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  • 1 Cromeleque dos Almendres

    Archaeological and historical sites

    N114 P - 7000 Évora

    In the middle of a clearing, surrounded by cork oaks, you will find 95 granite monoliths laid out in an oval arrangement that is 60 metres long and 30 metres wide. On your return to Guadelupe, you can see a 2.5m high menhir, near the Agua de Lupe co-..

  • 2 Anta de Zambujeiro

    Archaeological and historical sites

    Rte d'Alcàçovas P - 7000 Évora

    Fronted by a tumulus (access gallery), the dolmen forms a vast 6m high funerary chamber. Numerous objects, today exhibited in the Evora museum, were discovered here.

  • 3 Capela-anta São Brissos

    Religious buildings

    Rte de São Brissos P - 7000 Évora

    This chapel is quite unique - a dolmen forms its narthex.

  • 4 Escoural Grotto

    Nature and gardens

    Centre d'interprétation P - Évora

    Cave paintings and etchings dating from 18000 to 13000 BC were discovered in this cave. They depict cattle, horses and hybrid figures.

  • 5 Montemor-o-Novo

    Towns and villages

    N114 P - 7000 Évora

    Not far from Evora, this calm town of Alentejo is situated at the bottom of a hill topped by the ruins of a fortified town from the Middle Ages. The ramparts, whose construction dates back to the Roman period, make a good viewpoint over the countrysi..

  • 6 The megalith tour

    Archaeological and historical sites

    N114 P - 7000 Évora

    The region boasts many megaliths erected between 4000 and 2000BC in addition to many caves. This excursion, which lasts more than three hours, takes you through beautiful Alentejo countryside, dotted with cedar oaks, on small picturesque roads.

  • 7 Praça do Giraldo

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Praça do Giraldo P - 7000 Évora

    This is the throbbing centre of the town, the huge square partially bordered with arcades and decorated with a marble 18C fountain by Afonso Alvares, which has replaced a Roman triumphal arch.

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