Knight Templars Private Day Tour FROM LISBON - Almourol Castle and Tomar

Private & Custom Tours in Portugal

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This is the perfect tour to know some more about Portugal, on a very special private day tour north of Lisbon (approx 1h+ driving distance). In one day we will be covering one of the most beautiful villages in Portugal, Tomar, north of Lisbon, famous for hosting the Knight Templars Order (Convent of Christ and Castle of Tomar), and also Almourol Castle, built in the middle of the Tejo River more than 1000 years ago. Highlights:Private Tour Service: Only For YouNorth of Lisbon Historical Area of Tomar and AlmourolAlmourol Castle (in the middle of the river – Subj. to availability over winter period due weather)Tomar Old Village and narrow streetsTomar Convent of Christ and CastleTomar Jewish QuarterTomar Synagogue (Oldest Medieval Synagogue in Portugal - Currenty closed for renovation)And much more, tailored/adjusted with your private guide!
The Knight Templars Order Tour will show you some of the most important places in Portugal, north of Lisbon (only approx 1h+ drive), covering some of the most historical places in Portugal, related with the Knight Templars Order, such as Tomar and Almourol. Although the itinerary can be adjusted during the day, this is the standard/suggested itinerary:Departure from Lisbon Region around 9AM (Flexible)Arrive at Almourol Castle around 10h15m and stop for a visit (1h30m) – If weather conditions allow, cross by boat to the island where the castle is located (2 minute boat ride). If not possible, visit to the castle will be replaced by a stop at Constancia village nearby.Head to Tomar, and visit the old villageVisit the old Jewish Quarter, and stop at the Old Tomar Synagogue – Currently CLOSEDStop for lunch (1h – meal not included)Free time in the Old Village of Tomar (optional – 30min)Head to the Convent of Christ (Castle of Tomar), and enjoy a guided visit inside the old Convent and Castle (1h45m)Finish the private tour around 6PM

What’s included

  • Hotel/Accommodation pickup and drop-off (Lisbon, Cascais or Sintra)
  • Private Tour Guide (English Speaking)
  • Mercedes-Benz Private Transportation

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entrance fees and admissions (17 euro approx.)
  • Food and drinks