Full Day Private Tour – Medieval Knights of Templar and World Heritage Tomar Route

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    It’s your experience and we are here to provide it. We help you understand the culture, history, & tastes of our colorful country. We cater only to the people in the booking, no one else will join. Enjoy your experience at your own pace.

    • Duration: 9 Hours
    • Departs: 8:30 AM
    • Location: Tomar

    Come with us on this day trip of Tomar and the Knights of Templar Route and discover the importance of this religious order in the formation and establishment of Portugal as a sovereign country. Explore medieval castles and convents on one of the most important regions of the country.

    Discover the beauty and importance of Tomar and the Tagus Valley.

    All the Iteneraries 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 in the day of the tour.

    Pick Up/Drop Off

    Your Hotel or Accommodation in central Lisbon

    (optionally in a nearby place of your preference)

    Your private day tour will begin with a pick up from your Lisbon hotel or cruise port at approximately 8:30am. The objective of the day will be to show you the national monuments in Tomar, part of which is an 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 we will head directly towards Tomar, an approximate 1h15m drive. Upon arrival we will visit the castle area qhich includes the famous convent of Christ where one of the most beautiful works of the Manueline style can be seen. Afterwards, a small stroll in the center of the city where you can taste some of the local sweets and/or lunch after which we will head to the Almourol Castle, a small castle in the middle of an island in the river Tagis, which was also used by the Templar Knights. 

    Before heading back to Lisbon we can still have some time to visit Constância, a small but beautiful village by the river that was also the refuge of Camões, on of Portugal’s most important poets.

    Return to the hotel by 5.30pm

    Things To Bring

    • Voucher (printed or digital)
    • Camera
    • Comfortable walking shoes
    • Comfortable clothing, specially in hotter days
    • Sunscreen and a Hat

    Price Includes

    • Pickup 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

    Price Excludes

    • Personal expenses (souvenirs, etc)
    • Meals
    • Entrance fees
    • Gratuities (optional)

    Additional Information

    • 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 always 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 or any other special needs at time of booking
    • 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 the availability the tours are made on a high end sedan/estate (Mercedes E or equivalent) or on a high end van (Mercedes V or equivalent)
    • A maximum of 7 people per booking, for other group sizes please contact us directly
    • All of our tours are normally made in English, but can also be made in Spanish, Italian and Portuguese. Just refer which language you prefer when you book

    Cancellation Policy

    We hope that there will be no need for, but in the unfortunate event of a cancellation we will charge the following:

    If cancelled more than 14 days before the tour: 0% Cancellation fee

    Between 14 and 7 days before the tour: 20% Cancellation fee

    Between 6 and 3 days before the tour: 50% Cancellation fee

    2 or less days before the tour (including Noshows): 100% Cancellation fee