Whether you want to wander through Minoan, Byzantine or Roman ruins, fields of wild flowers or the spectacular Samaria Gorge, this down-to-earth guide to the homeland of Zeus and Zorba the Greek has it all.
18 detailed maps.
Excursions to Knossos, walking tours through Hania's Venetian quarter and the best spots to see the endangered kri-kri.
Special section on Greek mythology.
The low-down on where to eat fresh seafood, shop for Cretan ceramics or listen to the locals' mantinades.
Accommodation to suit all budgets, including domatias, mountain refuges and five-star beach resorts.