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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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Portas de Moura

Favorite thing oh, Portas de Moura...I just love it so badly! The fountain looks so good along with the cathedral ahead. This square has many old things to look at. It has an old convent, two houses with Manueline Period (Late portuguese gothic period) windows. You can check one of the windows in my Evora's travelogue "animals in evora". More important buildings on this Portas de Moura Sqaure is the Court, and justice place to make Id's and other legal documents. You also have the University Art Department for Music and Drama. So its very nice cos while you sit on the fountain, you can notice the diference between students from drama and from sociology and language courses that is in another building called Cordovil Palace. Basicallyt the university takes many palaces here in Evora. The university pays 600 thousand euros for renting the space of the Carmo convent from the drama and music department... a lots of money that could be used in other university plans and facilities outside castle walls like the Visual Arts department is doing improving and rebuilding and old factory giving very nice space and conditions to art students to work.

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johnsakura
Jul 16, 2003

Largo da Porta de Moura, the fountain

Favorite thing Just outside the old city of Evora is the Largo da Porta de Moura. In the center is the marble fountain you can see here. We found it a nice cool place to sit on the marble sides, dip our hands in the cooll water and get some respite from the hot and humid day.

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Jul 19, 2011
 
 
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"Crossroad of cultures!"
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"a great excursion from Lisbon"
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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 main references of Evora to Portuguese are Diana temple and Giraldo square. As a matter of fact I hardly understand the importance of this square, except that it is central and all the main...
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