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Tomar the Convent of Christ & the Templar Knights History

Tomar the Convent of Christ & the Templar Knights History - Tomar, Portugal

Duration: 8 hours
Location: Tomar, Portugal

From USD
$71.19

At the mistic town of Tomar we will talk about the history of Gualdim Pais the founder of one of the pearls of Portugal – Tomar and his Convent of Christ that contains many stories of the Templar Knights and the Portuguese discoveries.

First we will get to know the Convent of Christ and the great Manuelino Window, one of the great works of the Manuelino style ... More info ›

At the mistic town of Tomar we will talk about the history of Gualdim Pais the founder of one of the pearls of Portugal – Tomar and his Convent of Christ that contains many stories of the Templar Knights and the Portuguese discoveries.

First we will get to know the Convent of Christ and the great Manuelino Window, one of the great works of the Manuelino style. After we will walk through the narrows streets of Tomar city center and taste of the local pastry.

We will visit the beautiful church of Santa Maria dos Olivais where the Portuguese Templar Knights masters rested on the past. After all the amazing stories and history of the locals visited we go to the amazing Almourol castle, a fortification lost in an island at the calm waters of the Tagus river. To get there we have to go by boat. 

In the castle we will have some free time to take some beautiful pictures. After the visit of the castle we end our tour.

What can you expect from the tour:

We will start our tour by minivan in direction to Tomar, taking a hour drive to reach our first stop. After the visit to the Convent we take the minivan again and get to the city center. After the visit, we have 1h30m to have lunch.

After the lunch we will visit the medieval church of Santa Maria dos Olivais. The last point of our day tour is the Almourol Castle with a boat trip to it (the ride takes 45 minutes).

Here is our itinerary:
- Visit and know history of the Convent of Christ;
- Walking in the Tomar historic center;
- Tasting some local and traditional pastry
- Visit the medieval Santa Maria dos Olivais church;
- Take a 5 minute boat trip;
- Visit the Almourol Castle

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