Peloponnisos only. In German. Guide Pratique de Grice et Turquie Jacques Angles.
Editions du Pen Duick. Covers the Dodecanese. In
French. Turkish Waters and Cyprus Pilot Rod Heikell. Imray
Yacht Charter Handbook Rod Heikell. Imray.
The Blue Guide to Greece Edited by Stuart Rossiter. A.
and C. Black. The usual excellent quality of this
series. The Greek Islands Lawrence Durrell. Faber. Lots of
glossy photographs and Durrell's own inimitable
description of the islands. The Greek Islands Ernie Bradford. Collins Companion
Guide. An excellent background guide from an
author who has sailed his own yacht around Greece. Dumont Guide to the Greek Islands Edited by Evi Melas
and translated by Russell Stockman. Stewart Tabori
6 Chang, NY; or Webb & Bower, UK. Good guide
with glossy photos.
The Rough Guide to Greece Ellingham, Jansz and Fisher.
Routledge and Kegan Paul. Down-to-earth guide. The Mediterranean Greenpeace. Berlitz Guides to Athens/Corfu/Crete/Greek Islands/
Peloponnese/Rhodes/Salonica and Northern Greece.
Good, compact and necessarily brief, guides. The Peloponnese E. Karpodini-Dimitriadi. Ekdotike
Athenon. Prospero's Cell: a guide to the landscape and manners of the
island of Corcyra Lawrence Durrell. Penguin. On
Corfu. Reflections on a Marine Venus: a companion to the landscape
of Rhodes Lawrence Durrell. Penguin. On Rhodes. Bitter Lemons Lawrence Durrell. Faber. On Cyprus. Crete: Its Past, Present and People Adam Hopkins. Faber.
Excellent general introduction to Crete. Crete John Freely. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. Good guide. Pausanias Guide to Greece Volumes I & II Translated by
Peter Levi. Penguin. Pausanias was a doctor who
spent twenty years travelling around Greece in the
reign of Hadrian recording details of Greek cities,
customs and beliefs. Interesting and useful to this
Herodotus The Histories (Historiai). Greek Society Antony Andrewes. Pelican. The World of Odysseus M. I. Finley. Penguin. Life in
The Penguin Atlas of Ancient History Colin McEvedy. Fortresses and Castles of Greece Volumes I & II and
Fortresses and Castles of Greek Islands Alexander
Paradissis. Translated by S. A. Paradissis, Efstathiadis
Brothers. The most detailed descriptive work on all
Greek forts and castles. Published and readily
available in Greece. The Venetian Empire Jan Morris. Penguin. Very readable
account of the Venetian maritime empire that
touched so many Greek islands and coastal harbours,
leaving its forts and castles everywhere.
Recommended. The Greek Adventure David Howarth. Collins. Excellent
and very readable account of the Greek War of
Independence. The End of Atlantis J. V. Luce. Paladin. Good account of
the Thira eruptions.
The Colossus of Maroussi Henry Miller. Penguin. A 'must'
to read even if you are not going to Greece. Zorba the Greek Nikos Kazantzakis. Faber. Freedom and Death Nikos Kazantzakis. Cavafy: a critical biography Robert Liddell. Duckworth.
The biography of the forgotten poet of Alexandria. The Alexandrian Quartet Lawrence Durrell. The Poems of Catullus Translated by Peter Whigham.
University of California Press. Mani: travels in the Southern Peloponnese and Roumeli:
travels in Northern Greece Patrick Leigh Fermor.
Penguin. Contain much interesting and esoteric
information on Greece and the Greeks in general as
well as on the areas covered. Eleni Nicholas Gage. Fontana. Easy read on the Civil
War in Greece. Hellas - A Portrait of Greece Nicholas Gage. Collins
Harvill. Contains some interesting information not
found in other 'portraits'. A Literary Companion to Travel in Greece Edited by
Richard Stoneman. Penguin. Sappho to Shelley. Greek Literature: An Anthology.
Edited by Michael Grant. Penguin. The Jason Voyage: the quest for the Golden Fleece and The
Ulysses Voyage: sea search for the Odyssey Tim Severin. Arrow Books (Jason) and Hutchinson (Ulysses). The conventional and unconventional interpretations of two ancient voyages after retracing the routes in a replica galley.
Gates of the Wind Michael Carroll. John Murray. Interesting account of the Northern Sporades.
Bitter Sea Faith Warn. Guardian Angel Press.
Flowers of Greece and the Aegean Anthony Huxley and
William Taylor. Chatto & Windus. Flowers of the Mediterranean Anthony Huxley and Oleg
Polunin. Chatto & Windus.
Both the above have excellent colour photographs
and line drawings for identification. Herbs of Greece Alta Niebuhr. Trees and Bushes of Britain and Europe Oleg Polunin.
Paladin. Excellent guide with colour photographs for
identification. Trees and Shrubs of Greece George Sfikas.
Hamlyn Guide to the Seashore and Flora and Fauna of the
to Mediterranean marine life. The Yachtsman's Naturalist M. Drummond and P.
Rodhouse. Angus & Robertson. About Britain and
northern Europe, but many species are common to
the Mediterranean. British Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises F. C. Fraser. As
above. Mediterranean Wildlife. The Rough Guide. Peter Raine.
Harrap-Columbus. Patchy guide that includes a
chapter on Greece. Fishes of Greece Published by the Efstathidis Group and
available in Greece. A poor guide. Dangerous Marine Animals B. W. Halstead, P. S.
Auerbach and D. R. Campbell. Wolfe Medical. The
standard reference work.
Greek Cooking Robin Howe.
Food of Greece Vilma Chantiles.
The Best of Greek Cooking Chrissa Paradissis.
Food in History Reay Tannahill. Paladin. Contains some
interesting details on Greek food as part of a general
British Admiralty charts
176 180 183 186 187
Cap Bon to Ra's A Tin Aegean sea Ra's At Tin to Iskenderum Vlore to Bar and Brindisi to Vieste Punta Stilo to Brindisi
1,175,000 1,100,000 1,100,000 300,000 300,000
Entrance to the Adriatic Sea, including Nisos Kerkira
Nisos Sapientza to Nisos Paxoi
Bar to Split including Otok Palagruza
202 203 206
Kvarner, Kvarneric and Velebitski kanal Nisos Zakinthos to Nisos Paxoi Nisos Kerkira and approaches Vörion Stenon Kerkiras
100,000 150,000 150,000 25,000
Marmara Denizi izmit Körfezi
Nisos Rödhos to Taşlik Burnu, Finike
Southwest entrance channels to the Aegean Sea
1031 1037 1038
Akra Yerakas to Nisos Kea Nisis Falconera to Nisos Ios Steno Sifhou to Steno Kafirea Steno Dhisvaton
150,000 150,000 150,000 40,000
1040 1041 1055 1057
Nisos Ios to Vrakhonisida Kandheliouss; Nisos Naxos to Vrâkhoi Kaloyeroi Rhodes Channel and Gökova Körfezi Kuşadasi Körfezi and approaches Kuşadasi Siğacik
i 150,000 150,000 150,000 150,000 15,000 15,000
Nisos Khios and izmir Körfezi
1062 1085 1086 1087 1091 1092 1093 1095 1099 1198
Nisoi Vorioi Sporâdhes Steno Kafirea to Thessaloniki Strimonikös Kölpos to Edremit Körfezi Steno Kafirea to Edremit Körfezi Nisos Kriti Western approaches to the Aegean Sea Steno Andikithiron to Edremit Körfezi Steno Kafirea to Rhodes Channel Eastern approaches to the Aegean Sea Istanbul Boğazi (The Bosphorus) Haliç (The Golden Horn): Haydarpaşa Limani