Europe - Portugal (PDF Chapter)
This is the Portugal chapter from Lonely Planet’s Europe guidebook.
With medieval castles, frozen-in-time villages, captivating cities and golden-sand bays, the Portuguese experience can mean many things. History, terrific food and wine, lyrical scenery and all-night partying are just the beginning.
- follow the sound of fado spilling from the lamplit lanes of the enchanting old-world neighbourhood of Alfama in the heart of Lisbon
- take in Tavira’s laid-back charms, before hitting some of the Algarve’s prettiest beaches
- catch live music in a backstreet bar in the festive university town of Coimbra
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Lisbon & Around, Sintra, Cascais, The Algarve, Faro, Tavira, Lagos, Silves, Sagres, Central Portugal, Évora, Peniche, Óbidos, Nazaré, Tomar, Coimbra, Luso, the Buçaco Forest, The North, Porto, Viana do Castelo, Braga, Parque Nacional da Peneda-Gerês, Survival Guide.