Take a trip to the heartland of Alentejo to the unique city of Evora, a nearby winery and megalithic site, Almendres Cromlech.
With quaint, cobbled streets and picturesque white houses, Evora is delightful to walk around and has many historical and unique sites. Climb the cathedral for wonderful views over the Alentejo countryside or discover the human skulls and bones embedded in the walls of the Capela dos Ossos! Evora also boasts excellent wines and wineries and the largest megalithic complex on the Iberian peninsular which we will share with you.
– Sightseeing tour, 9 hours
– Your own private driver, private vehicle, free water, wifi and air-conditioning
– UNESCO World Heritage Site, steeped in history
– Wine tasting with guided tour
– Megalithic settlement in beautiful countryside
Our Promise To You
We always pick you up and return you to your hotel, airport or cruise ship in the Lisbon area. All of our cars and minivans are modern and comfortable. We offer luxury vehicles on request and all our drivers speak English, Portuguese and Spanish.
Evora Cathedral – Founded in the early 12th century this is the largest medieval cathedral in the country.
Roman Templo de Diana – This temple is a symbol of the Roman occupation of Portugal. It was erected in the first century AD in honour of Diana, the Roman goddess of hunting.
Garden of Diana – Enjoy this quiet and beautiful spot in the city.
Capela dos Ossos & Sao Francisco Church – This intriguing chapel has walls covered in bones and human skulls – a passage to Heaven of Hell – built by a Franciscan monk in the 16th century.
Praça do Giraldo – With its baroque style fountain, cafe terraces and boutique shops this square is popular with both locals and tourists.
Alto de São Bento – We stop here for you to experience an incredible view over Evora and to admire the former windmills.
Cartuxa Winery and Monastery – Enjoy the unique surroundings of Quinta de Valbom and its history. Visit the building where the winery was founded and experience wine tasting with a guided tour.
Almendres Cromlech Megathlic Settlement – Get fascinated with pre-history! This is the biggest megalithic monument in the Iberian Peninsula. Everybody has heard about the grand Stonehenge, in the UK. Well the Almendres monument is 2000 years older! It was built about 7000 years ago and is a quiet and beautiful site.
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You may wish to adapt the tour itinerary above to suit you. If there is some place specific you wish to see which is not listed just let us know. We want to create your perfect tour!
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