From secluded emerald coves to whitewashed mountain towns, this Berlitz Pocket Guide provides all the information you need to enjoy the Algarve. Clear colour-coded sections enable you to locate the information you need quickly and easily, covering everything from places to go and practical travel advice, to cultural tips and recommended activities. Full-colour, fold-out maps on the front and back covers provide instant orientation wherever you are, making this a perfect on-the-spot point of reference. The most popular attractions are highlighted to help you prioritise your time and include the historic city of Tavira, the Chapel of Bones and the enchanting grottoes and rock stacks of the Ponta da Piedade. The Algarve enjoys glorious year-round weather, making it an ideal location for sporting activities, all of which are detailed in this guide, along with contact information for booking. The guide also features extensive information on shopping and craft, local history and eating out, along with useful Portuguese vocabulary for ordering food and drinks. Accommodation for all budgets is recommended, along with other practical travel tips.
Beautiful colour photographs accompany the text throughout, making this guide a pleasure to read before, during and after your visit.
Table of Contents
Introduction. A Brief History. Where to Go: Western Algarve; Albufeira and Central Algarve; Faro and Environs; Eastern Algarve; Excursion to Lisbon. What to Do: Sports; Shopping; Entertainment; Children's Algarve. Eating Out. Handy Travel Tips. Hotels and Restaurants. Index.