TOUR of the Templars

Tour information

  • Duration: 8h
  • Recommended schedule: 9h00-17h00

(We have flexibility in schedules and itineraries)

  • Departures and arrivals:  hotel, home or close to your ship, if you arrive on a cruise

ADAPTED VEHICLES

Adapted vehicles with easy access for seniors and wheelchair users

PRIVATE TOURS

In our Tours, you book a vehicle for your group/family only

Prices

  Full Day
2 Pax 420€
3 Pax 470€
4 Pax 530€
5 Pax 580€
6 Pax 630€
7 Pax 680€
8 Pax 730€
9 Pax on request

Includes:

  • Personal accident insurance
  • Service of a guide and driver
  • Fuel, parking fees and all taxes
  • Customer collection and drop-off wherever you’re staying
  • Monument entrances

About this Tour

tomarWe start the tour with a visit to Monastery of Santa Maria da Vitória, known as the Batalha Monastery, a masterpiece of man, as recognized by UNESCO to classify it as a World Heritage Site.

Warrant build in 1388 by King John I, in fulfillment of the promise made to the Virgin Mary, where Portugal won Spain in Aljubarrota Battle. It was built over two centuries, during the reign of seven kings. It’s a jewel of gothic flamboyant (late gothic) and Manueline architecture. It was the first pantheon of Portuguese kings, houses the tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and it’s a symbol of royal power and divine legitimation of the Avis dynasty.

In the next stop, we will visit Monastery of Alcobaça. Founded in 1153, it connects the history of independence from Portugal to the history of the Cistercian Order in our country. It’s tagged as one of the most prestigious monasteries in medieval Europe and the largest in Gothic style in Portugal, it was classified by UNESCO as World Heritage. Inside you can enjoy the tombs of Dom Pedro and Dona Inês, protagonists of one of the most beautiful love stories of royalty

We follow towards Tomar, a city with a very important role in Portuguese and World History and closely related to the monk’s route of the Order of Knights Templar.

We will visit the Convent of Christ. Situated high on a hill, was founded in 1160 by the Grand Master of the Templars, Dom Gualdim Pais. The Convent of Christ belonged to the medieval Knights Templar and was the headquarters of its heiress, the Order of Christ. In the 15th century, Prince Henry planned here most of his explorations to the New World. It is quoted as the pinnacle of the Manueline style in Portugal and is classified by the UNESCO as World Heritage.

Highlights

– Batalha Monastery

    – Alcobaça Monastery

– Convent of the Order of Christ

 

– Tomar Castle

– S. João Baptista Church

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