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Backcountry Tours has a single type of tourism in the region, using off the beaten tracks we created the possibility to have a comprehensiveness knowledge of a non touristic world that goes unnoticed for most of the visitants of Évora and Alentejo...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Évora Historic Center, Evora 7000-534, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday

Thanks a lot to our guide João! Very professional, competent, easy-going, funny, nice stories - we spent all day incl. visiting wine testing and nice place selection for our lunch! Highly recommend João - you'll be more than satisfied and know a lot about history...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I wanted to keep it simple and stay away from large tours. We came across We Hate Tourism Tours and Backcountry Tours, and decided on Évora for a day with João. From start to finish, João gave us all kinds of interesting...More

Thank Dream30214576537
João T, Proprietário at Backcountry Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Dream30214576537, Thank you for your wonderful review. We feel very happy for having provide you such a day. Thanks!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My friend and I spent a fabulous afternoon with João touring the sights around Evora. He took us through cork groves to ancient sites for Megaliths, Dolmans, and Roman bath ruins. Along the way, we had very interesting discussions about the various historical influences specific...More

Thank Ambassador512634
João T, Proprietário at Backcountry Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Ambassador512634, Thank you for your review. We are very happy you enjoyed your day! João

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The front desk at the Moov Hotel hooked us up with Joao to take us out to tour the ancient areas around Evora. We expected a routine tour of the area and Joao just blew us away with how many areas he took us to,...More

Thank 920JamesB920
João T, Proprietário at Backcountry Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi 920JamesB920, Thank you for your review. Hope you comeback soon to Évora. João

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the most fabulous afternoon With João touring the area from a Evora to Monsaraz! João is a wealth of information, and so personable and down to earth. I learned so much about the Area, the people, their “ industries” and way of life while...More

Thank Gastineaugal
João T, Proprietário at Backcountry Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Gastineaugal, Thank so much for your review. We love what we do and I think it shows! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 October 2018

My wife and I loved this half-day tour in Evora. Joao was a perfect guide, knew his sites, and was considerate to our entire 6 person group. I particularly enjoyed his explanation of the cork industry in Portugal; while we were parked next to beautiful...More

Thank Orlando D
João T, Proprietário at Backcountry Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Hi Orlando D Thank you for your review. We are happy you felt like that. Hope to see you soon in Évora

Reviewed 21 September 2018

My wife and I had a fabulous day out with Joao, who was punctual, friendly, entertaining, very knowledgeable, and the perfect host. In addition we had a fantastic meal with him, and the day has been the highlight of our holiday. We couldn’t recommend him...More

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João T, Proprietário at Backcountry Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2018

Hi V5824EZinfo, Thank you for your review. Hope to see you again soon! Thank you also for the votes of success

Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

I booked the Évora and Monsaraz tour. It was a wonderful experience. Backcountry Tours is not the regular and impersonal tour operator. A guided tour with João is a unique experience. He is a very knowledgeable, professional and charming guide who takes pride in his...More

Thank Mishmish-Lilu
João T, Proprietário at Backcountry Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Hi Mishmish-Lilu, Thank you for your fabulous review. Without words to thank I just hope you can comeback soon so we can tour the region again. If you comeback without time enough for a tour I will have Alentejo wine waiting for you.

Reviewed 18 September 2018

Joao our guide was fantastic and extremely informative. He took just the two of us on a personalized tour of three megalithic sites and the ruins of a roman bath/villa. The sites were very interesting and his talks were very informative including those concerning local...More

Thank Richard S
João T, Proprietário at Backcountry Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Hello Richard Thank you for your wonderful review! We are very happy you felt like described. The conversations during the tour are very important because it gives us reason to visit other stuff!! Hope you visit us soon again!

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

João is so wonderful. My husband, mother, her best friend and I spent the day with João for a private custom tour. He picked us up at our hotel in Lisbon and his enthusiasm immediately matched our excitement and curiosity. The day was EVERYTHING we...More

Thank francakes
João T, Proprietário at Backcountry Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Dear Francakes, Thank so much for your inspirational review. We feel very energized by your words and wanting to be better and better. Hope to see you soon again!

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jwinett
21 August 2017|
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Response from João T | Property representative |
Hello. Thank you for your contact. For the 2nd September I don't have availability. Only after 4th September if you are still in Évora. Only for the megalithics the price is 45 € (only euros) for both and it takes about 4... More
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jwinett
20 August 2017|
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Response from Rémi L | Reviewed this property |
Hej, I was in Evora with my sister and a niece, the town is very nice over all we had a great time in town and the surroundings . We went to the Megaliths, the dolmen ,a roman villa (ruin ), and see some of the other nice... More
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