Breathtaking Cliffs and Golden Beaches
THINGS TO DO
Visit the astonishing Bones Chapel (ticket included)
Admire the roman temple of Diana
Explore the Cathedral
Visit an ancient Convent, that it is nowadays the University main building (ticket included)
Eat and drink local and regional products
(Optional) Guided tour and tasting to an old wine cellar
OVERVIEW AND EXPECTATIONS
You will be picked-up at your accommodation in Lisbon and head to Évora on a private tour.
Located in the Alentejo region of South Portugal, it is a historical city and the centre it is part of UNESCO World Heritage. Begin the tour at the garden for a little walk. The Bones Chapel is a must - For some people it is a dark place, for other a fascinating space, consisting of hundreds of skulls and skeletons from about 5000 monks of the sixteenth century. There are also two intact corpses exposed in the chapel, so this is not a visit advised to sensitive people. Relax in Giraldo Square, the living center of Évora, full of architectural styles, from Moorish arches lined up in the Square, through the fountains of the Renaissance, to the Gothic church of São Francisco. Then head to the Roman Temple, also known as the Temple of Diana. Its powerful front with well-preserved granite columns astonishes those who see it for the first time. Visit the Cathedral of Évora, a Roman-Gothic church from the XIII century.
Eat and drink local and regional products and enjoy a delightful meal at one of the best restaurants.
With its unique climate conditions, the vineyards of the region produce some of the best Portuguese wines. End the day visiting an old wine cellar where you will taste the best Alentejo has to offer.
Departure between 8h30 and 9h00 (Duration: 8h)
Comfortable shoes recommended
Not wheelchair accessible (but it can be adapted)
Tour available in PT, EN, NL, DE
WHAT IS INCLUDED
Entrance fees mentioned above
Pick-up and drop-off
Fuel and Tolls
Bottle of water
Wi-Fi in the car
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED
Other entrance fees
Meals and drinks
CUSTOMISE YOUR DAY
It is possible to customise your own day to include other activities. If you want to stay more than one day in Évora or in the region we can arrange and personalise your day(s).
Other interesting places to visit nearby could be:
The castle and mystery of Monsaraz
Arraiolos and its Portuguese needlework rugs, oldest handicrafts in Portugal.
For cancellations 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. Between 3 and 6 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent fee. For cancellations within 2 days, there is a 100 percent fee.