Explore Beja and Évora, a UNESCO World Heritage site, on this 9-hour private guided tour from Algarve. With your private group of up to seven, travel through the scenic Alentejo countryside and learn how walking through Évora is much the same as it would have been centuries ago. Take a walking tour and visit the highlights of the town including the Roman Diana Temple, the cathedral, and the Saint Francis Church with its bone chapel.
After being picked-up in Algarve in the early morning, travel via air-conditioned minivan to Beja, known as the 'Princess of the Alentejo.' Take the time here to explore the medieval castle in the historical quarter of town. Afterward, enjoy the drive to Évora along the attractive Alentejo countryside roads of Alentejo.In Évora, there is time to walk the historical center and soak up the atmosphere of this centuries-old town and visit the enigmatic church of St. Francis and its Chapel of Bones. The tour continues up the narrow streets of the old town to the Giraldo Square, where the Inquisition was once headquartered.You also have time to explore the millennium-old Roman temple, referred to as the Templo de Diana, and get a glimpse of the 12th-century cathedral. Listen as your guide explains how, in the 16th century, when its university was established, Évora thrived with culture and traditions.After a culture-filled morning it is time to enjoy the pleasures of one of the most creative Portuguese cuisines in one of the local alentejano restaurants. Your guide will help you choose. After a delicious meal, jump back in the van and head back to Algarve, getting dropped of at around 6pm.