Brava

Description

Brava, Cape VerdeOne of the smaller islands, Brava - Wild - can only be reached by boat from Santiago and Fogo. The mountainous island is still relatively untouched by tourism, mainly because of the absence of beaches. The weathered and eroded appearance of this round island hides the fact that it is a stratovolcano, like neighbour Fogo, but older. This is the cycle of the earth, volcanoes rising and then quickly weathering away.

The interior of Brava is green and offers a good environment for agriculture, counting many exotic harvests. Small hamlets and scattered farms populate the surroundings of Monte Fontainhas, 976 m high. The coastal region is rugged and arid.

Brava lags behind in comparison with Fogo or Santo Antão on the subject of tourism. The advantage of all this is that you will find a unique and quiet island with good hiking options.

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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2018
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United Kingdom
2018
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2018
  • Wandelgids Walking on Madeira | Cicerone
  • A walking guide to the islands of Madeira and Porto Santo. Selection of varied day walks exploring Madeira's network of levadas (water channels) as well as routes across steep and rugged mountains, with slopes of bare rock or laurisilva 'cloud' forest. The neighbouring island of Porto Santo offers easy walking and a sandy beach. Lire la suite
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2017
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2014
  • Reisgids Costa Brava mit Barcelona | Reise Know-How Verlag
  • Toonaangevende duitstalige reisgids met naast de vele culturele beschrijvingen ook veel praktische informatie over de streek. Für die Auflage 2014 wurde das Erscheinungsbild des Reiseführers vollständig überarbeitet: + Verbesserte Orientierung im Buch + Größere Fotos + Modernisierte Seitengestaltung + Übersichtlichere Karten. Die Costa Brava... Lire la suite
Bol.com
Netherlands
  • BARCELONA 1
  • Barcelona is, of course, singular in its architecture and art - from the intricately carved edifices of its Gothic quarter; Gaudi's moderniste structures; and, the seminal surrealist works of Picasso and Miro that pegged Barcelona as an important birthplace for 20th-century art. An informative narrative points out interesting facts and explains... Lire la suite
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Belgium
  • BARCELONA 1
  • Barcelona is, of course, singular in its architecture and art - from the intricately carved edifices of its Gothic quarter; Gaudi's moderniste structures; and, the seminal surrealist works of Picasso and Miro that pegged Barcelona as an important birthplace for 20th-century art. An informative narrative points out interesting facts and explains... Lire la suite
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Bol.com
Netherlands
2011
  • Costa brava
  • Met de ANWB Extra reisgids Costa Brava heeft u een handzame reisgezel. ¿Bezoek het Dali museum, wandel door de botanische tuin Jardi Botanic of geniet van de mooie kust van de Costa Brava.¿ In de reisgids Costa Brava staat actuele informatie over de bezienswaardigheden, café's, hotels, de lokale keuken, winkelen en uitgaan. De ANWB redactie... Lire la suite
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Belgium
2011
  • Costa brava
  • Met de ANWB Extra reisgids Costa Brava heeft u een handzame reisgezel. ¿Bezoek het Dali museum, wandel door de botanische tuin Jardi Botanic of geniet van de mooie kust van de Costa Brava.¿ In de reisgids Costa Brava staat actuele informatie over de bezienswaardigheden, café's, hotels, de lokale keuken, winkelen en uitgaan. De ANWB redactie... Lire la suite
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Discover Spain
  • Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Discover Spain is your passport to Spain's top sights and most authentic experiences. Feast your eyes on fine-arts capital Madrid; hike the spectacular ranges of the Pyrenees; or take in some flamenco in quintessentially Spanish Seville, all with your trusted travel... Lire la suite
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Belgium
  • Discover Spain
  • Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Discover Spain is your passport to Spain's top sights and most authentic experiences. Feast your eyes on fine-arts capital Madrid; hike the spectacular ranges of the Pyrenees; or take in some flamenco in quintessentially Spanish Seville, all with your trusted travel... Lire la suite
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2017
Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Fodor's Barcelona
  • Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for over 80 years.Barcelona is a top European destination for American travelers, and this stunning full-color guide covers the city's biggest draws, from cutting-edge cuisine to the dizzying heights of Gaudi's La Sagrada Familia. From the... Lire la suite
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Belgium
  • Fodor's Barcelona
  • Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for over 80 years.Barcelona is a top European destination for American travelers, and this stunning full-color guide covers the city's biggest draws, from cutting-edge cuisine to the dizzying heights of Gaudi's La Sagrada Familia. From the... Lire la suite
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2017
  • Reisgids Marco Polo NL Costa Brava | 62Damrak
  • Eindelijk zijn ze er weer: de Nederlandse versie van de alom bekende en gewaardeerde serie van Marco Polo. Het is een handige en overzichtelijke, kleine reisgids voor een goede kennismaking met de vakantiebestemming. Globale uitklapkaart achterin, makkelijk binnenzakformaat. Toch best veel aandacht voor de toeristische hoogtepunten en leuke... Lire la suite
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2018
  • Reisgids ANWB extra Costa Brava | ANWB Media
  • Ontdek de Costa Brava met de compleet vernieuwde reisgids ANWB Extra Costa Brava! Door de combinatie van het stoere, grillige landschap, de gezellige stadjes en stranden is de Costa Brava de perfecte bestemming voor een heerlijke zonvakantie. De compacte ANWB Extra reisgids Costa Brava biedt naast diverse routes door het gebied en veel... Lire la suite
Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Barcelona
  • Barcelona is, of course, singular in its architecture and art - from the intricately carved edifices of its Gothic quarter; Gaudi's moderniste structures; and, the seminal surrealist works of Picasso and Miro that pegged Barcelona as an important birthplace for 20th-century art. An informative narrative points out interesting facts and explains... Lire la suite
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Belgium
  • Barcelona
  • Barcelona is, of course, singular in its architecture and art - from the intricately carved edifices of its Gothic quarter; Gaudi's moderniste structures; and, the seminal surrealist works of Picasso and Miro that pegged Barcelona as an important birthplace for 20th-century art. An informative narrative points out interesting facts and explains... Lire la suite
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2010
  • Wandelgids GR92 Wanderweg Costa Brava | Triangle Postals
  • Goede beschrijving van dit mooie wandelpad langs de kust van de Costa Brava. Duitstalig, voorzien van goed kaartmateriaal, een goede route-beschrijving, praktische informatie en mooie foto's. 255 km GR92 (Blanes tot Port Bou en de kustweg. German hiking guidebook of the Catalonian coastal path La travesía de la Costa Brava Caminos de Ronda... Lire la suite
Bol.com
Netherlands
  • BARCELONA CITYGUIDE 4E ING
  • Barcelona is, of course, singular in its architecture and art - from the intricately carved edifices of its Gothic quarter; Gaudi's moderniste structures; and, the seminal surrealist works of Picasso and Miro that pegged Barcelona as an important birthplace for 20th-century art. An informative narrative points out interesting facts and explains... Lire la suite
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • BARCELONA CITYGUIDE 4E ING
  • Barcelona is, of course, singular in its architecture and art - from the intricately carved edifices of its Gothic quarter; Gaudi's moderniste structures; and, the seminal surrealist works of Picasso and Miro that pegged Barcelona as an important birthplace for 20th-century art. An informative narrative points out interesting facts and explains... Lire la suite
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2017
  • Picos de Europa Sunflower Landscape Guide
  • The Picos de Europa, one of Europe`s last mountain wilderness areas, are the high point of a long ridge of mountains which runs along the north coast of Spain, the Cordillera Cantabrica. Rising to 2648m (about 8700ft), the Picos are divided into three spectacular limestone massifs separated from one another, and from the surrounding ranges, by... Lire la suite
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2017
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Cartes

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Cap de Creus Park Natural Editorial Alpina
  • Cap de Creus Natural Park on the Costa Brava at 1:25,000 on a contoured and GPS compatible map from Editorial Alpina, plus a booklet which includes English language descriptions several recommended hiking trails, accommodation details, etc.Topography is presented by contours at10m intervals with relief shading and plenty of spot heights, plus... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Costa Brava Central: les Gavarres
  • Topographic survey of Catalonia at 1:25,000 from the Institut Cartogràfic i Geològic de Catalunya, an attractive alternative to Spain’s national topographic survey at this scale, offering a much larger area per sheet with extensive tourist information and vivid presentation of vegetation and land use.These large, detailed maps have contours at... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Pyrenees East - Barcelona - Costa Brava 500K CNIG Regional Map No. 4
  • The eastern part of Spanish Pyrenees, with coverage extending along the Mediterranean coast beyond Barcelona to Tarragona, at 1:500,000 in a series of regional road maps from the country’s civilian survey organization IGN-CNIG (Instituto Geográfico Nacional - Centro Nacional de Información Geográfica), vividly presenting the topography by... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Alt Empordá 2-Map Set Editorial Alpina
  • Alta Empordá administrative district on the Costa Brava at 1:50,000 in a set of two contoured and GPS compatible maps from Editorial Alpina highlighting local and long-distance waymarked hiking trails, different types of accommodation, etc. Coverage of the whole area is conveniently divided east-west; one map shows the coastal region from... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • L`Ardenya - Massis de Cadiretes
  • L`Ardenya - Massis de Cadiretes area at 1:25,000 in a series of GPS compatible maps from Editorial Piolet with cartography based on Spain’s civilian topographic survey overprinted with hiking routes and other tourist information. The map covers the hinterland beyond the Costa Brava resorts of Platja d’Aro, Sant Feliu de Guíxols, Caynet de Mar,... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • 3220 Cabo de la Nao to the French border Chart Atlas - 2019 Edition
  • A new chart atlas covering Mediterranean Spain from Cabo de la Nao to the French border. This appealing cruising area stretches from Jávea and Dénia in the south, past the low-lying Ebro delta to the charming towns along the rugged Costa Brava in the north. It includes the cities of Valencia, Tarragona and Barcelona. The 23 sheets in the atlas... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • E4 Arquipelago de Cabo Verde
  • Plans included:Porto Novo (Ilha de Santo Antão) (1:10 000)Mindelo (Porto Grande) (Ilha de São Vicente) (1:20 000)Ilha de Santa Luzia (1:not known)Porto de Tarrafal (Ilha de São Nicolau) (1:8500)Porto da Preguiça (Ilha de São Nicolau) (1:8500)Baía da Palmeira (Ilha do Sal) (1:15 000)Porto de Sal-Rei (Ilha da Boavista) (1:30 000)Porto da Praia... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • GR 11: La Senda
  • GR11 long-distance footpaths along the Spanish side of the Pyrenees in a French language guide from Rando Editions, with extracts from the publisher’s topographic series at 1:50,000 highlighting the route and mountain refuges.The guide divides the route into 40 sections and covers it from the Mediterranean, starting at Cap de Creus on the Costa... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Pirineu Oriental - Girona - Costa Brava
  • Pirineu Oriental - Girona - Costa Brava map, covering the eastern part of the Catalan Pyrenees and the coast southwards to Pineda de Mar at 1:100,000 in the topographic survey of Catalonia published by the Institut Cartogràfic de Catalunya, with very detailed coverage of a large area and an excellent representation of the region’s topography.... Lire la suite
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Sant Llorenc del Munt i l`Obac Editorial Alpina
  • Sant Llorenç del Munt i l`Obac area at 1:25,000 in an extensive and very popular series of walking maps from Editorial Alpina. Contours are at 10m intervals, enhanced by relief shading and vegetation colouring. The map has UTM grid and 1’ margin ticks. In addition to footpaths, the overprint shows various types of accommodation (hotels,... Lire la suite
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  • Sant Llorenc del Munt i l'Obac Parc Natural 2016
  • Sant Llorenç del Munt i l`Obac area at 1:25,000 in an extensive and very popular series of walking maps from Editorial Alpina. Contours are at 10m intervals, enhanced by relief shading and vegetation colouring. The map has UTM grid and 1’ margin ticks. In addition to footpaths, the overprint shows various types of accommodation (hotels,... Lire la suite
De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart Sant Llorenç del Munt i L'Obac | Editorial Alpina
  • Sant Llorenç del Munt i l`Obac area at 1:25,000 in an extensive and very popular series of walking maps from Editorial Alpina. Contours are at 10m intervals, enhanced by relief shading and vegetation colouring. The map has UTM grid and 1’ margin ticks. In addition to footpaths, the overprint shows various types of accommodation (hotels,... Lire la suite
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
  • Muntanyes de Prades 2014
  • Wandelkaart Muntanyes de Prades, Paratge Natural de Poblet - Siurana - Mapa excursionista y guia Editorial Alpina schaal 1:25.000 met UTM grid. Op de topografische wandelkaart worden o.a. berghutten, campings aangeduid en hoogtelijnen, ingetekende wandelroutes en de GR paden (doorgaande langeafstandswandelpaden). Map of the Mountains of Prades... Lire la suite
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • São Nicolau AB Kartenverlag Hiking Map
  • Cape Verde island of São Nicolau on a contoured and GPS compatible map at 1:50,000 from AB Kartenverlag, with highlighting for 21 recommended hiking routes, plus street plans of Vila de Ribeira Brava and Tarrafal. Topography of the island is vividly presented by contours at 100m intervals, enhanced by relief shading. Boundaries of the Monte... Lire la suite
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De Zwerver
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  • Wandelkaart Cap de Creus | Editorial Alpina
  • Zeer gedetailleerde wandelkaart van deel van de Spaanse Pyreneeen. Met ingetekende wandelroutes en andere informatie. Spaans en deel in het engels, maar uitstekende kaart. Met symbolen voor campings, hutten. A topographic tourist map and hiking guide with details of tourist attractions, hiking & sporting activities as well as transport... Lire la suite
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Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Walking Holidays Costa Brava, find the Hidden Gems of the Catalan Coast
  • Self-guided walking holiday in Catalonia. Discover a different side to the Costa Brava, walking on quiet trails between traditional villages. This less travelled part of the Catalan Coast is home to hidden gems such as the medieval town of Begur, one of Spain’s prettiest coastal villages Calella de Palafrugell, and the elegant enclave of... Lire la suite
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Collioure to Cadaques
  • A self guided walking holiday from Collioure to Cadaques. From the colourful Mediterranean fishing village of Collioure in France, follow coastal trails, with the Pyrenees as a backdrop, down to whitewashed Cadaques in Spain. Starting with a couple of nights in Collioure, the route heads south to the wine-producing region of Banyuls-sur-Mer,... Lire la suite
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Collioure to Cadaques Short Break
  • A self guided walking holiday from Collioure to Cadaques. Enjoy a short break re-charging the batteries in the Mediterranean sun, taking in the highlights of the classic walk from the Mediterranean fishing village of Collioure in France to whitewashed Cadaques in Spain. Starting in Collioure, the route heads south past terraced vineyards to... Lire la suite
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