Frommer's Athens Day by Day

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Map your own adventure. Athens Day by Day is the perfect answer for travelers who want to know the best places to visit and the best way to see the city.

Packed with color photos, this bestselling guide offers dozens of itineraries that show you how to see the best of Athens in a short time--with bulleted maps that lead the way from sight to sight. Featuring a full range of thematic and neighborhood tours, plus dining, lodging, shopping, nightlife, and practical ...

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Overview

Map your own adventure. Athens Day by Day is the perfect answer for travelers who want to know the best places to visit and the best way to see the city.

Packed with color photos, this bestselling guide offers dozens of itineraries that show you how to see the best of Athens in a short time--with bulleted maps that lead the way from sight to sight. Featuring a full range of thematic and neighborhood tours, plus dining, lodging, shopping, nightlife, and practical visitor info, Athens Day by Day is the only guide that helps travelers organize their time to get the most out of a trip. Inside this book you'll find:

  • Full color throughout with hundreds of photos and dozens of maps
  • Sample one- to three-day itineraries that include Athens with Kids, Exploring the Acropolis, Architectural Athens, side trips to Delphi and Hydra, and more
  • Star ratings for all hotels, restaurants, and attractions clue readers in on great finds and values
  • Tear-resistant foldout map in a handy, reclosable plastic wallet
  • Foldout front cover, with at-a-glance maps and quick-reference info
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118045961
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/29/2011
  • Series: Frommer's Day by Day - Pocket Series , #188
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 322,348
  • Product dimensions: 4.20 (w) x 7.30 (h) x 0.42 (d)

Meet the Author

Stephen Brewer is a writer and editor who has worked in magazines, books, radio, and corporate communications for more than 30 years. He visited Athens 20 years ago, decided he found his place in the world, and has spent part of each year in the city ever since. He is also a co-author of Frommer’s Greece Day by Day.
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Table of Contents

15 Favorite Moments 1

1 The Best Full-Day Tours 7

The Best in One Day 8

The Best in Two Days 12

The Best in Three Days 16

2 The Best Special-Interest Tours 21

The Acropolis 22

Along the Grand Promenade 26

Ancient Athens 30

Top Museums in Athens 36

Small Museums in Athens 40

Architectural Athens 44

Byzantine Athens 48

Athens with Kids 52

3 The Best Neighborhood Walks 55

Syntagma to Gazi 56

The Plaka to Psyrri 60

Kolonaki & Lycabettus 64

Omonia & Exarchia 66

4 The Best Shopping 69

Shopping Best Bets 70

Athens Shopping A to Z 73

5 The Great Outdoors 83

The Best of Green Athens 84

Rambling Around Attica 88

South Coast Beaches 92

Nearby Island Escapes 94

6 The Best Dining 97

Dining Best Bets 98

Athens Dining A to Z 102

7 The Best Nightlife 109

Nightlife Best Bets 110

Athens Nightlife A to Z 114

8 The Best Arts & Entertainment 121

Arts & Entertainment Best Bets 122

Arts & Entertainment A to Z 126

9 The Best Lodging 133

Lodging Best Bets 134

Athens Lodging A to Z 138

10 The Best Day Trips & Excursions 147

Corinth 148

Mycenae 150

Nafplion and Epidaurus 152

Delphi 156

The Savvy Traveler 159

Before You Go 160

Getting There 162

Getting Around 163

Fast Facts 165

Athens: A Brief History 170

Athenian Architecture 171

Useful Phrases & Menu Terms 173

Useful Toll-Free Numbers & Websites 175

Index 178

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    Posted July 3, 2013

    Shaynon

    Wipes Nyssa's forehead with a cool wet cloth. "You're at Athens, the great city. I'm Shaynon, the Princess Maria's handmaiden."

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