eBook DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Greece, Athens & the Mainland, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465468013
  • ISBN-13: 9781465468017
  • DDC: 914.9504
  • 348 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released August 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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Packed with insider tips to make your trip a success, you'll find a guide to Greece's stunning historic architecture and its scenic drives that let you experience the best hotels, bars, and shops that the city and coast have to offer. Try local delicacies at fantastic restaurants, bars, and clubs, and enjoy the great views in spots that will take your breath away. We have the best hotels for every budget, plus fun activities for the solitary traveler or for families and children visiting Greece.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
How to Use This Guide.
Introducing Athens and Mainland Greece.
1: Discovering Greece.
2: Putting Greece on the Map.
3: A Portrait of Mainland Greece.
4: The History of Greece.
5: Athens and Mainland Greece Through the Year.
Ancient Greece.
6: Gods, Goddesses and Heroes.
7: The Trojan War.
8: Greek Writers and Philosophers.
9: Temple Architecture.
10: Vases and Vase Painting.
Athens Area By Area.
11: Athens at a Glance.
12: Central Athens North.
13: Central Athens South.
14: Shopping in Athens.
15: Entertainment in Athens.
16: Athens Street Finder.
Mainland Greece.
17: Mainland Greece at a Glance.
18: Around Athens.
19: The Peloponnese.
20: Central and Western Greece.
21: Northern Greece.
Travellers’ Needs.
22: Where to Stay.
23: Where to Eat and Drink.
24: Shopping in Greece.
25: Specialist Holidays and Outdoor Activities.
Survival Guide.
26: Practical Information.
27: Travel Information.
General Index.
Phrase Book.