Évora: a paradise beyond the Tagus River
Évora, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986, has a very important cultural and architectural wealth ranging from monuments from Roman times to great examples of the Manueline style. This city was especially outstanding in the 16th century, when it became a cultural reference point.
Among the large number of monuments that are spread throughout the city, we can point out as the most emblematic: the cathedral, the church of São Francisco, the Capela dos Ossos, the Palace of D. Manuel, the Roman Temple or the Praça do Giraldo. Besides admiring the architectural heritage of Évora, we invite you to visit its various museums, such as the Museum of Sacred Art or the Museum of Évora. Follow your more adventurous instinct and explore the rest of the region by visiting other nearby cities of great interest such as Monsaraz or Evoramonte.
Of course, as in the rest of Portugal, in Évora you will be able to taste delicious traditional dishes. Alentejo's gastronomy stands out for the use of spices such as coriander and for its famous açordas and migas. Also, do not leave without tasting the porco à alentejana meat or the desserts made of puff pastry. Taste the most typical dishes accompanied by the best wine, you are in one of the most important wine regions of the country.