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.