The Rough Guide to Portugal

The Rough Guide to Portugal

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This comprehensive guide to Portugal includes a full-colour section introducing the country's highlights, as well as lively accounts of all the attractions from historic Evora to the wine lodges in Porto, the nightlife in Lisbon to the local festivals of the Minho. It also features recommendations of the best places to eat, drink and stay for every budget and practical tips on exploring the country's magnificent mountains, endless beaches and stunning national parks. The authors provide informed background on Portugal's history and music more

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  • Paperback | 640 pages
  • 133.1 x 198.6 x 27.4mm | 553.39g
  • Rough Guides Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 10th Revised edition
  • 79 maps, 24pp colour photographs, glossary, index
  • 1858288770
  • 9781858288772

Table of contents

Colour section. Basics. Guide: Lisbon and around; Estremadura and Ribatejo; Coimbra and the Beira Litoral; Mountain Beiras; Porto and the Douro; The Minho; Tras-os-Montes; Alentejo; The Algarve. Contexts: history; chronology of monuments and arts; music; books. Language: pronunciation; Portuguese words and phrases; food more

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Mark Ellingham set up Rough Guides in 1981, and wrote the first edition of the Rough Guide to Portugal the following year. John Fisher has also been involved with Rough Guides from the start and is the author of several other titles, including Mexico, Spain and Greece. Graham Kenyon also co-authored Rough Guides to Spain and Greece before changing professions to become an IT specialist in the more

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