Evora portugal

evora portugal

What does Évora mean?

Évora (US: /ˈɛvʊrə/ EV-uurr-ə, Portuguese: [ˈɛvuɾɐ] (listen); Proto-Celtic: *Ebora) is a city and a municipality in Portugal.

Why is Evora the most visited city in Portugal?

The region is the largest in Portugal, one of the most beautiful and so one of the most visited by tourists too. Evora location turns it into an easily accessible place for a visit to the town itself or as a base to explore all the Alentejo or as a starting point to reach the Algarve or even Spain.

What is the weather like in Évora Portugal?

Évora has a hot-summer mediterranean climate (Köppen: Csa) with hot, dry summers and mild, moist winters. Its location in the interior of southern Portugal is favorable to the tendency of droughts and desertification.

How to get from Lisbon to Évora?

Évora is located 140 km from Lisbon; by renting a car it can be reached in one hour and a half by taking the motorway A2 and A6. Renting a car is recommended because it allows you to explore also the surroundings of Évora.

Where is Évora located?

Évora (altitude 300 m) is situated in Alentejo, a large region of wide plains on the south of Portugal, bordered on the North by the Tagus River and on the South by the region of Algarve. The city is 140 km (87 mi) from the capital city Lisbon, and 80 km (50 mi) from Badajoz at the Spanish border.

Why stay in Évora?

Due to its extensive historical and cultural importance, Évora, as well as the surrounding area, has seen in the past few years a great increase in the tourism sector, which fomented the creation of many hotels, bed-and-breakfasts and various other styles of accommodation.

When is the best time to visit Evora?

It is usually best to visit Évora during the warm spring or autumn months. Although the winters are typically quite mild, there is the chance of grey or wet days, so early spring is considered the best time to visit Evora.

What is the Roman temple of Évora?

The Roman Temple of Évora, also referred to as the Temple of Diana (“Templo de Diana”) is an ancient temple which makes a stunning impression in the historical centre of the city. It is included in the classification by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, and no visit to Évora is complete without taking in this majestic remnant of ancient history.

What is the average temperature in Evora?

The average temperature over the next 25 days in Evora from this forecast is 14°C (57°F) and there will be 8 days of sunshine . The average for January is 9°C (48°F).

What is the weather like in Evora in January 2022?

The warmest day over the next 25 days weather in Evora is forecast to be Tuesday 11th January 2022 at 18°C (64°F) and the warmest night on Thursday 20th January 2022 at 9°C (48°F). The average temperature over the next 25 days in Evora from this forecast is 14°C (57°F) and there will be 8 days of sunshine .

When is the best time of year to visit Évora?

The best times to visit Évora are spring and autumn, ie from mid-April to mid-June and from mid-September to early October. In June, the weather is often nice, but it can sometimes be hot, especially in the second half of the month.

What is the hottest city in Portugal?

Together with Beja, Évora is often the hottest city in Portugal. There are 32 days with more than 35 °C (95 °F) per year. From June to September, the temperature can sometimes reach and exceed 40 °C (104 °F). The highest record is 45.4 °C (113.7 °F), recorded in August 2018. In August 2003, the temperature had reached 44.5 °C (112 °F).

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