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Ebora Megalithica Guided Tours

Quinta Nova da Martela, Evora 7000, Portugal
+351 964 808 337
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an enthusiastic and well-informed archaeologist provides context

This is a tour of about 3 hours to a number of megalithic sites (5500-3500BC) just outside Evora... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Con O
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Sydney, Australia
Fascinating, Worthwhile Experience

It's hard to add anything to the excellent reviews for Mario and his amazing tour of the megaliths... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
R and S M
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Fair Oaks, California
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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
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a tour of about 3 hours to a number of megalithic sites (5500-3500BC) just outside Evora. while you can drive to these yourself, you simply would not understand what you are looking at and the context of these in terms of settlement and...More

Thank Con O
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's hard to add anything to the excellent reviews for Mario and his amazing tour of the megaliths. We are so happy we learned about this before we left for Portugal, and so glad that he had room for us on the tour. Mario is...More

Thank R and S M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mario offers an absolutely unrivaled tour experience of the megaliths surrounding Evora! He went above and beyond to help us arrange our tour, and every step of the way beyond that. As some others have said, archeology, and specifically these megaliths, are Mario's passion and...More

Thank Travis H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I agree wholeheartedly with all the other top-rating reviews of Mario's tour of the Evora megaliths. Mario has the combination of deep knowledge of the subject, enthusiasm, and fantastic communication skills (even in English) to provide a tour that makes archeological history come alive. You...More

Thank Rick S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

FANTASTIC TOUR! We have done many high-end tours around the world and Mario was absolutely one of the best! He is very knowledgeable archeologist, enthusiastic, and have excellent English. We went to three different archeological sites which we most likely wouldn't find on our own...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spending half a day wondering why and how or ancestors put these massive stones into circles or created burial chambers in itself is absolutely impressive and wondrous. Getting lucky enough to have a lovely, smart and interested group along for the ride and then seeing...More

Thank anjamb
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

My knowledge of archeology was limited but today Mario taught me so much. Wear sturdy walking shoes - there is quite a bit of walking but it's worth it !! Highly recommend

Thank polly2134
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Mario is an archeologist with a passion for the Neolithic sites near Evora. He explained so much about the stones and how they were aligned. He is truly passionate about these sites and this area of Portugal. Had we gone without a guide we would...More

Thank roadieplanner
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This has been the highlight of a month in Portugal. Mario's knowledge and enthusiasm make the whole experience. Visiting these ancient neolithic sites is amazing but the information provided by Mario about each site makes the experience outstanding. An absolute must do in Portugal! Jo...More

Thank raynerjoanne56
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Wonderful side trip from Evora. The megaliths are interesting and the countryside is beautiful. Mario was very interesting, warm and knowledgeable. I highly recommend this trip!

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jkennedylib
I understand that you pay them the day of your tour. Do they take credit cards?
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.
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jkennedylib
How far in advance can you book the tour? Did you book the day before, or weeks in advance?
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
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eva112234
Hi, Can you please send me his contact number, or email. I will be visiting Evora and I an looking for a very good guide. Thanks.
24 September 2015|
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Response from angelina1813 | Reviewed this property |
Shoot them an email from their website. You can get it off TA. They get back to you.
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