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Crete

Crete

by John Freely

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2008
  • PAPER
  • 272 PAGES

The definitive guide to the island of Crete and its archaeology, loosely organized as a leisurely visit. Freely interweaves driving instructions, travel information and a great deal about myths, legends and the history of the island in his narrative. With maps, and detailed site plans. Crete is a major travel destination with two million visitors per year. This guide is the product of a long summer the author spent living in a crumbling Venetian tower, explorer every inch of the island for future travelers.  (GRE03, $17.00)


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Blue Guide Crete

Blue Guide Crete


by Blue Guides

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2010
  • PAPER
  • 432 PAGES

A comprehensive guide to the archaeology and ancient history of Crete. With excellent site plans -- and the usual Blue Guide attention to culture and the arts. (GRE89, $24.95)

Rough Guide Crete

Rough Guide Crete


by John Fisher | Geoff Garvey | Julia Tweed

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2010
  • PAPER
  • 392 PAGES

A quirky comprehensive guide in the British series, noteworthy for both its excellent historical and cultural overview, and detailed travel information on where to go and what to do while touring Crete. (GRE115, $19.99)


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