Spend a magical day in one of Portugal’s most historic cities on this private tour to Évora from Lisbon. Wander through ancient cultural landmarks such as the St. Francis Church, the chapel of bones, and the temple of Diana. Enjoy a delicious lunch of traditional Alentejo plates and sip on local wine before heading towards the picturesque villages of Monsaraz. Private roundtrip transportation to and from your Lisbon hotel is included.
Start the day by getting picked up from your hotel and heading straight to Évora through Alentejo’s country roads. After arriving in Évora, take a tour of the beautiful St Francis Church and the famous chapel of the bones. Then head to the temple of Diana, located at the top of Évora. The structure is a roman temple from the 1st century that has been incredibly well-preserved and is the city’s most famous landmark.
Next, enjoy a tasting session of exciting local wines, followed by a delicious lunch featuring the best of Alentejo cuisine. After lunch, head towards Monsaraz and the biggest man made lake in Europe. Monsaraz is one of the most beautiful medieval villages in the Alentejo region and overlooks one of the biggest man-made lakes in Europe. Spend some time walking around and taking in the magnificent view from the castle.
On the journey back to Lisbon, pay a visit the Cromeleque dos Almendres, a Megalithic circle that is still a mystery for the science community. The driver will return you to your hotel at the end of the day.