Frommers Portugal

by Danforth Prince, Darwin Porter

Wiley | February 15, 2010 | Trade Paperback

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  • Frommer''s Portugal, 21e, will feature a brand new history and culture chapter and several new detailed city maps.
  • Veteran authors Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince provide up-to-the-minute coverage of nightlife and shopping in Lisbon, including where to find the best antiques and wine stores; insider information on the best beaches, vineyards, and historic attractions, including Portugal''s 13 UNESCO World Heritage sites; detailed walking tours and nature hikes; accurate maps; and advice on how to plan a successful family vacation.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 448 Pages, 4.72 × 7.87 × 0.79 in

Published: February 15, 2010

Publisher: Wiley

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0470541202

ISBN - 13: 9780470541203

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Frommers Portugal

Frommers Portugal

by Danforth Prince, Darwin Porter

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 448 Pages, 4.72 × 7.87 × 0.79 in

Published: February 15, 2010

Publisher: Wiley

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0470541202

ISBN - 13: 9780470541203

About the Book

Frommer's Portugal, 21e, will feature a brand new history and culture chapter and several new detailed city maps. Veteran authors Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince provide up-to-the-minute coverage of nightlife and shopping in Lisbon, including where to find the best antiques and wine stores; insider information on the best beaches, vineyards, and historic attractions, including Portugal's 13 UNESCO World Heritage sites; detailed walking tours and nature hikes; accurate maps; and advice on how to plan a successful family vacation.

Table of Contents

LIST OF MAPS. 1 THE BEST OF PORTUGAL. 1 Frommer’s Favorite Portugal Experiences. 2 The Best Towns to Visit. 3 The Best Beaches. 4 The Best Hotels. 5 The Best Pousadas. 6 The Best Restaurants. 7 The Best Palaces & Castles. 8 The Best Museums. 9 The Best Churches & Abbeys. 10 The Best Shopping. 11 The Best Offbeat Trips. 2 PORTUGAL IN DEPTH. 1 Portugal Today. 2 Looking Back at Portugal. The Lady in the Tutti-Frutti Hat . 3 Portugal’s Art & Architecture. 4 The Lay of the Land. 5 Portugal in Popular Culture: Books, Music, & Film. 6 Eating & Drinking in Portugal. 3 PLANNING YOUR TRIP TO PORTUGAL. 1 When to Go. Portugal Calendar of Events . 2 Entry Requirements & Customs. 3 Getting There & Getting Around. 4 Money & Costs. The Value of the Euro vs. Other Popular Currencies . What Things Cost in Lisbon . Major Change in Credit Cards . 5 Health. 6 Safety. 7 Specialized Travel Resources. 8 Sustainable Tourism. 9 The Active Vacation Planner. 10 Escorted General-Interest Tours. Shopping Tips . 11 Special-Interest Tours. 12 Staying Connected. Frommers.com: The Complete Travel Resource . 13 Tips on Accommodations. 4 SUGGESTED PORTUGAL ITINERARIES. The Regions in Brief . 1 Portugal in 1 Week. 2 Portugal in 2 Weeks. 3 Portugal for Families. 4 The Algarve in 1 Week. 5 SETTLING INTO LISBON. 1 Essentials. Neighborhoods in Brief . 2 Getting Around. Fast Facts: Lisbon . 3 Where to Stay. 4 Where to Dine. 6 EXPLORING LISBON. 1 Suggested Itineraries. 2 The
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From the Publisher

  • Frommer''s Portugal, 21e, will feature a brand new history and culture chapter and several new detailed city maps.
  • Veteran authors Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince provide up-to-the-minute coverage of nightlife and shopping in Lisbon, including where to find the best antiques and wine stores; insider information on the best beaches, vineyards, and historic attractions, including Portugal''s 13 UNESCO World Heritage sites; detailed walking tours and nature hikes; accurate maps; and advice on how to plan a successful family vacation.

From the Jacket

Nightlife choices in Lisbon range from traditional fado clubs to chic dance clubs to neighborhood bars. See chapter 6.

  • Detailed maps throughout

  • Exact prices, directions, opening hours,and other practical information

  • Candid reviews of hotels and restaurants,plus sights, shopping, and nightlife

  • Itineraries, walking tours, and trip-planning ideas

  • Insider tips from local expert authors

About the Author

As a team of veteran travel writers, Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince have produced numerous titles for Frommer's which have included Italy, France, the Caribbean, Spain, England, Scotland, and Germany. A film critic, columnist, and broadcaster, Porter is also a Hollywood biographer. Recent releases by Darwin include Merv Griffin: A Life in the Closet,documenting the private life of the richest and most notorious man in television, and Paul Newman, The Man Behind the Baby Blues. Prince was formerly employed by the Paris bureau of the New York Times and is today the president of Blood Moon Productions and other media-related firms.
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