Tomar & the Knights Templar, Private Tour, Full Day

9 hr

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Castelo de Almourol, Praia do Ribatejo 2260 Portugal

The most uniquely positioned castle in Portugal! Set on the river, you will discover this medieval fort via a relaxing boat ride. A fantastic monument and memory of the Knights Templar in Portugal.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Taverna Antiqua, Praça da República 23, 2300-556 Tomar, Portugal

So an amazing fact about Tomar is that it...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Castelo de Almourol, Praia do Ribatejo 2260 Portugal

The most uniquely positioned castle in Portugal! Set on the river, you will discover this medieval fort via a relaxing boat ride. A fantastic monument and memory of the Knights Templar in Portugal.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Taverna Antiqua, Praça da República 23, 2300-556 Tomar, Portugal

So an amazing fact about Tomar is that it was a planned city. The oldest quarter follows a strict grid system created by the Knight Templar in the 12th century. In this square, the 16th-century town hall is beautiful building with a statue of the Templar Knight and Tomar’s founder, Gualdim Pais.

It is on this square that you will eat an an authentic medieval experience! Eat from a medieval menu at rustic tables and chairs by candlelight. A popular location and unique dining experience.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Igreja de Sao Joao Baptista, R. Sao Joao 135 Praca da Republica, Tomar 2300-568 Portugal

This 15th century church is known for its exuberant sculpture and intricate stonework. Discover the beautiful tilework and paintings.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Synagogue of Tomar, Rua Dr. Joaquim Jacinto, 73 The synagogue has been renovated and is now open for visitors, Tomar 2300-577 Portugal

The synagogue was founded in the 15th century but wasn’t used for more than 50 years since the Jews were expelled or forced to convert by King Manuel I in the 1400s. It has since been restored in the 20th century and it now home to Tomar’s Jewish Museum

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Convento de Cristo, Igreja do Castelo Templario, Tomar 2300-000 Portugal

A vast monumental convent standing on top of a hill, founded in 1160 by a grandmaster of the Knights Templar. In the 12th century, King Afonso Henriques handed over the region around Tomar to the Knights Templar. They founded this convent famed for its round church. A UNESCO site there is a combination of Gothic, Manueline and Renaissance architecture in the church, chapterhouse and cloister that will leave you memorised.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Castelo de Tomar, Colina do Castelo, Tomar 2300-000 Portugal

This castle protects the convent. Still visible is the Cross of Malta and other Templar symbols. Discover Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance remnants, and much more!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Aqueduto dos Pegoes, Aqueduto do Convento de Cristo Vale dos Pegões, Tomar 2305-203 Portugal

This 6km aqueduct was created to supply the Convent of the Order of Christ with a much-needed water supply. The aqueduct is most spectacular when it reaches the Vale da Ribeira dos Pegões with two tiers of arches reaching a maximum height of 30 metres.

Duration: 30 minutes

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Important Details

Included
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • Live commentary on board
  • Driver/guide
Not Included
  • Entry/Admission - Convento de Cristo
  • Entry/Admission - Castelo de Tomar
  • Entry/Admission - Synagogue of Tomar
  • Entry tickets
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Castelo de Almourol
  • Entry/Admission - Igreja de Sao Joao Baptista
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from ALL hotels, accommodation, cruise ships and airports in the Lisbon area. Your health and your safety is our priority. Post Covid 19, we will continue to sanitise our vehicles and your car/minivan will have alcohol wipes, water and sunscreen.

Airports

  • Lisboa Airport, Alameda das Comunidades Portuguesas, Lisbon 1700-111 Portugal


Ports

  • Lisbon


9:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Languages available are English, Spanish, French and Portuguese
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • - Driver/guides wash clothes at high temperatures - Driver/guides wear masks in the car - Tour itinerary adapted to visit monuments at quieter times
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.