Completely updated biannually, Frommer's Greece features stunning color photos and maps of the sites and experiences that await visitors. Our authors include renowned Classicists and young, hip Athenians who have scoured the country, from its ancient sites to its newly hip neighborhoods like Gazi to bring readers an up-to-the-minute snapshot on the best both ancient and modern Greece has to offer. Newly expanded coverage of Athens' best restaurants, hotels, and nightlife. More up-to-the-minute coverage of the Greek Islands, including the party paradise of Mykonos, stunning Santorini, and the award-winning beaches of Kefalonia.
Table of Contents
LIST OF MAPS. 1 THE BEST OF GREECE. 2 GREECE IN DEPTH. 3 PLANNING YOUR TRIP TO GREECE. 4 SUGGESTED GREECE ITINERARIES. 5 CRUISING THE GREEK ISLANDS. 6 SETTLING INTO ATHENS. 7 EXPLORING ATHENS. 8 THE SARONIC GULF ISLANDS. 9 THE PELOPONNESE. 10 CRETE. 11 THE CYCLADES. 12 THE DODECANESE. 13 CENTRAL GREECE. 14 THE SPORADES. 15 HIGHLIGHTS OF WESTERN GREECE: EPIRUS & IOANNINA. 16 THE IONIAN ISLANDS. 17 HIGHLIGHTS OF NORTHERN GREECE: THESSALONIKI, MOUNT ATHOS & THE PHILIP & ALEXANDER SITES. 18 THE NORTHEASTERN AEGEAN ISLANDS. 19 THE GREEK LANGUAGE. INDEX.
John S. Bowman has been a freelance writer and editor for more than 35 years. He specializes in nonfiction ranging from archaeology to zoology, baseball to biography. He first visited Greece in 1956 and has traveled and lived there over the years. He is the author of numerous guides to various regions in Greece. He currently resides in Northampton, Massachusetts. Peter Kerasiotis, a native Athenian, currently lives in New York City where he works as a web developer and editor. A newcomer to Frommer's, he hopes to continue a career of travel- and screenwriting. Sherry Marker majored in classical Greek at Harvard, studied archaeology at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens, and did graduate work in ancient history at the University of California at Berkeley. The author of a number of guides to Greece, she has also written for the New York Times, Travel + Leisure, and Hampshire Life. When not in Greece, she lives in Massachusetts. Heidi Sarna is a freelance writer who has crisscrossed the world by ship over the past 15 years, often with her young twin sons and lucky husband in tow. Coauthor of Frommer's Cruises & Ports of Call from US and Canadian Homeports and Frommer's European Cruises & Ports of Call, she has also contributed to several other guidebooks and writes regular travel columns for Frommers.com and Porthole magazine. She's written for many magazines, newspapers, and websites, including CNN.com, Forbes Traveler, the International Herald Tribune, Conde Nast Traveler, Gourmet, Brides, Modern Bride, the Straits Times, and Travel Weekly.