2017 is our 7th Year as the ‘International Best Selling Travel Guide Dedicated to Santorini’!
The ‘A to Z Guide to Santorini’ was the third book in the unique ‘A to Z’ series of travel guides, renowned for their comprehensive, accurate and impartial approach. Our Santorini travel guide covers all aspects of the island, its history and the many attractions to be found on Santorini. The ‘A to Z Travel Club’, hosted on this website, vastly increases the information on Santorini available to the reader. (Travel Club link)
Tony Oswin, author of the ‘A to Z’ series of travel guides, is a British expatriate who now lives on the Greek island of Thassos. He realised the need for such guides during his many holidays on the Greek islands, finding it always difficult, costly and time consuming acquiring comprehensive and up to date information. He also found that the vast majority of travel guides are published and then just re-printed year after year, meaning that the information contained within, ends up inaccurate and out of date, the ‘A to Z’ series is very different:-
Firstly, our guide books are completely revised each year with all the latest news and changes on the islands for the forthcoming summer season.
Secondly, our objective is to offer our readers a unique source of the very latest news and information from the islands. To this end, purchase of any of our books grants you FREE membership of the ‘A to Z Travel Club’, allowing full access to all the Santorini web pages, where you will find the latest news on attractions, festivals, music and cultural events, travel news and a vast range of tourist related information and advice (updated every day during the summer). It also allows us to include a range of ‘member’ discounts offered by businesses on the islands, meaning that rather than costing you, our guides can actually save you money! (Travel Club discounts) .
Thirdly, most travel guides ‘pad out’ their publications with pictures of nondescript pretty alleyways and beaches that are of little help to the reader. We wanted to offer much more and at a higher quality than is possible in a ‘paper-back’ format. So to achieve this and at no extra cost to the book purchaser, we moved all the media onto this website. In the Santorini ‘Gallery’, Travel Club members will find over 70 high quality photographs, panoramas, videos and webcams. The photographs have a brief description and the relevant page number in the book, so that you can read more about the subject.
All this is aimed at offering the holidaymaker a series of unique travel guides that accurately and comprehensively cover all the subjects of interest, to help ensure a visit to the Greek islands is truly memorable and problem free.
Fully updated for the 2017 summer season!
The 2017 edition book contains:
- History & mythology of Santorini
- The volcano
- Local culture and customs
- Different ways of visiting the island
- Hotels, studios and apartments
- Camping on the island
- Places to visit
- Organised trips
- Activities for the very young
- Beaches and resorts
- Clubs, pubs and adrenalin
- Fira Town
- The island’s villages
- Archaeological sites on Santorini
- Eating and drinking out
- A guide to Greek food
- Sports & recreation on the island
- Car & scooter hire
- Public transport
- Bus information
- Ferry information
- Weather facts
- Local products
- Money matters
- Health facts and contacts
- Simple advice on bugs and critters
- Shopping guides
- Organising a wedding on the island
- Suggestions and insider tips
- Maps of Santorini, beaches & attractions, Fira, Ancient Thera and Akrotiri
- 2017 Calendar
- Greek glossary
Readers reviews are copied at the bottom of the page
Purchase of the ‘A to Z Guide to Santorini’ entitles you to FREE membership of the ‘A to Z Travel Club’. For full information, please click on the ‘Travel Club’ tab at the top of the page.
The book has been totally revised for the 2017 season with all the latest facts, money saving offers and comprehensive information on the island of Santorini.
The 2017 edition of the ‘A to Z Guide to Santorini’ is published by Arima Publishing and priced at £9.95
Printed with a monochrome interior and full colour cover, 188 pages. Size 5.25″ x 8″
You can purchase the 2017 ‘A to Z Guide to Santorini’ from all the major book stores.
The following is a selection of major International book retailers. To go directly to their website click on the name.
Direct from ‘A to Z Guides’
Arima Publishing (Worldwide)
Dispatch within the UK and Internationally
Dispatch within Europe and Internationally
Dispatch within the US and Internationally
SANTORINI QUICK FACTS
- Dramatic scenery
- Picture postcard towns and villages
- One of the main Aegean cruise destinations
- Island airport
- Black volcanic sand beaches
- World renowned sunsets
- Home to Akrotiri, the ‘Pompeii of the Aegean’
- Quality shopping in Fira
- Wedding & Honeymoon venue
- Volcano tours
- Famous for its unique wines
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