Marco Polo Pocket Guide Crete: the Travel Guide with Insider Tips. Explore Crete with this handy, pocket-sized, authoritative guide, packed with Insider Tips. Discover boutique hotels, authentic restaurants, the island's trendiest places, and get tips on shopping and what to do on a limited budget. There are plenty of ideas for travel with kids, and a summary of all the festivals and events that take place. Let Marco Polo show you all this wonderful Greek island has to offer... Crete is a world unto itself. Greece's largest island juts out of the sea like one massive mountain range, reaching heights of almost 2,500 m. Everyone can find what they are looking for here: sandy beaches as far as the eye can see, secluded coves, wild gorges, and lots of culture after all the island was home to the first advanced civilisation in Europe. With Marco Polo Crete you can find out where you can go mountain biking, play golf, windsurf, dive, sail and ride. This is Crete! Your Marco Polo Crete Pocket Guide includes: Insider Tips - we show you the hidden gems and little known secrets that offer a real insight into this beautiful island, from where you can find peace and quiet in a village free of cars to discovering natural cosmetics made from avocados. Best of - find the best things to do for free, the best `only in' Crete experiences, the best things to do if it rains and the best places to relax and spoil yourself. Sightseeing - all of the top sights are organised by areas of the island so you can easily plan your trip. Discovery Tours - 5 specially tailored tours that will get you to the heart of Crete. Discover lively village squares, beautiful monasteries and tempting tavernas with these inspirational itineraries. Crete in full-colour - Marco Polo Pocket Guide Crete includes full-colour photos throughout the guide bringing the island to life offering you a real taste of what you can see and enjoy on your trip. Touring App - you can download any of the Discovery Tours to your smartphone, complete with the detailed route description and map exactly as featured in the guide, free of charge. The maps can be used offline too, so no roaming charges. The perfect navigational tool with distance indicators and landmarks highlighting the correct direction to travel in as well as GPS coordinates along the way. Enjoy stress-free sightseeing and never get lost again! Road Atlas and pull-out map - we've included a detailed road atlas and a handy, pull-out map so you can pop the guide in your bag for a full-on sightseeing day or head out with just the map to enjoy your Discovery Tour. Useful Greek phrases - the essential words and phrases are included to help you get by. Trust Marco Polo Pocket Guide Crete to show you around this fabulous Greek island. The comprehensive coverage and unique insights will ensure you experience everything Crete has to offer and more. The special tips, personal insights and unusual experiences will help you make the most of your trip - just arrive and enjoy.