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Mediterranean expert Tim Jepson takes you on a tour of the countries of the Northern Mediterranean and Adriatic, focusing on the major cruise ports from Gibraltar to Turkey, including Barcelona, Valencia, Nice, Cannes, Monte Carlo, Genoa, Rome, Naples, Palermo, Bari, Venice, Dubrovnik, Split, Athens, and Istanbul, as well as nearby towns and sites. This all-new guide features an abundance of practical info on how to get to the main ports from the ship, maps to guide you around when you're there, and original commissioned artwork to help you appreciate what you're seeing. The Travelwise section provides a sampling of places to eat and practical information about the individual countries.
Aimed at active travelers who want authentic, enriching, cultural experiences and expert advice from a trustworthy source,A National Geographic TravelersA provide ways for people to experience a place rather than just visit, and give the true feel of each destination not easily found online.
- 320 pages; 120 color photographs; 26 maps
- 5 1/4" x 8 7/16"
- © 2015
Tim Jepson has been a passionate and lifelong devotee of Italy. He has written 15 books on the countries around the Mediterranean, as well as numerous articles for the Daily Telegraph, Vogue, CondAc Nast Traveller, and other publications. For National Geographic he has written the following guides in the National Geographic Traveler series:â€^Florence & Tuscany, Naples & Southern Italy, Piedmont & Northwest Italy, and Sicily. Now based in London, Jepson continues to visit the Mediterranean regularly. As well as having spent much time on land, he has cruised along the beautiful coasts of the Mediterranean.