Day trip

Évora and Megaliths Full-Day Tour from Lisbon

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89 reviews

Activity provider: Around Lisbon Tours
Day trip

Évora and Megaliths Full-Day Tour from Lisbon

Activity provider: Around Lisbon Tours
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From US$ 85.77 per person

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Journey through the history of humanity on a 8-hour tour of Évora and Almendres Cromlech. Discover hidden gems from the Stone Age, Roman, Medieval, and Renaissance times.

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Duration 8 hours
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English, French, Portuguese
Pickup included
Pick-up from your hotel in Lisbon
Small group available


  • Explore the historic sites of Évora, including the Roman Temple of Diana
  • Go to the largest megalithic complex on the Iberian peninsula
  • Learn how Cork is extracted from Cork Oak Trees in the countryside
  • Discover standing stones that are older than Stonehenge
  • See human bones and skulls embedded in the walls of the Capela dos Ossos
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Explore the history of Portugal on a tour of Évora and the Megaliths of the Cromeleque dos Almendres. Following pickup from your hotel in Lisbon, make your way to Évora, the historic capital of the Alentejo.

Start the day with a tour of the Almendres Cromlech. Older than Stonehenge, this megalithic complex reveals some of the secrets of ancient civilizations and their knowledge of astronomy. Admire the circle of stones, mysteriously aligned with the sun and stars.

Next, explore the UNESCO-classified city center of Évora. See remnants from Roman through Renaissance times. Visit the Temple of Diana and learn how cork is extracted from Cork Oak Trees. Visit the medieval Évora Cathedral and climb to the roof to admire the golden plains surrounding the city. Continue to the Renaissance Church of St. Francis to see the Chapel of Bones, covered in human skulls and bones, before returning to Lisbon.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottle of water
  • WiFi on board
  • Chapel of Bones entry
  • Lunch

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  •  A winery visit with wine tasting can also be included. Please check with the local supplier beforehand, as this is not included in the price.
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4.9 /5

based on 89 reviews

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Good communication even before the tour. Nuno picked everyone up on time, and gave us an itinerary. We could stop if needed, which was nice to know. As we drove, we talked about the geography and history of the area. Loved the megalith visit. Évora is a charming old walled city, and we had a couple of very good lunch options. The chapel of bones was fascinating, as was the cathedral.

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March 11, 2023

We were treated to a wonderful day, discovering Evora's fascinating ancient 'walled city' and the Cromoleque neolothic site, guided by the delightful, interesting and very insightful Nuno (Nunu). We were intrigued to learn about cork harvesting and the amazing properties of cork, and the significant industry ot has been & still is for Portugal.

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March 4, 2023

Nunu was the best tour guide we’ve ever had!!! This tour is definitely the one you want if you have a limited time in Lisbon and you want to see some of the countryside without renting a car! We saw beautiful cork orchards, medieval cathedrals, Roman ruins, megaliths, and a cork processing facility. All with an ample lunch break in the middle. With hotel pickup and drop off it was so convenient as well. No complaints, only praise!

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February 11, 2023

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