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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

Alqueva Lake – Houseboats (and other activities) | Surprising Alentejo

houseboats alqueva

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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Roman Baths In Acqua Veritas Spa | Evora, Portugal

evora experiences roman baths

In a city like Evora, whose symbol and most famous monument is the Roman Temple, travellers have become accustomed to finding traces of this people. Here, the settlement Ebora Liberalitas Julia was established, which would become crucial for the domination of the Iberian Peninsula until the third century AD. Those who are fascinated by the rich past of Roman civilization will be able to observe …

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Transfer Lisbon – Evora, transfers Portugal

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A transfer to Evora may be your best option to come to Alentejo. In a fast, safe and personalised way, our services of transfers from Lisbon or any other region in Portugal allow you to have transportation to Evora or from Evora one way or return, as well as tours in Evora and/or Alentejo included. Considering that tourism in Portugal arrives, especially, through Lisbon airport …

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Cante Alentejano, polyphonic singing from Alentejo, Portugal – UNESCO

cante alentejano

Cante Alentejano is part of the strongest traditions of Alentejo, together with Alentejo cuisine and Alentejo wine. What wonderful traditions we have here to show you! When people listen to Cante, it becomes part of them. They feel a little bit “alentejanos” when they listen to the powerful voices of choral groups, which reach their souls. That is why Cante is now on the Unesco …

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Local shops in Evora

local shops evora

Local shops in Evora are very important for the city because they give life to the city centre. Both the population (the “Eborenses”) and the visitors can shop while enjoying the beauty of the buildings. Many of these are here for centuries and have “seen” a lot of people making business in fairs or shops. The best streets to find local shops or the big …

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Evora Market, Mercado Municipal de Evora

evora market

Evora Municipal Market is located on the nice 1º de Maio Square, near Evora Public Park, Rossio, S. Francisco Church and the famous Bones Chapel. It is also not too far from Giraldo Square, the great city centre. By the market, we also find one of the many departments of Evora University. Because this area has so many points of interest, many tourists visit it, …

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Evora museums list

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Evora museums tell the story of the city and Alentejo, Portugal. These museums are places where the past is shown on exhibits. But, in many cases, also on the walls of important buildings which witnessed hundreds of years go by slowly. The museums of Evora are perfectly integrated in the historical centre. This allows you to visit some of them while you also explore the …

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How to get to Evora, travel to Evora

get to evora

After you get to know the answer to the question “Where is Evora?” by seeing its location on a map, you will understand that its geographic position makes travelling to the capital of Alentejo quite easy. Evora, even though administratively considered as south of Portugal, is not that far from a central position in the country. So, if you want to travel to Evora departing …

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