Day trip

From Lisbon: Tomar, Christ Convent & Almourol Castle Tour

From Lisbon: Tomar, Christ Convent & Almourol Castle Tour

From US$ 90.56 per person

Discover the Knights Templar legacy in the Tomar region. Marvel at the Convento de Cristo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit Tomar and the ancient Synagogue. Enjoy a boat ride to discover the Castle of Almourol on an island along the Tagus River.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French
Pickup included
At your centrally located accommodation in Lisbon.
Private or small groups available

Experience

Highlights
  • Climb up to the Templar castle and discover the monumental work of the Convent of Christ
  • Explore Tomar and the quaint village of Constância
  • Visit the 15th-century Synagogue, the oldest in the country
  • See the natural beauty of the confluence of the Zêzere and Tejo rivers
  • Enjoy a boat ride to discover the stunning Castle of Almourol
Full description
Meet your local guide and head to Tomar on a road trip that takes about one hour. When there, go directly to the Templar Castle and the Convento de Cristo Monastery and be amazed by this magnificent monument filled with history. Descend to the city of Tomar and visit the old town passing by the old Synagogue, the oldest in Portugal. You have the chance to walk around and find some of the most unique buildings in the city. Spend some free time to enjoy lunch.  Leaving Tomar, head to Constância, where Luís de Camões, the most famous Portuguese poet, is said to have lived. There, enjoy the magnificent views of the confluence of Zêzere and Tejo rivers. Take a small boat ride in the calm waters of the Tagus river up to the unique Almourol Castle island, where you have some more free time to explore. At the end of the day, return to Lisbon in the comfortable van. 
Includes
  • Pick up and drop-off at your accommodation
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned van with free Wi-Fi
  • Entrance fee to the Christ Convent and Almourol Castle
  • Bottle of water
  • Lunch
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

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  • Smoking

Know before you go

  • Please wear comfortable clothes that are suitable for the weather
  • Extra hygiene precautions are being taken due to the COVID-19 virus:
  • All vehicles are thoroughly disinfected every day and social distancing measures have been implemented.
  • Masks are available and mandatory inside vehicles.
  • Vehicles are set up with hand sanitizer
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 4 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    5/5
  • Safety
    5/5
  • Service
    4.5/5
  • Organization
    5/5

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Super interesting tour to the Templars in the Tomar Monastery with an impressive chapel in the fortified church and an incredible 7 cloisters 8 approx. 1.5 hours. Very interesting remarks by the guide Joao on the scientific achievements of the Templars in the field of navigation. Delicious meal in a restaurant in Tomar followed by a city tour to the Arab irrigation system and the synagogue (30 min). Short boat trip to the fortification in Almourol and visit (45min) -.

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July 23, 2020

Feeling of seeing those times

Fantastic guide who really loves the history and does everything for you to feel the same.

August 30, 2019

June 12, 2019

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