Berlitz: Crete Pocket Guide by Berlitz
Berlitz Pocket Guide Crete is a concise, full-colour travel guide that combines lively text with vivid photography to highlight the very best that this sun-kissed island has to offer. The Where To Go chapter details all the key sights: start in bustling Iraklio and its must-see treasure-trove archeological museum then head to the ancient site of Knossos the see the reproductions in situ. Go for a seafood lunch in postcard-perfect Hania and end your stay with a trek down the stunning Samaria Gorge. To inspire you, the book offers a rundown of the Top 10 Attractions in the island, followed by an itinerary for a Perfect Tour of Crete. The What to Do chapter is a snapshot of ways to spend your spare time: the best places to shop for leather sandals or to listen to traditional Cretan music as well as the best beaches for watersports. You'll also be armed with background information, including a brief history of the island and an Eating Out chapter covering its wonderfully traditional cuisine. There are carefully chosen listings of the best hotels and restaurants, and an A-Z to equip you with all the practical information you will need.