Évora & Monsaraz

Cultural & Theme Tours in Évora

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Located in the heart of the Alentejo, Surprise yourself in Évora, the only Portuguese city member of the Network of Older European Cities having more than 4 thousand years of history. You can travel in time, visiting Roman temple, narrow streets of the time of the Muslim occupation, Medieval Catederal and the emblematic gothic chapel of the bones. In the medieval village of Monsaraz, one of the top 10 of the most beautiful medieval towns in Europe, enjoy breathtaking views of the largest artificial lake in Europe, Alqueva!
Departure from Lisbon towards Évora via the 25 de Abril Bridge, from where you can see the statue of Cristo Rei and beautiful views over the city of Lisbon.In Évora, take a trip through time .... You can visit Celtic Ruins ...Roman temple, built between the 1st and 2nd century AD in honor of the Emperor Augustus. Situated on the highest point of the city along with the entire historic center has been classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 1986.The Sé de Évora, the largest medieval cathedral in Portugal. The building was started in 1186 and was completed only in 1250. It is a fascinating and imposing monument. All granite is marked by the transition from the Romanesque style to the Gothic style.Rua 5 Outubro and Praça do Giraldo, where you can appreciate regional handicrafts and sweets ... And buy your souvenirs !!We will visit the emblematic Chapel of Bones! In Baroque style, the Bones Chapel was built in the 17th century by three Franciscan friars whose goal was to convey the message of the transience and fragility of human life. This message is clearly passed to the visitors at the entrance, through the warning: "We who are here, for yours we await".Traveling to Monsaraz you can enjoy the magnificent landscapes of the Alentejo ... With its fields of wheat and sunflower to lose sight of ...In the medieval village of Monsaraz, one of the 10 most beautiful medieval cities in Europe, enjoy breathtaking views of the largest artificial lake in Europe, the Alqueva!Return to Lisbon by the Vasco da Gama Bridge

What’s included

  • Driver/guide
  • Bottled water
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Hotel pickup
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Food and drinks
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