"Portugal has much more an offer than the charms of cosmopolitan
Lisbon and the beaches and golf courses of the Algarve, as enticing
as they are to holiday-makers. As you will discover in the
sumptuously illustrated pages of this guide, it is a land with a
fascinating seafaring history, unspolit villages, fine wines, and
some of Europe's most captivating scenery. This expanded and
updated edition in the award-winning ""Eyewitness"" series covers
every aspect of this varied country, breaking past the south coast
resorts to reveal the least explored corner of Western Europe.
Using the unique cutaway maps and 3D models, visit Oporto's
cathedral district, enjoy panoramic views from the mountaintop
village of Mosanto, and marvel at the luxury yachts in the harbour
at Vilamoura.You'll also find the perfect introduction to
Portugal's maritime provinces, Madeira and the Azores, which boast
fine white beaches, old towns, forests, and unforgettable dolphin
watching. Full-colour maps and plans enable you to explore the
diverse regions in depth, whilst walks, scenic routes and thematic
tours will ensure you won't miss a thing. Illustrated food features
highlight regional gastronomic delights and the guide comes
complete with an impressive selection of restaurants and hotels.
Equipped with over 1,000 sumptuous photographs, tour the rugged
landscapes, rural backwaters and sophisticated cities of beautiful
Portugal - this guide will lead the way"