Greek Islands (DK Eyewitness Travel Guide) - Marc Dubin
From Corfu to Kos or Crete, hop on board with this fascinating guide to the Greek Islands.Renowned since Classical times for their rugged mountains,...... more
From Corfu to Kos or Crete, hop on board with this fascinating guide to the Greek Islands.Renowned since Classical times for their rugged mountains, sparkling seas and ancient history, unique cutaway maps and 3D models invite you to explore legendary temples and palaces. Tips on finding relaxed restaurants and bustling bars guarantee to put the ooh! into ouzo. An ideal introduction to the Greece, the guide locates the islands geographically, setting them in both modern and historical context and explains how life changes throughout the year. It also features an overview of the many specialities, main sight seeing attractions and a complete area by area guide; all described with maps, photographs and detailed illustrations.Expertly researched information on hotels, shops, restaurants, bars, sports and entertainments ensure all your needs are taken care of; while a survival guide section offers you practical advice on everything from posting a letter to navigating public transport.Over 1,000 photographs, illustrations and maps Cutaways and floorplans of all the major sights Easytouse 3D aerial views give you a birds eye view of the most popular areas Where to eat, where to stay and how to get around
Advantages: Those fantastic views. Disadvantages: Slippery when wet.
...We visited the Achelleion Palace on Thursday 22 May as part of the Island Tour we had booked thru our Rep.
If staying in or near Corfu Town you can get there by Public Bus, check at Blue Bus Station in Corfu Town for times.
The day we visited it was pouring of rain so do not have any photos of gardens, and the trip around the Garden was brief, but even with limited Visability the views must...
Advantages: Amazing, relazing, beautiful. Disadvantages: Some parts are very chavvy and "english"
...I have been to Corfu twice, and have stayed in Kalami on the two occasions I visited with family.
My mum had always wanteds to go to Corfu after reading Gerald Durrells MY Family and Other Animals, which was set in the country of Corfu. But we had been told some bad things about the country, told that it was very "English-y" and not the nicest place to go. But when we looked into Drect...
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Review of Kalami, Corfu
Advantages: A fantastic day out for all the family. Disadvantages: Could be boring for young children inside the house but the grounds are brilliant.
Blenheim Palace is one of the largest houses in England and is the seat of the Duke of Marlborough. It is built in the Oxfordshire countryside near the village of Woodstock and covers an area of over 2100 acres, seven of which are devoted entirely to the house. It is absolutely massive in comparison to other stately homes in the United Kingdom and there is quite a history behind...