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Merida and Alentejo Private Full Day Sightseeing Tour from Lisbon
"The starting point of this tour are the beautiful Alentejo plains that will take you to the magnificent castles of Estremoz and Elvas with visit of the historical center the Sé cathedral not forgetting the amazing aqueduct (considered the biggest in Iberia Peninsula). The next stop is in our neighbor Spain in the city of Mérida. Time travel to the Roman Empire were we can see beautiful monuments
From EUR649.00
 
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

More General in Vila Viçosa

Augustinian convent lateral church

On the garden after the Praça Martim Afonso Sousa. This is the the garden that has some beautiful swans.
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Feb 05, 2004

Stree scene

Near the Praça da Republica heading the Palace Square. You can notice one of the many church towers in town. They all give time when the hour comes.
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Feb 05, 2004

Largo D. Joao IV

Place near the new market. Local youngsters seem to get together here to chat, play some soccer or just to chill out.
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Feb 05, 2004
 
 
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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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"Noble town of Vila Viçosa"
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"Vila Vicosa: City of the Bragancas"
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"Vila Viçosa - Land of Kings"
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"Vila Viçosa"
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"The "rich" Vila Viçosa"
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