Enchanting Évora
Evora panorama

Enchanting Évora

In Brief: For all the notable highlights of the city, we were seduced more by its overall ambiance, absorbed through ambling, idling in plazas, and sipping Alentejo wine. The charm of Évora, a World Heritage…

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Finding Heaven and Earth in Évora
Cartuxa monastery portal

Finding Heaven and Earth in Évora

In Brief: You feel the tug of heavenly thoughts and earthly concerns across the town of Évora. The Se, or Cathedral Evora’s imposing Cathedral sits at the center of this World Heritage city atop its…

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Stoned in the Alentejo
Dolmen of Zambujeiro

Stoned in the Alentejo

Halfway to Spain from Lisbon, we explored some of the best Neolithic sites around – an ancient way to get stoned. It had been a long, long time since we did a tourist visit anywhere.…

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