Évora and Monsaraz Tour

Alqueva, Évora, Monsaraz - Portugal




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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.
Private tour from 550€ for 2 persons
For more than 2 persons, please ask for a quote


Évora and Monsaraz Tour

Visit Évora and Monsaraz. We will guide you on tour directly from your hotel into the cork trees and vineyards of the Alentejo region. Travel comfortably in a private vehicle and enjoy the landscapes most visitors from the capital won't see.

Explore historic Évora and Monsaraz on a full-day private tour from Lisbon. Visit the Roman Temple in Évora and stroll the partially-enclosed village of Monsaraz. Admire whitewashed houses, religious monuments, and the vineyards of the Alentejo.

Following a pick-up from your hotel in Lisbon, we will take you to the capital of the Alentejo, Évora. Explore its exciting history, from Roman times, through the times of the Moors, to the Reconquista and the present days. Meet the locals and taste the region's food as you see sites such as the Roman Temple, Giraldo Square, and Graça Church.

The beauty and historical context of Évora allows a full day of sights, legends, and fascinating tales. There is always something to see and experience, the locals are friendly, and the food is exquisite.

The personalized guided tour to Évora and Monsaraz gives you all the information to appreciate Évora in all its glory. Don't miss this museum city with stunning scenery and amazing sights.

After your tour, you will know everything you need about Évora, Monsaraz, and the Alentejo.

You'll enjoy a delicious traditional meal with regional wine, at the village of Monsaraz, along with seeing the beautiful sights in the lands of the big lake, the Alqueva.

Indeed, this is an experience that you must not miss.

After, another transfer to the partially-walled village of Monsaraz to enjoy a traditional meal with local wine. Along the way, admire the Alentejo landscapes, such as the lake at Alqueva. Finally, the ruins of the Castle of Monsaraz on Monte Xarez before transferring back to Lisbon at the end of the day.

Monsaraz is one of Portugal's most ancient villages and one of the most scenic areas in Portugal. Because here time stands still, legends became authentic and old traditions became the local culture. Explore the culture, meet the local people and taste a traditional meal with local wine in Monsaraz. Then, visit a cork factory with a guided visit and learn about one of the unique products made in Portugal.

If you are interested in Jewish Heritage in Portugal, we can also guide to through the Jewish Alentejo.

Private tour from 550€ for 2 persons
For more than 2 persons, please ask for a quote


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  • Pick up e Drop off
  • Mandatory fees
  • Wi-Fi on board
  • Exclusive and specialized Guide/Driver
  • Personalized transport in a luxury Mercedes vehicle, in safe & comfortable conditions
  • All taxes
  • Public liability and personal accidents insurance
  • Visit to a corck factory in Evora
  • Wine tasting at Herdade do Esporão
  • Food and drinks, unless specified on Tour Includes
  • Entrance fees, unless specified on Tour Includes



  • 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
  • Contact us and let us know:
    • Your name and destination
    • Arrival / Departure Date
    • Flight number
    • Email: [email protected]

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.

Cancellation Policy

All bookings for multiday tours, group tours and packages with Real Embrace Portugal, considering the situation of exception that we live, refunds will be made up to 24 hours before in case the customer cancels the tour. Cancellation requests must be made by email.

Changes made by clients

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

Tours - Spoken languages

  • Our tours are spoken in portuguese, english, spanish and french.

Covid-19 Prevention Measures

Relevant information for groups: Our tours are private.
  • Covid-19 vaccination required for our guides;
  • Our drivers have safety and health training;
  • Hand sanitizer will be provided to passengers by driver every time before entering the vehicle;
  • The driver will wear a face mask at all times and will keep a safe distance from customers avoiding close contact, handshakes, etc.;
  • Luggage will only be handle with customers authorization;
  • The driver will use sanitizing products to continually clean the main contact areas inside and outside the vehicle (handles,seat belts, etc.);
  • For safety reasons our vehicles will not provide magazines and water bottles. We apologize for this inconvenience;
  • Upon completion of each tour, our cleaning team will carry out a thorough cleaning with anti-bacterial products.

Tour - 1 day

    • 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 Lenght – 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;
    • For larger groups contact by email [email protected]

Tour Plan

Day 1 - Alqueva, Évora and Monsaraz

Schedule: 9:00h

Our tour to Évora and Monsaraz starts at Praça Grande or Giraldo, a political, religious and commercial center.

We continue by the cathedral of Santa Maria and the Church of St. Francis, for those interested, you can visit the Chapel of bones.

We go back in time and we will visit the Roman Temple of Diana, but dedicated to imperial worship.

Finally, we cannot leave the "city - museum" without seeing the old Espírito Santo College, current University, and enjoy the beautiful tiles history with allusions to classical authors.

In Monsaraz, the atmosphere is medieval with the castle and its watchtower, pillory, and the old Audience Palaces, where is an unusual work of artistic heritage: the fresco of the "Good and Bad Judge" (15th century).

Time now, to visit the largest artificial lake in Europe, and the largest water reserve in the country.

We went down to the pier to enjoy the afternoon breeze and take a short boat ride for those interested.

On the return to Lisbon, we stopped at the Esporão estate or, alternatively, in S. Pedro do Corval (the locality with the highest concentration of olarias).

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