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A Capela dos Ossos: The Chapel of Bones, Evora Portugal

A Capela dos Ossos: The Chapel of Bones, Evora Portugal

It may sound gruesome, and it certainly is a little strange, but visiting the Chapel of Bones in Evora in Portugal (Capela dos Ossos in Portuguese) is something you really should do – if only to get a sense of your own mortality.  The Evora Bone Chapel wasn’t as creepy as I had expected, so don’t be afraid, and embrace one of the most popular things to do in Evora! Should You Visit the Chapel of Bones in Evora? After…

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Things to do in Evora in Portugal

Things to do in Evora in Portugal

Evora in Portugal was one of my favourite places I visited during my month-long trip backpacking around Portugal.  About an hour and a half away from the capital, most visitors just come here on a day trip from Lisbon to see the top sites of this beautifully preserved medieval town, then disappear just as quickly.  However, there are more than enough things to do in Evora to keep you busy for several days, so spend a night or two here…

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Exploring the Almendres Cromlech on an Evora Megaliths Tour

Exploring the Almendres Cromlech on an Evora Megaliths Tour

I loved Evora in Portugal.  This beautiful city has so much to offer, yet many people only spend a day here on a whistle-stop Lisbon to Evora day trip – they are missing out big time!  I spent three days enjoying Evora at a relaxed pace, and with plenty of things to do in Evora, I wasn’t bored!  However, one of my favourite activities in Evora was actually outside the city, when I took an Evora Megaliths Tour with Portugal…

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