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Convento do Espinheiro, a Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa, Evora
Convento do Espinheiro · Evora7000 · Portugal 
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Leisure, gastronomy and well-being

Fascinating for its history, authentic for its charm and only one hour away from Lisbon, the hotel Convento do Espinheiro, A Luxury Collection Hotel & Spa has given life to a 15th century convent, considered a national monument, where important nobles have outlined the history of Portugal.

Destination Évora

Dominating the Alentejo plain lies Évora, city of an outstanding beauty, classified as World Heritage by UNESCO since 1986. It is a treasure with much to offer, not only historically and culturally, but also in terms of gastronomy. Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy a break in the Alentejo, and delight yourself in unforgettable moments. Fine regional wines, mouth-watering cuisine, rich history... the Convento do Espinheiro, Hotel & Spa invites you to begin a collection of unique experiences.

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DISCOVER THE ALENTEJO

Let the Convento do Espinheiro, Hotel & Spa be your ideal starting point to explore everything and plan a few days just for you and your family. Our concierge will be at your service to prepare a roadmap for exploring the charming Alentejo region.

A Landmark of the History of Portugal and only an hour away from Lisbon international Airport, this magnificent boutique hotel of The Luxury Collection brand, where the present bears witness to a historic past, enjoy moments of pure pleasure and relaxation. Come and discover it...

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The Alentejo is, without any doubt, a Destination that marks the difference in terms of experiences, it is a destination of excellence which offers History, breathtaking scenery, gastronomy, excellent wines and numerous experiences which will put you in the mood to get lost in the region...
Dominating the Alentejo plain lies Évora, city of an outstanding beauty, classified as World Heritage by UNESCO since 1986. With a diversified offer, not only historical and cultural heritage, but also in terms of gastronomy and wines, here you can discover the true flavors of the regional gastronomy, in the numerous restaurants hidden in medieval streets, surrounded by Roman walls. Enjoy an authentic open-air museum, during a hike or a pleasant carriage ride.
GIRALDO SQUARE. Central Square inside the histirical centre. Arcades, fountain and church Sto. Antão (XVI cent). Tourist Office. 5 de Outubro Street (shopping, arts and craft and restaurants).

CATHEDRAL. Monumental Roman-Gothic building. Cloister and Sacred Art Museum.

CONDE VILA FLOR SQUARE. Ruins of the Roman Temple (1st cent). City Museum, Public Library, Loiso Church and Convent. Palace of the Dukes of Cadaval. Horse and cariage tours.

OLD CASTLE. Late Roman Walls. Palace of the Earls of Basto

UNIVERSITY / JESUIT COLLEGE. Holy Spirit Church (XVI). Main Cloister and the class rooms (XVII cent)

MOURA`S SQUARE GATETowers from the Roman Gate. Manuelina-Mudejar window from the house of Garcia de Resende (XVI cent). Shopping, services and restaurants.
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SERTÓRIO SQUARE / PORTA NOVA SQUARE. City Hall building. Raman Baths. Salvador Church and Convent. Art and craft, shopping and services.

CHURCH OF GRAÇA. Renaissance façade (XVI). Convent Cloister.

S. FRANCISCO´S SQUARE. Royal Church of S. Francisco. Gothic Cloister. Chapel of the Bones. Centre of traditional Arts

PUBLIC GARDEN. Palace of D. Manuel (surviving building from the residence of the Portuguese Kings). Lost ruins and medieval walls. 

SILVER WATER AQUEDUCT. Monumental (1533-37)

ALMENDRES MEGALITHIC SITE. This is the largest megalithic monument in the Iberian Peninsula and one of the oldest of Humanity´s monuments in Europe (V M. BC).
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Destination Alentejo

For a more relaxing day, why not visit some of the picturesque Alentejo towns and villages such as Monsaraz, Arraiolos, Estremoz, Borba and Vila Viçosa, not forgetting the wonderful Alqueva artificial lake – the largest in Europe which was also the first in the world to be a certified reserve for stargazing.
There are various leisure activities, such as the wineries that offer wine tastings and  regional products of extremely high quality, as well as pleasant horseback ridinghunting or fishing tours, safariscanoeingballoon rides, a kart race, or even a parachute jump. The clock Museum, the Évora Museum or Palace of Cadaval.  Évora has so much to offer you ...
Alentejo was voted the best wine region to visit in the world!

USA Today, one of the best-selling newspapers in the US, has held an online survey to elect the world’s best wine region to visit. Among the 20 nominated regions, the Alentejo took a firm first place, setting it far from the second most voted region. 

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Some Wineries of Alentejo

CARTUXA WINERY: The fabulous Cartuxa winery presents an outstanding wine offer. Wines such as the Pera Manca, Cartuxa  or EA, have the ability to provide you with a unique experience...

HERDADE DO ESPORÃO: The Convento do Espinheiro suggests a visit to the historic Herdade do Esporão. Its Wine is integrated in the World Wine Route and was the first to be certified in Portugal. Let yourself be carried away by flavours and aromas of wines and oils of quality.

HERDADE DOS GROUS: We recommend a guided tour with a wine tasting session, as well as its restaurant.

Guided tours around Évora

The Guided tour of the Historic Centre of Évora, daily, at 10:0 in the morning, in front of the Tourist Office at Praça do Giraldo, will take you to: Cathedral, Roman temple, Largo das Portas de Moura, S. Francisco church and the Bone Chapel.

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Equestrian centre of the Herdade da Mata

Learn how to set up or improve your riding with an instructor and with new facilities.  Herdade da Mata facilities meet the perfect conditions for the practice of horsebackriding.

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