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Évora the City of Cork, Chapel of Bones and Premium Wine Tasting

This experience was designed exclusively for people who are interested in really getting to know a country, understanding its history and roots away from the tourist sites and the pressure of big cities.

This tour is for people looking for unique, local activities with access to exclusive experiences.

Evora is the ideal place to do this, as it is a city with the best of both worlds, offering both history and natural beauty as well as efficiency and access to all the services offered in major cities.

Evora is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is known as the museum city for the richness and history present in every street and corner of the city.
In evora we can have the most varied experiences combined with good gastronomy, wine, history, culture.

It is a city not to be missed when we visit Portugal

per adult from

$483

AUD

Duration

8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Bottled water
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • WiFi on board
    • Parking Fees
    • Entry/Admission - Corticarte - Arte em Cortica
    • Entry/Admission - Capela dos Ossos
    • Entry/Admission - Ervideira
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - University of Evora
    • Entry/Admission - Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora)
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

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    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Centro Historico de Evora, Evora 7000 Portugal

    After our visit to the Cork factory, it is time to visit the Evora Historic Center, starting with the walls.

    Evora is surrounded by defensive and military style walls, with Arab and Roman characteristics, Gothic and Visigoth.

    They are considered a national monument since 1922.

    In this place we can also appreciate the architecture of the various buildings and monuments of the city, painted with characteristic colors to withstand the temperatures of the region.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Praca do Giraldo, Evora 7000-508 Portugal

    After the walls, we will walk towards the main square of the city.

    The Giraldo square is named after "Geraldo Sem Pavor", a general responsible for the conquest of Evora to the Moors in 1167.
    After this feat, the first king of Portugal, King Dom Afonso Henriques, appointed Geraldo to be responsible for Evora and the Alentejo region.

    In this square there is a fountain with the characteristic of having 8 taps, corresponding to the 8 streets that end in the square Giraldo.

    The square today is an important place where local people came for the most varied events and enjoy the days in the many coffee shops and restaurants that exist there.

    Duration: 30 minutes

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

    Time to visit, one of the best known monuments of the city of Evora, the chapel of bones.

    This chapel with unique features in Europe has the particularity that its interior is made with human bones from local cemeteries.

    The chapel was built by Franciscan monks and aims to represent the passage from life to death, and in the end though we are all bones. An important lesson.

    The chapel is inside a church that we will also visit.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Mercado Municipal de Evora, Praca 1 de Maio, Evora 7000-650 Portugal

    Time to visit, one of the best known monuments of the city of Evora, the chapel of bones.

    This chapel with unique features in Europe has the particularity that its interior is made with human bones from local cemeteries.

    The chapel was built by Franciscan monks and aims to represent the passage from life to death, and in the end though we are all bones. An important lesson.

    The chapel is inside a church that we will also visit.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Pastelaria Conventual Pão de Rala, R. de Cicioso 47, 7000-658 Évora, Portugal

    After this first phase of the visit to Evora it is time for a break to taste the local delights.

    We will visit an important convent pastry that produces one of the typical sweets of Evora.

    The “Pao de rala”, this Alentejo bread shaped candy is made with almond paste, egg yolks, egg candy, gila pumpkin and cinnamon inside.

    There are other sweets in this store that are characteristic of the region.


    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: University of Evora, Largo dos Colegiais 2, Evora 7004-516 Portugal

    On our way, we will be able to visit the University of Evora, with so many years and history, architecture and beauty. We take a photo to later remember

    Duration: 30 minutes

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

    Time to visit the highest point of the city, reaching one of the most important areas of the city where you can find several monuments that can be visited without entering.

    It is an authentic open-air museum and a delight for history lovers.

    In this area we have the Cathedral of Evora which is 470 years old and represents the transition from the Romanic to the gothic built all in granite and with three naves.


    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

    Welcome to the Roman temple of Evora, better known as the temple of Diana.

    The name of this temple was associated with Diana, the goddess of hunting in a 17th century legend.

    In fact this temple is one of the important landmarks of the Roman presence in Portugal and was built to honor the emperor Augustus who was revered as a god during and after his reign.

    This temple was formerly a forum and is one of the most important landmarks of the city of Evora, being considered a national monument of Portugal and a UNESCO world heritage site.


    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Ervideira, Herdadinha - Vendinha, Reguengos de Monsaraz 7200-04 Portugal

    After lunch in a typical restaurant where we can taste the typical dishes and sweets of the region, it is time to travel to Ervideira Farm for a premium wine tasting and visit in the Cellar.
    There you can enjoy the nature that surround the farm and try the premium wine from this cellar with an expert.

    In this tour its included somes local snacks, jams, bread.

    Here you can buy premium wines from Portugal with a nice price.

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Hard Rock Cafe Lisbon, Av. da Liberdade 2, 1250-144 Lisboa, Portugal
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up in front of Hard Rock Cafe LisboaPorts
    • Terminal de cruzeiros de Lisboa
    Departure Time :
    7:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • 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

4

Organised by Wine Gastro Experience

Activity ID: V-104035P10

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