The Rough Guide to Portugal is the essential travel guide with clear maps and coverage of the country's unique attractions. The Rough Guide to Portugal guides you around the fashionable cities of Lisbon and Porto, takes you hiking in the hills of central and northern Portugal, and covers every beach along the Algarve, making it the ideal companion whether you're on a city break, beach holiday, or cross-country. The guide unearths the best sights, hotels, restaurants, and nightlife across every price range — from backpacker hostels to beachfront villas and boutique hotels. You'll find specialist coverage of Portuguese history, art, and literature and detailed information on the best markets and shopping for each region. The locally-based Rough Guide author team introduces the best vineyards, country taverns, and fado clubs and provides reliable insider tips, whether you're driving Portugal's roadways or shopping for linen and lace. Explore all corners of Portugal with authoritative background on everything from Porto's architecture to surfing at Peniche, and rely on handy language tips and the clearest maps of any guide. Make the most of your holiday with The Rough Guide to Portugal.