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Private Tour from Lisbon - Templar Route

This will be a trip back in time, where you can learn more about the history of the Knights Templar, men who were simultaneously Knights, Warriors and Monks.
The Templars played an important role in all the great times and battles of Portugal, from the foundation of the country with D. Afonso Henriques to the Discoveries. The headquarters of the Templars and later the "Order of Christ" settled in Tomar, becoming the Templar capital of Portugal and Spain and one of the most important in the medieval world.

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8 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Bottled water
    • Entry/Admission - Castelo de Almourol
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Monuments Tickets
    • Entry/Admission - Convento de Cristo
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

    The castle of Almourol, located on a small island that was already inhabited at the time of the Roman occupation of the peninsula, from the 8th century, was occupied by the Muslims, who will have conquered it to the Visigoths. In the context of the Christian reconquest of the Iberian Peninsula, Almourol was conquered by D. Afonso Henriques in 1129, who gave it to the Order of the Temple.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Igreja de Santa Maria dos Olivais, Avenida da Horta D'El Rei, Tomar 2300-304 Portugal

    The primitive church dates back to the twelfth century, under the command of D. Gualdim Pais, master of the Order of the Templars, to serve as a burial ground for the Freires. The present church corresponds to the XIII century, to the reign of D. Afonso III, instituted like the most emblematic work of the national Gothic architecture. His planimetric model served as an example for other religious temples, both cathedral and conventual from north to south.

    Duration: 20 minutes

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

    Located in the center of the city of Tomar, the Church of St. John the Baptist was originally built in the 17th century. XV, but rebuilt in the 19th century. XVI. In 1520, King D. Manuel elevated the Church to the Collegiate, thus assembling to integrate the chapels of the royal patron.

    Duration: 30 minutes

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

    The Convent of Christ, in Tomar, belonged to the Order of the Templars. Founded in 1162 by the Grand Master of the Templars, Don Gualdim Pais the Convent of Christ still preserves memories of these monks knights and of the heirs of their position, the Order of Christ, which made this building their headquarters. World Heritage Site, classified by UNESCO

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Castelo de Ourem, Estrada Nacional 356 Nossa Senhora das Misericórdias, Ourem 2490-781 Portugal

    Ourém is a Portuguese city belonging to the District of Santarém, the Center region, is a prosperous, ancient city - has a castle - and modern, with extensive avenues. The castle of Ourém rests there, with an imprecise foundation date, but certainly very old because in 1178 it was already spoken of a castle with a triangular plan.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick you up at the hotel / hostel / apartment where you are staying (Lisbon and Sintra area)
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 7/18/2019 - 10/21/2021
    Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Mandatory use of personal protective equipment (mask and gloves)
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by MoonShadow Tours

Activity ID: V-177000P2

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