Having lived and traveled to Portugal, Madeira, Spain, and the Azores ourselves, we know that it can be overwhelming touring abroad with no grasp of culture, cuisine, manners, or slang. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of travel guides for our customers to help make your trip as smooth as possible. We highly recommend you pick up a guide before your trip, as we are sure you’ll find it invaluable on your tour to the Iberian Peninsula. Boa viagem!
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Starting at $16.37
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Portugal is your in-depth guide to this beautiful country. Explore the magnificent Jerónimos Monastery, sample some wine in Porto, and discover the best beaches, scenic routes, markets, and festivals the country has to offer.
Starting at $24.99
Bradt’s Azores guidebook is the only comprehensive guidebook to the nine-island archipelago, a nature-lovers’ wilderness perched at the western extremity of Europe in the mid-Atlantic, and one of the best places in the world for whale watching. This new edition continues to provide the strong geological and botanical information that is so integral to the islands and essential for all nature lovers, but it also has an expanded focus taking in the land- and sea-based activities which have become a significant part of the Azores tourism offering in the past few years. Also included is all of the practical information needed to make the most of these new opportunities, plus a full update on the accommodation upgrades that have taken place in recent times to cater for the influx of new visitors.
Starting at $11.38
Lonely Planet Pocket Madeira is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Admire Se cathedral, wander awe-struck through Quinta das Cruzes Museum and Museu de Arte Sacra and hike the Levada paths; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Madeira and begin your journey now!
Starting at $14.28
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Spain is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world, from its capital city of Madrid to its Moorish cities of the south. Watch flamenco dancers stamp their heels in Seville, discover the beaches and coves of Ibiza, and visit the Dalí Theatre-Museum just outside of Barcelona.