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Évora District

Welcome to Évora District

Topped by an imposing cathedral, Évora is laid out over a gently sloping hill rising out of the huge Alentejo plain. It guards its historic centre with a vast outer wall and represents a valuable cultural legacy that UNESCO has classified World Heritage. The city, with its narrow streets of Moorish origin contrasting with squares where the light floods in, holds two millennia of hsitory. Conquered in 59 B.C. by the Romans, they named it "Liberalitas Julia". In this period, Évora gained great importance as can be witnessed from the remains of that time: the ruins of a fine temple dated towards the end of the second century, various parts of the wall and the gateway more recently called Dona Isabel in addition to the remains of thermal baths below what is now the Municipal Council building. Little remains of the Visigoth period (5th - 8th centuries). There then followed the Moorish period begun with the city's conquest by Tárique. This lasted through to Christian reconquest in the 12th century. Yeborah, as it became known, had already received an indelible Moorish influence, most clearly seen in the Mouraria neighbourhood.

Top Tours & Activities in Évora District

Private Tour To Évora, Departing From Lisbon, Full Day

Leave the worries of the modern world and get ready to fall in love with the charm of Évora - the most romantic city in the Alentejo!

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Évora & Arraiolos Private Tour

Spend an amazing day with one of the most emblematic cities in portugal!

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Tour To Évora Departing From Lisbon, Half Day

Leave the worries of the modern world and get ready to fall in love with the charm of Évora - the most romantic city in the Alentejo!

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João Portugal Ramos Winery – Guided Tour And Wine Tasting – Reservas

Discover the wines of João Portugal Ramos with a guided tour to the winery and cellars and a tasting of 6 Premium wines with a selection of traditional Alentejo appetizers with Olive Oil tasting.

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Full Day Tour In Évora

Come and see our interior, important part of our history!

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Alentejo Wine Route Tour

The heat sweetens the grape and it raises the degree... It is with the heat of the Alentejo that such good wines are created!

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Evora, Almendres Cromlech And Monsaraz – 10H Private Tour

A ten hours tour that will take you to visit the beautiful city of Évora, a World Heritage Site, Almendres Cromlech and the beautiful village of Monsaraz!

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Évora Full Day Tour (With Olive Oil Tasting)

In the Évora Tour you’ll get to know the deepest Portugal, with magnificent plains filled with Vineyards, Cereals, the Olive Trees from where the famous Portuguese olive oil comes from, and the Cork Trees from where is extracted the very well known Portuguese Cork.

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Language
Portuguese
Currency
Euro
Time Zone
GMT
Country Phone Code
+351
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