Frommer's Greece

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 2, 2010 - Travel - 704 pages
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Completely updated biannually, Frommer's Greece features stunning color photos and maps of the sites and experiences that await visitors.

Our authors†include renowned Classicists and young, hip Athenians who have scoured†the country, from†its ancient sites to†its†newly hip neighborhoods like Gazi to bring readers an†up-to-the-minute snapshot on the best both ancient and modern Greece has to offer.

Newly†expanded coverage of Athens' best restaurants, hotels, and nightlife.

More up-to-the-minute coverage of the Greek Islands, including the party paradise of Mykonos, stunning Santorini, and the award-winning beaches of Kefalonia.

  

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excellent guide -- good restaurant recommendations, beach advice, and insider tips. Read full review

Contents

The BestTravel Experiences 1 2 The Best of Ancient Greece 2 3 The Best of Byzantine Medieval Greece 3 4 The Best Beaches 3 5 The Best Islands
4
GREECEIN DEPTH
12
Greece Today 13 2 Looking Back at Greece 14 Dateline 14 3 Greeces Art Architecture
21
PLANNING YOURTRIPTO GREECE
28
When to Go 28 Greece on the Web 29 Greece Calendar of Events 30 2 Entry Requirements 35 3 Getting There Getting Around 36 Taxi Tips 44 4 ...
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Greece in 1 Week
76
Greece in 1 Week 75 2 Greece in 2 Weeks 76 3 Greece with a Family
80
Nafplion
270
Mycenae
280
Nemea
286
Andritsena Vassae
296
Pylos PiloNavarino
306
Olympia
312
Patras Patra
318
Patras
319

In the Footsteps of
84
CRUISING THE GREEKISLANDS
87
Choosing the Right Cruise for You 87 2 Calculating the Cost 89 3 Booking YourCruise 90 4 Cruise Preparation Practicalities 93 5 Embarkation 95 D...
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SETTLING INTO ATHENS
126
Athens Environs
129
Athens Accommodations
138
Orientation 128 Neighborhoods in Brief 137 3 Where to Stay
153
Accommodations Dining
155
Athens Dining
170
Athens 149
178
EXPLORING ATHENS
186
Athens Attractions
188
Syntagma Square Plaka
205
TheTop Attractions 187 8 Organized Tours
211
Ancient Monuments 203 11 Athens After Dark
218
Parks Gardens 206
228
Piraeus
229
THE SARONIC GULF ISLANDS
242
The Saronic Gulf Islands
243
Aegina 244 3 Hydra Idra
252
Poros 249 4 Spetses
258
Corinth
264
Peloponnese
265
Iraklion
327
Chania
341
Rethymnon Rethimno
350
Rethymnon
351
Ayios Nikolaos
358
MykonosMikonos
421
Delos
440
Siros Syros
452
Kos
486
Patmos
495
Mount Olympus
522
Skyros Skiros
548
Getting to Around Epirus 557 2 Ioannina 559 3 Side Trips from Ioannina
566
THE IONIAN ISLANDS
573
Corfu Kerkira 574 2 Kefalonia Cephalonia
588
THESSALONIKI
597
Thessaloniki 608 The Food ofThessaloniki 629 2 In the Footsteps of Philip
635
THE NORTHEASTERN
646
Samos 647 2 Hios Chios
658
THE GREEK LANGUAGE
674
INDEX
680
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About the author (2010)

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. A newcomer to Frommerís, he hopes to continue a career of travel- and screenwriting.

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 crisscrossed the world by ship over the past 15 years, often with her young twin sons and lucky husband in tow. Coauthor of Frommerís Cruises & Ports of Call from US and Canadian Homeports and Frommerís European Cruises & Ports of Call, she has also contributed to several other guidebooks and writes regular travel columns for Frommers.com and Porthole magazine. Sheís written for many magazines, newspapers, and websites, including CNN.com, Forbes Traveler, the International Herald Tribune, Condť Nast Traveler, Gourmet, Brides, Modern Bride, the Straits Times, and Travel Weekly.

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