THE PELOPONNESE 233

9 CRETE 294

10 THE CYCLADES 337

11 THE DODECANESE 437

12 CENTRAL GREECE 483

13 THE SPORADES 511

14 WESTERN GREECE HIGHLIGHTS 536

15 THE IONIAN ISLANDS 553

16 HIGHLIGHTS OF NORTHERN GREECE 577

17 THE NORTHEASTERN AEGEAN ISLANDS 623

18 PLANNING YOUR TRIP TO GREECE 651

19 THE GREEK LANGUAGE 678

Index 682

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