eBook DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Portugal, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465422110
  • ISBN-13: 9781465422118
  • DDC: 914.690444
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 480 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
How to Use this Guide.
1: Introducing Portugal.
2: Discovering Portugal.
3: Putting Portugal on the Map.
4: A Portrait of Portugal.
5: Vernacular Architecture.
6: Manueline Architecture.
7: Azulejos – Painted Ceramic Tiles.
8: The Wines of Portugal.
9: Portugal through the Year.
10: The Climate of Portugal.
11: The History of Portugal.
12: The Rulers of Portugal.
13: Prehistoric and Roman Portugal.
14: Moorish Domination and Christian Reconquest.
15: The New Kingdom.
16: The House of Avis.
17: The Age of Discovery.
18: Spanish Rule.
19: The Age of Absolutism.
20: Reform and Revolution.
21: Modern Portugal.
22: Lisbon.
23: Lisbon at a Glance.
24: The 1755 Lisbon Earthquake.
25: Fado: The Music of Lisbon.
26: Alfama.
27: Baixa and Avenida.
28: Bairro Alto and Estrela.
29: Belém.
30: Further Afield.
31: Shopping in Lisbon.
32: Entertainment in Lisbon.
33: Lisbon Street Finder.
34: Central Portugal.
35: Central Portugal at a Glance.
36: Horsemanship and Bullfighting.
37: The Flavours of Central Portugal.
38: The Lisbon Coast.
39: Exploring the Lisbon Coast.
40: Estremadura and Ribatejo.
41: Exploring Estremadura and the Ribatejo.
42: The Beiras.
43: Exploring the Beiras.
44: Northern Portugal.
45: Northern Portugal at a Glance.
46: The Festivals of the North.
47: The Story of Port.
48: The Flavours of Northern Portugal.
49: Douro and Trás-os-Montes.
50: Exploring the Douro and Trás-os-Montes.
51: Minho.
52: Exploring the Minho.
53: Southern Portugal.
54: Southern Portugal at a Glance.
55: The Beaches of the Algarve.
56: The Flavours of Southern Portugal.
57: Alentejo.
58: Exploring the Alentejo.
59: Algarve.
60: Exploring the Algarve.
61: Portugal’s Islands.
62: Portugal’s Islands at a Glance.
63: The Landscape and Flowers of Madeira.
64: The Azores: Volcanic Islands Rising from the Ocean Bed.
65: Madeira.
66: Exploring Madeira.
67: The Azores.
68: Exploring the Azores.
69: Travellers’ Needs.
70: Where to Stay.
71: The Pousadas of Portugal.
72: Choosing a Hotel.
73: Where to Eat.
74: Choosing a Restaurant.
75: Shopping in Portugal.
76: Entertainment in Portugal.
77: Outdoor Activities and Specialist Holidays.
78: Golfing Holidays in Portugal.
79: Survival Guide.
80: Practical Information.
81: Personal Health and Security.
82: Banking and Local Currency.
83: Media and Communication.
84: Travel Information.
85: Travelling by Rail.
86: Driving in Portugal.
87: Travelling by Coach.
88: Travelling Around the Islands.
89: Travelling in Lisbon and Oporto.
General Index.
Acknowledgments.
Phrase Book.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: How to use this Guide.
2: Introducing Portugal.
3: Discovering Portugal.
4: Putting Portugal on the Map.
5: A Portrait of Portugal.
6: Portugal through the Year.
7: The History of Portugal.
8: Lisbon.
9: Lisbon at a Glance.
10: Alfama.
11: Baixa and Avenida.
12: Bairro Alto and Estrela.
13: Belém.
14: Further Afield.
15: Shopping in Lisbon.
16: Entertainment in Lisbon.
17: Lisbon Street Finder.
18: Central Portugal.
19: Central Portugal at a Glance.
20: The Lisbon Coast.
21: Estremadura and Ribatejo.
22: The Beiras.
23: Northern Portugal.
24: Northern Portugal at a Glance.
25: Douro and Trás-os-Montes.
26: Minho.
27: Southern Portugal.
28: Southern Portugal at a Glance.
29: Alentejo.
30: Algarve.
31: Portugal's Islands.
32: Portugal's Islands at a Glance.
33: Madeira.
34: The Azores.
35: Travellers' Needs.
36: Where to Stay.
37: Where to Eat and Drink.
38: Shopping in Portugal.
39: Entertainment in Portugal.
40: Outdoor Activities and Specialist Holidays.
41: Survival Guide.
42: Practical Information.
43: Travel Information.
General Index.
Acknowledgments.
Phrase Book.