Enjoy visits Elvas (Alentejo Region) less than 2 hours drives from Lisbon and Badajoz (Spanish border city) only 10 minutes from Elvas. Affords a rewarding 10 hours Private Tour experience to discover the biggest fortified city in Portugal and Europe. Elvas is a Portuguese former episcopal city and frontier fortress of easternmost central Portugal. Elvas is among the finest examples of intensive usage of the trace italienne military architecture, and has been a World Heritage On arriving Elvas explores the historical town and visit Fortifications list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 2012. After lunch cross the Portuguese border with Spain to visit Badajoz a city known for its Moorish historic quarter with the fortresslike Cathedral of San Juan Bautista. the Alcazaba of Badajoz - a Moorish citadel with fortified walls and verdant gardens and the 12th-century Espantaperros Tower Castelar. Your Private tour also includes a pick-up (8:00am) /drop-off (6pm) and driver/guide.
• 10 hours
This private tour day trip from Lisbon takes you to the Monsaraz in the Alentejo region of Portugal and affords a rewarding 9 hours. Monsaraz has been inhabited since prehistoric times as the Celts, Romans, Visigoths and Moors each took full advantage of the hill's defensive potential. Regained from the Moors in 1167, the town was handed over to the Knights Templar before King Dinis added the castle and fortified walls in the 14th century. Monsaraz parish church, houses an ornate marble tomb dating from the 13th century and the religious museum containing a 14th-century fresco of a judge being simultaneously tempted by the devil and encouraged by the majestic justice of Christ. A number of interesting prehistoric sites exist, including the spectacular Menhir of Outeiro which stands almost 6 metres tall. With its trademark gastronomy and amazing wine Monsaraz. Private tour also includes pick-up (8:30am)/drop-off (6:00pm), wine tasting and lunch.
• 8 hours