We will leave the sunny city of Lisbon towards the city of Évora where we will contemplate the Roman history of Évora.
Évora is situated in the beautiful region of Alentejo, one golden land of endless fields dotted with olive and cork trees, this stunning region of Portugal historic towns and villages nestle together the medieval walls while the artisans keep traditions alive.
The Alentejo offers the ideal opportunity to explore the rich legacy left by the Romans and Moors, delight in the cuisine while enjoying the tranquillity of a stunning landscape.
A prominent place in the city is the Chapel of Bones, where hundreds of human bones on the walls and ceiling will certainly be recorded in your memory. Plenty of city monuments led to its classification as a
World Heritage Site by UNESCO found to be the best example of a city of the Age of Portuguese gold after the destruction of Lisbon in the 1755 earthquake.
Highlights yet to Giraldo Square, the Catholic Cathedral and the Roman temple where some historians say that we are facing one of the oldest monuments in Portugal.
We went to the border town of Elvas, due to its geographical position the city is strongly marked by its military foundation, which now becomes a veritable museum of fortifications from various eras.
We started our visit at Aqueduct Amoreira, with 843 arches and more than five arches and towers of 31 m height is considered the greatest aqueduct in the Iberian Peninsula with a length of 8.5km.
We went then to the Elvas Castle where human occupation dates back at least the second century. C. when the Romans occupied Portugal, then inhabited by the Visigoths and from 714, the Arabs in 1166, but fell back into the hands of Arabs, alternation that would repeat until the reign of King Sancho II, by around 1226, that definitely goes for the Portuguese possession, finished our tour in Elvas with aa visit to the fort of Santa Lúzia
The Fort of Santa Lúzia is located in the southern part of the beautiful town of Elvas, constituting today one important example of Portuguese military architecture of the seventeenth century. The Fort of Santa Luzia has a quadrangular plant with about 150 meters, today the Fort houses the interesting Military Museum of Santa Lúzia Fort.
We end our day with a visit to Badajoz, border town on Spanish territory, bathed by the Guadiana river was during the years of dictatorship in Portugal one of the exit points to many Portuguese emigrants to Europe and also of young people who did not want to go to the Colonial War .
For the Portuguese Lisbon and high Alentejo city of Spain is closer to Portugal, it was there that they were buying latin america products, noted that beneath the walls of Badajoz Castle D. Afonso Henriques, the Conqueror command his men and mercenaries Geraldo the Fearless, fell from his horse and never walked.
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Hotel – Lisbon – Vasco da Gama Bridge – Évora center – Plaza Giraldo – Temple of Diana – Chapel of Bones – Sé de Évora – – Estremoz center – Estremoz Castle – Marble Museum – Elvas – Historical Center – Aqueduct of Elvas – Castle Elvas – Forte de Santa Luzia – Badajoz – Badajoz – Plaza Alta – Castle Alcabaza – Palmas Bridge – Put on April 25 – Lisbon – Hotel
|Start of the Tour from your Hotel/Apartment|
|Tour adapted at your own rhythm|
|Costumized service from our driver/tour guide|
|24/7 customer service|
|Time and visit all the sites advertised in tour|
|Excellent buying tips and the best traditional restaurants|
|Bottled water on board|
|Civil liability insurance for all passengers|
|Number of passengers||Low Season||High Season|
|Total price for 1 person||330 €||335 €|
|Total price for 2 persons||335 €||340 €|
|Total price for 3 persons||340 €||345 €|
|Total price for 4 persons||345 €||375 €|
|Total price for 5 persons||375 €||380 €|
|Total price for 6 persons||380 €||390 €|
|Total price for 7 persons||390 €||399 €|
|Total price for 8 persons||399 €||410 €|