Private tour

From Lisbon: Tomar and Almourol Castles Day Trip

4.6 / 5

9 reviews

Activity provider: BeDriven

From Lisbon: Tomar and Almourol Castles Day Trip

Activity provider: BeDriven

From US$ 203.83 per person

Go on a quest for the Knights Templar legacy in the Tomar region. Marvel at the Convento de Cristo, one of Portugal's most unique and impressive architectural monuments, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese
Pickup included
Your hotel in Lisbon
Private group


  • Visit the Castle of Almourol
  • See the wonder of the Castle of Tomar
  • Discover the UNESCO-listed Convent of Christ
Full description
Begin your excursion with pick-up at your Lisbon hotel and board a private, air-conditioned car destined for Tomar, a historic city replete with beautiful testaments to the past. Here, discover the significance of the UNESCO-listed Convent of Christ and delve deeper into the history of the Knights Templar. See, two Templar churches and the Synagogue of Tomar. Then, try the Ginja and go to Constância for lunch. Visit the Almourol Castle and feast your eyes on a fine example of 12th century military architecture. Your tour concludes with drop off at your Lisbon hotel. 
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

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  • There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements
  • Maximum group size is 8 people
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4.6 /5

based on 9 reviews

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We had a great time seeing lots of sites. Our driver was Joao, he had lots of good suggestions about places to see and was very nice. He let us wander the castles without rushing us. We were hoping that we'd have an actual tour guide to teach us about the history of the castles and buildings but overall we had a great experience.

March 25, 2022

Superb service. Service, punctuality, driving, clarification, correction and friendliness, all faultless. A very special mention for the driver, Mr. Manuel Bernardo, who although he does not want to consider himself a “guide”, showed and shared valuable historical and cultural knowledge of the “route of the Templars” and the Order of Christ (Castelo and Convent of Christ in Tomar and Castelo de Almourol), revealing talent and proficiency in their professional activity, worthy of the greatest appreciation and gratitude. Thank you!

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July 28, 2021

Excellent attention

Joaquin was an exceptional guide. The private excursion is worth it since we adapted it to the different members of the family. take is a place to see without a doubt and Joaquin told us many anecdotes and history of the place and the castle of Amurol, despite the difficult access, was the culmination of the day.

August 6, 2018

Product ID: 90261