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Fully revised and updated... and now with ZOOM system for even better orientation! Marco Polo maps feature completely up-to-date, digitally generated mapping. The high quality cartography with distance indicators and scale converters aid route planning. New ZOOM System - all large urban areas are marked on the main map and are cross-referenced to separate inset transit maps which zoom in on the city to aid route planning. We then zoom in further to detailed city maps which can be found easily in the separate index booklet. Includes additional maps of: Braga, Coimbra, Faro, Funchal, Lisboa (Lisbon), Porto, Sintra. Major sights and key points of interest are marked on the map by numbered stars and these are listed in the index booklet with a brief description to help travellers pick the best places to see en route. Comprehensive index. The map scale is 1: 300 000.
|Publication date:||22nd June 2011|
|Publisher:||MAIRDUMONT GmbH & Co. KG|
|Format:||Sheet map, folded|
Marco Polo was the original, trailblazing tourist. He was born into a wealthy Venetian merchant family in 1254 and at the age of 17 he embarked on an epic journey to Asia, as one of the first westerners to ever visit China. When he returned 24 years later he recorded his extensive travels in a book - publishing possibly the first travel guide ever - and introducing Europeans to Central Asia and China. Marco Polo's travels have since inspired countless adventurers to set off and see the world. Allegedly, Christopher Columbus set off across the Atlantic with a copy of Marco Polo's original ...More About Marco Polo