Portugal: Petticoats and Barnacles

published 13 years ago by Rick Steves

In Nazare, locals renting spare rooms clamor for business. Women camp out at the bus station and the road into town waving signs advertising rooms for rent in five languages hoping to snare arriving tourists. From quartos to barnacles, Rick discovers what makes this Portuguese fishing town so alluring and a definite Back Door destination. For more information on the Rick Steves' Europe TV series — including episode descriptions, scripts, participating stations, travel information on destinations and more — visit www.ricksteves.com.

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