5 Reasons to Add Evora to Your Portugal Itinerary

5 Reasons to Add Evora to Your Portugal Itinerary, Evora, Portugal (B)

Evora is a quiet Portuguese town of approximately 56,500 residents. Located about 1.5 hours east of Lisbon, this little municipality could easily be dismissed as a “nothing to see here” kind of place. But we were pleasantly surprised by how much it actually offered. Here are just a few reasons why you should add Evora to your itinerary if you’re visiting Portugal:

Lisbon is like any bustling city, with a go-go-go sort of frenetic energy. Once we left the big city and entered the medieval city walls of Evora, though, life’s pace slowed down considerably. There’s no reason to rush here, and you can feel it in the air.

We wanted to book a day trip outside of Evora, so we spoke to our hotel front desk clerk to set something up. He said he had a friend he could call who took people on tours. We could do anything we wanted on the tour, we just had to ask. Want to go biking? Want to see the vineyards? Were we foodies, or more into history? Things were very flexible, including when we wanted to go. We decided we wanted to get a relatively early start, so we asked if we could go at 9:00 AM. The clerk said he would call his friend and let us know the plan. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 5 Reasons to Add Evora to Your Portugal Itinerary
Guide Location: Portugal » Evora
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Darlene Fisher
Read it on Author's Website: http://thirstyjourneys.com/five-reasons-add-evora-portugal-itinerary
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Capela dos Ossos
  • Cathedral of Evora
  • Igreja Sao Joao Evangelista
  • Cadaval’s Palace
  • Roman Temple of Evora
  • Aqua de Prata Aqueduct
  • Almendres Cromlech
  • Uafas
  • Alentejo Wine Route Tasting Room