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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."
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Private Tour: Évora and Almendres Cromlech Day Trip from Lisbon
"A few facts about the town of Évora: it has 55000 inhabitants; it is more than 2000 years old; and it is under the designation of UNESCO. Within the walls of the wonderfully preserved town center are ancient Roman temples medieval cathedrals and narrow cobblestoned streets. Begin your day trip with a pickup from your central Lisbon hotel and then hop inside a comfortable minivan with your private guide. During the hour-long drive gaze out at the Portuguese countryside and learn about the history and culture of the places you’re about to visit. On arrival in Évora
From EUR50.00
 
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

More Off The Beaten Path in Giesteira

Old public clothes washing facilities

Only if you search, you'll find anything in life actually...so if you search in the village for this palce you'll be able to see how people used to wash clothes here in the village 50-40-30-20 years...
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Feb 04, 2004

Cork

Cork is an important source of money for the region. Cork is exported to all aourd the World. From Japan to the USA.These types of cork piles can be seen around the area where the region his.
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Feb 04, 2004

Private yards

You can only see this if you take a look inside people's houses. ok ok I know is not auite ethic to do this but come on its just for a few seconds. no problem I say.
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johnsakura
Feb 04, 2004

Cork

Cork is an important source of money for the region. Cork is exported to all aourd the World. From Japan to the USA.These types of cork piles can be seen around the area where the region his.
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johnsakura
Feb 04, 2004

Cows

In the region you'll get used to see lots of herds of animals. Cows, sheeps and in some places pigs.
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Feb 04, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near Giesteira

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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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