Tour Performance
Everyday - Except December 25th and January 1th
Tour :
8H - All Day
Pickup Hour:
09h:00
Local Pickup :
Hotel or Apartment in Lisbon (*)
Minimum People:
2
Included :
Not Included :
Meals and entrance to Monuments
Wine Tasting
The Guide Speaks :
More Info:
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Price per Person
89€
4 or More People
75,65
Per Person
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About Évora

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 .



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Tour to Évora and Arraiolos Program


ÉVORA

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)

Palacio Queluz Sintra

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


VISIT A WINE FARN

Visit of a production farm of Wines to its facilities and manufacturing process

  • visit the wine cellar

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

Visit and Wine Tasting: Extra Cost: 20€ Per person
Under 18: free without proof

  • Wine Tasting

ARRAIOLOS

Back to Lisbon we will pass to Arraiolos, located about 20 km northwest of Évora. We will see the Castle (XIV century), and the church of “Senhor dos Passos” (rebuilt in the nineteenth century).

We cannot miss the famous Arraiolos carpets. The Arraiolos carpets are wool rugs embroidered with the stitch with the same name, on a jute cloth, cotton or linen, knowledge passed from generation to generation

Note :
Pickups in areas like: Alfama, Bairro Alto and Baixa de Lisboa, or with difficulty of access of the car we will mark a meeting point for the Pickup