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Ebora Megalithica Guided Tours

Quinta Nova da Martela, Evora 7000, Portugal
+351 964 808 337
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If there is a more passionate, educated and enthusiastic guide than Mario we never met him. What... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
George N
Dunedin, Florida
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If you are interested In archeology, do this tour

What a great value for time and money spent! Mario's van was full for this tour, but he allowed us... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Laurie S
Nice, France
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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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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 30 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 21 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 23 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.

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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

The Ebora Megalithica tour was a highlight of our trip to Portugal and one of the best tours I personally have attended. Mario is truly passionate about his subject and it shows. It was enjoyable and highly informative. It is a shame more is not...More

Thank Katy D
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Mario gives a fantastic tour of these impressive archeologic sites. He is extremely well informed and articulate. When asked questions he usually can answer with substantial knowledge and more. He also shares from his knowledge of the natural and built environment. It was a wonderful...More

Thank DrLisaPRu
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Mario gave us an excellent tour of the important sites in the Evora region. He is so knowledgeable but also very personable! Our family had a great time and learned a ton about the pre-history of the Iberian Peninsula. I would highly recommend this tour,...More

Thank Catherine R
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21 August 2017|
Response from Richard 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
28 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.
24 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