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Casa do Becco da Forçada nº 6

Bedrooms 1
Space 688 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

We have to offer you a typical house in an historical alley.

Family's property since 1899. It is fully restored and distributed over 2 floors. The kitchen is on the ground floor and the bathroom, the bedroom and the living room are on the first floor.

The bedroom, with 18 m2, has a queen size bed and there is the possibility of an extra bed in the living room, if required (15 €/night).

We have available a babies' bed, up to 5 years old (without extra cost).

Our house is equipped with: cable tv, Wi-Fi, fridge, microwave, coffee machine, boiler, gas cooker, vacuum cleaner, fan and heater, iron and ironing board, washing machine and hairdryer.

We will change your towels 2 times per week and the sheets 1 time per week.

This unit is located in the historical centre of the city, inside the city's walls, 400 meters from the Roman Temple, the Cathedral and the Municipal Museum and 600 meters from the Chapel of Bones.

Évora is also an excelent place to settle a base and visit the surrounding beautiful cities such as Monsaraz, Estremoz, Elvas, Vila Viçosa, Arraiolos (average distance: 50 km).

More Details

Luís Oliveira
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Wonderful service! House with a very cozy atmosphere! Beautiful city!.
Aug 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Évora in Municipality of Évora

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 688 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
  • Baby Gate
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Child Bed
  • The bedroom has a double bed and there is the possibility of an extra bed in the living room, if required (15 €/night). We have available a babies' bed, up to 5 years old (without extra cost).
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • caves
  • churches
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(32 traveller reviews)

Casa do Becco da Forçada nº 6
average rating of 5.0 based on 34 reviews

Delightful Stay in Heart of Évora

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful visit in Évora thanks to our hosts, Luis and Antonia. The location is in the heart of town, a very short walk from the main plaza and sights and tastes of the city. The house is charming, recently renovated and fully equipped. But the special warmth of our hosts made the biggest difference. They welcomed us the first night, provided a custom walking tour map, and went out of their way to help us to explore our special interests in the culture and life of the Alentejo region. They went out of their way to help with transport and translation for a visit to a local farm. Their recommendations of restaurants and places to see in town (and it's such a rich place historically) made our stay in Évora a delight and a highlight of our time in Portugal. We would happily stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful appartment and the nicest hosts

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful appartment in the heart of Evora. All equipment/kitchen/bathroom is new and very well maintained. Antonia and Luis - the bests hosts ever! They prepare a lot of information about Evora, places of interest and so on and also about the area. You can ask everything and come with every problem, they have an answer or a solution. Very personal and warm welcome and goodbye. Thank you once again so much for everything. Also you have free WiFi (good connection) and in the evening we could do phone calls to Germany for free! We liked all activities they recommended. Of course I would recommend this location with this hosts to all nice people!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great, go there!

  • 5 of 5

We had a warm welcome from very nice owners! They gave us usefull information about the city and places to go in the surrounding area. The house was very comfortabele and in the city center. When you decide to visit Evora, stay in the house of Luis and Antonia!!!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 10 days and were able to walk everywhere in Evora. We were able to park our car just outside the walls within walking distance at no charge. We also used the apartment as a base for day trips by car to nearby locations such as Elvas, Portalegre, Monsarraz, etc. Evora has great restaurants and public squares as well as other attractions. The apartment is clean and modern. The bed was comfortable. The best part of the visit was the opportunity to spend time with the hosts, Luis and Antonia. They recommended great restaurants. They accompanied us on a couple of excursions, including a visit to Herdade de Rocim near Cuba/Vidigueira for wine tasting. We were able to gain a deeper understanding of Portuguese culture and cuisine with their help. We highly recommend this location.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Owners that care about your overall experience

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is newly renovated and part of a much larger property that came from Luis' family. Eventually the property will house 2 stores, the owner's primary residence, a long term rental and several short term rentals.The apartment has all the modern conveniences while keeping the wonderful historical designs of the building including for example barrel ceilings. The apartment is two stories with the living room and bedroom above the kitchen. The kitchen is fully equipped and there is a small grocery nearby. Free car parking is about 10 minutes walking to just outside the old city walls. Fans provide cooling when necessary. While the apartment is nice, the most wonderful part of our stay was sharing time with Luis, Antonia and their darling son Santiago. We feel as if they are friends for life. They will spend as much time as you desire with you to explain their culture and geographic area. For example, they spent an entire day with us as we explored the area by car stopping at a typical restaurant for lunch where the local men might break into song after a few drinks. For sure we were treated to experiences only the locals normally enjoy. Only with this type of exchange will you really experience a country. Portugal is full of beautiful landscapes and even more beautiful people. Again the apartment is wonderful but you will miss out if you don't take the opportunity to share time with Luis, Antonia and Santiago. They are a wealth of knowledge and full of genuine concern that you have best experience possible. Enjoy!!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic apartment with very welcoming hosts

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed in several HomeAway (or similar) properties over the last 8-9 years, all excellent experiences, but this was the property with the most welcoming hosts. Luís and Antónia were kind enough to meet us at the bus station, and even to take us (when they found out that we didn't have a car) for a day out to Monsaraz, stopping at a ceramics workshop on the way that we would never have found by ourselves. We learned a great deal from them about the area and Portugal as a whole.

The apartment is fantastic - quite minimalistically and very stylishly decorated, in a lovely little cul-de-sac only a few minutes' walk from the main square and within a couple of minutes of excellent restaurants, bars and convenient small grocery shops. It was very well kitted-out, with everything we could want, and the nice surprise of some local produce from Luís and Antónia to start us off.

We'd highly recommend Casa do Becco da Forçada - great apartment and great hosts.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
135 Kilometres
Lisbon's Airport
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Évora Station
Nearest Motorway
11 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Taberna Típica 4ª Feira
Nearest Beach
110 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Évora is a city of an outstanding beauty, embraced by its fortress walls, filled with historic memories in each street, each home, each inhabitant.

The natural beauty of this region combines with the monumental richness of this town-museum that nowadays is also a modern city.

The archaeological landscape that surrounds the city presents important monuments, such as the Almendres' Cromlech and the Anta Grande do Zambujeiro.

Many were the ancient people that have been here, but the Romans were those who transformed Évora into an imperial town.

The historic centre of Évora, as a monumental ensemble of great historic and cultural value, was classified by UNESCO, in 1986, World Heritage.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Évora, Alentejo

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2 night minimum stay
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Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £127.3

The approximate time of your arrival must be communicated until 1 day prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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