History buffs will be delighted by this private 10-hour tour of Santarém, Almourol and Tomar. Refine your knowledge of the Knights Templar and the integral role they played in conquering Portugal. In an air-conditioned vehicle, you’ll travel with ease between historic locations dispersed evenly around Lisbon and see a UNESCO-listed convent and an ancient castle. This private tour allows you to enjoy a personalized experience with just you and your group of up to seven people.
Private 10-hour tour of Santarém, Almourol and Tomar, ideal for history buffs
Follow in the footsteps of the Knights Templar and discover the integral part played by the group
Travel in comfort and with ease in a private, air-conditioned vehicle
Visit the UNESCO-listed Convent of Christ in Tomar
Begin your excursion with pickup at your Lisbon hotel and board a private, air-conditioned car destined for the route taken by the Knight’s Templar. Make your first stop in Santarém, a significant location in relation to the Christian conquers: admire its castle and marvel at Graça Church, the final resting place of the man who founded Brazil.
Next, head to Almourol Castle and feast your eyes on a fine example of 12th-century military architecture before continuing to Tomar, a historic city replete with beautiful testaments to the past.
Here, you’ll discover the significance of the UNESCO-listed Convent of Christ and delve deeper into the history of the Knight’s Templar. See, too, two Templar churches and the Synagogue of Tomar before ascending the Pegões Aqueduct to gaze at the distant horizon
Your tour concludes with drop-off at your Lisbon hotel.