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Evora guided tour, walking tour in Evora

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A walking tour in Evora with a guide who takes you on a visit through the highlights of the city is the best way to get to know it. This is a true presentation of the places which you will be walking by, explaining all the details of where the history of Portugal was written. Truly enjoying the capital of Alentejo, Portugal. This is a …

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Guided tours in Alentejo countryside

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A guided tour on the Alentejo countryside shows us the secrets kept by the “alentejanos” about the natural paradise where they live. On a trekking expedition or on a 4×4 tour, being in contact with the unspoiled nature of the region is a unique experience. After all, when we think of Alentejo we immediately imagine the calmness it convey us, right? But we also imagine …

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King Manuel Palace in Evora, Palácio D. Manuel

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King Manuel Palace is, still today, one of the most beautiful buildings in Evora. This monument is located inside Evora Public Park, in the tranquility of a green space with terraces and benches from where you can admire the palace. The history of King Manuel Palace is a bit turbulent, like the one of many buildings which are part of Evora’s heritage. King Afonso ordered …

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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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University of Evora, Colegio do Espírito Santo

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The University of Evora (Evora University) is composed of several buildings, spread across town and the surrounding area, which accommodate the different departments. Practically all of them are restorations of old historical structures closely linked to the rich past of Evora. The most important building of the University of Evora is the Colégio do Espírito Santo, one of the places most visited by tourists from …

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Evora Library

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Evora Library, or Evora Public Library, is an imposing building on the top part of the city, where other monuments were also built. You will surely find it when you explore the historic streets. It opened in 1666 with the objective to be the Colégio dos Moços do Coro da Sé (college for the choir boys of the cathedral), according to an idea of the …

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