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Almourol Castle (Castelo de Almourol) Tours and Activities

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The Knights Templar built the stronghold of Almourol Castle (Castelo de Almourol) atop an ancient Roman fort situated on a tiny island in the Tagus River. This unique castle played a key part in guarding this section of the river before the Portuguese nobility conquered it in 1129—though the legends of this great fortress live on.

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Small-Group Tour: Knights Templar Historical Tour from Lisbon

Small-Group Tour: Knights Templar Historical Tour from Lisbon

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Delve into the rich history of the Knights Templar during this small-group guided tour of the Portuguese villages Constância and Tomar from Lisbon. Spend the day learning about the Christian military force that contributed to the famous crusades during Europe’s Middle Ages. Discover Almourol Castle, erected by the Knights Templar, and visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site Convent of Christ, once a fortification where the knights resided.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$104.37
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$104.37
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Following the Templar Trail Small Group Tour from Lisbon

Following the Templar Trail Small Group Tour from Lisbon

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Uncover the mystique of the Knights Templar by following their trail on this small-group guided tour from Lisbon. Feel the impact this famous religious group made while visiting the majestic city of Tomar. Along the trail of this Christian force you will admire Almourol castle and see the synagogue of Tomar. Enjoy learning how the Knights Templar influenced Europe and the Middle East on this informative journey. Numbers are limited on this tour to eight people for a more personalized experience.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$151.39
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$151.39
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Templar Knights PRIVATE Full Day Tour

Templar Knights PRIVATE Full Day Tour

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Discover the mystery of the Templar Knights on this private all-day tour. The itinerary includes several sites that were important to these warriors and the places where the most renowned events happened such as the Almourol Castle and the city of Tomar. Because this is a private tour, you can adjust the itinerary to your interests.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$189.24
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$189.24
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The Templars Private Tour from Lisbon

The Templars Private Tour from Lisbon

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Visit the Convento de Cristo and other monuments on a private full-day tour from Lisbon. Tour the UNESCO World Heritage-listed convent and castle complex and hear from your guide about the powerful Knights Templar who ruled from there during the 12th to 16th centuries. You’ll also see highlights including the Castle of Ourem, the Pegões Aqueduct, St Mary Of The Olive Grove Church in Tomar, and, in the summer, the Castle of Almourol. Have time to go shopping and purchase lunch during your tour as well.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$175.90
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$175.90
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Templar River: Tomar and Almourol Private Tour

Templar River: Tomar and Almourol Private Tour

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Escape the metropolitan bustle of Lisbon and delve into the historic legacy of Tomar and Almourol on a private 8-hour excursion. Ideal for history enthusiasts, this tour reveals the UNESCO-listed Castle of Tomar and Convent of Christ, and the ancient monuments of Tomar, home to Portugal’s oldest synagogue. Take a boat to Almourol Castle island and see, too, the Ribatejo plains and Santarém during a scenic drive. Hotel pickup and drop-off in Lisbon are included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$184.19
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$184.19
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Templar River: Tomar and Almourol Shared Tour

Templar River: Tomar and Almourol Shared Tour

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Explore the legacy of the Knights Templar in Tomar, on this private guided day-trip from Lisbon perfect for history buffs and architecture fans alike. Alongside your local guide—who provides insight you wouldn’t get alone—explore the Convento de Cristo, Tomar city, and Almourol Castle after a short boat ride on the Tagus River, among other places of interest for a comprehensive experience.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$100.94
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$100.94
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Knights Templar private tour in Tomar & Almourol

Knights Templar private tour in Tomar & Almourol

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On this tour we invite you to explore our best secret: the Knights Templar history. We’ll start our day in Tomar (140 km or 87 miles northeast of Lisbon). We’ll visit the Church of Santa Maria do Olival, that was built in the eleven-hundreds and was used as a burial place for the Knights Templar. Then, we’ll visit the Convento de Cristo which was founded in the same century and was the headquarters of the Knights Templar in Portugal. It’s a Romanic, Gothic, Manueline and Renaissance building with an 8-sided Templar church, inspired in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem. We'll also explore Tomar, a lovely town. In the center of Tomar, we’ll find the country’s best-preserved medieval synagogue, that was built in the fourteen-hundreds. Tomar is also the perfect spot for a traditional local lunch. Finaly, we’ll end this tour in the Almourol castle, that was built in the middle of the river Tejo. We will take a boat to reach the castle and enjoy the view from the tallest tower.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$188.46
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$188.46
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Templar Knights: Tomar and Almourol Castles Full Day Private Tour

Templar Knights: Tomar and Almourol Castles Full Day Private Tour

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Explore the Tomar region and learn about the history of the Templar Knights on this full-day tour from Lisbon. Visit the home of the Order of the Templar Knights at Tomar City and admire the architecture of the UNESCO-listed Convento de Cristo. Take a small boat tour to the Castle of Almourol, located on a small island in the middle of the Tagus River, before heading back to your hotel.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$151.39
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$151.39
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Private Tour of Knights Templar Secrets and Rituals

Private Tour of Knights Templar Secrets and Rituals

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Discover the history of the religious Knights Templar on a private tour from Lisbon. Explore the cities of Tomar and Constancia and visit their respective landmarks such as the UNESCO-listed Tomar Convent and the Almourol Castle. Listen to engaging commentary from your guide about the rich history of the religious order and the influence they had on the formation of Portugal.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$141.56
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$141.56
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Knights Templar – Tomar, Almourol and Dornes - Private Tour from Lisbon

Knights Templar – Tomar, Almourol and Dornes - Private Tour from Lisbon

Get the inside scoop on one of Portugal's best-kept secrets: the Knights Templar. On this full-day private tour, visit sites such as the city of Tomar, the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Convent of Christ, and Almourol Castle. This private tour ensures personalized attention for your group of up to eight people, a flexible itinerary, round-trip transportation from your centrally located Lisbon hotel, cruise terminal, or airport, and plenty of opportunities to ask questions.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$208.59
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$208.59
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Tomar Templar full day group tour from Lisbon

Tomar Templar full day group tour from Lisbon

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Step into Portugal's legendary history on this Knight's Templar-themed tour of Tomar from Lisbon. Learn about the real knights who called Tomar home in the middle ages as you visit sights such as the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Convent of Christ, plus a castle, 12th-century church, and the Mira de Aire Caves.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$121.57
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$121.57
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UNESCO WHS: Knights Templar town of Tomar, Monasteries of Batalha and Alcobaca

UNESCO WHS: Knights Templar town of Tomar, Monasteries of Batalha and Alcobaca

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The beauty of Portuguese history through the visit of 3 amazing UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Tomar, Batalha and Alcobaca, plus the Castle of Almourol and the Medieval Town of Obidos. The Convent of the Knights Templar in Tomar, surrounded by the walls of the Castle of Tomar, was initially built in the XII century for the Templar Order. The monument was rebuilt over 5 centuries and became, from the Manueline period, the symbol of the opening of Portugal to exterior civilizations. The tour continues through the Monastery of Batalha, built by King João to commemorate the victory over the Castilians at Aljubarrota Battle, in 1385. The Monastery is one of the masterpieces of Gothic art. At small distance, we will find The Monastery of Alcobaça, founded in the 12th century by Our first King D. Afonso Henriques. It's a masterpiece of Cistercian Gothic art. The day will not end before our visit to the medieval fortified town of Obidos.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$233.39
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$233.39
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Tomar & the Knights Templar, Private Tour, Full Day

Tomar & the Knights Templar, Private Tour, Full Day

Journey back in time and do good by supporting this local, rural community. You will visit astonishing medieval Almourol Castle by boat, set on a small island in the River Tagus. Then it’s on to the 12th century Knights Templar city of Tomar. Here you will eat in am authentic medieval tavern, explore the streets of the city and discover lots more history of the Knights Templar and the Order of Christ and the awesome and vast complex of Convent of Christ. Highlights - Do good by supporting this local, rural community - Visit a castle on the water via a relaxing boat ride - Learn medieval and Portuguese history at the 12th century city of Tomar - Taste and experience a Medieval lunch
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$208.75
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$208.75
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Knights Templars Tour from Lisbon

Knights Templars Tour from Lisbon

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A guide revives Portugal’s past on this tour relating to the Knights Templar, a medieval Christian order. Discover significant sites like Almourol Castle and the Convent of Christ in Tomar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Gain added value on your private tour with an insightful look inside Portugal’s oldest Jewish synagogue. Entrance fees and hotel transport round out the 8-hour day trip from Lisbon.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$227.09
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$227.09
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Templar Route Tour

Templar Route Tour

Local guide with great knowledge regarding the historical and cultural heritage of the visited areas.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$226.70
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$226.70

Private Templars Tour of the 3 Castles from Lisbon

Private Templars Tour of the 3 Castles from Lisbon

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Discover the history of the Knights Templars on this full-day tour from Lisbon. Visit sites such as the Convent of Christ, the headquarters of the knights in Portugal, and three castles—Tomar, Almourol, and Obidos. Learn the history of these religious figures from your informative guide. Feel free to customize the private tour based on your interests and the time available.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$589.41
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$589.41
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2 Hours Kayaking on Beautiful Portugal Rivers

2 Hours Kayaking on Beautiful Portugal Rivers

Confinement does not mean that you always have to stay at home. CAZZULU has prepared outdoor activities for this summer so that you can share the best of nature with your family and friends, respecting safety rules. According to the degree of demand of each group, come and experience the activity of Kayaking with us on several routes: Tejo, Mondego, Zerere and Guadiana.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$31.50
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$31.50
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Tomar and Almourol all day

Tomar and Almourol all day

This is the tour that will lead you through the 14th century and beyond, templar's reappearance and worldwide conquests, after their persecution for eradication, ordered by Pope Clement V and Filipe 4th of France. Impressively it also shows the never told importance of Portugal for the foundation of the new world. After all, Portugal was the first world global superpower, and the today's USA carries on, following on that path and rank. No other tour, for sure, can clarify you, about the forgotten history of those people who created the nowadays most powerful worlds economy and country. The group of extraordinary monastic knights, before being it officially, already were, as a prototype, in a new country to be, forged by the cross to receive and save, from Jerusalem, in a safe port, the Holy Grail. Discover how and why there was the need to recreate the Holy Land in the western most point of Europe, facing the new world.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$164.85
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$164.85
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Tomar and Almourol Private Tour from Lisbon - Knight Templars Route

Tomar and Almourol Private Tour from Lisbon - Knight Templars Route

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- Visit Almourol Castle and Tomar Castle - The Route of the Knight Templars - Guided visits inside the monuments and buildings - Relax and enjoy a flexible private tour in a luxury car exclusively for you - Full assistance from a professional guide that will be always available to attend your needs - Away from buses and crowds - The private tour is flexible and will be done at your own pace
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$194.33
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$194.33
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Templars of Tomar

Templars of Tomar

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A relive to the past trying to understand the past, the present and maybe even future importance of the Templars in Portugal, do it on our Templar Tour. Also understand the importance of this important religious Order in the future Country Portugal and also the importance that Portugal had for the growth of the Order. Held in our company, on this tour in a comfortable and 100% flexible way.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$110.51
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$110.51
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Full Day Private 8-hour tour: Knight Templars from Lisbon Hotel pick up

Full Day Private 8-hour tour: Knight Templars from Lisbon Hotel pick up

Enjoy this private 8 hour tour of the Knights Templars from Lisbon. This tour is proposed with a private vehicle with chauffeur and a private separate tour guide. The pick up will be from your hotel in city centre of Lisbon. - SAVE COVID-19 SAFE - As this is a private tour we take care of maintaining social distance
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$588.18
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$588.18
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The Secret Orders and the Templars

The Secret Orders and the Templars

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At the discovery of each of us, at the time of some of the most important orders of the Iberian peninsula TEMPLARIOS. all other influences and associated orders. In search of the perfect metamorphosis that no one counts and explains.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$995.64
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Knight Templars Private Day Tour FROM LISBON - Almourol Castle and Tomar

Knight Templars Private Day Tour FROM LISBON - Almourol Castle and Tomar

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This is the perfect tour to know some more about Portugal, on a very special private day tour north of Lisbon (approx 1h+ driving distance). In one day we will be covering one of the most beautiful villages in Portugal, Tomar, north of Lisbon, famous for hosting the Knight Templars Order (Convent of Christ and Castle of Tomar), and also Almourol Castle, built in the middle of the Tejo River more than 1000 years ago. Highlights: • Private Tour Service: Only For You • North of Lisbon Historical Area of Tomar and Almourol • Almourol Castle (in the middle of the river – Subj. to availability over winter period due weather) • Tomar Old Village and narrow streets • Tomar Convent of Christ and Castle • Tomar Jewish Quarter • Tomar Synagogue (Oldest Medieval Synagogue in Portugal - Currenty closed for renovation) • And much more, tailored/adjusted with your private guide!
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  • 6 to 8 hours
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$233.31
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$233.31
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Full Day Private Tour - Medieval Knights of Templar and Tomar World Heritage

Full Day Private Tour - Medieval Knights of Templar and Tomar World Heritage

Take the stress out of arranging a specialized full-day tour of the Knights Templar Route through Tomar and the Tagus Valley in Portugal and let the experts do it for you. During this comprehensive private excursion to medieval castles, monasteries, and convents, history buffs will especially enjoy the guide’s insight into this important religious and historical region, something you wouldn’t get if traveling independently.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$496.30
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$496.30
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Almourol Castle (Castelo de Almourol) costs USD 31.50. Guided Almourol Castle (Castelo de Almourol) tours start around USD 31.50 per person. See all 52 Almourol Castle (Castelo de Almourol) tickets and tours on Viator.
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