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Évora: Megaliths and Cork Forest Guided Tour

1. Évora: Megaliths and Cork Forest Guided Tour

Start your tour with a pleasant drive out of Evora through a cork oak forest, the Montado. Experience a piece of the area's cultural and natural heritage. Next, visit the famous Cromlech of Almendres, considered by the locals the most mysterious place in the region. Admire the ancient standing stones and ponder why they might have been put there. Talk to your guide about some of the most well-known theories about why this place exists. Visit 3 fascinating megalithic sites, get out of the city for a bit, and enjoy an amazing mix of nature and culture with a tour of the cork forest and megaliths outside of Evora.

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From Lisbon: Évora Portuguese Heritage Small-Group Day Tour

2. From Lisbon: Évora Portuguese Heritage Small-Group Day Tour

Delve deep into Portuguese heritage on our exclusive rural van tour, stopping off at some of the most important cultural sites on the way. We will pick you up from your hotel at the designated time. On this tour, immerse yourself in the real Portugal, with its magnificent patchwork plains of vineyards and grain fields. See the olive trees from which the famous Portuguese olive oil is pressed and the endangered cork trees from which the famous Portuguese Cork is harvested. Visit the oldest stone circle in Southern Europe in the city of Évora, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and see the Roman temple and enter the famous Chapel of Bones. This is the biggest Gothic Cathedral in Portugal and is one of the most impressive works of architecture of its kind.

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Évora: 4-Hour Self-Drive Tour to Megalithic Monuments

3. Évora: 4-Hour Self-Drive Tour to Megalithic Monuments

Take a drive through Évora’s countryside in your own Ranault Twizy electric car on a self-guided tour. Feel the mysticism that surrounds the region as you explore prehistoric monuments dating back 10,000 years.   Your tour begins with a presentation of your easy-to-drive and fully automatic electric vehicle. Learn about the car’s available technology, including the GPS tour guide, free Wi-Fi, and a live camera to record your tour or share your experience. Then you are ready to set off on a 4-hour adventure to discover dolmen, cromlech, and menhir megalithic monuments that will give you a glimpse into the prehistoric past. Venture down country roads to the village of Guadalupe where nearby you’ll find the Almendres Menhir and Almendres Cromlech. Witness firsthand the long-lasting testament of culture and rituals left behind by the region’s ancient inhabitants.   Your next stop is the Great Dolmen of Zambujeiro, considered one of the largest dolmens in the Iberian Peninsula. In addition to fascinating megaliths, find the ruins of the medieval Castle of Geraldo near the village of Valverde, and finish your tour with a visit to the Roman Villa of Tourega before heading back to Évora.

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What people are saying about Almendres Cromlech

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 37 reviews

It was a well managed tour, short and compact in terms of persons per tour. Our guide, Vasco, conducted the tour very well.. Recommend this tour!!

Great experience riding the electric car and see the megaliths. Francisco was very reassuring.

The tour guide is very nice and knowledgeable about history. We enjoyed the trip very much.

A really great way to see Evora, would recommend this as a day tour

Wonderful tour with a great guide. Highly recommended.