Synopses & Reviews
Come along with Frommer’s as we explore the highlights and hidden pleasures of Portugal, one of Europe’s best bargain destinations. We’ll show you the best of Lisbon, including the winding alleyways of the Alfama, before heading off into the countryside, where you’ll stay in historic pousadas and enjoy pristine beaches, golf by the sea, castles, ceramics, port wine, fado clubs, medieval villages, and more. Frommer's makes it easy to explore Portugal as an independent traveler, always knowing that you have good advice, complete information, and helpful maps at your fingertips.
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Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer.
Everything you need to plan a memorable vacation in Portugal.
Outspoken opinions on what's worth your time and what's not.
Exact prices, so you can plan the perfect trip whatever your budget.
Off-the-beaten-path experiences and undiscovered gems, plus new takes on top attractions.
Table of Contents
List of Maps.
What’s New in Portugal.
1 The Best of Portugal.
2 Planning Your Trip to Portugal.
3 Suggested Portugal Itineraries.
4 Settling into Lisbon.
5 Exploring Lisbon.
6 Estoril, Cascais & Sintra.
7 South of the Tagus.
9 The Algarve.
10 Alentejo & Ribatejo.
11 Coimbra & the Beiras.
12 Porto & Environs.
13 The Minho Region & Trás-os-Montes.
14 Madeira & Porto Santo.
Appendix: Portugal in Depth.