Crete is a patchwork of splendid beaches, ancient treasures and landscapes, weaving in vibrant cities and sleepy villages, where locals will share with you their traditions, cuisine and generous spirit.
This Lonely Planet guide is packed full of updated and new information, maps and on-the-ground tips that will make your trip to this peaceful island the best it can be!
• 3 dedicated authors, 18 ancient Minoan ruins, 21 gorges and hiking trails, 113 fantastic beaches
• Inspirational photos and clear, easy-to-use maps
• Comprehensive planning tools and in-depth background
• At-a-glance practical info
Coverage includes: Planning chapters, Hania, Rethymno, Iraklio, Lasithi, Understand and Survival chapters.