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Evora Wine Tour

Highlights / General details We embark on a one-day voyage through the city of Évora (UNESCO World Heritage), a mosaic of culture, history and traditions. Leaving Lisbon behind, we cross the bridge over the Tagus before, within a few kilometres, a pleasant landscape takes shape, dotted with cork oaks, olive groves and vineyards. In the distance, we pass walls before their whiteness tells us we have arrived in Évora. Here, wander the narrow streets and take the time to savor masterpieces of past eras and the key monuments of Évora: the Roman Temple, the Romanesque-Gothic Cathedral, the Church of São Francisco and its Chapel of Bones as well as the University. There is also the chance to explore the deep variety of handicrafts produced across the Alentejo including the renowned pieces in cork, ceramics and copper. Furthermore, take the opportunity to engage and experience the depth and breadth in the ingredients for some of the most defining dishes in the Portuguese gastronomic range. Free time to lunch. Following lunch, in the afternoon, we set off in direction of the peaceful city of Reguengos de Monsaraz. Here we visit one of the most historical and important wine cellars in the country, named "Herdade do Esporão", and also where we get to taste the traditional Setúbal moscatel. At the end of this marvellous day, we make our return to Lisbon. Points of interest: Évora Historical Centre - UNESCO World Heritage; Roman Temple; Romanesque Gothic Cathedral; Bones Chapel; University; Visit and Wine Tasting at the well known Herdade do Esporão Cellar. Inclusion Hotel pick-up & drop-off in Lisbon; Guided visit; Wine Tasting; Languages available: Portuguese, English, Spanish. Exclusion Meals & Drinks not mentioned above; Gratuities; Personal Expenses. Hours of operation Available: Tuesday and Saturday (Apr 1-Oct 31), Saturday only (Nov 1-Mar 31); Tour Departs at 9:00am. No Tour departures on January 1 and December 25. Duration Approximately 10 hours. Location Tour departs from Marquês de Pombal Square or pick up and drop off at any hotel in Lisbon. Participant restrictions Children 4 years and under free of charge. Children ages 5 - 10 years pay child rate. All guests 11 years and up pay adult rate. Policies Please contact Greenbus Transporte to confirm your tour 24 hours prior to departure. Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher. **All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**