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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

More Off The Beaten Path in Monsaraz

reguengos

Reguengos de Monsaraz is a wine-making town. Here, as in Monsaraz, blankets are woven and furniture painted in the traditional style.The name Reguengos signified a parcel of land on which the tenant...
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quartinb
Oct 11, 2005

Reguengos de Monsaraz

Reguengos de Monsaraz is a small town situated near Monsaraz. The center of the town has an interesting church to visit (the one on my photo).Reguengos might be an option for having a meal or doing...
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micas_pt
Dec 23, 2004

By the water

As a consequence of the inauguration of the dam, a village “drowned” (Aldeia da Luz) and its replica was built on a higher spot. A lot of people visit this new replica nowadays. I have been there but...
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micas_pt
Dec 23, 2004

Alqueva

This dam has been planned for such a long time that somewhere in time nobody believed that it would ever come to be completed. But it was completed and inaugurated a few years ago. It is built on...
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micas_pt
Dec 23, 2004

A Useful Post Office!

On the morning that we left Evora for Monsaraz, we had tried to phone the Canadian Consulate in Lisbon in response to a message that they had left with our Pensao the day before. However, having only...
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Bwana_Brown
Oct 30, 2004

Menhir of Outeiro

Menhir of Outeiro stands almost 6 metres tall.This symbolic remains date back to between 4.000 and 2.000 years BC.You have to go down to the new village of Reguengos de Monsaraz and go left ahead...
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johnsakura
Jan 29, 2004
 
 
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Anta Megalith Monument

In the surrounding area of Monsaraz are several fascinating surviving megalith monuments that are comparatively easy to find as they are mainly sign posted at the side of the road with the word...
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Jan 29, 2004

Top Hotels in Monsaraz

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Rua da Barrada 13, Telheiro, Monsaraz, 7200 181, Portugal
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Horta da Moura, Apartado 64, Monsaraz, Alentejo, 7200-999, Portugal
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Horta dos Revoredos, Barrada, Monsaraz, 7200-172, Portugal
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PC D. Nuno Alvares Pereira 10, Monsaraz, 7200 - 175, Portugal
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Largo de S Bartolomeu 5, Monsaraz, Alentejo, 7200-175, Portugal
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Top Things to Do in Monsaraz

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Old buildings

Near the church, in the northern side of the small square, there's an interesting building called "Antigos Passos da Audiência". I tried to read about it, but, so far, I couldn't find much. It is a...
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"Our First Mountain-top Village"
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