The Almendres Cromlech Megalith, Portugal

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During our few days in Evora, Portugal, we wanted to take a side trip to see the Almendres Cromlech megalith. The standing stones weren’t accessible by public transit and we didn’t want to rent a car if we didn’t have to. Luckily, our hotel owner was extremely helpful. He hooked us up with a friend … Read more The Almendres Cromlech Megalith, Portugal

5 Reasons to Add Evora to Your Portugal Itinerary

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Evora is a quiet Portuguese town of approximately 56,500 residents. Located about 1.5 hours east of Lisbon, you could easily dismiss this little municipality as a “nothing to see here” kind of place. But it’s surprising how much it actually offers. Here are just a few reasons why you should add Evora to your itinerary … Read more 5 Reasons to Add Evora to Your Portugal Itinerary

Walking Along the Agua de Prata Aqueduct – Evora

Agua de Prata Aqueduct portugal evora

For being a relatively small town, Evora has some pretty cool things to see. One of its more outstanding feature attractions is the Agua de Prata Aqueduct, or “Aqueduct of Silver Water”. Although it appears to be Roman, it’s actually a little more modern. King João III commissioned the aqueduct to bring fresh water into … Read more Walking Along the Agua de Prata Aqueduct – Evora

The Capela dos Ossos (Chapel of Bones) in Evora

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Ever since I was young, the strange, the unusual, and the slightly creepy has fascinated me. So when I discovered that Evora, Portugal had a chapel of bones, decorated with thousands of human skeletons, I just had to see it in person. The chapel is aptly named Capela dos Ossos, or the Chapel of Bones. … Read more The Capela dos Ossos (Chapel of Bones) in Evora