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Practical Guide

Practical guide to visit Evora Alentejo, Portugal. Your starting point to plan your stay. Here, you will find everything you need to know to get to Alentejo and make the most of your trip.

– Useful information
– Transportation
– Culture
– Tourism
– Shopping

Cultural Centre Forum Eugénio de Almeida

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Forum Eugénio de Almeida is one more of the many reasons to visit Evora. Almost all of them are related to the history which has made Evora a world heritage site in the centre of the amazing nature of Alentejo, not forgetting its gastronomy and wine production. But we also have modernity in Evora. Forum Eugénio de Almeida is an innovative space dedicated to the …

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Car parking in Evora, where to park

parking Evora

Parking in Evora can be a hard task for those who don’t know the city. The historic centre is an entanglement of streets, some of them quite narrow. People who visit Evora by car (their own or a rental) for the first time will need a bit of help choosing the car park with the best location. That is why you need these tips. Especially …

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Alentejo Handicraft, Alentejo crafts list

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Alentejo handicraft is the perfect souvenir to take home when you visit Evora. To decorate your own house or to surprise a loved one with a gift. Any piece you buy of Alentejo crafts will let you remember what you saw and feel when you were here. Like with any other types of handicraft, in Alentejo trades were passed from generation to generation until today. …

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Evora UNESCO World Heritage

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Evora is considered world heritage by UNESCO since 1986. The main reason for this distinction is the fact that Evora is the best example of a city in the golden age of Portugal after the destruction of Lisbon in the 1955 earthquake. Evora UNESCO world heritage is a recognition of the city importance and has brought it a lot of visitors over the years. Let´s …

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Evora Museum, Museu Evora

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Evora Museum is one of the most important in the city. So, it was remodelled in 2009. The façade looks amazing but inside was where the greatest modifications were made. Right now, Evora Museum has a few collections and an exhibition space at the same level as some museums throughout the world. Walking to high part of the city will get you to Evora Museum. …

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Where to buy souvenirs in Evora

Comprar Recordacoes Evora

Buying Evora souvenirs is something you absolutely need to do when you visit the city! For yourself or for family and friends, there is surely something you will want to take home with you from Evora to remember times well spent and, of course, awaken the desire to come back. The suggestions you will find in this page about where to buy souvenirs in Evora …

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Where is Evora, Alentejo Portugal

Where is Evora

Where is Evora in Portugal? The city is in Alentejo, a region in the south of Portugal. Evora is, in fact, the capital of Alentejo, literally “beyond Tagus”, a river which is born in Spain and meets the ocean in Lisbon. The region is the largest in Portugal, one of the most beautiful and so one of the most visited by tourists too. Evora location …

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Route train / bus stations to Evora city centre

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Evora is a relatively small city. So, it is very easy to go from the bus and train stations to Evora city centre. You can even cover the distance on foot. If you already know how to get to Evora and decided to come to the city using public transport, the route from the stations is short and straightforward. Unless you carry a lot of …

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