Greece is a land which bridges East and West, and is the cornerstone of the two cultures. The blue of the sea and the sky, the hundreds of isles and islets bleached white by the sun, evoke feelings of nostalgia for an ancient empire. Yet the country today is resolutely modern and welcoming. THE GREEN GUIDE, the perfect travel companion: a discerning and up-to-date source of information. Practical and comprehensive, it offers suggestions on what to see and what to do, background on history and cultural heritage and a selection of hotels and restaurants. Ideal guides for the independent tourist, THE GREEN GUIDE explores destinations both near and far. Sights are rated - 3 stars "worth a journey," 2 stars "worth a detour" and 1 star "interesting." Map itineraries make planning easy, whether visiting the highlights or venturing off the beaten path. Travel with THE GREEN GUIDE for an exciting and memorable experience.
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This title in the acclaimed Michelin Green Guide series is an indispensable guide to the natural and cultural attractions of Greece - the islands, the mountains of the mainland and their volcanic craters, miles of beaches. The many layers of civilization may be traced in the ancient ruined temples and theatres, the magnificent churches of the Orthodox rite, and rare vestiges of the Turkish occupation. The noisy exuberance of Athens contrasts with the natural charm of rural and maritime resorts; the country attracts archeologists and botanists, walkers and mountain climbers, water-sports enthusiasts and sunworshippers.Product Description:
Including hotel and restaurant selections, this guide to Greece features a principal sights map, practical information and star rated sights to help visitors enjoy their stay in one of the world's great countries.
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