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Private Tour Alentejo - Évora

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    Our guide/driver will pick you up at your hotel/address or other meeting point and then you’ll start the tour head South towards Évora,  rossing the Tagus River over the 25 de Abril Bridge or the ‘Vasco da Gama’ bridge, where you will enjoy a panoramic overview of Lisbon’s city.
    The visit will start with a stop in Évora, considered the Capital of Alto Alentejo and classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage site since 1986. The natural beauty of this region is accompanied by the monumental richness of this town-museum. Many ancient cultures passed through here, but it was the Romans who transformed Évora into an imperial town during the 2nd Century, leaving many signs of their stay of which the Roman temple, wrongly known as ‘Templo de Diana’, is the most impressive. According your interests you can visit San Francisco’s Church and the Bones Chapel, one of the most famous monuments of Évora. San Francisco’s church is a Gothic - Manueline church built between 1480 and 1510. It is linked to the events that marked the period of maritime expansion and is one of the most beautiful churches of Portugal.
    Another place you can get to know will be Évora’s Roman Temple (or Roman Temple of Diana) that was classified as a National Monument by IGESPAR. It is one of the most famous landmarks of the city and a symbol of the Roman presence in Portuguese territory. You also have Évora’s Cathedral, a city highlight. It is the largest medieval cathedral in Portugal and was built between 1186 and the early years of the 13th century. 
    Then we’ll start exploring the surroundings of Évora. We’ll start with a stop at a typical village near Évora where you’ll visit a local vineyard and winery. Here you’ll enjoy a guided tour of the estate, where you can see the daily life of a winery and get to know more about local wine production. The visit will end with a wine tasting accompanied with local products such as cheese, sausage, olives and bread.
    Next we will go to another nearby village, to get to know more about the cork, where you will also enjoy a guided tour to learn more about  he process of extraction and handling of cork.
    After this amazing day you we’ll travel back to Lisbon to the agreed drop-off point.
    Please note that this description is just suggestions of places to visit. Since it’s a private tour, the itinerary will be designed according to your preferences and the tour length.
    We highlight that our tours are private (just you and us) and our Mercedes vehicles are very comfortable with wi-fi and bottled water on board. It’s also important to let you know that our tours are done with a guide/driver very well prepare to add valuable information about the visited places and about Portugal in general.
    It's also important to inform that our local guide will pick you up and drop you off at your hotel, airport, cruise terminal or other meeting point.
    Please note that entrance fees are not included.
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    Reviewed January 10, 2019

    Excellent tour of the Alentejo -- all thanks to gorgeous weather, low season touring, and our guide, Diogo Costa. Diogo simply made our trip to the Alentejo easy. He handled all of our logistics -- where we would tour and eat (with our input), how...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
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    JosePais, Diretor-Geral at Portugal Premium Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2019

    Dear friend, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. It's very satisfying to know you that you enjoyed your tour guide Diogo, the destinations, activities and restaurants that he proposed and that the itinerary suited you perfectly. This is why...More

    Reviewed November 12, 2018

    Lionel met us on time and we spent the day visiting everything from ancient stones to cork manufacturing, with a bone chapel, a winery and a Roman temple. He even suggested we stop at the restaurant O Forno where we discovered the joys of Sopa...More

    Date of experience: November 2018
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    JosePais, Diretor-Geral at Portugal Premium Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2018

    Dear Dinnaah, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. The fact that you mention that our guide was flexible in accommodating your interests and capabilities it is very important for us and for those who want the same experience as...More

    Reviewed April 17, 2018

    We hired Premium Tours for 4 days of private travel. The office staff is wonderful and responds quickly to emails and will do whatever possible to make for a good tour. thank you to Carlos G who was an exceptional tour guide. Extremely knowledgeable and...More

    Date of experience: April 2018
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    JosePais, Diretor-Geral at Portugal Premium Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2018

    Dear Sherri, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review. It's very satisfying to know that you had the great time in Portugal with us! Our clients satisfaction and recognition is the biggest reward we can have and we’ll share your...More

    Reviewed November 2, 2017

    We did five different day trips in Spain and Portugal in October 2017. The excursion with Portugal Premium Tours was definitely the best! Our guide/driver, Vitor Pais, arrived early to pick us up at the hotel. He listened,and tailored the itinerary to our interests. Proactively,...More

    Date of experience: October 2017
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    JosePais, Diretor-Geral at Portugal Premium Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2018

    Dear JACC22984015 Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review, it means a lot to us. The fact that you mention that our tours are personalized and interesting with a private guide/driver who is flexible in accommodating your interests and capabilities...More

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