Top 10 Greek Islands

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Greek Islands is your pocket guide to the very best of the islands of Greece.

Packed with insider tips, the best hotels for every budget, and the most fun places to take children, our Top 10 Travel Guide is the resource you'll need for a fantastic trip to the islands of Greece. Experience breathtaking natural wonders like stunning bays and beaches; explore picturesque villages, splendid churches, and gorgeous monasteries; check out fascinating ...

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Overview

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Greek Islands is your pocket guide to the very best of the islands of Greece.

Packed with insider tips, the best hotels for every budget, and the most fun places to take children, our Top 10 Travel Guide is the resource you'll need for a fantastic trip to the islands of Greece. Experience breathtaking natural wonders like stunning bays and beaches; explore picturesque villages, splendid churches, and gorgeous monasteries; check out fascinating museums and galleries. You'll also find ideas for enjoying Greek food and local cuisine, and for finding superb wine in restaurants and bars.

Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Greek Islands

True to its name, this Top 10 guidebook covers all major sights and attractions in easy-to-use "top 10" lists that help you plan the vacation that's right for you.

  • "Don't miss" destination highlights.
  • Things to do and places to eat, drink, and shop by area.
  • Free, color pull-out map (print edition), plus maps and photographs throughout.
  • Walking tours and day-trip itineraries.
  • Traveler tips and recommendations.
  • Local drink and dining specialties to try.
  • Museums, festivals, outdoor activities.
  • Creative and quirky best-of lists and more.

The perfect pocket-size travel companion: DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Greek Islands

Recommended: For an in-depth guidebook to Greece, check out DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Greece, Athens & the Mainland, which offers the most complete cultural coverage of Greece; 3-D cross-section illustrations of major sights and attractions; thousands of photographs, illustrations, and maps; and more.

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Wanderlust Travel Awards 2009 – 2014

"This [DK Eyewitness Travel: Top 10] might be the best traveling companion to throw in your pack. It's a slim and sleek overview…loaded with practical and useful content." – Gadling.com

"Known…for its four-color maps, photos and illustrations, the [DK] Eyewitness Guides are extremely user-friendly for travelers who want their information delivered in a concise, visual way." – Chicago Tribune

"The best option…Color photos, maps, and diagrams bring the place to life." – The Philadelphia Inquirer

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780756696719
  • Publisher: DK
  • Publication date: 6/3/2013
  • Series: Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide Series
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 287,718
  • Product dimensions: 4.20 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

About DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: For more than two decades, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides have helped travelers experience the world through the history, art, architecture, and culture of their destinations. Expert travel writers and researchers provide independent editorial advice, recommendations, and reviews. With guidebooks to hundreds of places around the globe available in print and digital formats, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides show travelers how they can discover more.

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Table of Contents


How to Use this Guide     6
Introducing the Greek Islands
Discovering the Greek Islands     10
Choosing Your Island     12
Putting Greece on the Map     14
A Portrait of the Greek Islands     16
The History of Greece     26
The Greek Islands Through the Year     46
Ancient Greece
Gods, Goddesses and Heroes     54
The Trojan War     56
Greek Writers and Philosophers     58
Temple Architecture     60
Vases and Vase Painting     62
The Greek Islands Area by Area
The Greek Islands at a Glance     66
The Ionian Islands     68
The Argo-Saronic Islands     92
The Sporades and Evvoia     104
The Northeast Aegean Islands     124
The Dodecanese     158
The Cyclades     204
Crete     244
A Short Stay in Athens     282
Travellers' Needs
Where to Stay     298
Where to Eat     322
Shopping in Greece     342
Specialist Holidays & Outdoor Activities     344
Beaches and Watersports     348
Survival Guide
Practical Information     352
TravelInformation     362
General Index     372
Phrase Book     404
Map of Ferry Routes
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