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Evora, Megalithic Explorer & Rural Alentejo, Private Tour, Full Day

Take a trip to the heartland of Alentejo on this Evora and Alentejo Tour. Explore the unique city of Evora, a megalithic site, uncover organic olive oil and cork all whilst meeting the locals in rural Alentejo! With quaint, cobbled streets and picturesque buildings, Evora is delightful to walk around and has many historical and unique sites. Close by is Almendres Cromlech, a megalithic settlement we will share with you. Next you will enjoy a visit to an organic olive oil grove with a specialised tour by Joao the owner and an olive oil tasting session: Finally you will end your day at a fantastic, local working Cork Factory, where you will enjoy a guided tour with David the owner.

Highlights
– Sightseeing tour, 9 hours
– A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Evora is steeped in history
– Megalithic Settlement and walk through beautiful countryside
– Visit an olive oil grove and estate, with an olive oil tasting session
- We finish the day at a wonderful Cork Factory with specialised tour

per adult from

$252

AUD

Duration

10 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Private transportation
    • Driver/guide
    • Live commentary on board
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Entry fees to museums, monuments etc
    • Entry/Admission - Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora)
    • Entry/Admission - Capela dos Ossos
    • Entry/Admission - Igreja de Sao Francisco
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), Largo do Marques de Marialva Centro Histórico, Evora 7000-809 Portugal

    Founded in the early 12th century this is the largest medieval cathedral in the country.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), Largo do Conde de Vila Flor, S/N0 Centro Histórico, Evora 7000-804 Portugal

    This temple is a symbol of the Roman occupation of Portugal. It was erected in the first century AD in honour of Diana, the Roman goddess of hunting. Enjoy the peaceful Garden of Diana adjacent to the temple.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Capela dos Ossos, Praca 1 de Maio, Evora 7000-650 Portugal

    This intriguing chapel holds walls covered in bones and human skulls – a passage to Heaven of Hell – built by a Franciscan monk in the 16th century.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Igreja de Sao Francisco, Praca 1 de Maio, Evora 7000-656 Portugal

    Includes the Chapel of Bones and was declared a National Monument in 1910.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Cromeleque dos Almendres, Via R. do Cromeleque village of Nossa Senhora de Guadalupe - Almendras, Evora 7000-223 Portugal

    Get fascinated with pre-history! This is the biggest megalithic monument in the Iberian Peninsula. Everybody has heard about the grand Stonehenge, in the UK. Well the Almendres monument is 2000 years older! It was built about 7000 years ago and is a quiet and beautiful site where you will visit two different types of monument.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Evora District, Evora District, Alentejo

    Next week visit an olive grove and estate, just outside of Evora. Here you will enjoy an olive oil tasting experience, produced from an organic olive grove planted by the owners grandfather. The olive used if of the Galega variety, native from Portugal, from olive trees aged between 70 and 2000 years old. This is a unique and genuine experience, showing their local culture and way of life and perfect those who appreciate olive oil, tranquility and nature. Admission NOT included.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Evora District, Evora District, Alentejo

    To end the day you will visit a large, working cork factory where you will learn all about cork! Including how the cork is harvested from the tree trunk and expertly crafted into many items. There is also a fabulous shop with many cork products to buy, should you wish take home a momento!

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from all hotels, cruise ships and airport in the Lisbon area. Your health and your safety is our priority. Post Covid 19, we will continue to sanitise our vehicles and your car/minivan will have alcohol wipes, water and sunscreen.Airports
    • Lisboa Airport, Alameda das Comunidades Portuguesas, Lisbon 1700-111 Portugal
    Ports
    • Lisbon
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Languages offered are English, Spanish and Portuguese
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Classic Portugal is Certified Tourism Agency with the Clean and Safe seal. We adapt your tour schedule to visit monuments at quieter times and we offer rural, social distancing tours also. Your health is our priority. We have set protocols in place to monitor and protect from Covid19.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by Classic Portugal

Activity ID: V-150510P12

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