A well-preserved Historic center among the richest in monuments. Évora is known as a city-museum.
erca-se nas ruas de Évora, descubra os seus segredos e deixe-se encantar pelo carácter e cultura da cidade.
Colégio do Espírito Santo is among the most visited places by tourists, receiving people from all over the world, either due to its history or its magnificence. Its cloister has colonnade galleries, with a beautiful façade, which was once the chapel of the Colégio do Espírito Santo, nowadays being the Great Hall of the University of Évora.
The Aqueduto da Água de Prata is one of the most evident and impressive monuments in Évora, due to its size. It began being constructed in 1532. It extends for 18km, from Herdade do Divor, where it supplies water, to the city center.
Em Évora, todos os caminhos vão dar à Praça do Giraldo. Sempre foi assim desde a sua construção, em 1571/1573. É um ícone de homenagem a Geraldo Geraldes, o Sem Pavor, que conquistou Évora aos mouros em 1167.
This fountain is part of the urban renewal process which was initiated in the 19th century. XVI. It inaugurated a mannerist typology of fountains in the city of Évora, to which the Fountain of Praça do Giraldo is clearly affiliated.
The São Francisco Church in Évora is of Gothic- Manueline architecture. Built in 1480 and 1510, it is intimately connected to the Historical events which marked the Portuguese Marine expansion.
The Capela dos Ossos is one of the most well-known monuments in Évora. Built in the XVII century, it aims to represent the transitory nature of life.
It’s the largest medieval cathedral in Portugal. It’s construction was initiated in 1186 and only finishes in 1250. It’s a fascinating, grand monument. All built in granite, it marks the transition from the Roman into the Gothic Architecture.
It’s one of the most famous landmarks of the city and one of the most symbolic of the Roman presence in Portuguese territory.
The walking visits to the city may be accompanied by a tour guide. Our partners also present other services such as transfers and bike rentas. All of these require reservation and additional costs.