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Step into history with our Templars in Portugal

Route of the Templars

Come and find out about the hidden treasures on this legendary private excursion in Portugal. A memorable journey back in time through the most important sites on the Route of the Templars.

  • Visit the Castle of St George and the Jeronimos Monastery in Lisbon;
  • Discover the most important sites of the Route of the Templars in Portugal;
  • Explore the incredible Almourol Castle;
  • Discover historic towns and villages such as Óbidos, Batalha and Alcobaça.
5 days

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Itinerary

  • DAY 1 LISBON

    Our tour begins in Lisbon. We will start by exploring the Alfama neighbourhood, visiting Lisbon Cathedral and the Castle of São Jorge (visit to the castle included), both with historical connections to the Knights Templar. Free time.

    In the afternoon, we will go to the magnificent National Archaeological Museum to see the artefacts of the Knights Templar. Finally, you will visit the Jeronimos Monastery (included), linked to the Order of Christ.

    Accommodation at the hotel in Lisbon.

  • DAY 2 TOMAR

    Breakfast at the hotel. We will leave for the Convent of Christ in the city of Tomar, headquarters of the Knights Templar in Portugal (entrance included). Explore the “Charola”, a unique octagonal church!

    In the afternoon, we’ll visit the Mata dos Sete Montes (Seven Hills Forest) for an open-air templar experience. We will also visit the Pegões aqueduct.

    Accommodation at the hotel in Tomar.

  • DAY 3 BATALHA | ALCOBAÇA

    Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for Batalha, Portuguese city, where we will visit its monastery, a magnificent Gothic building built in the 14th century to commemorate the Portuguese victory in the Battle of Aljubarrota. Explore its architectural and historical details.

    In the afternoon, we will travel to another Portuguese city to discover a new monastic building in Portugal: the Monastery of Alcobaça. It is famous for its imposing architecture and for the story linked to the tragic love between King Pedro I and Inês de Castro.

    Accommodation at the hotel in Tomar.

  • DAY 4 ALMOUROL | SANTARÉM

    Breakfast at the hotel. Departure from Tomar for a new destination. We will visit Almourol Castle, a medieval fortress located on a small island in the Tagus River, associated with the Order of the Knights Templar. Discover its strategic location and impressive architecture.

    In the afternoon, we’ll continue on to Santarém, where you’ll find the Convent of St Francis, where the Knights Templar were present. Explore the Seminary Church.

    Accommodation at the hotel in Santarém.

  • DAY 5 ÓBIDOS | LISBON

    Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out. Departure to explore the streets of Óbidos, including the Porta da Vila and Óbidos Castle, which was influenced by the Knights Templar.

    Finally, in the afternoon, we will return to Lisbon, stopping at the Church of São Vicente de Fora to see the tombs of some members of the Order of Christ.

    End of our services.

FAQ'S

  • 1. What are the payment methods?

    Please, read our Payment Methods page for more information.

  • 2. How long is this tour?

    This is a 3 day tour to discover the most important places of Route of the Templars through Portugal.

  • 3. What means of transport will be used during the tour?

    You will enjoy exclusive, comfortable and modern transport by van or minibus.

  • 4. Are the entrance tickets to monuments included in the tour price?

    Entrance to the following monuments is included: Castle of St George (Lisbon), Jeronimos Monastery (Lisbon), Convent of Christ (Tomar), Monastery of Batalha, Monastery of Alcobaça and Almourol Castle.

  • 5. Are meals included in this tour?

    Breakfast at the hotel is included. Other meals are not included in the price of the tour. However, you will have free time to choose the restaurant of your choice for lunch or dinner.

  • 6. Are there any age restrictions for this tour?

    No, this tour is accessible to people of all ages.

  • 7. Is this tour physically demanding?

    On this tour you will visit towns and various monuments on the Route of the Knights Templar. You’ll have to walk, but we’ll make sure we take our time and respect your physical needs.

Included

  • Private Guide/Driver
  • Accommodation in hotel with breakfast
  • Exclusive, modern and comfortable transport
  • Visits and entrances as indicated in the itinerary
  • Travel Insurance
  • 24/7 Customer Service

Not Included

  • Flights from and/or to Portugal
  • Personal expenses
  • Other expenses not previously mentioned
  • Entrances or tickets not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals (Lunches and Dinners)

 

Note: The prices of this tour depend on the availability of the hotels at the time of booking.

 

FAQ'S

  • 1. What are the payment methods?

    Please, read our Payment Methods page for more information.

  • 2. How long is this tour?

    This is a 3 day tour to discover the most important places of Route of the Templars through Portugal.

  • 3. What means of transport will be used during the tour?

    You will enjoy exclusive, comfortable and modern transport by van or minibus.

  • 4. Are the entrance tickets to monuments included in the tour price?

    Entrance to the following monuments is included: Castle of St George (Lisbon), Jeronimos Monastery (Lisbon), Convent of Christ (Tomar), Monastery of Batalha, Monastery of Alcobaça and Almourol Castle.

  • 5. Are meals included in this tour?

    Breakfast at the hotel is included. Other meals are not included in the price of the tour. However, you will have free time to choose the restaurant of your choice for lunch or dinner.

  • 6. Are there any age restrictions for this tour?

    No, this tour is accessible to people of all ages.

  • 7. Is this tour physically demanding?

    On this tour you will visit towns and various monuments on the Route of the Knights Templar. You’ll have to walk, but we’ll make sure we take our time and respect your physical needs.

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