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.

Books

Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2018
  • Walking on Madeira
  • 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. Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2018
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2018
  • Walking on Madeira: 60 mountain and levada routes on Madeira and Porto Santo
  • This guide describes a varied selection of 57 walks on the Portuguese island of Madeira, exploring the dramatic cliff coastline, scenic levadas (irrigation channels), dense laurisilva `cloud` forests and high mountain peaks, plus three walks on neighbouring Porto Santo. There are routes to suit all abilities, from easy, level levada walks to... Read more
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. Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2017
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2011
  • Costa Brava & Barcelona: Car Tours and Walks
  • Costa Brava & Barcelona in the Sunflower Landscapes guide series; exploring the best walking and touring possibilities in the region or area. Detailed information about touring by hired car or public transport, as well as on foot, is provided, helping walkers to navigate and plan day-trips. Shorter strolls are also included as an alternative... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2016
  • Wandelgids 270 Costa Brava | Rother
  • Uitstekende wandelgids met een groot aantal dagtochten in dal en hooggebergte. Met praktische informatie en beperkt kaartmateriaal! Wandelingen in verschillende zwaarte weergegeven in rood/blauw/zwart. Die »wilde Küste« Spaniens ist eines der beliebtesten Ferienziele der Iberischen Halbinsel. Von den andernorts bekannten Auswüchsen... Read more
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... Read more
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Bol.com
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... Read more
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Kompass
Germany
  • DuMont direkt Reiseführer Costa Brava
  • Einsame Buchten und Bettenburgen, Sterneküche und Campingurlaub, durchtanzte Nächte und himmlische Ruhe sind an der »wilden Küste« kein Widerspruch.Mit den 15 »Direkt-Kapiteln« des Reiseführers von Ulrike Wiebrecht können Sie sich zwanglos unter die Katalanen mischen, direkt in das Lebensgefühl an der Costa Brava eintauchen, aktiv in der Natur... Read more
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... Read more
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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... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2017
  • Picos de Europa: Car Tour with Detours, 25 Long and Short Walks
  • 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... Read more
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2017
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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... Read more
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Bol.com
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... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • National Geographic Traveler
  • Celebrating Barcelona's stronghold on architecture and art, this completely updated and revised guide to the city makes sure you don't miss a thing--from the intricately carved edifices of its Gothic quarter; Gaudi's moderniste structures; and the seminal surrealist works of Picasso and Miro. Special features include three-dimensional drawings... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • National Geographic Traveler
  • Celebrating Barcelona's stronghold on architecture and art, this completely updated and revised guide to the city makes sure you don't miss a thing--from the intricately carved edifices of its Gothic quarter; Gaudi's moderniste structures; and the seminal surrealist works of Picasso and Miro. Special features include three-dimensional drawings... Read more
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Maps

The Book Depository
United Kingdom
  • Collserola (Serra de) 2016
  • Heel gedetailleerde wandelkaart van Serra de Collserola naast Barcelona. Met hoogtelijnen en ingetekende wandelroutes. Op de topografische wandelkaart worden o.a. berghutten, campings aangeduid en hoogtelijnen, ingetekende wandelroutes en de GR paden (doorgaande langeafstandswandelpaden). De kaart is inclusief een Spaanstalig boekje met extra... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Collserola Parc Natural Editorial Alpina
  • Collserola Natural Park in an extensive and very popular series of walking maps from Editorial Alpina covering the Pyrenees, Catalonia and other selected hiking areas in Spain, including Picos de Europa, Sierra Nevada and parts of Andalucía, Majorca, etc. Scales vary from 1:50,000 to 1:10,000, with the majority of the titles at 1:25,000. The... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart Serra de Collserola | Editorial Alpina
  • Heel gedetailleerde wandelkaart van Serra de Collserola naast Barcelona. Met hoogtelijnen en ingetekende wandelroutes. Op de topografische wandelkaart worden o.a. berghutten, campings aangeduid en hoogtelijnen, ingetekende wandelroutes en de GR paden (doorgaande langeafstandswandelpaden). De kaart is inclusief een Spaanstalig boekje met extra... Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
  • 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,... Read more
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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,... Read more
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,... Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
  • Collsacraba - Vall de Sau 2016
  • Gedetailleerde wandelkaart van dit prachtige gebied. 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 information. An... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Collsacabra - Vall de Sau Editorial Alpina
  • This Alpina Hiking map and guidebook of Collsacabra at 1:25.000. Includes master contours at 50m, shady relief and is compatible with GPS.The guidebook includes hikes, potholing, gully descent, climbing, mountain biking and all the facts of interest. Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart Vall de Sau - Collsacabra | Editorial Alpina
  • Gedetailleerde wandelkaart van dit prachtige gebied. 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 information. An... Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
  • Montserrat Parc Natural map and guide 2016
  • Zeer gedetailleerde wandelkaart van een klein deel van de Spaanse Pyreneeen / Catalonie. Met ingetekende wandelroutes en andere informatie. Spaanstalig, maar uitstekende kaart. Met symbolen voor campings, hutten. Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart Montserrat | Editorial Alpina
  • Zeer gedetailleerde wandelkaart van een klein deel van de Spaanse Pyreneeen / Catalonie. Met ingetekende wandelroutes en andere informatie. Spaanstalig, maar uitstekende kaart. Met symbolen voor campings, hutten. Read more
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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... Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
  • GR11- La Senda (Grande traversee des Pyrenees espagnol) 2008
  • 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... Read more
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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... Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
  • Cap de Creus Parc Natural 2018
  • 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... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • 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... Read more
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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... Read more
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,... Read more
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.... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Montnegre - Corredor Editorial Alpina
  • The Montnegre - Corredor Natural Park on the Costa Brava presented by Editorial Alpina at 1:25,000 on a contoured and GPS compatible map with an overprint highlighting hiking trails, various accommodation options, etc.Topography is shown by contours at 10m intervals, relief shading and vegetation colouring. In addition to footpaths, the... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart Montnegre Corredor | Editorial Alpina
  • The Montnegre - Corredor Natural Park on the Costa Brava presented by Editorial Alpina at 1:25,000 on a contoured and GPS compatible map with an overprint highlighting hiking trails, various accommodation options, etc.Topography is shown by contours at 10m intervals, relief shading and vegetation colouring. In addition to footpaths, the... Read more
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Walking holidays

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... Read more
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,... Read more
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... Read more
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