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Ebora Megalithica Guided Tours

Quinta Nova da Martela, Evora 7000, Portugal
+351 964 808 337
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Great tour

I don't have any particular interest in archaeology or ancient megaliths, but I booked this tour... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
History and archeology buffs please note ..

Great tour of ancient sites with circles, standing sties and dolmens. Mario is so knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
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We have a passion for megaliths. And sharing this passion is our mission.Present day Evora is in the center of an ancestral landscape that has a significance for all Humanity. Here you can find the remains of some of the oldest monuments of mankind in Western Europe.The early farmers and shepherds that created them, some 7500 years ago, didn't just create beautiful and impressive monuments - they have envisioned an entirely new way of relating with their world and have set the foundations for our current way of life.The megaliths, embodying the new ideology of this period in it's fullest - the domestication and transformation of the natural environment - remain today as distant messages, hidden in the fullness of time.Join one of our tours and discover more about your own history.
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Quinta Nova da Martela, Evora 7000, Portugal
+351 964 808 337
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I don't have any particular interest in archaeology or ancient megaliths, but I booked this tour because it sounded like the guide would be good enough to make it interesting -- and I was right. Mario is clearly passionate about history and pointed out tons...More

Thank soliteyah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great tour of ancient sites with circles, standing sties and dolmens. Mario is so knowledgeable and interesting. Time just flew. Highly recommended

Thank annemaree59
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visit ancient sites all over the world and this was a great, if whirlwind tour. These megalithic sites are much older than those in UK. Mario is a local archaeologist who knows these sites intimately, but is also interested in where other people have...More

Thank catrinLincolnUk
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

If there is a more passionate, educated and enthusiastic guide than Mario we never met him. What a great insightful tour. If you are fortunate enough to get into one of his personal 7 person tour, you are indeed fortunate!

Thank George N
Reviewed 4 September 2017

What a great value for time and money spent! Mario's van was full for this tour, but he allowed us to follow along in our rental car. I felt sorry for others who were at the sites we visited at the same time we were...More

Thank Laurie S
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Mario lives up to all of the superlatives written in earlier reviews. He is a qualified archeologist and has encyclopaedic knowledge of these Neolithic monuments. It is a tragedy that the Municipality of Evora had allowed all of the key sights to become so run...More

Thank Wangary
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We joined the tour at the last minute. Mario was flexible enough to let us know join in our car, since his tour van was full. The group was small- about 12- and we went to three sites. Mario is well-informed and an engaging speaker....More

Thank B B
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Mario earns all of the superlatives you read about in his Megalithica Guided Tours reviews. My wife and I were lucky to have him to ourselves for 3 hours on a recent morning, and it was most enjoyable and informative. His knowledge and enthusiasm are...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Mario was a great tourguide! Very knowledgeable about archeology and the megalithic sites in the area. The level of historic detail and lenght of the tour was exactly right. Mario was also genuinely interested in the backstories of the tour participants and the countries we...More

Thank g0rjanl
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Mario was knowledgeable and passionate. He led us through three megalithic sights near Evora and gave excellent tour covering archeology, regional history and culture.

Thank mhongnyc
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22 August 2017|
Response from Rick S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I am just a client who reviewed this tour, so I do not know about openings for Sept. 2. For your information, we paid 25 euros each (plus a tip, which I added because we enjoyed the tour so much), paying in cash at... More
29 September 2016|
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Response from DerkyMan | Reviewed this property |
I paid in cash after the trip. I'm sure they appreciate cash, given the small operation.
25 August 2016|
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Response from Jane E | Reviewed this property |
We booked a fee weeks in advance via email. I think there are only 6 seats in the van and at the time we went there was one English tour a day. If you have your own car you can follow the van but the roads travelled are... More