Day trip in Évora - the medieval city


Tour Number

Activity Level



City, Day Trip / Out of Town, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 3



Spanish (advanced), Portuguese (fluent), Italian (fluent), French (fluent), English (fluent)

let's go through cork, history and wines!

Just about one hour from Lisbon, there is Évora, located in the biggest Portuguese region - Alentejo - in the South of Portugal. Alentejo is made of plaines where cattle goes around freely and you can see whitewashed houses here and there. Évora is its most important city, with thousands of year old, and here you can visit the roman temple (with almost 2000 years old!!!), its cathedral, the old university and last but not least, the impressive bone's chapel (real human bones!!) inside Saint Francis church. All of the city center is World Heritage Site, by the Unesco. But you will also find a great opportunity to meet our regional handicraft - cork - used not only for bottle stoppers. You'll get surprised! Talking about wine, there's great red wine and great regional dishes (based on meet) and even delicious desserts with centuries old. Come and see for yourself!!!




-Roman temple
-Cork shops
-Bone's Chapel
-lunch break

Outside Évora
-Cork local factory


Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Anywhere in Lisbon that would be convenient for you.
If you need me to pick you up at the airport there will be an extra cost of 10 € because of very high parking fees.
If you are staying outside Lisbon, please contact me and I'll create your custom made tour.

End location: Anywhere in Lisbon that would be convenient for you.
If you are staying outside Lisbon, please contact me and I'll create your custom made tour.

Duration: 7 hours


- Walking (if you want)
- My standard car - confortable for up to 3 adults + me with AC (Skoda Octavia break).
If you are a party of 4 or more people or you'd prefer a van I'll be happy to rent a 7-9 seater van for you (not included).

What’s Included

-Pick-up and return to your accommodation or any other location you choose within Lisbon (If you're staying outside Lisbon there will be an extra fee)

-7h private tour including my personal assistance, knowledge and services as a Portugal tour guide.

-licensed guides as me have the right to skip the lines to buy tickets to the monuments/museums. However tickets are not included in the price of the tour.

-My guided tour inside the monuments/museums

Estimated Local Cash Needed

60 Euros - Evora's cathedral and bone's chapel admission fee - 5 €
Lunch - between 10 and 50 € per person
Cork souvenirs - between 5 and 100 €

What’s Extra

Entrance fees, other transportation besides my car, meals & snacks, personal expenses.


If you are a party of more than 3 I will be happy to rent a van or a bus

A Recent Review of this tour

Strongly recommend this tour if you want to do something different from the classic tourists destinations such as Lisbon and Sintra. Evora is a charming, laid back medieval city with lots of interesting historic and cultural spots. We also visited the famous José Maria Fonseca wine cellar and a local tile workshop. Such a perfect day tour! All credit to Gloria!
Edward T.

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