The highly successful "Globetrotter Travel Series", which includes Travel Guides, Travel Maps, Road Atlases, Best of Pocket Guides and In Your Pocket Language Guides, presently, covers more than 90 destinations worldwide. The Packs are excellent value, including both a guidebook and a softcover version of the fold-out Globetrotter map of the region, in a printed plastic wallet. The handy pocket-size guide is packed with useful information, tips and recommendations, accompanied by colour photographs, charts, and maps for the first-time traveller who wants to experience the major highlights that Portugal has to offer. This travel book surpasses other guides in that it incorporates essential information in an easy-to-carry and easy-to-read format that is attractive and useful at the same time. It provides a visitor with an invaluable introduction to Portugal by concisely highlighting the region's 'must see' areas in a practical and user-friendly format, thus encouraging the tourist to make the most of his/her available time.
All the essential information you need to get around an unfamiliar region is compacted into useful and practical 'At-a-Glance' sections at the end of each chapter. The fold-out map of Portugal is ideal for tourists and visitors. In addition to the main map of Portugal, which highlights scenic routes, it features 4 detailed area maps and 15 town plans.
Table of Contents
Lisbon; * Around Lisbon and Central Portugal; * The Algarve; * The Alentejo; * Oporto and the North; * The Islands: Madeira and the Azores.
Jane O'Callaghan has worked and travelled extensively in Portugal and the Algarve. A philosophy and literature graduate, she lives in London and writes for a wide variety of newspapers and magazines.