Greece Marco Polo Pocket Guide by Marco Polo
Marco Polo Greece: the Travel Guide with Insider Tips! Experience all of Greece's attractions with this up-to-date and authoritative guide, complete with 'Best Of' recommendations. You'll discover excellent hotels and restaurants, find out all about the festivals and events and food and drink, plus ideas for shopping and tips for those on a budget. Further sections include: What's Hot, Travel with Kids, Travel Tips, Links, Blogs, Apps & more, Greek phrase book and index. Finally a holiday in Greece! Some look forward to the sun, Sirtaki and the beach, others to ancient theatres, temples and museums. The anticipation is more than justified, because Greece has it all to offer and much more besides! With MARCO POLO Greece you will discover one of the most beautiful and varied countries in Europe. This practical, pocket-sized guide leads you to a land beyond cliches. Beautiful beaches, ancient temples, medieval castles and monasteries await you, while you'll be amazed by all the wild gorges, dense forests, caves, rivers and lakes. You can also spot pelicans and eagles. The Insider Tips reveal where you can run a real lap of the stadium and where you can find ouzo that isn't just for drinking. The 'Best Of' pages point out some experiences unique to Greece, recommend things to do for free, and have tips for rainy days and where you can relax and unwind. How about a more intense experience of Greece? Excursions & Tours show you some of the country's less known regions in four separate itineraries. With its long coastline and numerous beaches, Greece has a lot to offer to water sports enthusiasts in particular, but there are also the extensive mountainous regions where you can go canoeing or kayaking, skiing, biking and hiking; the Sport & Activities chapter will give you some good tips. Finally the Dos & Don'ts highlight a few things you need to be aware of when visiting the country. MARCO POLO Greece provides comprehensive coverage of all parts of the country. To help you find your way around there is a detailed Road Atlas, a useful map of Athens in the cover, plus a separate pull-out map.