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- 25th April 2010
- 296 pages - 140 x 210 xmm
- Cadogan Guides
This title features dynamic two-colour layout for easy navigation. Colour section gives a photographic overview of the region, together with special features of the region, tailored itineraries and lists of the best things to do. There are full-colour touring maps of the whole region. Extensive listings of hotels and restaurants - all personally recommended for a really local flavour - are included. Top Don't Miss sights for each regional chapter, plus Author Choices of personal favourite places to stay and eat are covered. This title explores every inch of the island from fabled Minoan sites to Byzantine frescoes. Discover a wealth of hidden treasures, from old Venetian cities, intimate coves and beaches reachable only by track and boat, and spectacular sheer-sided gorges filled with wildflowers and herbs. This title provides detailed historical coverage of the home of Europe's earliest civilization.
1) Introduction; 2) Mythic Crete; 3) History; 4) Arts and Music; 5) The Fauna and Flora of Crete; 6) Food and Drink; 7) Travel; 8) Practical A - Z; 9) Chania; 10) Nomos Chania; 11) Rethymnon; 12) Nomos Rethymnon; 13) Heraklion; 14) Nomos Heraklion; 15) Nomos Lassithi; 16) Language; 17) Further Reading; 18) Index.
Domicile France Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls are passionate about Europe and have written over 40 books for Cadogan.