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Vila Viçosa and Elvas

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From252 €
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From252 €
Sedan
  • VanSeats: 8Start Time: 09:00
  • SedanSeats: 4Start Time: 09:00
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Health Information

  • We provide drivers with disinfectant to help keep their cars clean.
  • All our drivers are vaccinated.
  • We recommend wearing a mask

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Close to public transport
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour is private

Cancellation Policy

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours prior to the tour's start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the tour start time, the amount paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the tour start time will not be accepted.

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(+351) 215 863 239

(+351) 938 143 583

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1 day
Marquês de Pombal Square
Marquês de Pombal Square
Max People : 8

This tour takes you through the historical and architectural heritage of Vila Viçosa, from its convents and churches to the Paço Ducal and Castelo, from the Casas Nobres to the farms. All this wonderful heritage tells the story of this unique Vila Ducal not to be missed.

Tour Summary

This tour takes you through the historical and architectural heritage of Vila Viçosa, from its convents and churches to the Paço Ducal and Castelo, from the Casas Nobres to the farms. All this wonderful heritage tells the story of this unique Vila Ducal not to be missed.

After a typical Alentejo lunch, we left for Elvas. The fortified border city, where you can admire the best examples, still extant, of military architecture and the biggest fort in the Iberian Peninsula. It is for these reasons considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Departure and Return Location

Your hotel, accommodation, or home in Lisbon!

NOTE: If you are outside Lisbon and need a different pick-up point, please contact us at +351 21 586 32 39 or booking@tours2all.com

 

Departure time

  • 08:30

Price Includes

  • Local Guide

Accessibility

  • Infant and Child Seats
Itinerary

Stop at:Terreiro do Paço

The guide will present the architectural heritage of this square (Paço Ducal, the equestrian statue of D. João IV, Igreja dos Agostinhos, Porta do Nó and Convento das Chagas de Cristo), highlighting the history of its construction and associated stories.

  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Admission: Free Entry

Stop at:Church of Saint Bartholomew

See the architectural style of this church, the history of its construction, and other curiosities.

  • Duration: 20 minutes
  • Admission: Free Entry

Stop at:Sanctuary of Our Lady of Conception

Visit the Sanctuary of the Patroness of Portugal, and learn about its architectural style, the history of its construction, and its relevance in the history of Portugal.

  • Duration: 20 minutes
  • Admission: Free Entry

Stop at:Vila Viçosa Castle

The headquarters of the House of Bragança, before the construction of the Ducal Palace of Vila Viçosa.

  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Admission: Free Entry

Stop at:Frontier Barracks City of Elvas and its Fortifications

Walk along the medieval and bastonary walls that surround the historic center.

  • Duration: 50 minutes
  • Admission: Free Entry

Stop at:Amoreira Aqueduct

This aqueduct is 8.5 kilometers long, has 843 arches with more than five arcades, and towers that rise up to 31 meters high. It is considered the largest aqueduct in the Iberian Peninsula.

  • Duration: 15 minutes
  • Admission: Free Entry

Stop at:Fernandina Tower

Ancient tower of the 12th century Islamic wall.

  • Duration: 15 minutes
  • Admission: Free Entry

Stop at:Elvas Cathedral

End your tour at the old Cathedral of Elvas, an example of Gothic and Manueline style in Alentejo.

  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Admission: Ticket Not Included
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