From the Publisher
- Insider advice on avoiding the crowds as you
explore some of Portugal''s greatest gems, from Lisbon''s Alfama to
the beaches of the Algarve, and from the Palácio Nacional de Sintra
in Sintra to the Quinta Palmeira Gardens in Madeira. Plus tips for
navigating the country''s lovely but less-traveled corners, like
Trás-os-Mantes, the Minho, and even The Azores.
- Where to find the absolute best seafood in
Lisbon, the tastiest fruit in Sintra and Alcobaça, and the finest
wines that Portugal has to offer.
- Insightful commentary on Portugal''s dazzling
array of architectural masterpieces, from the Gothic Mosteiro de
Santa Maria da Vitória in Alcobaça to the Baroque Palácio Nacional
- Opinionated reviews. No bland descriptions and
lukewarm recommendations. Our expert writers are passionate about
their destinations--they tell it like it is in an engaging and
- Exact prices listed for every establishment
and activity--no other guides offer such detailed, candid reviews
of hotels and restaurants. We include the very best, but also
emphasize moderately priced choices for real people.
- User-friendly features including star ratings
and special icons to point readers to great finds, excellent
values, insider tips, best bets for kids, special moments, and
From the Jacket
The grand Igreja da São Vicente de Fora is the final resting
place of some of Portugal''s greatest rulers. See chapter 5.
Easy-to-read maps throughout
Exact prices, directions, opening hours,and other practical
Candid reviews of hotels and restaurants,plus sights, shopping,
Itineraries, walking tours, and trip-planning ideas
Insider tips from local expert authors
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About the Author
As a team of veteran travel writers, Darwin Porter
and Danforth Prince have produced various titles
for Frommer's. A film critic, columnist, and broadcaster, Porter is
also a Hollywood biographer. His recent releases include Brando
Unzipped, documenting the private life of Marlon Brando, and
Jacko: His Rise and Fall, the first complete biography
ever written on the tumultuous life of Michael Jackson. Prince was
formerly employed by the Paris bureau of The New York
Times and is today the president of Blood Moon Productions.
About the Book
"Frommer's Portugal" offers insider advice on avoiding the crowds as visitors explore some of Portugal's greatest gems, from Lisbon's Alfama to the beaches of the Algarve, and from the Palacio Nacional de Sintra in Sintra to the Quinta Palmeira Gardens in Madeira. Plus tips for navigating the country's lovely but less-traveled corners. Original.
Format: Trade Paperback
Published: March 6, 2012
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1118086058
ISBN - 13: 9781118086056