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Tomar and Almourol Castle Day Trip
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Tomar and Almourol Castle Day Trip

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Discover the charm and cultural wealth of the Templar City with this Tomar Day Trip from Lisbon. We'll visit its old centre, the 12th century architecture and the historic Almourol Castle.

The Covent of Christ
The Templar monuments around the city
Tomar Castle
Tomar city centre
Castillo de Almourol
Vista Aérea del Castillo de Almourol
Atardecer en el Castillo de Almourol

Tomar and Almourol Castle Day Trip

In the morning, we'll meet at the agreed point to start our Tomar day trip. After approximately 1 hour 30 minutes travelling through the landscapes of central Portugal, we'll arrive at our first destination, Almourol Castle

We'll approach the 12th century fortress, on the small island located in the Tejo River, by boat and go into the castle to admire its 10 imposing towers. As we walk around the castle, we'll learn about its history. Did you know that it is one of the most important military monuments of the Iberian Reconquista?

Following on, you'll have free time to taste the traditional Portuguese cuisine at one of the medieval style restaurants in the area (lunch not included). 

Afterwards, the bus will take us to Tomar, Templar city. We'll visit the historical centre full of medieval monuments relating to the Order of the Poor Knights of Temple, and learn more about King Alfonso I and the Templars.

Accompanied by our guide, we'll visit Tomar Castle and the Convent of Christ, a sanctuary belonging to the Templars that was built in the image of the rotunda within the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. We'll also go to the Church of Santa Maria del Olivar, a 12th century Gothic temple built by and for the Knights Templar. 

The tour will end returning to Lisbon. 

Timetable and meeting points

The tour includes pick up at the following locations in Lisbon:

  • 8:15 am: Hotel Tivoli Oriente
  • 8:30 am: Fado Museum
  • 8:30 am: Hotel Mundial
  • 8:45 am: VIP Executive Éden Aparthotel
  • 8:45 am: Bairro Alto Hotel
  • 9:00 am: Fénix Lisbon Hotel
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Price

Adults Children between 4 and 13 years old Children under 4 years old
Tour in English
85
68
Free

Tour in English

  • Adults

    85
  • Children between 4 and 13 years old

    68
  • Children under 4 years old

    Free

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

Tours or activities will not consist of more than 5 people per group.

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 50% of their maximum capacity.

At monuments, museums and attractions, the maximum permitted capacity will be a 60% of the total maximum capacity.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

The temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit).

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Duration

8 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

Included

Transport by minibus

English speaking guide

Entry to Almourol Castle

Entry to the Convent of Christ

Regional sweet treat

Not included

Lunch.

When to book?

You can book up until 12 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

85
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.