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Routes to explore Evora and Alentejo

One of the ways to get to know Evora or Alentejo is to leave the path to chance. Surely, as you turn to a new city street or take a corner on the road, you will come across a historic place or an incredible landscape.

But, even better, you can set off to follow a defined travel itinerary. Use these suggestions to explore Evora and Alentejo. Find your own favourite spot in the centre of the village/city or around its old walls.

Bring your friends and choose one of the nature trails we show you to better see Evora’s outskirts, on a hike or mountain bike ride. This may very well be the beginning of your trip beyond in Alentejo, through olive trees, cork oaks and holm oaks.

Alentejo Tours and Experiences in Evora and Alentejo

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Alentejo is a fantastic region to find in Portugal. However, to explore it fully and get to see unique landscapes or hidden treasures, we have specialised local guides who will accompany you. This way, you will make the most of your time in Evora and Alentejo, taking no chances of missing essential places or monuments and living unique and authentic experiences. We partnered with the …

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Jewish Quarter in Evora

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The Jewish Quarter in Évora was one of the biggest, richest and most important jewish quarters in the country. No wonder, since this was the second Portuguese city during the Middle Ages. Starting in the 14th century, the jews in Portugal were forced to live in their own neighbourhoods, named “Judiarias” (Jewish Quarters). This way, the interaction between christians and jews was limited. Their rights …

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Megalithic Circuit Evora Alentejo

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There are many megalithic monuments on the outskirts of Evora and throughout central Alentejo. This prehistoric riches in Alentejo is one of the most important in the Iberian Peninsula and even in Europe. So, it makes sense to talk about a Megalithic Circuit in Evora and consider this city as the capital of Iberian megalithic. After you quietly sleep in a hotel in Evora, go …

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Evora walls, Medieval Ramparts

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Evora Walls are one of the wonders of the city and they have the power to take us to immemorial times. They are classified as National Monument in Portugal since 1922 and are part of the historic centre of Evora World Heritage Unesco. Évora is one of the few Portuguese cities that, through times, has maintained its old walls nearly untouched. King Afonso IV ordered …

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Evora Nature trails – trekking and biking

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Evora Nature trails are supposed to be coved on foot or by mountain bike. They have been slowly built since 2005, starting with the first part of Ecopista. One of the main objectives of these nature trails was to encourage people in Evora to exercise while enjoying the pollution-free outdoors in Alentejo. But this same first infrastructure also meant to promote Evora as a tourist …

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