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Evora Private Tour from Lisbon

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    Stop At: Corticarte - Arte em Cortica, Rua A, n0 7 Parque Industrial, Azaruja 7005-109 Portugal

    Our day begins with a visit to a farmhouse, knew that cork is the bark of the cork oak, a kind of oak, a bark with great characteristics, is light, elastic and resistant to fire among others

    Each year the bark grows, however, only after nine to nine years it must be removed from the tree, being able to reach 25 centimeters of thickness, defenitively an excellent protection for the tree against the heat, cold and fires, after removing the tree forms a new bark.

    Did you know that Portugal is responsible for 55% of world cork production, valued worldwide for decorative cork coatings on walls and floors, the manufacture of sporting goods being even the ideal material for the kernels of baseball or the cable of fishing rods. However, cork is best known for being the cork raw material, since it allows very small amounts of oxygen in contact with the wine, without spoiling the aging process.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), Largo do Conde de Vila Flor Dentro da Muralha, Evora 7000-804 Portugal

    From ancient “Temple of Diana” next to the Evora Cathedral built in the Roman´s period, we can see the magnificent aqueduct of “Agua da Prata”, outside the city walls and extend from the outskirts of the city, some of its arches are still visible inside the city, built in the 16th century to ensure the water transportation.


    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Centro Historico de Evora, Evora 7000 Portugal

    The Arabs built their streets and alleys in the 11th and 12th centuries, Evora was the residence of some Portuguese kings, a point of convergence of renowned artists, supported by the patronage and dynasty reigning in Portugal.The period of the discoveries was of glory to Evora creating particularly favorable conditions in the construction of numerous aristocratic mansions of the city as the Jesuit university.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Capela dos Ossos, Praca 10 de Maio 4, Evora 7000-650 Portugal

    the ex-libris will be the Church of San Francisco, especially the Bones Chapel, clothed with skulls and bones of 500 monks, attracting thousands every year and proclaiming “We bones, here we are, for yours we will wait” at the entrance of the it.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Adega Ervideira, Herdadinha - Vendinha Evora, Monsaraz 7000-854 Portugal

    Alentejo wine has a unique profile, something that seems impossible to happen in a region of hot and dry climate making it indispensable to add water to the vine, with soils and reliefs a very sunny zone allowing the perfect maturation of the grapes.

    This is a practically a flat region that produces white wines generally soft, slightly acidic and have aromas of tropical fruits, the red wines are full bodied, rich in tannins and with aromas of wild and red fruits.

    In our tour is included a visit to one of these wineries and its tasting, the choice of it will be according to the winery agenda butt will eventually be; Foundation Eugenio de Almeida (Cartuxa wines) Ervideira, among others.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Monsaraz Castle and Walls, Largo do Castelo, Monsaraz 7200-175 Portugal

    According with time spend during other visits, we can visit Monsaraz, a small medieval village with narrow stone streets and houses painted white add special charm to this village and its inhabitants. As we pass through its walls, we return to medieval times, surrounded by plains that stretch out of sight and along with the Alqueva that divides Portugal and Spain.

    Duration: 1 hour
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    • Client's hotel or other meeting point
    Departure Time
    The departure time is decided by the guest
    Duration
    8h
    Inclusions
    • Visit and Wine tasting in a winery
    • Free wifi
    • Fresh water
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Driver/guide
    • Entry/Admission - Adega Ervideira
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Capela dos Ossos
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed May 9, 2019 via mobile

    We did a private full day tour from Lisbon to Evora with Mauro Diaz from IGO Portugal tours. I would highly recommend it. Mauro was excellent and tried to get us to as many places as possible. He had an amazing amount of knowledge of...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
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