Take a trip to the heartland of Alentejo to the unique city of Evora and nearby 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 the largest megalithic complex on the Iberian peninsular which we will share with you.
Sightseeing Tour – 10 Hours – Private driver
You will enjoy a UNESCO World Heritage Site, beautiful landscapes, fresh fish and regional wines, crafts and tapestries
The tour includes free wifi, professional private driver and insurance
The tour doesn’t include entry fees to museums, galleries and monuments, an official tour guide to enter with you (available on request) and lunch
Our Promise To You
All our tours are with a registered private driver who not only drives but also shares with you their local experience and stories of the region. Should you wish an official tour guide to accompany you on your trip and enter the museums, attractions and monuments with you this can be arranged at an extra fee. We always pick you up and drop you off at your accommodation in the Lisbon area. All our cars and minivans are modern, comfortable and come with air-conditioning. We also offer luxury vehicles on request. Please bring along your own refreshments for the journey, as we no longer offer clients single use plastic bottles of water as we are trying to do our bit for the environment.
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.
Praça do Giraldo – With its baroque style fountain, cafe terraces and boutique shops this square is popular with both locals and tourists.
Capela dos Ossos – This intriguing chapel holds walls covered in bones and human skulls – a passage to Heaven of Hell – built by a Franciscan monk in the 16th century.
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.
Personalise This Tour
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 and we provide you with a detailed itinerary of the day.
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