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About This Book
Berlitz Pocket Guide Crete is a concise,full-colour travel guide that combines lively text with vivid photography tohighlight the very best that this sun-kissed island has to offer. The Where ToGo chapter details all the key sights: start in bustling Iraklio and itsmust-see treasure-trove archeological museum then head to the ancient site ofKnossos the see the reproductions in situ. Go for a seafood lunch inpostcard-perfect Hania and end your stay with a trek down the stunning SamariaGorge.
To inspire you, the book offers a rundownof the Top 10 Attractions in the island, followed by an itinerary for a PerfectTour of Crete. The What to Do chapter is a snapshot of ways to spend your sparetime: the best places to shop for leather sandals or to listen to traditionalCretan music as well as the best beaches for waterspouts.
You'll also be armed with backgroundinformation, including a brief history of the island and an Eating Out chaptercovering its wonderfully traditional cuisine. There are carefully chosenlistings of the best hotels and restaurants, and an A-Z to equip you with allthe practical information you will need.