Évora

Between plains and walls.

8 hours

Évora

Between plains and walls.

8 hours

Évora

Between plains and walls.

8 hours

Évora

Between plains and walls.

8 hours

Évora

Between plains and walls.

8 hours

Évora

Between plains and walls.

8 hours

Évora

Between plains and walls.

8 hours

Évora

Between plains and walls.

8 hours

Évora

Between plains and walls.

8 hours

Évora

Between plains and walls.

8 hours

Évora

Between plains and walls.

8 hours

Évora

Between plains and walls.

8 hours

Évora

Between plains and walls.

8 hours

Évora

Between plains and walls.

8 hours

Évora

Between plains and walls.

8 hours

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Description

Classified as a World Heritage by UNESCO since 1986. Évora is called the "White City" and also “City Museum”. Évora dazzles his visitors with lush architectural and artistic, monumental churches, historic squares, white houses and narrow medieval streets. Évora invites you to discover a city that is synonymous of mix of cultures.

Cultures that settled indelible marks and are the origin of the Portuguese identity. Romans to the Arabs, Jews to Christians, all its traditions and expressions are clearly present here. The former residence of kings, and a driving center of the empire arts and sciences lands of popular and religious. Évora is now a dynamic city that invites you to come back.

After arrival in Evora, we start at the city center. Évora was taken from the moors by Geraldo'' Sem Medo'' no fear. In 1166 in the Middle Ages became one of the most prosperous cities of the kingdom, especially during the Avis Dynasty (1385-1580).

We will continue our tour visiting the Temple of Diana. It is a corinthian style temple, built in the early first century DC. This is what remains of the Évora city forum and was dedicated to the imperial cult, contrary to what comes to us by popular tradition, which identified him as being dedicated to Diana, Roman goddess of hunting.

Then we left to the Chapel of Bones. It is a chapel of S. Francisco church whose walls are all lined with human bones. It was a place where monks meditate about death.

We will visit Évora Cathedral. This is a Romanesque-Gothic building for the century XIII-XIV. You can climb to the towers and go to the roof where you have amazing views over the city and the countryside.

Enoturismo Catuxa is located in the former refectory of the Jesuit retirement home, who teached at the University of Évora in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. With their expulsion in 1759, by order of the Marquis of Pombal, the property now belongs to the state, starting a few years later, in 1776, working as an important winepress that absorbed the wine production in the region.Visit the facilities and the manufacturing and packaging of wine.

After the visit, follows a Wine Tasting and Olive Oil Wine tasting aims is to challenge the 4 senses. touch it, observe it, breathe it and feel it flavor.

Pick up / Drop off
  • 09h00 / 17h00
Preço
  • 95€ per person
  • Minimum people 2 adults.
  • Children up to 6 years old - Free
  • From 6 to 12 years old - 50% of tour price

  • Increase of 10% to 25% in collections made to customers in hotels outside the city of Lisbon.
Private Tour Price
  • 1 to 2 People - 285€
  • 3 to 4 People - 418€
  • 5 to 6 People - 665€
  • 7 to 8 People - 836€

  • By choosing a Private Tour you will be able to customize your own itinerary with flexible stops duration, living an exclusive experience solely dedicated to you.
Information
  • 4 languages PT. UK, FR and ES (always available). For IT, RU and JP, please request when booking with extra 50€.
  • In the 8 people capacity vehicles, one of the seats has a smaller size than all the others.
  • GO AND SEE is not responsible for any items left in the vehicle nor be liable for delays due to traffic or weather conditions.
  • Reservations made by phone or e-mail will be only considered after proof of deposit. Until then it will be in a pre-reservation state that ends 24h prior of tour.
  • In case of cancellation less than 24 hours before the tour there will be not refund.
  • All vehicles have air-conditionning.
  • Free pick-up / drop off in your hotel or appartment at Lisbon.
  • All insurances are in accordance with portuguese law.
  • All tours depend on avaliability and minimum 2 people (except for private tours).
  • Clients usually have free time to visit the sites and monuments.
  • Meals and entrances in monuments not included.
  • GO AND SEE is closed on January 1 and December 24 and 25.
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Itinerary

  • 25th of April Bridge
  • Cristo Rei
  • Castle and historic center
  • Cathedral
  • Roman Temple (Temple of Diana)
  • Pousada dos Loios
  • Church of San Francisco
  • Bones Chapel
  • Paço Real D. Manuel
  • Marketplace
  • Visit and wine tasting at the Cartuxa Winery
  • Vendas Novas
  • Vasco da Gama Bridge