Portugal (DK Eyewitness Travel Guide) by DK Publishing
By DK Publishing
DK Eyewitness go back and forth consultant: Portugal is helping you get the main out of your stopover at to this detailed ecu nation. You'll locate in-depth element on all of the very important points of interest with maps, images, and illustrated three-D cutaways for significant attractions.
DK's insider shuttle tips and crucial neighborhood details might help you find the simplest that Portugal has to provide. The advisor comes full of experiences and listings for inns, eating places, and bars for all budgets, in addition to shores, scenic routes, thematic excursions, and maps of all significant points of interest. Markets and fairs are indexed city via city.
What's new in DK Eyewitness go back and forth Guides:
• New itineraries in accordance with size of remain, nearby locations, and themes.
• Brand-new resort and eating places listings together with DK's selection recommendations.
• eating place destinations plotted on redrawn region maps and indexed with sights.
• Redesigned and refreshed interiors make the courses even more straightforward to read.
With countless numbers of full-color images, hand-drawn illustrations, and customized maps that remove darkness from each web page, DK Eyewitness trip consultant: Portugal really exhibits you this nation as nobody else can.
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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.