Frommer's Greek Islands

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 27, 2012 - Travel - 512 pages
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Contents

List of Maps
1
The Best Places to Get Away from
7
Greece Today 13 Looking Back at Greece 14 Eating Drinking in Greece
26
The Gods Goddesses 24 Tours
32
The Greek Islands in 1 Week 37 The Greek Islands with a Family
43
The Right Cruise for You 48 Large Midsize Ships
50
Embarkation
57
ATHENS92
120
THE DODECANESE
331
The Dodecanese
333
Rhodes Accommodations Dining
343
Rhodes Rodos 332 Simi Symi 353 LOCAL INDUSTRIES
355
THE NORTHEASTERN AEGEAN
377
The Northeastern Aegean Islands
379
Hios Chios
389
THE SPORADES
405

Where to Stay 107 Athens After Dark
151
WHAT YOULL REALLY PAY 110
163
Hydra Idra
178
Spetses
184
CRETE
190
Iraklion Heraklion 193 Rethymnon Rethimno
218
Rethymnon
219
Chania HaniaXaniaCanea 206 Ayios Nikolaos
225
Ayios Nikolaos
227
THE CYCLADES
232
The Cyclades
233
Santorini Thira 235 Folegandros 253 Sifnos 257 Naxos
280
Delos
313
Tinos
314
THE CAVE OFANDIPAROS 273 Siros Syros
324
The Sporades
407
Skopelos 416 Skyros Skiros
423
THE IONIAN ISLANDS
430
Western Greece the Ionian Islands
431
Corfu Kerkira 430 Kefalonia Cephalonia
445
Kefalonia Ithaka
447
PLANNING YOUR TRIP TO GREECE
453
Greek Ferry Routes
461
Getting There 454 Getting Around 455 Tips on Accommodations
464
LIST OF MAPS
467
FARES ZONES SURCHARGES 458 THREE WARNINGS ABOUTDEBIT
476
THE GREEK LANGUAGE
483
Index
490
EndofCruise Procedures 58
492
Copyright

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About the author (2012)

John S. Bowman has been a freelance writer and editor for more than 45 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; for several decades, his Travellers' Guide to Crete was the premier guide to that island. He currently resides in Northampton, Massachusetts.

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 and London.

Peter Kerasiotis, a native Athenian, currently lives in New York City where he works as a web developer and editor. A newcomer to Frommer's, he hopes to continue a career of travel- and screenwriting.

Heidi Sarna is a freelance writer who has crisscrossed the world by ship for nearly 20 years, often with her twin sons and lucky husband in tow. Coauthor of Frommer's Cruises & Ports of Call from US and Canadian Homeports and Frommer's Singapore Day by Day, she has also contributed to several other guidebooks and writes regular travel columns for Frommers. com and Porthole magazine. She's written for many magazines, newspapers, and websites, including CNN.com, the International Herald Tribune, Condé Nast Traveller, Brides, the Straits Times, Expat Living, and Travel Weekly.

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