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From Lisbon: Tomar Templar Full-Day Private Tour

From Lisbon: Tomar Templar Full-Day Private Tour

From US$ 344.70 per group up to 2

Discover Tomar, a Templar town with it's Castle and Convent of Christ and UNESCO World Heritage Site from the 12th century, on a full-day private tour from Lisbon.

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Duration 8 hours
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  • Discover the history of the Knights Templar with an exciting visit to their castles and lands
  • Visit the largest tourist caves in Portugal
  • Explore the headquarters of the Knights Templars in Portugal
  • Admire Almourol Castle, a fairytale castle in the middle of a river
  • Move at your own place, with your knowledgeable guide
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You will be met at your hotel to begin your day trip. Head north to visit the largest tourist caves in Portugal. Then turn East to head for your next point - discover Tomar, a 12th-century Templar town featuring a castle and the Convent of Christ – the latter was selected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and served as the Portuguese headquarters of the Knights Templar. Visit the historic center of Tomar, including the Church of Santa Maria do Olival, which served as a 12th-century funerary pantheon of the Knights Templar, and the 16th-century Church of São João Baptista. Afterwards it is time for lunch, based on your preference, but it is recommended that you lunch in Medieval Tavern. This is the best way to taste Portuguese gastronomy and feel like real Knight of Templar. After lunch it is time to visit one more castle, that was part of the defensive line controlled by the Knights Templar - Castle of Almourol. The castle is situated in the middle of Tagus River, so the best way to reach the castle is by taking a boat. Finally, enjoy relaxing landscapes and rolling hills on the drive back to Lisbon.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off in Lisbon
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Personal and accident insurance
  • Entrance ticket (Caves and Castle of Almourol)
  • Lunch
  • Entrance Convent of Christ
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
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  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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A great adventure!

Only good memories of this great adventure with Paulo, our guide. Back in the days of the Templars. We heard the beautiful voice of Paulo singing in the refectory of the Monastery. Paulo is very knowledgeable about history and architecture and does not count his time. He is passionate.

September 18, 2018

Beautiful experience. Guide preperata and extremely available !!!

June 10, 2018

Tour was great Antonio was very informative. Great history lesson

May 5, 2019

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