Having lived in Portugal, Madeira, Spain, and the Azores ourselves, we know that it can be overwhelming touring abroad. We want to share our 20+ years of professional travel experience so you can have the best vacation possible. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of travel guides to help make your trip as smooth as possible.
Please note that all travel guides listed here are NOT paid endorsements. Above all, each guide was picked due to the accuracy of the information and content provided. We highly recommend you pick up a travel guide before your trip, as we are sure you’ll find it invaluable on your tour to Portugal & beyond.
As you prepare for your next adventure, make sure to check out our blog for the best insider tips and travel stories. Enjoy your trip, and boa viagem!
Starting at $16.37
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Portugal is your in-depth guide to our beautiful country. While we provide the best experiences and accommodations, it’s important to have a guide to reference throughout your trip. We’ve even gifted this book to friends visiting Portugal!
Starting at $24.99
Bradt’s Azores guidebook is the only comprehensive guidebook to the nine-island archipelago. This new edition continues to provide strong geological and botanical information that is so integral to the islands and essential for all nature lovers. In addition, 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.