The Rough Guide to Crete

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Rough Guides, 2001 - Travel - 433 pages
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The definitive handbook to one of the most spectacular Greek Islands. In-depth coverage of the great palace of Knossos and dozens of other Minoan, Greek, Roman, Byzantine and Venetian sights. Detailed accounts of the pick of the island's walks - including the Samarian and Imbros gorges - and the low-down on the finest unspoilt beaches. Insider's reviews of the best places to eat, drink and sleep, from seaside resorts to remote mountain villages. Perceptive background features including history, archeology, wildlife, food and drink. The Times - Excellent and characterfully written
  

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I tend to buy the older editions of Rough guides (if they're cheap enough) purely for the "contexts" section at the rear. They are often little nuggets of information on history and cultural aspects ... Read full review

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Contents

Getting there from Britain
3
Getting there from Ireland
12
Getting there from Mainland Greece
20
Visas and red tape
26
Information and maps
33
PART
66
Amnisos
95
Mirtia
102
Sitia188
195
Rethimnon
221
The Monastery of Arkadhi
233
Miriokfala
240
P6rama
248
CHAPTER
274
Akrotiri peninsula
296
The Dhrapano peninsula
302

Tilissos110
113
Stalldha118
120
Ayla Varvara
129
Mires
135
AyiaTriadha139
143
Kali Limenes
149
The Lasfthi plateau
162
Olous175
174
Gournia180
180
Mirsfni
186
Lake Kournas
308
Galatas312
312
Polvrfnia
348
Hrissoskalitissa
355
PART THREE
381
Historical framework 383 Wildlife
407
Monumental chronology 396 Books
416
Crete in myth 404 Glossary
426
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Fisher, Reader Adviser at the Public Record Office, London.

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