The Almendres Cromlech Megalith, Portugal

megalith stones at Almendres portugal

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

roman temple of evora

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

5 Port Wine Cellars to Try in Porto

port wine barrels

On our recent trip to Portugal, we spent five lovely nights in Porto, which was voted Best European Destination in 2014. It’s also the birthplace of port wine. Port is a type of fortified wine. Fortified wines are made by adding neutral grape spirit (aquardente) to stop the fermentation process and secure the remaining sugar … Read more 5 Port Wine Cellars to Try in Porto

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