Discover Crete with this comprehensive, entertaining, ‘tell it like it is’ Rough Guide, packed with exhaustive practical information and our experts’ honest independent recommendations. Whether you plan to trek down the Samari Gorge, while away the hours on Crete’s idyllic beaches or explore its many off-shore islands, The Rough Guide to Crete will show you the perfect places to explore, sleep, eat, drink and shop along the way. -Detailed regional coverage: provides in-depth practical information for every step of every kind of trip, from intrepid off-the-beaten-track adventures, to chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas. Regions covered include: Ir klio, Las thi, R thymno and Hani . -Honest independent reviews: written with Rough Guides’ trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, and recommendations you can truly trust, our writers will help you get the most from your trip to Crete. -Meticulous mapping: always full colour, with clear numbered, colour-coded keys. Navigate the entire island, from east to west, without needing to get online. -Fabulous full-colour photography: features a richness of inspirational colour photography, including the imposing White Mountains, the verdant Amari Valley and the picturesque southern coastline. Things not to miss: Rough Guides’ rundown of Ir klio, Las thi, R thymno and Hani ‘s best sights and top experiences. Itineraries: carefully planned routes will help you organise your trip, and inspire and inform your on-the-road experiences. Basics section: packed with essential pre-departure information including getting there, getting around, accommodation, food and drink, health, the media, festivals, sports and outdoor activities, culture and etiquette, shopping and more. Background information: comprehensive Contexts chapter provides fascinating insights into Crete, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary. You might also be interested in… Rough Guide to Greece Rough Guide to Turkey Rough Guide to Cyprus About Rough Guides: Rough Guides have been inspiring travellers for over 35 years, with over 30 million copies sold. Synonymous with practical travel tips, quality writing and a trustworthy ‘tell it like it is’ ethos, the Rough Guides’ list includes more than 260 travel guides to 120+ destinations, gift-books and phrasebooks.