Casas da Mouraria
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Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Enjoy a striking destination inspired by the extraordinary historical landscape, melding the offerings of thrilling in outdoor recreation and renowned wine tasting, with the hot & unsurpassed beauty of the UNESCO World Heritage City or Évora.
The apartment is part of a condominium, located in the area of the old Moorish quarter, with his narrow streets and whitewashed houses.
We offer a confortable one bedroom apartement, fully equiped for your confort and needs.
1 twin bed room, 1 complete bathroom, 1 kitchenette, 50 m2 of surface
TV, Wi-fi, heating
Kitchen and electrical appliances:
fridge, oven, microwave, washing machine, coffee machine, cooking hob, toaster.
Outdoor:terrace, garden furniture, 100 m2 terrace, 2 bikes for total free usage.
Non smokers preferred.
Two free bicycles, multi adventure activities at special prices
Complimentary exclusive wine bootle if yoy stay 3 nights or more.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Comporta 130 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Lisboa 140 km, Nearest railway: Évora 1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|General||TV, CD player, Safe, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Bicycles available|
The Alentejo region
Evora, capital of Alto Alentejo, city of an outstanding beauty, embraced by its fortress walls, filled with historic memories in each street, each home, each inhabitant…Its squares and monuments tell us national history, religion and culture episodes and its townsfolk are proud of both past and present times.
The natural beauty of this region combines with the monumental richness of this town-museum that nowadays is also a modern and touristy city, classified by UNESCO, since 1986, World Heritage. Inhabited since the Neolithic period, the archaeological landscape that surrounds the city presents important monuments, such as the Cromeleque dos Almendres (cromlech) and the Anta Grande do Zambujeiro (dolmen). Many were the ancient people that have been here, but the Romans were those who transformed Evora into an imperial town. They called it Ebora, named after Julio Cesar as Liberalitas Julia, and left several signs of their passage, from which the roman temple, known improperly as "Templo de Diana", stands out.
In 715 AD, the city was conquered by the Arabs but there are only a few archaeological evidences of that time. In 1165, Giraldo Sem Pavor (Fearless Giraldo), on a sudden incursion, took the city from the Moor, and that event was printed on the city coat-of-arms. The importance of Evora is undeniable along the centuries: during the Avis Dynasty (1385-1580) the city became the chosen place of the court, which settled here frequently, to the detriment of Lisbon or Coimbra. Cardinal King D. Henrique founded, in 1551, the Colégio do Espírito Santo (Holly Spirit College), which became the Evora University in 1559, when it received Rome's approval.
In 1759 it was closed by order of Marquês de Pombal, on the Jesuits expulsion, reopening again in 1973. As a reaction to the Filipes' dynasty domination, Evora became a battles' stage for the national independence. But after the throne was reclaimed, the court turned away from the city. Since the XX century, one can notice a rousing will to recover from the wasted time, restore the monuments and embellish the city. The historic centre of Évora, as a monumental ensemble of great historic and cultural value, was classified by UNESCO, in 1986, World Heritage.
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2 Jun 2014
"Compact and well-located"
This apartment is located in small complex of five apartments inside the walls of Evora. It is compact, consisting of a lounge/dining/kitchenette in one room, a small bedroom with a comfortable queen… More
13 May 2014
"Perfect base for exploring a beautiful region in Portugal."
A lovely and welcoming little apartment in the UNESCO World Heritage Town of Evora, with it's wealth of historic sites to explore.
We enjoyed our few days stay sightseeing and walking, as Evora is also surrounded by far reaching countryside, abundant with tranquil villages whose streets were perfumed with the sweet scent of Orange blossom.
18 Oct 2013
"Bien situé, mais..."
Casas da Mouraria est bien situé, près de tout, le proprio sympathique et prévenant, mais...La chambre est minuscule, la cuisine est peu fonctionnelle, le tout est très sombre et manque de luminos… More
11 Oct 2013
"Lovely little base to enjoy Evora"
Jorge's apartment is a perfect little base to enjoy Evora and the surrounds.It a 10 minute walk to the town centre and most of the attractions (some like the temple, aqueduct and cathedral are cl… More
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