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Azores, 4th (Bradt Travel Guide Azores)

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Illustrated with gorgeous colour photographs and delicate line drawings by Czech artist Hedvika Fraser, this fourth edition of Bradts Azores tempts travellers across the Atlantic Ocean to these remote islands. Glittering blue coastlines and spectacular volcanic landscapes characterise the nine islands that erupted from beneath the ocean up to five million years ago. Botanical horticulturalist David Sayers leads visitors through elegant old towns and lush forests. Packed with fully revised and updated practical information, this guidebook features in-depth coverage of culture, history and festivals, and new advice on whale-watching. It takes visitors on a magical tour along Europes westernmost coast of Flores, visiting Europes only tea plantations and exploring the hot springs and gurgling mud pools of Furnas. For sheer escapism and a warm welcome, the Azores are hard to beat.

 

‘The Bradt Travel Guide will tell you everything you need to know about each of the nine islands. Portugal Magazine

 

‘As a first time visitor to the Azores, Brian found the Bradt Travel Guide to the islands a great companion, whether exploring Sao Miguels coastline, volcanic interior or elegant old towns by car or on foot. Illuminating text and excellent town and walks maps. Author David Sayers, a botanical horticulturalist, has produced an informative, practical and user-friendly volume. EDP Saturday Magazine

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‘The Bradt Travel Guide will tell you everything you need to know about each of the nine islands. Portugal Magazine

 

‘As a first time visitor to the Azores, Brian found the Bradt Travel Guide to the islands a great companion, whether exploring Sao Miguels coastline, volcanic interior or elegant old towns by car or on foot. Illuminating text and excellent town and walks maps. Author David Sayers, a botanical horticulturalist, has produced an informative, practical and user-friendly volume. EDP Saturday Magazine

 

Table of Contents

PART ONE: GENERAL INFORMATION

Chapter 1: Background information

Chapter 2: Practical information

 

PART TWO: THE GUIDE

Chapter 3: Sao Miguel

Chapter 4: Santa Maria

Chapter 5: Terceira

Chapter 6: Graciosa

Chapter 7: Sao Jorge

Chapter 8: Faial

Chapter 9: Pico

Chapter 10: Flores

Chapter 11: Corvo

 

Appendix 1: Language

Appendix 2: Flora

Appendix 3: Fish on the Menu

Appendix 4: Further Reading

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781841623283
Author:
Sayers, David
Publisher:
Bradt Travel Guides
Subject:
Europe - Spain & Portugal
Subject:
Travel-Spain
Subject:
Europe - General
Edition Description:
Fourth
Series:
Bradt Travel Guide Azores
Publication Date:
20101031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
34 maps, 16 pp color
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.25 in

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