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Gastronomy Tour

Gastronomy Tour

The historic city of Évora is located in the heart of the Alentejo region of south central Portugal. The city’s rich history dates back several thousand years and it is thanks to its long and distinguished heritage, coupled with the wonderful climatic characteristics of the region, that it has earned itself such a strong reputation […]

One Day Tour

One Day Tour

There is much to keep visitors to Évora occupied for several days of sightseeing in and around the city. But if you are travelling by car or feel like hiring one for a day in order to venture a little further afield, there are some delightful day trips to the outlying areas just waiting to […]

Shopping in Évora

Shopping in Évora

As one of Portugal’s older cities and a UNESCO World Heritage site, shopping does not tend to be at the top of the agenda for Évora’s visitors. Nonetheless, there are some lovely shopping areas and plenty of traditional and modern retail finds to be had. Whether you are looking for traditional pieces crafted from the […]

Nightlife in Évora

Nightlife in Évora

Évora, in Portugal, is an ancient city with a modern outlook. There is plenty here to keep visitors entertained from dawn to dusk – and for those who are looking for some fun and lively Évora nightlife, entertainment from dusk until dawn shouldn’t be any problem either. Évora is a provincial town set around an […]

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Best Hotels and Accommodation

Évora Inn Chiado Design

Évora Inn Chiado Design

The Évora Inn Chiado Design is the first design hotel to be established in the historic city of Évora in central Portugal. This UNESCO World heritage city, set within ancient city walls whose face has changed little in centuries, is a must-visit location for visitors keen to explore the historic monuments and architecture of old […]

Convento do Espinheiro Hotel & Spa

Convento do Espinheiro Hotel & Spa

The Convento do Espinheiro Hotel & Spa is located in the building of a fifteenth-century convent in the historic town of Évora, Portugal. The convent building has been beautifully restored to a level fitting of this UNESCO World Heritage destination and offers guests the perfect base from which to explore the city. The Convento do […]

Pousada de Évora – Convento dos Lóios

Pousada de Évora – Convento dos Lóios

Pousada de Évora, Convento dos Lóios is set in a former convent and is one of the most famous and well-preserved architectural buildings in the historic city of Évora, Portugal. The historic centre of Évora is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site and attracts visitors throughout the year to wander through the ancient streets […]

Old Évora Hostel

Old Évora Hostel

The Old Évora Hostel is centrally located in the historic city of Évora, Portugal, midway between the famous Praça do Giraldo, centrepiece of this ancient town since it came to prominence back in the sixteenth century, and the bus station at which many of the town’s visitors arrive for the first time. All the major […]

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Recommended Restaurants

O Fialho Restaurant

O Fialho Restaurant

O Fialho Restaurant in Évora, Portugal, is something of an institution within this historic city. Founded as far back as 1948 by Manuel Fialho as a chophouse, it has evolved and grown through the decades to become possibly the most famous restaurant in Évora. Évora is set within the Ribatejo region of Portugal and O […]

Tasquinha do Oliveira

Tasquinha do Oliveira

Tasquinha do Oliveira Restaurant in Évora is considered to be one of the quirkiest eateries in this historic UNESCO World Heritage city of central Portugal. Run by the husband and wife team of Manuel, who manages the front of house, and Carolina who creates the dishes behind the scenes in the kitchen, it is more […]

Degust’AR Restaurant

Degust’AR Restaurant

The Degust’AR Restaurant in Évora is one of the most luxurious and glamorous in this historic city of central Portugal. Located in the heart of the historic centre in the building of the sixteenth-century Sepulveda Palace, it retains many of the original architectural features for which this UNESCO World Heritage city has earned its fame. […]

BL Lounge Restaurant

BL Lounge Restaurant

The BL Lounge Restaurant in Évora is something of a departure for Évora eateries. Located right in the heart of the historic Old Town, next to the famous temple of Diana in Rua das Alcaçarias, this excellent restaurant offers modern fusion cuisine in a contemporary and well-designed dining room. The traditional architectural exterior gives no […]

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Best Attractions

Temple of Diana

Temple of Diana

The Temple of Diana is a Roman temple located right in the heart of the historic city of Évora, Portugal. Known in Portugal as the Templo de Diana, the Temple of Diana dates back to the second century AD when Évora was an important Roman military outpost in Portugal, following its heyday as the headquarters […]

Chapel of Bones

Chapel of Bones

The Chapel of Bones, or Capela dos Ossos, in the Igreja Real de São Francisco in Évora, Portugal, is one of the city’s most visited destinations. The church itself was built in the late fifteenth and early sixteenth century and is a significant sightseeing destination in its own right, thanks to its delightful mixture of […]

Évora Cathedral

Évora Cathedral

Évora Cathedral is located right in the heart of the Old Town, close to many of the city’s most famous ecclesiastical buildings. Known in Portugal as the Sé Catedral de Évora, it is an attractive mix of Romanesque and Gothic architecture and its ancient sections date from AD1200. It is one of the most visited […]

Praça do Giraldo

Praça do Giraldo

Évora, Portugal, offers one of the most attractive and complete Old Town settings in mainland Europe. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage site for its architectural and historical significance, the old walled citadel of Évora remains to this day at the very heart of the city, both culturally and geographically. The spacious Praça do Giraldo, or […]

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