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Évora Trip and Alentejo Wine Tour from Lisbon - Private Tour
"Explore the cultural tapestry of Évora capital of the province of Alentejo and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Passing through a rustic landscape of olive and cork trees journey 81 miles (130 km) south of Lisbon to reach the outer vineyards of this well-preserved treasure.Walk through the whitewashed Old Town to visit Évora's most famous landmark the Roman Temple. Its large Corinthian columns date back to the first century the era of Emperor Augustus. Another breathtaking stop will be the Cathedral of Évora one of the most important Gothic monuments in Portugal. Then we'll head to Saint Francis Church with the ""Bones Chapel""
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Private tour to Évora from Lisbon
"This day starts with us picking you up from the place where you are staying we will then head straight to Évora through the countryside roads of Alentejo a beautiful sightseeing road journey. Once we arrive in Évora the must see place is St Francis Church and the famous chapel of the bones. This is a very enigmatic place in the city but a definite must see monument.We will then head to the temple of Diana. Located at the top of the historical Évora it is a roman temple from the 1st Century that is in an impressive state of conservation. It is one of a kind in Portugal and the city´s most famous landmark. A wine tasting session is on the menu followed by a well deserved lunch that will have you tasting the best of Alentejo cuisine.After lunch we will head towards Monsaraz and the biggest man made lake in Europe. Monsaraz is one of the most beautiful medieval villages in Alentejo regio which is a Megalithic circle that is still a mystery for the science community."
From EUR95.00
 
Évora Private Tour from Lisbon
"The historic center of Évora is surrounded by walls built in the XVII century. A walk through the medieval village of Monsaraz is a journey through time. In Monsaraz you will also find exceptional wines and unforgettable landscapes. You will love this sightseeing tour with a wine tasting moment to relieve your senses. Some highlights of Évora Tour include the S. Francisco Church Cathedral Roman Temple Monsaraz Village visit to a winery and wine tasting.Notes: Pick-up at 9am (Lisbon) transport in a comfortable car with air-conditioning
From EUR50.00

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A Good Guide Book is Worth It

Months before we went to Portugal, we decided that we needed a decent travel guide to help us understand this completely foreign country. Based on previous travel experiences, the internet is great...
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Nov 21, 2004

Evora is Located HERE

After finishing our very enjoyable excursion in the southwest corner of Portugal in the Algarve, we headed north for Evora. It was a long but interesting drive on great highways (see my 'Algarve' page...
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Bwana_Brown
Aug 27, 2004

Unesco World Heritage site

Évora’s historic centre is classified by Unesco as World Heritage site – the urban group formed by streets, squares and fountain. This city is often referred to as museum-city, as there are so many...
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micas_pt
Apr 12, 2004

Tourism Office

Évora Tourism Office is situated on Giraldo’s square, it is very easy to find – while facing the church, the Information Centre is located on your left side, across the taxi stop. The helpful staff...
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Apr 12, 2004

Location

Évora is the capital of the District of Évora, one of the Districts that compose the region of Alentejo. The city is situated on the interior of mainland, about 135km from Lisbon. Évora is somewhat...
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micas_pt
Apr 12, 2004

Best views of Evora

There are a number of places in Evora from where you can get a great view over the city. My favourite was the view from the rooftop of the Cathedral. From here, you can see the fields in the distance...
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barryg23
Sep 12, 2005

Local Tourist Office and Useful Links

The Local Tourist Office is located at:Praça do Giraldo 73 - 7000-508 ÉvoraTel: +351-26-6702671Business hours:Summer: 9AM - 7 PMWinter: 9AM - 6PMUSEFUL LINKS:Evora council
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Dec 21, 2009

Public bathrooms

Évora has public bathrooms.At mid-town there's one at Rua Bernando de Matos, close to the Praça do Giraldo.
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Dec 22, 2009
 
 
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"Crossroad of cultures!"
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"a great excursion from Lisbon"
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"A MUST see if you are in Portugal!"
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Cathedral

Cathedral of Evora is also known as SE which means Episcopal Residence because that acronym derives from Latin “Sedes Episcopalis”. This cathedral was built in 1280-1340 at the place of previous...
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Chapel of Bones

One of things I most wanted to see in Evora was the bone chapel. Since hearing/reading about it, I've been really intrigued by it - a chapel decorated with the bones/skulls of plague victims and/or...
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Praça do Giraldo Main Square

The spacious Praça do Giraldo, or Giraldo Square, is flanked on four sides by some of the most impressive examples of gothic and Romanesque architecture on the Iberian Peninsula, a collection of...
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