Actually so much to see in Evora. Living History. Evora is a unique World Heritage Site. A pleasant three hour drive from the Algarve, through the beautiful Alentejo region.
Until the end of the 19 Century there were 40 Palaces of Royal families in Evora within the city walls.
Today with a population of 8000 within the old walls there are still 30 Palaces.
The total population of the entire city is 50,000.
Many Palaces can be visited by private tours that you book in advance over the Internet.
The best thing to do on your first day is to to show up in front of the tourist office at 10am and take the 2 hour walking tour. For 15€ this is a real bargain. Our guide Marie Perreira could answer all our questions and had a vast knowledge of history and social life of Evora.
2 day trip to the Alfama, Lisbon
A 2 day trip from Algarve. Arriving in Sintra you will think you’ve just stepped into the pages of a medieval fairy tale.
Every summer Silves has a late night market 7 June, 5 July & 9
August, inside the old market building, when villagers local farmers
sell, fresh figs, apricots, fried 'doughnuts', straw hats, potted herbs,
hanging dried herbs, succulents, regional fire-water and plant based
liqueurs and jams, hot fire-water, the sweetest just picked oranges in
the Algarve. All at very good prices.
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