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To explore Alentejo: this is why you are visiting this website. And this is why we make it available for you.

More than a place to simply stay, Evora and the whole Alentejo are an invitation to explore the riches of the history, monuments, landscapes. With activities and events to discover the culture and the products of the land that proud Alentejo people prepare with dedication.

We help you in your exploration of Evora and Alentejo by suggesting places to visit, itineraries and activities. Follow us!

Hot air balloon Evora, Balloon ride Alentejo

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To do a hot air balloon ride in Evora or in any other spot in Alentejo is a peaceful but exciting adventure. Not too many people had the privilege to live it. Flying with the wind in a balloon gives us a wonderful perspective over the Alentejo landscape and the historic streets of Evora or any other town or village in the region. A balloon …

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Visit Evora – Top 10 reasons to come to Alentejo, Portugal

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There are plenty of reasons to visit Evora. That is why it has always been one of the favorite destinations in Portugal for national and foreign tourists. This list shows only one of the possible top 10 reasons to visit Evora. Get inspired. Visit Evora – Location Where is Evora? In the heart of Alentejo, halfway between Lisbon and the Estremadura region of Spain. So, …

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What to do in Alentejo | 12 Activities in Alentejo, Portugal

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Deciding what to do in Alentejo will be easier after you read about the activities we suggest. A visit to Alentejo shouldn’t be simply a tourism trip to its main monuments. You have most certainly discovered this page “What to visit in Alentejo | Activities in Alentejo, Portugal” because you wish to visit the region and leave with your “batteries recharged” and a new soul …

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Portuguese Cooking Class in Évora, Alentejo

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Since you are a food lover looking to experience traditional Portuguese food firsthand, a cooking class in Évora, Alentejo, is a must-try. As you know, Portugal is rich in culinary heritage. And nowhere is this more evident than in Alentejo, famous for its hearty and rustic cuisine, featuring local ingredients. Among many, you will recognise olive oil, garlic, onion, bread, pork, and herbs. Our cooking …

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Alentejo Tour – Olive oil, Cork, Wine, Gastronomy, Castle | The best of our region

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Our Alentejo Tour – Olive Oil, Cork, Wine and Gastronomy reveals the secrets of the Alentejo and its people through the best products that the soil and climate give us. Besides, it also visits a castle with an amazing view over the Alentejo fields. This tour is the obvious choice for people like you, who travel to get in close contact with those who live, …

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Rent a car in Alentejo, Portugal – Driving to and around the region

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Renting a car in Alentejo is an exciting way to explore the region. We do have private car tours designed specifically for those who love to just relax during their holidays while learning more and more from locals. But we understand that driving yourself while travelling through Portugal is a different adventure. The roads in Alentejo are in good condition and have little traffic. They …

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Evora Megalithic Tour (Almendres Cromlech included)

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Going on the Megalithic Tour in Evora, a visit to the megalithic monuments in this region, means to go back thousands of years in time. In Evora district there are more than 10 megalithic sites, making this fenomenal testimony of prehistory in Alentejo one of the most important in the Iberian Peninsula and Europe altogether. These prehistoric monuments go back to the Neolithic period (5500-4500 …

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Houseboats in Lake Alqueva, Alentejo Portugal

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Did you know that there are Houseboats in Alqueva Lake, Alentejo (Portugal), which you can drive through the waters with family and friends without even needing a sailor’s license? That’s right! These boats carry the soul of the Alentejo to you. No hurries, taking you where you wish to go in the moment. But what is “Alqueva”? The Alqueva Dam has 96.5 sq mi (250 …

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