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Evora Churches & cathedrals

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From Lisbon: Private Customized Small-Group Tour to Evora

1. From Lisbon: Private Customized Small-Group Tour to Evora

Discover the wonders of the ancient city of Evora on this customized tour. Want to see the finest Gothic building in Portugal? Then visit the 13th-Century Cathedral of Evora. Stop off where you like and see the sights you want to at your own pace. Start off your sightseeing experience with a pickup from your driver, jump in the car and enjoy the ride. Immerse yourself in this old but vibrant city, known for its cobbled streets, medieval palaces, and plazas, all within its ancient walls. Visit The Roman Temple of Évora, part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Want to see something chilling? Be sure to stop at the Church of St Francis. The eerie Bones Chapel is decorated with human bones and skulls, which will send shivers down your spine.

Évora: City Highlights Private Half-Day Walking Tour

2. Évora: City Highlights Private Half-Day Walking Tour

Join your guide as you explore the historical treasures of Evora which have survived for centuries. See the cathedral, one of Evora's top attractions, built between 1186 and 1204. Discover the Roman Temple, one of the best preserved Roman monuments on the Iberian Peninsula. Explore the Praca do Giraldo, the town's lively main square, and visit the historical university founded in 1559. See St. Francis Church with its Bone Chapel, the local market, and Portugal's famous cork products, such as bags, shoes, and wallets.

From Lisbon: Evora and Monsaraz Day Trip

3. From Lisbon: Evora and Monsaraz Day Trip

We will meet in Praça dos Restauradores at 9:00 and leave Lisbon behind to head towards the Alentejo wine region. We will cross plains full of vineyards, olive trees and cork oaks, until we reach our first stop, a municipality that has been declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco. Welcome to Evora! Once the introductions have been made, we will begin a walking tour of Évora. Did you know that it is one of the best preserved medieval towns in Portugal? The cathedral, the Roman Temple, the Chapel of Bones... Walking through its streets we will see the most important monuments of the town and we will tell you many curiosities. Did the journey make you hungry? Before continuing the excursion, you will have one hour of free time to have lunch in a local restaurant. The second stage will take place in Monsaraz, one of the oldest cities in Portugal and built within the walls of a castle, where you can sip a good wine while contemplating one of the largest artificial lakes in Europe, the Alqueva. Don't forget your camera! Finally, we will return to Lisbon after eight hours of activities

Private Day Trip Transfer to Évora from Lisbon

4. Private Day Trip Transfer to Évora from Lisbon

Discover with us the charming city of Évora which stands amidst the beautiful Alentejo plains and is protected by walls of Moorish and medieval origin. Find several monuments and Roman ruins, a charming old town with a tranquil atmosphere enveloping unique flavors of regional products. We’re specialized in providing unique travels experiences to our customers. Our experience is your garantee that we understand, meet and exceed your expectations. Where you will know the best that Portugal has to offer!

Évora: Guided Tour and Learn to Embroider a Rug

5. Évora: Guided Tour and Learn to Embroider a Rug

Go back in time and visit the 1st century Roman Temple and the Evora Cathedral. Explore the São Francisco Church that houses the chilling Chapel of Bones and find out what gave the city the UNESCO World Heritage status on this guided walking tour with a local expert. Enjoy free time for lunch and then head to Arraiolos, a sunny village that developed on the side of the castle. Known for its embroidered rugs with centuries of history, the rugs are handmade by embroiderers in a tradition that has been passed down over 500 years. You will learn to embroider your own Arraiolos rug step by step with a local embroiderer. In the workshop, you will be given the kit with all the necessary material to start your rug and help from your guide and the embroiderer, whilst gaining some insider knowledge about the region. Trip Itinerary • Departure at 8:30 at Hotel/Accommodation in Lisbon • Visit the Roman Temple • Visit the Cathedral of Evora • Visit the Praça do Giraldo (Giraldo Square) • Visit the Chapel of Bones • Learn to embroider your own arraiolos rug step by step with a local embroiderer • Visit the Arraiolos rugs Interpretive Center • Visit the Arraiolos Castle • Return to Lisbon

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