The Prefecture of Chania occupies the western portion of Crete and encompasses an area of 2,376 square kilometers. The Sea of Crete laps its northern shore and Sea of Libya the southern. It shares its eastern border with the Prefecture of Rethymnon. Chania, the capital of the prefecture, is a pictur..
Chios with Oinousses and Psara in the McGilchrist’s Greek Islands series is a guide on cultural tourism focusing on monuments, archaeology and history of art. It is for the visitor who wishes to understand more about the art, history and architecture of North Aegean islands.Nigel..
Climbing areas in and around Athens, such as Likavitos, Tourkovounia, Filopapou, Imitos, Parnitha, Pendeli, Kakia Thalasa and other. For each climbing field orientation maps, orientation maps, sketches of the crags with grading of problems...
A useful guide for climbers visiting Chania area in Crete. Covers seven sites easy to access around the town of Chania, in the Gorge of Theriso, on mount Gigilos,in Samaria Gorge National Park and at the exit of Aradena gorge, beside the beautiful beach of Marmara. Contains directions, photo diagram..
Climbing techniques, equipment, tools and the secrets of their proper use, new forms of climbing and all that the current climber has to know are given in a simple and understandable way. Hundreds of sketches and an innovative body of information help both the beginner and the experienced climber to..
On the southernmost edge of Greece - indeed of all Europe - and in the midst of the eastern Mediterranean, lies Crete, an island with a population of more than 600,000 and divided for administrative purposes into 4 Prefectures: Hania, Rethymnon, Heraklion, and Lasithi. An island much celebrated in s..
Euboea in the McGilchrist’s Greek Islands series is a guide on cultural tourism focusing on monuments, archaeology and history of art. It is for the visitor who wishes to understand more about the art, history and architecture of Euboea.Nigel Mcgilchrist wrote the Geniu..
The aim of this small guide is to point out the beauty and unique qualities of the three mountains: Giona, Vardoussia and Parnassos. With photos and texts on the flora and fauna, details on routes that go through the villages and monuments and a wide range of trekking routes with maps and descriptio..
This new edition of Bradt's Greece: The Peloponnese with Athens, Delphi and Kythira remains the only dedicated guidebook to the southern part of the Greek mainland and provides more detailed coverage of the peninsula than any other rival book, making it an indispensable read for travellers to this s..
Greece is a country in which dietary traditions have been formed more or less over millenia. Research has shown that the domestication and systematic utilisation of wild plant species, such as the lentil and types of grain, already began during the Mesolithic period. Gradually, and with the evolutio..