Portugal Guidebook

Portugal Guidebook
  • Rick's picks for sights, eating, sleeping
  • In-depth coverage of our favorite Portuguese destinations
  • Great self-guided neighborhood walks and museum tours
  • Easy-to-read maps

Buy your Portugal Guidebook:

What's Included

In Rick Steves Portugal you'll find in-depth Rick-tested information on:

  • Lisbon
  • Sintra
  • Algarve
    • Salema
    • Cape Sagres
    • Lagos
    • Tavira
  • Évora
  • Central Portugal
    • Nazaré
    • Batalha
    • Fátima
    • Alcobaça
    • Óbidos
  • Coimbra
  • Porto
  • Douro Valley
    • Peso da Régua
    • Pinhão
  • Practicalities
    • Self-guided walks and museum tours
    • Easy-to-follow maps (including color maps of Portugal and central Lisbon)
    • ​Trip planning: When to go, pre-trip checklist, festivals and holidays, recommended books and movies
    • Recommended two-week itinerary and advice on planning your time
    • Transportation: Buses, trains, city transit, and driving
    • Portuguese history, culture, language, and cuisine
    • Handy Portuguese survival phrases
    • Detailed advice on managing money, communicating, reserving rooms, handling emergencies, and other helpful hints

Product Details

Author(s): Rick Steves
Dimensions: 8" x 4 ½" x ¾"
Weight: 13 oz
Pages: 491
Publication date: March 2021 (11th edition)
Next edition arrives: January 2023

Is This the Right Book for Me?

Should I get Rick's Snapshot: Lisbon guide in addition to this Portugal guidebook?

No, because Rick Steves Snapshot: Lisbon is simply the excerpted Lisbon and Sintra chapters taken directly from the complete Portugal guidebook.

Updates and Feedback

Latest updates: When we learn of critical changes to the information in this guidebook, we post them. (Of course, it's still smart to reconfirm critical transportation and sightseeing details locally.) Armed with a Rick Steves guidebook and these late-breaking updates, you're set for a great trip!

Submit feedback: Once you've used this book in Europe, we'd love to hear your feedback — good or bad — about our advice on sights, hotels, restaurants, and travel tips. We're also interested in any tips or discoveries you made while in Europe. Your comments help us improve our guidebooks for future travelers.