Lonely Planet Switzerland (6th Edition) by Nicola Williams
By Nicola Williams
Nobody is familiar with Switzerland like our resident eu authors. even if it's strolling via remarkable Alpine valleys, eating on the cosmopolitan Swiss desk or stress-free in an green spa, this sixth version will let you know find out how to cross approximately it on the correct price.
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FIAPE (end Apr/mid-May), Estremoz. An international agricultural, cattle and handicrafts fair. Algarve Music Festival (Apr– May), throughout the region. Concerts and performances by the Gulbenkian Ballet. May Flower Festival (late Apr/ early May), Funchal, Madeira. Shops and houses are decorated with flowers. Ends with a parade of floats. Festas das Cruzes (early May), Barcelos. The Festival of the Crosses celebrates the day the shape of a cross appeared in the earth in 1504. Pilgrimage to Fátima (12–13 May).
A key victory for the allies came at Buçaco (see pp216–17) in 1810.
September is also the start of the vindima (the harvest) season. Grapes are harvested and crushed to wine in a spirit of festivity, especially in the port-growing Douro region. September Avante! (early Sep), Seixal. A three-day festival of folk music. There are also film screenings, a book fair and food stalls. Festa das Vindimas (early Sep), Palmela. A festival to celebrate the grape harvest. Wine Festival (early Sep), Funchal and Estreito de Câmara de Lobos, Madeira. The Funchal festival is a lively, popular event, but the one in Estreito de Câmara de Lobos is more authentic.