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Lonely Planet Crete by Lonely Planet; Andrea Schulte-Peevers; Chris Deliso

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Book Description

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Crete is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Rub shoulders with the Minoan ghosts, enrich your understanding of Knossos, or discover a charming boutique hotel in the winding streets of Hania Old Town; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Crete and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Crete Travel Guide:

  • Colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices
  • Honest reviews for all budget - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including customs, history, art, literature, cinema, music, dance, politics, wildlife, and cuisine
  • Over 29 local maps
  • Useful features - including Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar), Travel with Children, and Walking Tours
  • Coverage of Hania, Iraklio, Rethymno, Lasithi, Knossos, Vai, Elounda, Agia Nikolaos, Agia Marina, Hersonisos, Platanias, Vamos, Almyrida, Ierapetra, and more

eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices)

  • Zoom-in maps and images bring it all up close and in greater detail
  • Downloadable PDF and offline maps let you stay offline to avoid roaming and data charges
  • Seamlessly flip between pages
  • Easily navigate and jump effortlessly between maps and reviews
  • Speedy search capabilities get you to what you need and want to see
  • Use bookmarks to help you shoot back to key pages in a flash
  • Visit the websites of our recommendations by touching embedded links
  • Adding notes with the tap of a finger offers a way to personalise your guidebook experience
  • Inbuilt dictionary to translate unfamiliar languages and decode site-specific local terms

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Crete, our most comprehensive guide to Crete, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled.

  • Looking for more coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Greek Islands guide or Greece guide for a comprehensive look at what the whole region has to offer, or Lonely Planet's Discover Greece, a photo-rich guide to all the most popular attractions in that country.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Andrea Schulte-Peevers, Chris, Deliso, and Des Hannigan.

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.


  • ISBN: 9781743210277 |
  • Publisher: Lonely Planet Publications |
  • Publication date: |
  • Language: English |
  • Format: Ebook