With hundreds of years of artistic and cultural heritage, Évora boasts a labyrinth of squares, charming streets and distinct architectural styles. On this full-day tour, explore the city and learn about delicious local wines in an included tasting.
What to Expect
Explore the cultural tapestry of Évora, capital of the province of Alentejo, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Passing through a rustic landscape of olive and cork trees, journey 81 miles (130 km) south of Lisbon to reach the outer vineyards of this well-preserved treasure.
Walk through the whitewashed Old Town to visit Évora's most famous landmark, the Roman Temple. Its large Corinthian columns date back to the first century, the era of Emperor Augustus. Another breathtaking stop will be the Cathedral of Évora, one of the most important Gothic monuments in Portugal. Then head to Saint Francis Church with the "Bones Chapel", or Capela dos Ossos, which is completely decorated with human bones.
Don't miss the University of Évora, a former Jesuit college built by Cardinal-King Henrique in 1559. Afterwards, stroll through Évora market to admire the colorful and tasty ingredients used to create some of the Portugal's most marvelous dishes.
In the afternoon, head to the Herdade do Esporão (near Reguengos de Monsaraz) to visit an important wine cellars in Portugal.
- Bottled water
- Private tour
- WIFI on board
What's Not Included
- Entrance fees
- Meals and drinks
- Gratuities (optional)
Know Before You Go
• Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking
• The minimum drinking age is 18 years