In the morning we leave for Évora, capital of the Évora District, in the region of Alentejo. The journey takes about 1 hour 30 minutes, and allows us to appreciate the fantastic landscapes of the region’s plains and the different colour palates that each season has to offer.
Évora is the only Portuguese city to be a member of the Network of Ancient European Cities. Its well-preserved historical center is one of the sites in Portugal that is richest in historical monuments, giving it the nickname of City-Museum. In 1986, the historical center of the city was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site.
You will have a free day to see the city centre, where you can visit the main attractions such as the Roman Temple of Évora or the Temple of Diana, the Cathedral of Évora, the Calvário Convent and the Giraldo Square and its surroundings. You can also visit the incredible Chapel of Bones, the Santa Clara Convent or the Água de Prata Aqueduct.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Lisbon / Cascais / Sintra|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please choose a time between 07:00am and 09:00am|
Departure point: Pick up at your hotel in Lisbon, Sintra, Cascais, Estoril or wherever else is agreed upon.
Return details: At the end of the excursion we drop you off in the same place or, if preferred, anywhere else in Lisbon.
Departure time: Pick-ups start from 7.30am for morning and full day tours and from 2pm for afternoon tours, but this can always be altered according to your needs.
Pricing Information: Our prices are constantly altered to ensure that they are always as low as possible.
Duration: Flexible – 8 hours (approx.)
We will contact you after you make your reservation to agree on the pick-up point, departure time and the details of the trip.
This is where you will go:
Pick Up: Lisbon/Sintra/Cascais
Montemor-o-Novo - Escoural Cave
Cromeleque dos Almendres
Évora - Água de Prata Aqueduct
Évora downtown – Praça do Giraldo
Temple of Diana (Roman Temple)
Palace of the Dukes of Cadaval
Cathedral of Évora
Chapel of Bones
Return to hotel
Evora’s owes its original name of Ebora to the Celts and it is one of the world’s most beautiful historical cities. Located at the heart of the Alentejo region, half-way between Lisbon and the Spanish region of Extremadura, Évora was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1986. According to the organization, Évora is a city-museum whose roots date back to Roman times.
This magnificent city welcomes hundreds of young people who come to study at the country’s second oldest university. Évora is always happy and lively thanks to its students that come from all over the country and the world. During the day, the cafes, bars and shops welcome all types of visitors. When night falls, the streets are lit up and the bars pulse to the beat of the music.
There will always be reasons to visit Évora. This city is ever more popular; one of Portugal’s most popular destinations amongst both national and foreign tourists, whether due to the beauty of the city, the landscapes or the region’s gastronomy…