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Knight Templars Private Day Tour FROM LISBON - Almourol Castle and Tomar

Knight Templars Private Day Tour FROM LISBON - Almourol Castle and Tomar - Tomar, Portugal

Duration: 8 hours
Location: Tomar, Portugal

From USD
$141.36

This is the perfect tour to know some more about Portugal, on a very special private day tour north of Lisbon (approx 1h+ driving distance).
In one day we will be covering one of the most beautiful villages in Portugal, Tomar, north of Lisbon, famous for hosting the Knight Templars Order (Convent of Christ and Castle of Tomar), and also Almourol Castle, built in the middle of the Tejo River more than 1000 years ago ... More info ›

This is the perfect tour to know some more about Portugal, on a very special private day tour north of Lisbon (approx 1h+ driving distance).
In one day we will be covering one of the most beautiful villages in Portugal, Tomar, north of Lisbon, famous for hosting the Knight Templars Order (Convent of Christ and Castle of Tomar), and also Almourol Castle, built in the middle of the Tejo River more than 1000 years ago.

Highlights:

  • Private Tour Service: Only For You
  • North of Lisbon Historical Area of Tomar and Almourol
  • Almourol Castle (in the middle of the river – Subj. to availability over winter period due weather)
  • Tomar Old Village and narrow streets
  • Tomar Convent of Christ and Castle
  • Tomar Jewish Quarter
  • Tomar Synagogue (Oldest Medieval Synagogue in Portugal - Currenty closed for renovation)
  • And much more, tailored/adjusted with your private guide!

The Knight Templars Order Tour will show you some of the most important places in Portugal, north of Lisbon (only approx 1h+ drive), covering some of the most historical places in Portugal, related with the Knight Templars Order, such as Tomar and Almourol. Although the itinerary can be adjusted during the day, this is the standard/suggested itinerary:

  • Departure from Lisbon Region around 9AM (Flexible)
  • Arrive at Almourol Castle around 10h15m and stop for a visit (1h30m) – If weather conditions allow, cross by boat to the island where the castle is located (2 minute boat ride). If not possible, visit to the castle will be replaced by a stop at Constancia village nearby.
  • Head to Tomar, and visit the old village
  • Visit the old Jewish Quarter, and stop at the Old Tomar Synagogue – Currently CLOSED
  • Stop for lunch (1h – meal not included)
  • Free time in the Old Village of Tomar (optional – 30min)
  • Head to the Convent of Christ (Castle of Tomar), and enjoy a guided visit inside the old Convent and Castle (1h45m)
  • Finish the private tour around 6PM

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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
$70.68

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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