Spain & Portugal's Best Trips - Portugal (PDF Chapter)
This is the Portugal Trips chapter from Lonely Planet’s Spain & Portugal’s Best Trips guidebook.
Wine regions, walled medieval towns and glorious beaches: Portugal’s mix of the medieval and the maritime makes it a superb place to visit. And its short distances allow for more time to explore the fascinating stops on a road trip.
- understand Portugal’s turbulent history by visiting castles, monasteries and standing stones
- pick the right route with inspirational images and key trip highlights
- explore the wineries that produce the nation’s silkiest reds
- get around easily with colour maps and route directions in easy stages
- enjoy lively towns, great seafood, and top beaches with monster waves
- discover even more with walking tours, detours, and ways to link your trips
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