Évora is located in Alentejo region. If you choose to do your Erasmus here you will not regret.
At first can be scary live in such a different place, but we prepared a guide to help you.
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2 - Now that you're here, a place to live.
3 - While you don't have a house, you can stay a few days in a hostel. Choose one of our partners.
5 Essential things to see in Évora:
1 - Praça do Giraldo (Giraldo Square) - Our city center and meeting point. Here you can find the tourism office if you need maps or help, monuments like the fountain and the church, services like banks, shops, stationers, hostels etc.
2 - Templo de Diana (Roman Temple) - The most important mark of our city, our Roman temple is in city center and the garden right beside it has an amazing view.
3 - Sé (Cathedral) - The Cathedral is the highest place in kilometres, if you go to the tower you will see a great view. Go around the church and see the details and maybe you will find some surprises.
4 - Colégio do Espirito Santo (University of Évora) - Our university is the second oldest in Portugal and has a long history. Have a look around and see the library, the "center of the world", the cloisters and learn about our academic tradition.
5 - Capela dos Ossos (Chapel of Bones) - One of the best known, and the scariest place in Évora. Tottaly made of human bones and skeltons the Chapel of Bones is right beside the São Francisco Church in the city center.