Crete (Lonely Planet Country & Regional Guides) (Travel Guide) Paperback Crete is a patchwork of splendid beaches, ancient treasures and landscapes, weaving in vibrant cities and sleepy villages, where locals will share with you their traditions, cuisine and generous spirit. This Lonely Planet guide is packed full of updated and new information, maps and on-the-ground tips that will make your trip to this peaceful island the best it can be! Inside this book: – Thousands of comprehensive listings and recommendations. – Illustrated highlights (including 3D illustrations) showing the Palace of Knossos as it would have appeared in ancient Minoan times. – Planning section on outdoor activities and water sports. – Extra information for drivers, including driving tours and driving distance charts. – Essential phrases but a Lonely Planet Greek phrasebook is also recommended. We know because we go: every Lonely Planet guide is 100% researched and updated by our author s on-the-ground.