Private Tour: Discover the Knight's Templar from Lisbon

Private Tour: Discover the Knight's Templar from Lisbon
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$235.29
Duration: 1 day
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Indulge your inner history buff on this full-day private tour to the Knight's Templar from Lisbon. See Grace Church, the Almourol Castle, and Tomar over the course of your day. Discover the mysteries of the Order of Knights who had a crucial importance in conquering the current Portuguese territory. You’ll learn about it all from your guide, before being returned to you Lisbon accommodation.

Begin your journey with a pickup by your private guide, then head to Santarém. Santarém is an important geographical location to the Christian reconquest, and here begins your dive into the story of the Knight’s Templar. Visit the castle and attain an overview of the vast farmlands of Ribatejo. View Graça Church, where the founder of Brazil, Pedro Alvares Cabral, is buried.

Continue to Almourol Castle, one of the finest examples of 12th-century medieval military architecture. Later, discover Tomar, a town known for the Castle and Convent of Christ, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This was the location of the Knights Templar in Portugal, thereafter known as the Knights of Christ.

Finally, see the historic center of Tomar with a visit to its two Templar Churches and the Synagogue of Tomar. Still in the beautiful city of Tomar, finish this intense and magical journey through the ancient world of the Knights Templar, by climbing one of the most wonderful aqueducts Portugal, the Aqueduct Pegões. Here, you will catch sight of the stunning horizon before beginning your journey back to your accommodations.

Indulge your inner history buff on this full-day private tour to the Knight's Templar from Lisbon. See Grace Church, the Almourol Castle, and Tomar over the course of your day. Discover the mysteries of the Order of Knights who had a crucial importance in conquering the current Portuguese territory. You’ll learn about it all from your guide, before being returned to you Lisbon accommodation.