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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

From Lisbon: Private Tour To Évora And Monsaraz With Wine Tasting

Here begins the preparation of your trip to this beautiful city in the heart of Alentejo, where you can listen to the Cante Alentejano, visit the Roman Temple of Diana, see the famous Chapel of Bones and much more.

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Transfer Baixo Alentejo (Hotel/apartment From/to Lisbon Airport)

Make your arrived to Portugal or your return to home simpler and comfortable!

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From Lisbon: Full Day Guided Tour To Évora & Monsaraz

Visit one of Portugal’s most popular countryside destinations and go on a full day guided privated tour to Évora and Monsaraz, located in the Alentejo region.

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Wine Tasting Of Your Choice – Herdade Das Servas

Test some of our wines at your choice and enjoy the best alentejo wine flavors

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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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Évora & Arraiolos Private Tour

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

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Évora Private Tour – Wine Tourism

Private tour to Alentejo interior, where we can see the beautiful Alentejo plain, monuments, history, and flavors.

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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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Good To Know

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