Pick up: 8:00 a.m. Hotel/Home
Direction to Évora, we begin your tour with a visit to the Cathedral, a work of the Romanesque and Gothic style, built in granite, beginning with construction in 1186 and finishing in 1250, you can also visit the Capela dos Ossos, one of the best known Monuments of the city, is located in the church of S. Francisco, built in the seventeenth century on the initiative of three monks, with the main idea of transmitting the transience of life as it refers to the warning at the entrance "We bones that we are here, for your We hope "being thus the whole chapel decorated by bones. In the center of the city you can visit the Temple of Diana, it is one of the most famous landmarks of the city and is the most present and resistant symbol of the Roman presence in the Portuguese territory. You will also visit in this tour the Palace of the Dukes of Cadaval located in the acropolis of the city, it consists of the manor house and the church of Lóios, thus presenting an admirable combination between Manuelino, Mudéjar and even Gothic styles. You will then visit Quinta da Cartuxa (Wine Cellar), which is now one of the wine cellar centers produced by the Eugénio de Almeida Foundation. The success of this wine project has allowed the Foundation to generate the necessary resources to fulfill the mission it has defined, focused on the social, cultural and educational development of the region. Wine tasting accompanied with cheese, jams, sausages among others.
On the way back, you will visit Arraiolos where you can visit the Castle, famous for its unusual plant being the same circular, being thus one of the castles with the world's rarest architecture. Before returning, a visit will be made to the famous rugs, embroidered with wool on a cotton canvas characterized from the Alentejo village, thus giving characteristics of a resistant and consistent tapestry.
Your tour ends with your return to the starting point.
- Price included in the wine and / or sausage tasting;
- Duration of 8 hours;
- Meals and entrances in monuments not included;
- Min 3 people;
- Tour accompanied by guide / interpreter;
- From 7 people on budget.