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Outstanding in every way!

Mario is a virtual encyclopedia of information on, not only the monoliths, but archeology, history... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
27kathleena
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Exceptional and very unique

We spent a late afternoon driving through the countryside in search of the major megalith sites. We... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
ogerkan
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Mario is a virtual encyclopedia of information on, not only the monoliths, but archeology, history, politics, environmental concerns, local flora & fauna and more. He is personable, communicative and engaging, as well. We learned so much on this fascinating tour that I highly recommend seeing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 27kathleena
Reviewed 17 October 2018

We spent a late afternoon driving through the countryside in search of the major megalith sites. We found two of the three we were looking for before we ran out of daylight. Some are well marked and require a bit of walking to access. Not...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Spent the morning with Mario visiting 3 important sites. He picked us up on time from our hotel. His knowledge of the agriculture , the culture, geography and history of the area was fantastic. We learned so much and enjoyed the small group. A worthwhile...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We learned a lot during this interesting tour of megalithic sites close to Evora. The guide, archeologist Mario, is very knowledgeable and is good in transmitting his passion for archeology. We highly recommend visiting these sites with him.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Mario, our guide- a trained archaeologist , provided insights into the lives and culture of life thousands of years ago Think intimate Stonehenge with close up access If you are into history- not to be missed. Wonderful morning. (Also we were fortunate to be with...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

To some, this will merely be a bunch of rock in a field. To me though, it was so evocative to see how the stones were placed in relation to the landscape and to just be still with them. I would highly suggest a very...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The guided tour by Mario, Ph. D archeologist,was one of our two best experiences (along with Knights Templar Castle) in our two weeks in Portugal. The stones themselves are striking as one of the few remains of the early millennia of human civilization but would...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 12 June 2016

We visited the Neolithic megaliths and dolmons which were very impressive and interesting to see.We learned a lot about the history of Portugal from visiting them and the Neoltihic era. However, the condition of the sites were quite poor. The soil around the stones was...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 18 February 2016

A fabulous way to see neolithic sites, along with a dedicated and enthusiastic archeologist who is engaging and incredibly well informed. Don't miss it.

Date of experience: November 2015
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