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Full-Day Private Tour - Knights Templar and Tomar

Product ID: 81909
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Get to know Tomar and the Knights Templar Route and discover the importance of this religious order in the establishment of Portugal as a sovereign country. Explore medieval castles and convents on one of the most important regions of Portugal.
About this activity
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Duration: 9 hours
Starting time 8:30 AM
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Pickup included

Your hotel or accommodation in Lisbon (cruise terminal or airport also available)

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Castle and Convent of Tomar, one of the jewels of the Manueline Architecture
  • Explore Almourol Castle, one of the most beautiful castles of Portugal
  • Dwell at the banks of the upper Tagus, for some of the most beautiful landscapes of central Portugal
Full description
Your private day tour will begin with pickup from your Lisbon hotel or cruise port at approximately 8:30 AM. Discover the national monuments in Tomar, part of which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. As this is a private tour, you will have the freedom to rearrange your tour how you see fit. Below is the standard itinerary:

After the pickup head directly towards Tomar, an approximate 1.5-hour drive. Upon arrival you will visit the castle area which includes the famous convent of Christ where one of the most beautiful works of the Manueline style can be seen. Afterwards, enjoy a small stroll in the center of the city where you can taste some of the local sweets and/or lunch after which you will head to the Almourol Castle, a small castle in the middle of an island in the river Tagus, which was also used by the Templar Knights. 

Before heading back to Lisbon you can have some time to visit Constância, a small but beautiful village by the river that was also the refuge of Camões, one of Portugal's most important poets. If time and weather allows, visit the beautiful artificial lakes created by a nearby dam, for some beautiful landscape views.

Return to the hotel by 5:30 PM. Note that all the itineraries and schedules that are described on this page are the standard ones for this tour. As this is a private tour and no one else will join your group, the tour is fully customizable according to your preferences or schedule needs if you come on a cruise ship, for example. To change anything just inform us at the time of booking or talk to the driver on the day of the tour.
Includes
  • Pick-up and drop-off at the hotel or accommodation
  • Private minivan or sedan according to your choice
  • Guided tour
  • WiFi
  • Bottled water
  • Parking, fuel and toll costs
  • Insurance as required by law
What’s Not Included
  • Personal expenses (souvenirs, etc)
  • Meals
  • Entrance fees unless stated in the inclusions
  • Gratuities (optional)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at time of booking
• Child (3 yrs old or above) seats are available on request (Free of Charge) if advised at time of booking
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• Start and Finish times may be adjusted to your preference or to your Cruise schedule
• If you come on a Cruise, at time of booking, please inform us of the ship name, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
• Please advise any specific dietary requirements
• Please note that all our prices are per trip and not per person, meaning that the price you see is what you pay for the whole group
• Depending on the size of the group and car availability the tours are made in a high end sedan/estate (Mercedes E or equivalent) or in a high end bus (Mercedes V or equivalent)
• Maximum of 7 people per booking

From US$ 471.07 Per group up to 3

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Product ID: 81909