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From Lisbon: Full-Day Knights Templar Tour

Product ID: 205177
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Explore the Knights Templar of Portugal on this exclusive full-day tour from Lisbon. See monuments linked to this ancient Catholic military order, and learn the history of the Templars.
About this activity
Duration 10 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Your hotel in Lisbon.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn the fascinating history of the Knights Templar
  • Visit the Portuguese villages of Ourém and Tomar
  • Explore the stunning Almourol Castle
  • Indulge yourself with a local sweet
  • Discover the beautiful Convent of Christ
Full description
Follow in the footsteps of the Knights Templar, a mysterious religious-military order. A professional guide will accompany you along the way, sharing stories and the history of the places visited. The Templars played an important role in Portuguese history. On this tour you’ll have the opportunity to learn all about Portugal’s fascinating history.
 
Visit the picturesque village of Ourém, as well as Almourol Castle, built by the Templars on a small island and one of the most interesting castles in Portugal. See the Convent of Tomar de Cristo, with its iconic Manueline window. Both offer perfect examples of the culture of the Templars.
 
The headquarters of the Templars were in Tomar, making it one of the most important sites in the medieval world. Visit this town, now listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. See the Church of Santa Maria do Olival, a beautiful 12th century church built in the Gothic style, and erected for the Knights Templar. At the end of the tour you’ll be dropped off at your hotel in Lisbon.
Includes
  • Full-day tour
  • Guide and driver
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in central Lisbon
What’s Not Included
  • Meals
  • Entrance fees