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Destinations > Portugal > Evora


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Welcome to Evora

Welcome to Evora - The city of medieval monuments 

 

Evora is one of Portugal's finest and most delightful towns that lies in the heart of the Alentejo.

During its history Evora was an important trading and religious centre and has one of the most beautiful preserved medeival towns.

Nowadays, It is the commercial center of a fertile agricultural area. Cork and textiles are produced and iron, copper, and marble are mined.

Genreally, the city is a young city and vibrant with a large student population who attend one of the world's oldest universities.

Evora is a delightful Portuguese city and outside of town, neolithic monuments and wineyards make for fine day trips.

Information and fact

Night-life

There are a lot of restaurants and palces that someone can visit and eat in Evora, including small cafes and bakeries, that offers excellent menus of the local cousine.

One of the most popular places by night to visti is the Praca do Giraldo which is the central square and has voted as one of the UNESCO world herritage. 

For a drink  try any one of the smart hotel bars, such as the Pousad de Evora or the Convento dos Loios.

Shopping

In Evora you can start shopping and discovering the city by talking a walk in the loacals markets.

Here you can find some lovely shopping areas and plenty of traditional things to buy.

Such as jewellery, clothing, accessories and even furniture to decorate your home.

Sigthseeing

Generally, we can say that Evora is a museum sightseeing city due to the historical and cultural wealth.

Someone can admire the ruins of the Teple of Diana and the cathedral in the centre square.

The centre of Evora is surrounded by walls and a walk through the medieval village of Monsaratz will be memorable in your minds.

Time

Standard time zone: UTC/GMT 

Climate

Evora has a hot mediterranean subtropical climate. Summers are dry and hot because of the high pressure systems  while winter is rainy.

The typical climate on average monthly temperatures is in excess of 22.0  while the coldest month is between 18 to -3 C.

Public transport

Evora has a prety good  transport network, which includes buses, trains,taxis and horse rides. The public transportation are easy to access and convenient. As a result the majority of the locals prefer moving through this public system.

 

 

 

 

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