Évora - The heart of Alentejo region

Day Trips & Excursions in Lisbon

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Take an exciting journey to the past and visit Évora, the capital of cork trees and world heritage site by UNESCO since 1986. Take a long walk on the irregular cobblestone through the charming and medieval streets of the historical centre inside the Vauban style ramparts built in the XVII century. Visit the grothesque chapel of bones, the Pre-historic monuments and the incredible Sé Cathedral, the most notable builing from the medieval period. Visit the most notable wine cellars of Adega da Cartuxa and taste the most rewoned wines of Alentejo. This is a service for small groups always accompannied by graduated and experienced guides.
• Departure to the South driven in a luxury car, through the biggest cork region of the world, in an exciting journey to the past; • Arriving to Évora, province capital of Alentejo and World Heritage site of Humanity; • Take a long walk through the ancient and medieval streets of the historical centre; • Time to visit the Saint Francis church, the bones chapel and the place where Vasco da Gama received the order to discover the sea route to India; • After lunch, with traditional Portuguese food (not included), we will visit the main square conquered by the great knight Giraldo Geraldes.Afterwards, we'll see Portugal's biggest gothic cathedral and the Roman Temple; • Visit the Chapel of Bones, A 16th century chapel decorated with bones, skulls, and entire bodies hanging from the wall. ( ticket included); • Before we head back, nothing better than a wine tasting from Alentejo at the Cartuxa wines cellar.

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • Transported by luxury car
  • Pickup and drop off
  • All insurance

What’s not included

  • Lunch