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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""
From EUR75.00
 
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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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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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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Palaces

Started in 1483, the king's palace, for long the best house in Portugal, was ruined and abandoned. In the 19th century the architect Jose Cinatti decided to decorate the garden with fake ruins, that...
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The Roman Temple

The ex-libris of Evora this is one of the best preserved roman monuments in Portugal. The experts don't accept the designation of "Diana temple" because they found that it was built in the first...
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Churches

This conventual church was established during D. João II and D. Manuel reigns, to substitute the primitive one, coming from the foundation of the country. Magnificent example of late gothic with a...
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Outside Evora

We all bundled into taxis and took a trip out to Almendres to the west of Evora. After a long drive we came to place that was full of Megalithic Standing Stones. They were put there by people...
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Silver Water Aqueduct

I was surprised to learn the Aquaduct was build as recently as the 16th Century as it seems far older. Designed to bring transport water into the town, most of the Aquaduct is still standing. The best...
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Monasteries&Convents

Outside Alconchel door, there's a convent from the end of the 16th century, with a very interesting gilded altar, in the transition from Baroque to Rococo styles. The convent was acquired by the state...
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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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Gardens

The public garden of Evora is very beautiful and invites for a romantic break. It was built on the initiative of the city in 1863 to 1867 and the construction work was lead by Jose Cinatti who was an...
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Art general, Statues and Urban Art

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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Castle walls

The walls of Evora castle are amidst the best preserved ones in Portugal. Almost all the historic city is surrounded by these walls, with several doors and towers. A couple of doors were modified,...
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Evora ancient streets

The small streets in the oldest part of Évora are great to explore. Traditional the houses are white with yellow at the lower side. Be aware the street are paved with cobblestones; bring good...
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University buildings

The university in Evora is one of the oldest universities in Portugal dating back to 1559. It was closed down as a university though in 1759 when the jesuits who ran the university were expelled from...
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Travessa Dos Lagares 3, Evora PT-7000-56, Portugal
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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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"Évora"
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"A MUST see if you are in Portugal!"
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