Insight Guide: Greece

Insight Guide: Greece

by Insight Publications

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789814120746
Publisher: Apa Publications UK, Ltd.
Publication date: 07/28/2004
Series: Insight Guides Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 390
Product dimensions: 6.58(w) x 8.46(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Maps
Greece120
Athens124
Acropolis128
Peloponnese148
Central Greece166
Epirus and Northwest Macedonia178
Thessaloniki194
Macedonia and Thrace202
Argo-Saronic Islands218
Cyclades226
Rhodes City247
Rhodes248
Dodecanese254
Thasos, Samothraki and Limnos268
Lesvos, Hios, Samos and Ikaria274
Sporades286
Evia (Euboea)290
Corfu Town294
Corfu296
Southern Ionian Islands300
Crete308
Iraklio310
Introduction
Welcome to Greece13
Geography15
History
Decisive Dates20
Ancient Greece23
Byzantine Greece33
Ottoman Greece39
Modern Greece45
Contemporary Greece54
Features
People and Identities61
Literature71
Music and Dance79
Food and Drink88
Art and Architecture95
Flora and Fauna105
Insight on ...
Religious Festivals86
The National Archaeological Museum144
Wild Flowers242
The Palace of Knossos318
Information panels
The Cycladic Bronze Age230
Ancient Delos241
Italian Architecture in the Dodecanese251
Places
Introduction119
The Mainland123
Athens127
The Peloponnese147
Central Greece165
Epirus177
Thessaloniki193
Macedonia and Thrace201
The Islands215
Islands of the Saronic Gulf217
The Cyclades225
Rhodes245
The Dodecanese253
The Northeast Aegean267
The Sporades and Evia285
Corfu293
The Ionian Islands299
Crete307
Travel Tips
Getting Acquainted322
Planning the Trip323
Practical Tips326
Getting Around329
Where to Stay333
Where to Eat356
Culture374
Nightlife375
Sport375
Language371
Further Reading380

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