Private Walking Tour of Highlights Locations in Evora

Private Walking Tour of Highlights Locations in Evora

​Discover the most impressive treasures of this Unesco World Heritage City, awarded in 1986. Visit the main monuments of this extraordinary Museum City, principal representative of the golden age of Portuguese maritime discoveries.

Ideal for visitors wishing to get an overview of the major events that marked the city of Évora, which has always been linked to the most significant moments of Portugal history.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Praca do Giraldo, S/N0 Centro Histórico, Evora 7000-508 Portugal

This square is the heart of the city of Évora. It is the central place for social gatherings and has been the center of economic, social and political life in this UNESCO World Heritage city since 1986. It is the best starting point for visiting the city. The guide will make the historical framework of the city of Évora in the history of Portugal and in the Universal history. Don't be surprised if you find links between the history of your country and the history of Évora!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Homenagem as vitimas da Inquisicao em Portugal, Praca do Giraldo, Evora 7000-661 Portugal

The institution of the Inquisition in Portugal dates from 1536 and lasted for almost 300 years in Portugal. It was largely responsible for the decline of the first global empire in the world that Portugal had maintained during the 15th and 16th centuries. The Inquisition was responsible for the death of many innocent victims and the greatest symbol of intolerance and religious extremism in the history of Portugal. It was in Praça do Giraldo that most of the victims were burned alive in the horrible acts of faith. The court of the inquisition of Évora was the deadliest of the 4 courts that existed in Portugal of this tenebrous institution.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Rua 5 De Outubro, Evora 7000 Portugal

This is the traditional commerce street of Évora. Discover some of the treasures of Alentejo handicrafts, such as cork objects, pottery, painted furniture, chocalhos (rattles), painted furniture or Capotes (traditional Alentejo cloaks)!

Stop At: Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora), Largo do Marques de Marialva Centro Histórico, Evora 7000-809 Portugal

The largest Portuguese Gothic cathedral is a mandatory stop on this visit to Évora. Built along the lines of the famous Notre Dame de Paris cathedral, it contains several secret messages and references to previous pagan cults that were not to be expected in a Catholic temple! Includes entrance tickets to visit the cathedral, cloisters and visit to the roof for a memorable panoramic view over the city of Évora.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), Largo do Conde de Vila Flor 4 Centro Histórico, Evora 7000-804 Portugal

A monument with 2 millennia of history that represents the ancient power of the Roman empire and is one of the best preserved and oldest temples of the ancient empire. Be surprised by the stories about this monument that is the authentic symbol of this ancient city founded by ... Júlio César!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Pateo de Sao Miguel, Mario Chico broad, Evora 7000-802 Portugal

One of the most beautiful places in Évora and little visited by tourists, perhaps because it is a little hidden. Ancient alcove, it was the most fortified place in the old city, home of the city governor and a privileged place for the old kings to stay whenever they were in Évora. Place of origin of the old religious and military order of the Knights of Évora that later originated the Order of Avis, which started the second dynasty of Portuguese kings and perhaps the most brilliant of all. A must for art history lovers.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Portas de Moura Fountain, Largo da Portas de Moura 29 Centro Histórico, Evora 7000-647 Portugal

This fountain is one of the first examples of Mannerist art in Portugal. Inaugurated solemnly in 1556, it is a major example of Portuguese urban architecture and a mark of power and progress in the government of Cardinal D. Henrique, one of the great patrons of Évora and the last king of the Avis dynasty.

Stop At: Igreja de Nossa Senhora de Graca, Largo da Graca, Evora 7000-645 Portugal

Larger example of Portuguese Renaissance architecture, integrating innovative elements of Mannerist inspiration. The famous "boys" of Graça are one of the stories you will want to know as well as the symbolic meaning of the beautiful facade of the old hermitage.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Capela dos Ossos, Praca 1 de Maio, Evora 7000-650 Portugal

"We, the bones that are here, await yours" are the macabre invitation that receives visitors to this famous monument, unique in the world for its size and certainly one of the most macabre. Its walls are covered with real human bones that belonged to thousands of people who lived in Évora. Built in the 17th century, it contains many secrets and legends that we will be happy to share with you. Entrance tickets included.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Igreja de Sao Francisco, Praca 1 de Maio, Evora 7000-656 Portugal

Known in the 16th century as the golden convent, it is a remarkable and innovative architectural work in its time. Built on an old Franciscan convent from the 14th century, this royal church was the scene of royal weddings and baptisms that changed the course of the history of Portugal and the world. Fall in love with their stories!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Palacio de Dom Manuel, Rua 24 de Julho 1, Evora 7000-673 Portugal

Part of the old royal palace that was inserted in a complex that included the golden convent. Today, only the Ladies' Gallery remains, perhaps the most beautiful and romantic part of this ancient complex from the 16th century. Discover its exciting stories.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Ruinas Fingidas, Praca 10 de Maio Jardim Público, Evora 7000-650 Portugal

A romantic setting assembled with some elements and ruins of an old palace from the 16th century. A poetic and romantic place, it portrays the movement of romanticism very much in vogue at the end of the 19th century. Do not miss the opportunity to ask our guide to take a picture of you in this place of romantic exaltation.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Muralhas de Evora, Largo das Alteracoes de Evora 4 Centro Histórico, Evora 7000-502 Portugal

Évora has an impressive set of defensive walls ranging from the Roman walls of the 3rd-4th century that were used by the following civilizations, such as Visigoths and Muslims who remained in this city between the 8th century and the 12th century. The medieval walls of the 14th century are impressive. The bastioned structures are from the 17th century and reinforced in the early 19th century to sustain French troops from the Napoleonic invasions.

Stop At: Aqueduto da Agua de Prata, R. do Muro 8, Evora 7000-602 Portugal

The aqueduct of the "Silver Waters" of Évora is perhaps the most iconic Portuguese civil work of the Renaissance. Opened in 1537, it has an extension of 18 km. The beauty of the houses inserted between its arches and the Renaissance exaltation of its details make this aqueduct one of the most impressive monuments in Évora.

Duration: 5 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"Find out more about our additional safety measures and our Clean & Safe certification at:"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Duração: 2 Hours 30 Minutes
Ponto de partida: Giraldo Square Fountain, Praça do Giraldo 7, 7000-508 Évora, Portugal

Cancelamentos e reembolsos: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Admission tickets to Chapel of Bones and Cathedral.
  • Entry/Admission - Capela dos Ossos
  • Entry/Admission - Cathedral of Evora (Se Catedral de Evora)

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