Semi-Private Tour From Lisbon: The Old World Of The Templars

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Departure Details :
    Centrally located Lisbon hotels/ports
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Harken back to the days of knights and jesters during this full-day tour of Tomar and Santarm from Lisbon. Explore ancient sites such as the Convent of Christ, the Castle of the Knights Templar, and Almourol Castle as you learn about the history of medieval Portugal from a friendly, knowledgable guide. Sip on local wines in a Douro vineyard and enjoy scenic views of the surrounding countryside as you travel in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle. Roundtrip transportation to and from your hotel in Lisbon is provided.

Highlights

  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Excellent value for money
  • Small group ensures personal service

Know More about this tour

Get picked up from your Lisbon hotel by a guide and travel via comfortable, air-conditioned coach to picturesque Santarm. The region has been inhabited since the neolithic period by Romans and Christians and is known as the capital of the Gothic. Head to the Ancient Walls and Garden Portas do sol for a beautiful view of the Tagus River and visit the Convent of San Francisco, a famous Graa Church.

After a period of free time for lunch, head to the enigmatic Almourol Castle, one of the most emblematic monuments of the Christian reconquest. Situated on an island, Almourol is one of the most distinctive castles in Portugal due to its historical importance and surrounding countryside.

The town of Tomar was a stronghold for the Knights Templar (Order of Christ) and offers visitors the chance to see the beautiful Convent of Christ. The site displays five centuries of unique architectural styles and was part of the defense system created to protect the kingdom from attacks. Your guide will return you to your hotel in Lisbon at the end of the day.

Inclusions

Local driver/guide

Small-group tour with maximum 8 people

Free Wi-fi

Bottled water

Exclusions

Lunch and entrance fees

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A minimum of 02 people per booking is required

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide (please advise if you speak Portuguese or English)

Clients 11 years of age or more shall be charged adult fare and those aged 5 to 10 shall be charged child fare with 50% discount considering 1 child fare per couple unless otherwise specified

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