Europe's most ancient capital has sashayed into the new millennium in style after a decade of primping for the 2004 Olympics.
For a change of pace, the Saronic islands are close by, and excursions north to Thebes and Delphi are easy, while just over the Corinth Canal lies the majestic, enigmatic Peloponnese, garden of Greece and cradle of her oldest myths.
Names such as Olympia, Sparta, Arcadia, Mycenae and the River Styx hover on the fine line of a dream.
The author's intimate knowledge of southern Greece will put you on the inside track, whether you want to visit five-star attractions, relax on a beach or discover secret places out of time.It has a dynamic new two-colour layout for easy navigation.
It features a new magazine style, combining stunning photography, tailored itineraries and a personal take on the country.
It includes clear, newly-designed two-colour maps throughout for increased ease of use.
These are the only guides with full-colour touring maps of the whole region.
There are extensive listings of hotels and restaurants - all personally recommended for a really local flavour.It also includes 'Top Don't Miss' sights for each regional chapter, plus 'Author Choices' of personal favourite places to stay and eat.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 552 pages, colour illustrations
- Publisher: IMM Lifestyle Books
- Publication Date: 25/04/2008
- Category: Travel & holiday guides
- ISBN: 9781860113963