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300m

ST. FRANCIS CHURCH AND CHAPEL OF BONES


A 15th and 16th century building, of Manueline-Mudejar and Renaissance style, with an imposing facade. Not to be missed, the greatest curiosity of its interior: the Chapel of Bones, formed completely by human bones.

500m

CATHEDRAL OF ÉVORA


12th century Roman-Gothic cathedral with a valuable treasure. It is the largest medieval cathedral in Portugal. Visit the magnificent cloisters and climb to the rooftop with stunning views of the historic center.

700m

ÉVORA ROMAN SPA


The Roman Baths of Évora, built between the 2nd and 3rd centuries, were discovered in late 1987, during archaeological excavations in the oldest part of the town hall building in Largo do Sertório.

500m

ÉVORA MUSEUM


In this beautiful museum, created in 1915, you can get to know its rich collection of archeology, architecture, sculpture, epigraphy, jewelery and the biggest highlight of decorative arts and painting. Image rights C.M.E.

650m

ROMAN TEMPLE


One of the ex-libris of Evora also known as Temple of Diana. Don't miss this beautiful example of first-century Roman religious architecture and its spectacular Corinthian columns.

1.2km

SILVER WATER AQUEDUCT


A striking work of the city that overlapped the ancient Roman aqueduct and extends for about 18km. Visit this point of interest in Évora, very photogenic at sunset. Image rights C.M.E.

500m

GIRALDO SQUARE


With a privileged location in the city center, visit this emblematic Évora square, where the highlight is the white marble fountain, built in 1571, at the request of Infante D. Henrique.

700m

ÉVORA UNIVERSITY


The University of Évora was the second university to be founded in Portugal. Soon after the University of Coimbra in 1537, the need to build a university that served the south of the country was felt. The inauguration was on November 1, 1559. Image rights U.E.

500m

ÉVORA PUBLIC GARDEN


The Évora Public Garden, with more than three hectares, reproduces the romantic ideal of a very popular garden in the second half of the 19th century. Ideal for picnicking or getting kids to play. .

650m

DIANA GARDEN


The garden, located in front of the Roman temple, is a viewpoint of choice over the city. On the other side, you can see the houses of Mouraria. It has a terrace. Image rigths www.visitevora.net

2.7km

CARTUXA CELLAR


Visit the building where the Adega da Cartuxa was founded. Relax with a visit to the farm and finish with a wine and olive oil tasting. Image rights Cartuxa Cellar.

70km

HERDADE DOS COTÉIS


In Moura is the Venâncio family wine and olive grove. The wines and olive oil are produced by the harvest itself. In this estate, you will also get mouth-watering from the cheeses and honey produced here. Stroll through the Alentejo! Image rights Herdade dos Cotéis.

124km

OLIVE PRESS MUSEUM MELARA PICADO NUNES - GALEGOS, MARVÃO


A great way to get to know one of the oldest arts in Alentejo, lagareiros, and one of our noblest products, our gold.
A museum where you work a modern brand. It is worth visiting the olive oil interpretation center.

26km

MONTE DA RAVASQUEIRA


Discover Ravasqueira on one of three options for guided tours of the Museum of Trailers, vineyard tour, winery tour and cellars. Image rights Monte da Ravasqueira

70km

OLIVE PRESS “VARAS DO FOJO” AND GARDEN OF OLIVE TREES


The first record of the olive oil mill dates back to 1810 and remains in operation until 1941. It is a faithful testimony to the manufacture of olive oil without the use of machinery prior to industrialization. A must visit.
Next door is the garden of olive trees, opened in May 2012 and located between CEPAAL and Varas do Fojo, has about 1,600 m2. In addition to millenary olive trees, it has a variety of herbs to make your visit even more interesting. Image rights C.M. de Moura.

40km

HERDADE DO ESPORÃO


A few kilometers from Évora you can visit the beautiful “Herdade do Esporão”, which is open to all who want to know. Do a wine and olive oil tasting in the Alentejo. Image rights Herdade do Esporão.

77km

AGRICULTURAL COOPERATIVE OF MOURA AND BARRANCOS


Founded in 1954, enjoy the largest and most modern wine press in the country, with a grinding capacity of 900 tons of olives daily. You can also take one of the most awarded Portuguese olive oils to taste at home. Image rights C.A.M.B.

OLIVE OIL TASTING


Olive oil tasting, on request, a true sensory experience ideal for all palates, since it has different flavors, to get to know this precious golden nectar.

HOT AIR BALLOON RIDE


Hot air ballooning tours are the best way to discover the Aqueduct, the Wall, the Cathedral and the many churches in this historic city.

CULTURAL TOURS


Half-day or full-day guided tours to the Historic Center of Évora, Wine Route, Monsaraz, Megalithic Enclosures, among others.

ALQUEVA TOURS


Enjoy a relaxing river and cultural tour through boat hire at Alqueva. A unique landscape where the view gets lost between the water and the plain.

THEMATIC TOURS


Guided tours on the theme of Cork. Scroll through the lush hills, hear the sound of the mount, feel the wind in the olive groves, the warmth of the vineyards, the echo of medieval fortresses and the whispering of abandoned chapels.

STARS OBSERVATION


Alentejo is the best place in Portugal for stargazing. Astronomy lovers have a unique opportunity to be under the starry sky.

Please contact your hotel directly for more information
on visits to farms, mills and activities through evora.reservas@luxhotels.pt or +351 266 760 050