Lisbon: Military Town of Elvas Day Trip | One Day Tours Portugal
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Lisbon: Military Town of Elvas Day Trip




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Full Day to the Military Town of Elvas

Get an unforgettable experience with the whole day dedicated to the amazing town of Elvas, a popular object of military tourism in Europe.

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Type of experience


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10 hours

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English, Português

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Pick Up Location

Pick up at your address

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risk free! Cancellation is available up to 24 hours before your trip starts

Experience Description

Elvas is the Portuguese center of military tourism, as it was used as the first line of defense by the Portuguese to protect themselves from Napoleonic, and Castilian invasions multiple times.

Experience Schedule

The time, duration, and order of stops are subject to change based on traffic, weather conditions, and other circumstances beyond our control.

08:00 AM

Pick Up

Get ready for an exciting and active adventure with our experienced guide. After pick up from your hotel, we will depart from Lisbon and go directly to Elvas, with a quick stop at the fortress of Santa Luzia (10:30).

11:00 AM


Once in Elvas, we are going to see the ancient aqueduct that used to supply water to its inhabitants. But the main attraction and focus of our interest is the Fortress of Elvas, a marvelous star-shaped fortification that was used for defense purposes.

11:30 AM

Lunch + Free Time

After the fortress of Elvas, we will have some free time. It is the ideal spot to have lunch and buy some local pastries. Here, we’ll not only enjoy the environment but will also taste authentic Portuguese cuisine. To add a final touch to our experience, we will give you some free time, so you can try the local pastrie

01:30 PM

The Church of Our Lady of Assumption

Our next place of visit is the Church of Our Lady of Assumption. This Old Cathedral of Elvas is a religious building, located in Republic Square, and is a great example of the Manuelino architecture.

02:00 PM

Fortress of Our Lady of Grace

Finally, it’s time to see the example of military architecture in Portugal – the Fortress of Our Lady of Grace! The fortress of Elvas and the Fortress of Santa Luzia have earned the town multiple prizes in military architecture and have also earned the status of a World Heritage Site, protected by UNESCO.

06:00 PM

Drop Off

We will bring you back to your accommodation in Lisbon safe & sound, hoping to have a chance to enjoy your company once again! Time on the road will fly by fast as we’ll drive through the picturesque landscapes on our way back to your accommodation.

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We care about your comfort

The comfort and safety of our clients through tours and transfers is one of our key priorities. We provide high-quality technical maintenance and update our fleet on time to ensure trustworthy customer service.

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Сertified with the “Clean & Safe” seal to guarantee that we will comply with all mandatory hygiene and safety standards by WHO/ the National Tourist Authority in coordination with the General Directorate of Health.

What Experience Includes:
  • Hotel pick up & drop off at the appointed time
  • Professional driver with expert knowledge of the experience itinerary
  • Comfortable secure vehicle with A/C
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Panoramic photo stops with the best views on the way
  • Company Liability Insurance and Personal Injury Insurance
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Space for luggage for safe keeping of your belongings in the van
  • Personal expenses for souvenirs, lunch, and optional activities not specified in the package
  • Entrance fees to attractions, museums, and any additional sites, not specified in the experience program
  • Gratuities are optional but recommended to show appreciation for excellent service
Travel Tips:
  • Portugal is one of the warmest countries in Europe. However, you should bring warm clothes as it may get colder on the mountain side, and coastline (e.g.)
  • Don’t forget your documents
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