Explore the magnificent fortified city of Elvas when you take our fantastic guided tour. You will discover its amazing aqueduct, its beautiful cathedral, and its pretty churches with an English speaking guide.
Elvas Guided Tour
At your chosen time, we will meet up in the historic Republic Square in the heart of the beautiful fortified city of Elvas. Our walking tour begins at the Our Lady of the Assumption Cathedral where we admire the elegant late-Gothic facade.
From the square, we the head along the streets of Elvas, stopping at the pretty churches of the Dominicas and the Third Order of Saint Francis, along the way. As we walk, you will learn the fascinating history of how Elvas was once the most fortified city in the world.
We will also discover the amazing old citadel and the magnificent Castle, located at the highest part of the ancient walls, and which date back to the 13th century. Another important landmark we visit is the Aqueduct of Amoreira, which has more than 800 arches and stretches out 5 miles long.
Before finishing our fabulous guided tour through Elvas, we stop at the English Cemetery, the Jewish Synagogue, and the fascinating Military Museum. Our adventure then ends back at the original starting point two and a half hours after we began.
All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.
Tour in English
Seniors over 65 years oldUS$ 8.90
Children from 13 to 17 years oldUS$ 8.90
Children under 13 years oldFree
2 hours 30 minutes.
The tour is exclusively in English.
English speaking guide
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
You can book up until the previous day (10:00 AM local time) if there are still places available.
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
(Praça da República) Republic Square