Other attraction sights close to the city center of Evora

Other attraction sights close to the city center of Evora

I guess it is obvious by now that Evora represents a jewel of the Portuguese history and culture. Its importance to the European civilization and culture was also recognized by UNESCO, declaring many of its monuments as part of the World Heritage Sites. I invite you to a journey in pursuit of other attraction sights close to the city center of Evora. Most of them date from the Roman and Medieval times, the authorities striving to preserve these edifices in an appropriate shape so that touris... [ read more ]

New Year ’s Eve in Portugal

New Year ’s Eve in Portugal

Let me begin by wishing all of you, friends of Portugal Wanderer a happy New Year, full of satisfaction and accomplishments! I hope you will remain with us during 2012 and you will find new reasons for visiting our wonderful Portugal! I do not know how you have celebrated the passing of the year 2011 and the welcoming of a new year but let me tell you that in Portugal the party was more glittering than ever. Curious to find out how Portuguese partied during the New Year’s Eve in Portugal? ... [ read more ]

Accommodation tips in Evora

Accommodation tips in Evora

As we mentioned in our previous post, New Year’s Eve in Portugal represents an extraordinary moment not only for the Portuguese people but also for tourists. Portugal is quite visited during this time of year thus, it might be a problem for some of you to find an appropriate place to dwell during your holiday. I chose the subject on accommodation tips Evora for this article because the Christian traditions and the beauty of the winter holidays attract many people from all over the world theref... [ read more ]

Top attraction sights in Evora II

Top attraction sights in Evora II

We continue our journey in this part of Portugal, determined to discover the stories behind Top attraction sights in Evora. You will soon find out for yourself that one day is not enough to fully cover all the architectural and historical wonders of Evora. And since we do not have a lot of time on our hands, we decide to stop and admire the Palace of Vasco da Gama, Gra?a Church and the Palace of the Dukes of Cadaval. I hope you will enjoy the trip. Palace of Vasco da Gama Vasco da Gama is ... [ read more ]

Top Evora attraction sights

Top Evora attraction sights

Located in Alentejo, 150 kilometers from Lisbon, the ciy of Evora has some of the most well preserved monuments from the medieval times and ever Roman times. This particularity made that Evora was placed among the Unesco World Heritage Sites. The rich history of the city and the increase developments during the Roman Empire put Evora on the maps of the early Europe. If you are curious to discover the Top Evora attractions sights, then make sure you remain with us during our two posts. Cathedr... [ read more ]

Christmas in Evora

Christmas in Evora

Christmas is without any doubt a special moment for all of us, it is a time for being better and more tolerant towards, it represents a magical time when everyting is possible if asked with an opened and truthful heart. Christmas is also the time to gather with your loved ones and make a wish for the next year.  If you wish to celebrate next Christmas in a wonder land, then I suggest you imagine Christmas in Evora. This is a great place, where you will feel the warmth of the holiday but at the ... [ read more ]

Best restaurants in Evora

Best restaurants in Evora

Celebrate these winter holidays in the wonderful and peaceful city of Evora, a great place for returning to the old traditions and being surrounded by the Christmas spirit. The experience will not be complete however without tasting a little bit of the Evora cuisine and trust me, during Christmas everything seems to taste even better than before. So, I give you my top 3 best restaurants in Evora, a personal choice from the time I visited this lovely place. Dom Joaquim Visiting Evora with... [ read more ]

Most visited museums in Evora

Most visited museums in Evora

Have you ever wondered why it is so vital to have a museum in the city where you live? As years pass and times change, it is important to leave a cultural and traditional legacy to the generations that will follow us. Thus, they will have the chance to find out more about our ways of living and of the values we cherish. Keeping this in mind, Most visited museums in Evora invites you to a journey back in time, a journey to the depths of a historical gem. We will reveal some of the secrets of the ... [ read more ]

Top 3 cafés and bars in Evora

Top 3 cafés and bars in Evora

You have just arrived in Evora and you do not know very well what to expect from the city or how you should begin your trip in this wonderful city. First of all, leave your baggage at the hotel and start walking along the narrow and cobbled streets of one of the most romantic city in Portugal. Make sure you pass by Giraldo Square, the center of Evora, where you can find the best restaurants, shops and bars. If you are curious to discover where you can enjoy a glass o wine or simple serve your mo... [ read more ]

Discovering Evora

Discovering Evora

We are continuing our journey in the beautiful Portugal and we are thinking of spending some quality time discovering Evora. This recognized UNESCO World heritage city (impressing the tourists with its well preserved center and monuments) is located in the region of Alentejo, 150 km south east from Lisbon and 80 km from the Spanish border. We will start by bringing to light some of the most remarkable historical moments in the history of Evora and then, suggesting some of the spots you should vi... [ read more ]