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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

Art general, Statues and Urban Art Tips (7)

Museum

This Museum, closed on Mondays, shows some remarkable works and masterpieces of Arts and Archaeology. The main pieces are either paintings and sculptures, some of them made in white marble, a typical...
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Apr 11, 2004

Monument of Vasco da Gama

You can easily find this monument in Jardim Publico or Public Garden. This monument was presented in 1997 by South African Province of Natal to city of Evora on 500 years anniversary of discovery of...
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Sep 15, 2014

WW I Monument

When you arrive to Evora by train from Lisbon and walking toward the center of the city, first significant thing you will see, will be the monument to the soldiers of Portuguese Expeditionary Corps...
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Oleg_D.
Sep 14, 2014

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Surrounded by plains in the heart of the Alentejo, with its historic center and the unique atmosphere of the old town, Évora was fittingly declared a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO in 1986.The...
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Arimateia
Jul 04, 2005

Henriquina Fountain

There are several nice fountains throughout the town. In front of the cathedral I found this beautiful one, which used to be supplied by the water coming into town via the aqueduct. It is called the...
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gubbi1
May 17, 2012

Monument of Vasco da Gama

Inside the Jardim Publico you will find a statue of Vasco da Gama who discovered the seaway to India. It is thought that he had studied mathematics and navigation here in Evora.The monument is a...
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gubbi1
May 17, 2012

Dead Man Fountain...

I have no idea about the name of this fountain, but I called it the Dead Man!It is between the Roman Temple and the Placa de Giraldo...
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Apr 15, 2004
 
 
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"Liberalitas Julia vs Yeborah"
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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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