Bussaco

Bussaco

or

Busaco,

Port. Buçaco (all: bo͞osä`kō), locality, W central Portugal, in Beira, near Coimbra and around Mt. Bussaco. Now a summer resort, it was formerly a place of seclusion and penitence for monks. At Bussaco in 1810, British and Portuguese troops under Wellington decisively defeated the French in the Peninsular War.
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O periplo de seis meses teve inicio em abril de 1923: Lisboa, Sintra, Bussaco, Porto, Vila do Conde, Ajuda, Aveiro, Coimbra, Viana do Castelo.
In Carboniferous and Silurian Formations of the Neighborhood of Bussaco in Portugal (Ribeiro, C.
5 ha of the unique and rare area of adrenal); Conservation of the biodiversity of the Bussaco National Forest, including a unique and rare habitat and many protected fauna and flora.
restaurant, Bussaco, guests are offered both six- and three-ounce pours, for instance.
59) Between the front and the West faces, in golden letters, are the names of the battles and events of the peninsular campaigns: Vimieiro, defence of the River Minho, siege and taking of Chaves, the Bridge of Amarante, Restoration of Porto, Bussaco, Campo Maior, Linha de Torres Vedras, Fuentes de Onoro, Albuera, Cidade Rodrigo, Badajoz, Salamanca, Victoria, San Sebastian, Pyrenees, Nivell, Ortez and Toulouse.
There's another reminder of Iron Duke Wellington at the Bussaco Palace Hotel, an hour's drive from Coimbra.
Bussaco, 1810: Wellington Defeats Napoleon's Marshals (London: Praeger, 2005) 96 pp.
Our destination was the forest of Bussaco and the Bussaco Palace Hotel about 20 miles from Coimbra.
Our destination was the forest of Bucaco and the Bussaco Palace Hotel about 20 miles from Coimbra.
A History of the Peninsular War: Volume III, September 1809 to December 1810, Ocana, Cadiz, Bussaco, Torres Vedras.