The Best and Insider Evora and Monsaraz Tour From Lisbon

On our Evora and Monsaraz tour get to know the scorching Alentejo of whitewashed houses in summer and flower beds spilled in spring. Here, you will feel the sharing and welcoming of the people of this region. Get ready because nowhere else will you find the taste of the tradition of being at the table. Enjoy centuries-old traditions and history pages.

Price

From €290

Duration

1 day 8 hours

Min People

2

Max People

8

Evora and Monsaraz Tour

The Evora and Monsaraz tour is unforgettable due to its rich history and captivating beauty. This guided tour offers an immersive experience that will transport you back as you explore these remarkable historical sites.

Évora, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is renowned for its well-preserved medieval walls and enchanting architecture. From the iconic Temple of Diana to the grandeur of the Cathedral of Evora, every step unveils centuries of history and culture.

As a result, you venture into this ancient city and discover hidden gems like the haunting Chapel of Bones and the charming Giraldo Square. Immerse yourself in the stories behind these landmarks as your knowledgeable guide paints a vivid picture of their significance.

Experience, historical sites, guided tour, Evora, Monsaraz

Continuing to Monsaraz, a picturesque hilltop village overlooking Alqueva Lake, you will be captivated by its breathtaking panoramic views. Then, wander through narrow cobblestone streets adorned with traditional whitewashed houses and immerse yourself in the timeless charm that permeates every corner.

Moreover, this fortified village is like stepping into a fairytale with its cobbled streets. Equally important, the whitewashed houses were adorned with colorful flowers and an imposing castle overlooking the countryside. Finally, take a leisurely walk along its walls or visit one of its charming handicraft shops to experience this magical place’s essay.

Our Évora and Monsaraz tour allows one to delve into local traditions and indulge in authentic regional cuisine. Savor delectable dishes made from fresh local ingredients while soaking up the relaxed atmosphere that defines this region.

Whether you are a history enthusiast or simply seeking a unique travel experience, our Évora and Monsaraz tour promises to leave an indelible mark on your memory. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Portugal’s past as we guide you through these extraordinary destinations.

Tour Plan

Schedule: 9:00h

Embark on a journey of discovery as we explore the charming towns of Évora and Monsaraz. Our adventure starts at the lively Praça Grande or Giraldo, a bustling political, religious, and commercial hub. We will then immerse ourselves in the area’s rich history by visiting the awe-inspiring Cathedral of Santa Maria and the Church of St. Francis, with the option to delve deeper into the Chapel of Bones.

Our exploration continues as we marvel at the impressive Roman Temple of Diana, dedicated to imperial worship. Our journey would not be complete without taking a moment to appreciate the city museum’s stunning historical tiles featuring classical authors and visiting the magnificent Espírito Santo College, now transformed into a University.

Monsaraz offers a medieval experience, complete with a castle, watchtower, pillory, and old Audience Palaces, boasting a one-of-a-kind artistic heritage: the 15th-century fresco of the “Good and Bad Judge.” We’ll then take in the breathtaking sights of Europe’s largest artificial lake and the country’s most significant water reserve. As we return to Lisbon, we’ll stop at the Esporão estate or in S. Pedro do Corval, leaving you with unforgettable memories of our trip.

More than 8?

No problem! Fill out our Inquiry Form to ask for our large group rates.

Included

  • We will pick you up at a mutually agreed upon location, your hotel or cruise ship port, for example.
  • We will drop you off at a mutually agreed upon location, your hotel or cruise ship port, for example.
  • Comfortable minivan or car with AC and WiFi, up to 8 people.
  • Guided tour in English ,driver, minivan with WiFi, parking, gas, tolls, insurance, taxes, and water.
  • Visit to the Cork factory in Évora.
  • Wine tasting in Herdade do Esporão winery.
  • Guided visit to the Chapel of Bones in Evora

Excluded

  • Food and drinks, unless specified on Tour Includes
  • Entrance fees, unless specified on Tour Includes

Additional Information

Operational info

Private: Our tours are always private (just you and guide/driver);

Custom-made: The tour highlights are just suggestions of places to visit. The tour itinerary will be designed according to your preferences;

Tour Length: Each day tour is designed to last approximately 8 hours (hotel-tour-hotel);

Minimum group of 2 people and maximum 8 people;

The values indicated are per person and vary depending on the number of people.

Transfers

Lisbon airport, hotel and cruise transfers to and from all destinations in Portugal

Transport up to 8 adult passengers

Free Wi-Fi in all vehicles

Special rates for airport and cruise transfers

We will meet you inside the airport terminal arrivals and holding a sign with your name written on it

High quality service

Changes made by clients

Any changes made after booking confirmation along the tour will not be refundable, and the resulting costs will be considered extras and paid by the customer.

Spoken languages

Our tours are spoken in Portuguese, English, Spanish and French.

Cancellation Policy

If you must cancel your trip, penalties may apply based on the total trip price.

  • Suppose you cancel up to 30 days before your scheduled arrival. In that case, no penalties will be applied except for certain items such as entrance tickets, third-party activities, hotel bookings, and transaction fees. Each provider’s policy will be evaluated individually in these cases.
  • If you cancel between 30 and 15 days before your arrival, a penalty of 20% will be applied.
  • If you cancel less than 15 days before your scheduled arrival, a penalty of 100% will be applied. However, Real Embrace Portugal sometimes reserves the right to consider a partial refund.

 

Cancellation requests must be made by email.

Changes and Cancellations by Real Embrace Portugal

Before you enter into a contract with us, we reserve the right to change any of the facilities or services described in our brochure or website. We also reserve the right to cancel the booking do to weather and/or other conditions. Any changes are usually very minor and we will advise you at the earliest possible date. If a major change, such as change in departure time, becomes necessary, we will inform you as soon as reasonably possible your tours begins. When a major change or cancellation occurs you will have the choice of accepting the change of arrangements, purchasing another available tour from us, or cancelling your tour. If booking is cancelled we will refund all payments made directly to us in respect of the tour price. We will not refund any personal expenses you may have incurred as a result of your booking such as flight payments for land-only tours, travel insurance, equipment purchases, visas, vaccinations etc.

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