Alentejo by Alex RobinsonAlentejo by Alex Robinson


byAlex Robinson

Paperback | February 7, 2016

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Bradt's Alentejo is the first full guide to the raw, beguiling heartland of southern Portugal. Dividing the Alentejo into three distinct sections, with detailed maps and itineraries suitable for all seasons, this guide offers by far the fullest and most complete coverage of the Alentejo region available. Aimed primarily at independent travelers and holidaymakers of all ages and on all budgets, it caters for nature lovers and hikers, history and archeology enthusiasts, and anyone interested in discovering one of the least explored regions of western Europe. Regional food and wine specialties are also covered, along with details of the Alentejo's extraordinary range of accommodation, which is intricately bound with the region's history, from historic castles, palaces and monasteries converted into hotels and pousadas, to farm stays on cork-growing estates and budget pensões and albergarias (inns).
Alex Robinson has been visiting, writing about and photographing Portugal for more than twenty years. His work has been published in magazines including the Sunday Times, Wanderlust, Budget Travel and Viagem e Turismo - Brazil's premier travel publication. He is the only British journalist to win Brazil's prestigious Editora Abril jour...
Title:AlentejoFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.59 × 5.31 × 0.48 inPublished:February 7, 2016Publisher:Bradt Travel GuidesLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:184162568X

ISBN - 13:9781841625683

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Table of Contents

PART ONE: GENERAL INFORMATION Chapter 1: Background information Chapter 2: Practical information PART TWO: THE GUIDE Chapter 3: Évora & Around Chapter 4: The Alto AlentejoChapter 5: The Alentejo Coast Chapter 6: The Baixo Alentejo Appendix 1: Language Appendix 2: Glossary of Portuguese and technical terms, food and drink glossary Appendix 3: Further Reading Index