Rick Steves' Mediterranean Cruise Ports by Rick Steves

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During this consultant, Rick Steves specializes in many of the grandest points of interest in Europe. As consistently, he has a plan that will help you have a significant cultural event whereas you’re there—even with quite a few hours in port.

Rick Steves' Mediterranean Cruise Ports explains how one can get into city from the cruise terminal, stocks sightseeing assistance, and contains self-guided walks and excursions. You'll study which locations are top for an excursion—and that you may hopefully stopover at by yourself. You'll additionally get pointers on reserving a cruise, plus tricks for saving time and cash at the send and in port.

You can anticipate Rick Steves to inform you what you really want to know while cruising the Mediterranean. within you'll locate one-day itineraries for sightseeing at or close to the most important Mediterranean ports of name, including:

Barcelona, Marseille, Toulon, great, Villefranche-sur-Mer, and Monaco
Florence, Rome, Naples, and Venice
Dubrovnik, cut up, Athens, Mykonos, and Santorini
Istanbul and Ephesus

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E Museo Canario C/Dr Verneau, 2. § 928 336 800. # 10am–8pm Mon–Fri; 10am–2pm Sat–Sun. com Santa Ana The building of the cathedral began in 1497 and took 400 years to complete. The lengthy gestation affected both its architectural form and interior furnishings. The Neo-Classical fa˜ade hides Gothic vaults resting on slender columns, altar retables, Baroque pulpits and sculptures by José Luján Pérez. The crypt contains the tomb of José de Viera y Clavijo, Canary traveller, historian of the Enlightenment period and the author of Noticias de la Historia General de Canarias.

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Romería de Nuestra Señora de la Luz (midOct), Las Palmas, Gran Canaria. Procession of boats at sea celebrate the Virgin. Festival Internacional de Cine de Las Palmas (Oct–Nov), Gran Canaria. Film festival attracting many international movie stars. N OVEMBER Fishing, an all-year-round occupation in the Canary Islands International Ecological Film Festival Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife. Shows films that are devoted mainly to the Canary Islands. Feast of the Teide Volcano (16 Nov) Guía de Isora, Tenerife.

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