Evora World Heritage
Spend a full day exploring the city of Évora, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, a mosaic of culture, history and traditions. Several kilometres after leaving Lisbon and crossing the Tagus River on the Vasco de Gama suspension bridge, you will be entranced by a bucolic landscape dotted with cork trees, olive groves and vineyards. You will know you have arrived at the city of Évora when you see its old city walls and dazzling whitewashed houses. Get ready to be entranced as you wander around the narrow streets of this jewel dating back over 2000 years and travel back in time as you visit the main sights: the Roman Temple of Diana, the Gothic Cathedral, Saint Francis Church with its Chapel of Bones, and the sixteenth century University. The visit will also allow you to enjoy the full range of handicrafts the Alentejo region has to offer; you will admire the famous wares made of cork, pottery and copper. At the same time you will have the chance to sample the wide variety of products used in the preparation of the dishes of one of Portugals most renowned and richest cuisines. Well take a break where you can recharge your batteries over a lunch in a traditional Portuguese restaurant. In the afternoon, will depart towards Azeitão, where you will visit one of the oldest and most important wineries in Portugal. At the end of the visit, you will get to taste the traditional Moscatel de Setúbal. Then its time drive back to Lisbon after a memorable day.
You will receive a voucher including all information you need including:
- Where do you have to call to confirm the booking
- The location of the meeting point
- How to receive pick up time
Print out the voucher and read the instructions carefully.
City Starting point in Lisbon.
Address or meeting point Parque Eduardo VII in Lisbon / Free pick-up and drop off hotels in Lisbon and Estoril Coast.
Hours & minutes 9 hours.
kilometers Lisbon - Evora approx. 140 Km.
Start or opening time From April to October on Tuesdays and Saturdays at 9 am.
End or closing time Approx. 6 pm.
Guides & companions
Is it done with a guide, a driver and/or an instructor? With guide and driver.
Which languages do guide/instructors speak? Portuguese, English and French.
Are audio guides or brochures available? if so, in which languages? No.
Is there a shop? How much time is spent on shopping? Shopping opportunities - Approx. 30 - 45 minutes time free.
Are credit/debit cards accepted? Which ones? Yes, Visa, Mastercard and American Express.
Are any commercial stops made during the tour? No.
Is lunch/dinner included on this tour? Yes.
What is the category and speciality of the restaurant? Regular traditional restaurant.
Is bottled water and/or soft drinks included with the meals? Yes.
Is coffee or tea included at the end of each meal? Yes.
Can special requests be accommodated? (vegetarian,...) Yes.
Are toilets available? Yes
May the client bring his/her own food? Is there a picnic area? No.
List all venues where restrooms are available Restaurante en Evora.
Which of them are accessible by wheelchair? Excursion not recommended for handicapped persons.
Is there a charge to use any of them? No.
Are there any restroom-only stops during the tour? Yes en route.
What is the fitness level required? Normal.
Would people with limited mobility have accessibility problems? (to the vehicle, to the restaurant,...) Excursion not recommended for handicapped persons.
What type of paving does it have? (flat, uneven...) Uneven.
How much walking is required? (km, meters) Approx. in total 900 m.
Is there any fee or limitation for photo/video camera usage? It is not allowed in Bones Chapel.
Are there any additional costs? List them No.