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Walking in Portugal
Walking in Portugal
Mok, Andrew2018
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"Portugal is something of an undiscovered gem for hikers, offering beautiful, diverse landscapes and vast amounts of space. Thanks to its variety of micro-climates, it is possible to find pleasant walking conditions in all seasons, and the multitude of trails boast fantastic scenery and are rich in natural, historical and cultural interest. This guide describes 40 graded walks, ranging from gentle family strolls to strenuous mountain hikes (including Portugal's highest peak) and multi-day routes. The walks are spread throughout Portugal, with a focus on the country's many natural and national parks, including Peneda-Geres, Serra da Estrela and Costa Vicentina. Clear route description is illustrated with 1:50,000 mapping and a route summary table makes it easy to choose the right walk. As well as practical travel advice, there is information on Portugal's geology, history, plants, wildlife and agriculture and on numerous local points of interest."--Provided by publisher.
Main title:
Walking in Portugal / by Andrew Mok and Simon Whitmarsh
Imprint:
Kendal, Cumbria : Cicerone, 2018.
Collation:
259 pages : colour illustrations, maps ; 18 cm.
ISBN:
9781852848897
Dewey class:
914.69796.5109469
Language:
English
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