Fodor's See It Portugal

Fodor's See It Portugal

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781400018420
Publisher: Fodor's Travel Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 11/06/2007
Series: Fodor's See It Guides Series , #2
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 9.09(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents


Understanding Portugal     4
Living Portugal     11
Landscape and Nature     12
Living Traditions     14
The Sea     16
The Modern Arts     18
Economy and Politics     20
Faces of Portugal     22
Sporting Life     24
The Story of Portugal     25
2000BC-AD711: Celts, Romans and Visigoths     26
AD711-1249: The Moors     28
1249-1520: The Great Age of Discoveries     30
1520-1540: Spanish Domination     32
1640-1826: The Road to Recovery     34
1826-1910: Towards a Republic     36
1910-1974: Dictatorship and Revolution     38
1974-Today: Modern Portugal     40
On the Move     41
Arriving     42
By Air     42
By Road     45
By Train     46
Getting Around     47
In Lisbon     47
In Porto     50
Car Rental     52
Driving     53
Trains     59
Buses     62
Taxis, Internal Flights     63
Visitors with a Disability     64
The Sights     65
The Minho and Tras-os-Montes     66
Porto and the Douro     84
The Beiras     93
Estremadura and the Ribatejo     108
Lisbon     123
Around Lisbon     147
The Alentejo     154
The Algarve     166
What to Do     177
Introductions     178
Shopping     178
Entertainment     180
Nightlife     182
Sports and Activities     183
For Children     186
Festivals and Events     187
The Regions     188
The Minho and Tras-os-Montes     188
Porto and the Douro     194
The Beiras     198
Estremadura and the Ribatejo     204
Lisbon     208
Around Lisbon     215
The Alentejo     218
The Algarve     222
Out and About     229
Walks and Drives     230
Organized Tours     268
Eating and Staying     269
Eating     270
Eating Out in Portugal     270
Menu Reader     272
Eating Listings      274
The Minho and Tras-os-Montes     274
Porto and the Douro     276
The Beiras     279
Estremadura and the Ribatejo     281
Lisbon     282
Around Lisbon     286
The Alentejo     289
The Algarve     291
Staying     294
Staying in Portugal     294
Staying Listings     296
Minho and Tras-os-Montes     296
Porto and the Douro     299
The Beiras     301
Estremadura and Ribatejo     303
Lisbon     304
Around Lisbon     309
The Alentejo     311
The Algarve     313
Planning     317
Before You Go     318
Practicalities     321
Money     323
Health     325
Communication     327
Finding Help     329
Media     330
Opening Times and Tickets     331
Tourist Offices     332
Books, Maps and Films     333
Websites     334
Words and Phrases     335
Maps     339
Lisbon Street Index     348
Atlas Index     350
Index     353
Acknowledgments and Credits     363

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