This pocket-sized full-colour guide is designed for short-break walking holidays in Lisbon and around the capital using the excellent public transport network. Even ‘non-walkers’ will appreciate the large-scale city plans and maps, descriptions of the sights, and recommendations for restaurants in Lisbon and other tourist centres like Sintra and Cascais. For each suggested restaurant there is a photograph of the décor and one of their dishes, sample menu, price guide, opening times, and a recipe for one of their specialities. Other sections include: planning your trip, logistics on arrival, local markets and specialities, glossary of local food terms, and a restaurant mini-vocabulary. A special feature is the emphasis on natural local foods suitable for those with food intolerances. All recipes have been made by the authors and are known to ‘work’.
Area covered: The book describes one walk in the city centre, five in the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park and other walks further afield but easily reached by public transport. There are two excursions — one to the Tagus Estuary Natural Park, the other to the medieval walled town of Óbidos.
The best months for walking in Lisbon and around are April-June and September/October, although it is usually mild enough to walk in this area right through the winter months. Only in July and August would it be far too hot — but one can still enjoy the restaurants in Lisbon and the other popular centres covered!
This is not a city guide, but it doesn’t pretend to be — it’s a walking guide with Lisbon as a base. I really enjoyed using the book and doing the walks. Non-specialist guidebooks like Lonely Planet/Rough Guide don’t give details of any walking routes outside the city, so a book like this is great… (ESS, Amazon)
I spent four entire days in and out of Lisbon with this book as my guide during Easter. (HH, Amazon)
About the series
These pocket-sized full-colour guides are designed for short break holidays. Each describes 10-12 fairly straightforward walks (with large-scale maps) as well as two excursions suitable for all holidaymakers. Restaurants en route serving local dishes are recommended (with sample menus). Other sections: planning your trip, getting around, recipes for local dishes, food shopping (including health food), local markets, glossary, websites.
|Series||Walking,Hiking,Food and Drink,Tourism|
|Pages||144 pages, full colour throughout|
|Dimensions||151 x 112 x 13 (mm)|
|Item weight||0.17 Kg|
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