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The Best Lisbon To Evora Day Trip 2024

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8 hours
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About Lisbon To Evora Day Trip

Join us on a day trip packed with Portugal's stories as we travel through Alentejo's countryside! Discover Évora's history with a professional guide as you explore the Roman Temple and the iconic Chapel of Bones. Take in the Monsaraz's medieval vibes, sip local wines, and enjoy the views of the largest artificial lake in Europe!

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Lisbon To Evora Day Trip

It's time to leave the capital behind with a full day tour from Lisbon to the ancient city of Évora, a UNESCO Heritage Site that's an absolute gem tucked away in Portugal's scenic countryside. Explore this beautifully preserved medieval town and lose yourself in its rich history and captivating architecture.

As you journey through the Alentejo region, you'll be rewarded with breathtaking scenery of olive groves and vineyards. Your guide will take you back in time to the Roman Temple in Evora, a standing testament to ancient engineering. Visit the Chapel of Bones, a mysterious monument adorned with human bones and skulls, showcasing intricate craftsmanship that is both haunting and beautiful. Take a moment to soak in the beauty of the Cathedral of Évora, a true reflection of the city's architectural brilliance. Then, venture into the enchanting medieval village of Monsaraz. Nestled within castle walls, the city offers a truly captivating old-world charm. Enjoy a wine-tasting session that introduces you to some of Portugal's finest wines as you witness Alqueva, the largest artificial lake in Europe.

Treat yourself to a day filled with history, culture, and scenic sights, creating memories of the day trip that enriched your travel adventures.

included
  • Round-trip transportation by AC minivan
  • Skip the line ticket to the Chapel of Bones
  • Guided tour
  • Wine tasting
  • Insurance
  • Private or small group (if option selected)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (if option selected)
X not included
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (optional)
languages
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
X not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with mobility impairments
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Meeting Point

The day trip from Lisbon to Evora starts at the Miradouro Parque Eduardo VII (Edward VII Park Viewpoint), situated at Alameda Cardeal Cerejeira, 1070-051 Lisboa.

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EXPLORE EVORA'S HIDDEN GEMS & UNTOLD STORIES WITH A KNOWLEDGEABLE GUIDE!

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Join us on a journey through history & admire the magnificent structures frozen in time!

Bones and stones

Visit the ancient city of Evora and explore the unique Chapel of Bones adorned with human bones and skulls, the iconic Roman Temple, and the stunning Cathedral of Evora.

Walls of centuries

Discover one of Portugal's oldest medieval villages, Monsaraz, and experience the peaceful atmosphere of the city surrounded by the timeless castle walls.

Whispers of wine

Enjoy a wine-tasting session and savor some of the best Portuguese wines while enjoying the serene ambiance of Monsaraz.

Canvas of beauty

Admire the Alentejo region's vast plains adorned with olive trees, vineyards, and cork oaks, and take in breathtaking views of the largest artificial lake in Europe.

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FAQ - Lisbon To Evora Day Trip

Why is Evora famous?

Evora, a gem in the crown of Portugal's Alentejo region, stands as a living testament to centuries of rich history and cultural heritage. Recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Evora features a well-preserved historic center adorned with medieval and Renaissance architecture. Evora's iconic Roman Temple of Diana, an ancient landmark, and the fascinating Chapel of Bones present their historical significance, attracting travelers and history enthusiasts from around the globe. Beyond its architectural sensation, Evora's vibrant cultural scene, renowned gastronomy boasting traditional Alentejo dishes, and excellent wine production contribute to its importance as a cultural hub in Portugal. For more unique experiences in Portugal, take a Day trip to Fatima from Lisbon and explore the religious site of Fatima and the medieval town of Obidos.

Is there a train to Evora?

Yes, trains provide a convenient mode of transportation between these two cities. You can simply visit Evora from Lisbon, as the train service offers several departures throughout the day. The journey takes approximately one and a half to two hours, depending on the type of train service and the specific route taken. Check the schedule in advance on the Comboios de Portugal official page, plan your trip, and simply catch the train to Evora from the Santa Apolónia Station or Oriente Station train station in Lisbon. Plan your itinerary in advance to maximize your time, and explore Evora's main landmarks on your own. Additionally, we highly recommend joining a guided full day tour from Lisbon. This way, you can let the professionals take care of the logistics and follow them through Portugal's past as they share history related to the landmarks and attractions in Evora.

Is Evora a walkable city?

Evora's historic center is extremely convenient for walking, allowing tourists to wander through its narrow cobblestone streets, squares, and historical sites. Most of the key attractions, such as the Cathedral of Évora, the Roman Temple of Évora (Templo de Diana), the Church of St. Francis (Igreja de São Francisco), and the Chapel of Bones (Capela dos Ossos), are within walking distance of each other in the city center. Please remember that some streets in Évora might have uneven surfaces due to the cobblestones. To guarantee your comfort and safety during the tour, we strongly advise wearing comfortable walking shoes.

What to do in Lisbon?

Lisbon, known for its vibrant scene and cultural heritage, offers plenty of attractions to discover and experiences to enjoy. With the Lisbon walking tour, you'll discover the oldest districts in the city with a local guide sharing facts and legends related to the attractions. Treat yourself to the experience of a lifetime with the Fado Show Lisbon, where you'll find a lively combination of traditional cuisine and famous Fado music, showcasing the best of Portugal in one place. Gain an insight into Lisbon's history with the Castelo de Sao Jorge tickets and discover the castle's treasures and stunning scenery at your own pace. Make sure to maximize your time exploring the city with the Hop on hop off Lisbon bus tour, which offers an incredibly convenient way to discover significant landmarks across the city completely hassle-free.
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WINE & HISTORY AWAIT!

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Hear the tales of bygone eras as you stroll the historic city of Evora & taste local wines in Monsaraz!

Good to know before you go

  • Please arrive at least 10 minutes before the tour starts.
  • Look for the guide holding a red flag at the meeting point.
  • It's highly recommended you have rain gear with you for unexpected weather changes.
  • Remember to wear comfortable shoes to ensure an enjoyable experience, as the tour includes a moderate amount of walking.
  • Please note that pets, alcohol, and drugs are strictly prohibited during the tour.
  • Participants must be at least 18 years old for the wine-tasting experience.
  • Child seats can be arranged upon request.
  • The tour may be led by multilingual guides, facilitating presentations in two languages if necessary.
  • For a full refund, please cancel your Lisbon to Evora day trip up to 24 hours in advance.
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DISCOVER ALENTEJO'S SCENIC CHARM & MEDIEVAL WONDERS!

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Explore ancient ruins and the captivating history of Evora and enjoy the beauty of Portugal's countryside!

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Highly recommended!

Alex, our guide, knew loads about history. We saw cool stuff in Evora like the Chapel of Bones and the Roman temple. The recommendation for lunch in Monsaraz at Taverna of Templarios was awesome, and the wine tasting was great! 10/10!

Victor

Amazing tour!

The guide was super knowledgeable about Evora's history and made storytelling interesting. I loved seeing the Chapel of Bones and the Roman temple. The wine tasting was a fun way to end the day! High recommendations for this easy day trip!

Lana

Fun times!

Our guide was very informative about Portugal's history and he shared interesting facts about the monuments in Evora. A wine tasting was a very fun experience, and I liked learning about the production. I highly recommend a day trip to Evora!

Andrew

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