A Pause for Kings and Queens

Évora is the princess of Alentejo planes. The city has reached its golden age in the fifteenth century, when it became the residence of the kings of Portugal. One of its early prominent citizens was Vasco da Gama. He was appointed commanding officer of the fleet that discovered the sea route to India.

You will get to see and feel:

Classified by UNESCO as A World Heritage Site, Évora justly occupies an important place in any Cultural Tourism itinerary. One of the most ancient Portuguese Royal cities and the biggest walled city in Portugal. On this charming morning, you and your guide will visit Évora.

The natural beauty of this region combines with 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, known as ‘Templo de Diana’, is the most impressive.

And then the deserved lunch. What’s the background?  Rich ingredients prepared according to ancient methods, by skilled hands, are what makes the food of Alentejo truly special. In Alentejo, you’ll find fresh sheep’s cheese, black pork, wild mushrooms, fresh herbs, and artisan bread. Can it go wrong? Absolutely not…

In the afternoon your exploit continues with the visit to 2 genuine Alentejo wineries. The wines from this area are usually produced with the varieties typical of the region. They have good aromatic complexity with notes of ripe fruit and sometimes some spice notes. In the mouth you will feel a good volume and ripe tannins, showing good complexity.

For some reason, many Portuguese consider Alentejo to be the last stronghold of the genuine and rural Portuguese soul. Come and find out why …


This itinerary includes:

Transportation on luxury Mercedes sedan or Minivan from and to the meeting point, Driver/History Heritage guide/Wine and Spirits Education Trust certified guide, Visits to wineries and wine and food tastings, Monument entrances, City Tours, Personal accident insurance, Taxes.

On the 2 days itineraries, the transfer from Lisbon to the airport is free of charge. On the 3 days itineraries, the transfer from the airport to Lisbon and from Lisbon to the airport is free of charge (applicable conditions for groups between 2 and 7 people and only for the transfers to and from the airport).

This itinerary DOESN’T include:

Private Tours, Meals, and Other personal expenses.

Terms and Conditions

Many of The Best Portugal animation activities are conducted on open air. Thus, while always be mindful of weather conditions. We have to bear in mind that sometimes unpredictable weather phenomena do occur during a tour. In such cases The Best Portugal won´t be held responsible for that and those reasons will never be considered as reasonable for any refund.

Tours will leave according to times stated on itineraries and will not wait for “latecomers”. We accept no responsibility for passengers failing to be at designated pick up points at designated times, no refund is provided for passengers failing to meet our tour at designated times.

We reserve the right to alter any part of the itinerary due to the fact that they are subject to supplier availability at the time of booking. Should it be necessary to alter an itinerary, a supplier of equal value and quality shall be chosen. The client shall be notified in writing of any changes made to an itinerary.

We reserve the right to use alternate vehicles and operators.

Tour arrangements are intended for persons of reasonably good health and without physical disabilities which would create a hazard either for the passenger or other passengers. The Best Portugal, reserves the right to decline to accept or retain any person as a tour participant should such person’s health or mental condition impede the operation of the tour.

Smoking is not permitted on our vehicles or inside winery buildings.

We accept no responsibility for lost or stolen property.

x 2 180,00€

x 4 170,00€

x 7 160,00€

Price per person

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