Experiences

Visit Évora heritage and taste the Alentejo wines

Lisbon, Portugal
from
€490
up to 2 people

Duration

10h

Tour type

Private

Group size

up to 6 people

Languages

English, Portuguese

Overview

Visit Évora heritage and taste the Alentejo wines with pick-up in Lisbon or at the hotel in a private van, we’ll drive you for about 2 hours till Évora, UNESCO World Heritage since 1986, to taste a local sweet with an espresso, followed by a walking tour in the old streets inside the medieval walls, visiting the main square Praça do Giraldo, the Roman Temple build BC in honor to Augusto Emperor.

From here, let’s continue to the unique Capela dos Ossos (Bones Chapel) build on the 18th Century where the inside walls are all cover by human bones. After this creepy visit will be time for lunch.

The lunch will be at a local restaurant to have the opportunity to taste the traditional Alentejo food in a full meal with appetizers of bread and olives, main dish of local meat or fish, drinks, desert and coffee.

In the afternoon, time to visit and taste the wines/olive oils at Adega Cartuxa accompanied with local bread. The Cartuxa brand is the principal activity of the Eugénio de Almeida Foundation and the umbrella brand of the Cartuxa Winery. The logo identifies wines such as EA, Foral de Évora, Cartuxa and the legendary Pêra-Manca, as well as the olive oils EA and Cartuxa Gourmet.

The visit includes a 90 minutes guided tour over the secular building, surrounded by vineyards, was the Jesuit retreat home (Society of Jesus), who lectured at Universidade de Évora in the 16th and 17th centuries. It is in this building full of history that the Wine Tourism visit begins, enjoying the unique surroundings of Quinta de Valbom. Discover the place’s memory, follow the technical evolution of wine production and end on a high note with the tastings of three wines, two olive oils and bread.
Time to leave Évora and the Alentejo region to return to Lisbon.

Included & Not Included

Pickup / drop of at hotel;
Private transport, driver and guide;
Taste local sweets;
Sightsee over downtown of Évora;
Visit to Capela dos Ossos;
Lunch with drinks at local restaurant;
Visit the vineyards and the Cartuxa winery;
Wine tasting of 3 wines;
Taste the olive oil and local bread;
Mandatory Insurance;
Free Wi-Fi on board;
Water bottle.
Personal expenses;
Tips;
Other services not included in the itinerary.

Itinerary

Day 1
Pick up at 9am, drive for 2 hours to Évora, taste the local sweets, visit the main square, Roman temple, Capela dos Ossos and lunch at local restaurant. After lunch will visit and taste wines in Cartuxa winery. Return to Lisbon to drop off at 7pm.

FAQ's

Yes, the lunch is included in the tour. We’ll have a full meal at a local restaurant in town.
Price various by group size. In this case the price is for a private experience up to 2 people.
We like to give as much possible attention and get to know each guest, so small groups up to 6 people are ideal but we have welcomed bigger ones before.
Lisbon airport or hotel at your request.

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