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  2. Lisbon
  3. Roman Temple of Évora

From Lisbon: Full Day Évora Tour with Lunch

Product ID: 71798
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From Lisbon head towards the Alentejo Region, then arrive in Évora, one of the oldest and most charming cities in Portugal, with over 2,000 years of history. Évora is known as the museum city that flourished as a center for learning and the arts.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
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Pick-up service

You will be picked up from your hotel in Lisbon. Please advise your hotel name and address.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the Roman temple, also known as the Temple of Diana
  • Visit the astonishing Chapel of Bones
  • Explore the Cathedral of Evora
  • Enjoy lunch in one of the best Evora restaurants
  • Taste the best wine Alentejo has to offer
  • Discover Arraiolos with its magnificent castle
Full description
Begin the tour at Giraldo Square, the living center of Évora, full of architectural styles, from Moorish arches lined up in the Square, to the fountains of the Renaissance and the Gothic church of São Francisco. Enjoy some free time to taste a regional sweet.

Then head to one of the major landmarks in Portugal, the Roman temple, also known as the Temple of Diana. Its powerful front with 14 columns in well-preserved granite astonishes those who see it for the first time. Next, you can explore the Bones Chapel if you wish. For some people, it is a dark place, for others a fascinating space consisting of hundreds of skulls and skeletons from about 5000 monks of the sixteenth century. There are also two intact corpses exposed in the chapel, so it is not a visit for sensitive people.

At lunchtime, dine in one of the best Evora restaurants. Then go to the Cathedral of Evora, a Roman-Gothic church from the XIII century where you can climb the tower and get a breathtaking view of the city and the fields surrounding it.

With its unique climate conditions, the vineyards of the region produce some of the best Portuguese wines. You will go to a farm where you can taste the best Alentejo has to offer. On the way back to Lisbon stop in Arraiolos and marvel at its magnificent castle wall and the famous carpets of Arraiolos. You can see firsthand how they are manually produced and grab yourself a souvenir.
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Driver/guide
  • Transport
  • Lunch
  • Wine tasting
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
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• Please wear comfortable shoes
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Product ID: 71798