Trip Planner:   Europe  /  Portugal  /  Alentejo  /  Evora District  /  Evora  /  Historic Sites  /  Almendres Cromlech
Almendres Cromlech, Evora
(4.2/5 based on 750+ reviews on the web)
Amid olive and cork trees on a hillside, find Almendres Cromlech, the most important Megalithic site in Portugal. With 96 stones, this archeological complex is one of the largest groups of its kind in Europe. Discover the various structures that make up this impressive site, including cromlechs and menhir stones. Take in the scenic landscape and explore the site's history, which stretches back thousands of years. View the recently discovered formation, which wasn't known until Henrique Leonor Pina happened upon it while doing fieldwork in 1966. These stones were erected between the sixth and fourth millennium BCE, from the Neolithic to Chalcolithic periods, and were most likely used for religious and ceremonial purposes. Use our Evora trip itinerary maker to add Almendres Cromlech and other attractions to your Evora vacation plans.
map
Create a full Evora itinerary

Plan your trip to Evora

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Evora by other users

22 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 18 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 40 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM CANADA October, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Evora BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 18 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 27 days in Santander & Portugal BY A USER FROM IRELAND June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 26 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM IRELAND June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE April, culture, romantic, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, romantic, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM CANADA April, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in Portugal BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL July, kids, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: July, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Very interesting and very beautiful. Is well integrated in the landscape. It is very well preserved, I try to consider the millennia it's been ....
    View original
  • Very quiet, inspiring, charming at night, primitive, wild, peaceful, interesting, very good to be in contact with nature 
  • Worth the visit despite the 5 km on a dirt road to get there. Is well signposted and can be reached easily
    View original