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  1. Portugal
  2. Lisbon Metropolitan Area
  3. Lisbon
  4. Alentejo Restaurant, Lisbon

From Lisbon: Full-Day Évora Wine & Food Tour

Product ID: 86816
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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 including a tasting.
About this activity
Duration 9 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, Portuguese

Pickup included

You will be picked up from your accommodation.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Pass through a rustic landscape of olive and cork trees
  • Walk through the whitewashed old town to visit Évora's most famous landmark, the Roman Temple
  • Head to Herdade do Esporão and taste fine wines
Full description
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 kilometers) 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, you'll head to Saint Francis Church with the Chapel of Bones 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 Herdade do Esporão (near Reguengos de Monsaraz) to visit an important wine cellar in Portugal. Toast the day with a taste of fine wines.
Includes
  • Tour by car/ van with air-conditioning
  • Driver/ guide multilingual
  • Fuel and tolls
  • Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel
  • Wine tasting at Herdade do Esporão
  • Entrance fee at the Cathedral of Évora, Bones Chapel and University of Évora
  • Bottled water
What’s Not Included
  • Accommodation
  • Personal expenses
  • Entrance fees for monuments

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Small group tour
Organized by

Meridian4People - Portugal

Product ID: 86816