Explore the mysteries of the Knights Templar on an 8-hour tour to Tomar and the Convento de Cristo from Lisbon. Visit Constância and Almourol on a fascinating journey through the myths and legends of the powerful knights of the Middle Ages.
What to Expect
Learn the myths and legends of the prominent and powerful Knights Templar on a full-day sightseeing tour from Lisbon.
Following a pick-up from your hotel, transfer to the ancient city of Tomar in Santarém. Delve into the picturesque town’s mysticism as you go to the 12th-century Templar stronghold of the Convento de Cristo. Learn a history that dates back several centuries and is steeped in symbolism. Hear about a Templar treasure hidden inside the walls.
Cross Portugal’s bucolic central landscape, and enjoy the breathtaking beauty of Castelo de Bode reservoir. Try some traditional ginjinha (fruit liqueur) and stop for lunch (own expense). Then, walk the centuries-old stone pavements of Constância.
Bathed by the River Tagus, the beautiful village of Constância was built on a verdant hill that will transport you back in time. End your walk with a visit to Almourol Castle, built on an island in the middle of Tagus River.
- Hotel pick-up and drop off (centrally located Lisbon hotels only)
- Transportation by air-conditioned minivan
- Ginjinha (fruit liqueur)
What's Not Included
- Food and drinks (unless specified)
- Entrance fees
Know Before You Go
• A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
• Comfortable walking shoes are recommended