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.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Igreja de Santa Maria dos Olivais, Avenida da Horta D'El Rei, Tomar 2300-304 Portugal

Any relation with the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem is not a coincidence. Plus the ground floor is not only used for pray, also serves as a gateway for templar’s treasures. This is the pantheon of templar’s grand masters as they rest buried inside the temple walls.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Convento de Cristo, Igreja do Castelo Templario, Tomar 2300-000 Portugal

Founded by templar’s this is the most important headquarters of the order in Western Europe. Why- Because, like no other, in this one, the knights created for the first time ever, the structure for the biggest commercial enterprise the world has ever seen. From this point on they would give birth to new secret organizations that still exist today, defining the goals for our everyday economy and political systems.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Castelo de Almourol, Praia do Ribatejo 2260 Portugal

Castles in the water where unique stronghold points, or fortresses, against the Arabs or moors attacks. It was the time of the crusades, and decisive to protect the center north of Portugal, due to exist in it representations of holy grounds, like Jerusalem or Nazareth.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Synagogue of Tomar, Rua Dr. Joaquim Jacinto, 73 The synagogue has been renovated and is now open for visitors, Tomar 2300-577 Portugal

We also visit the Tomar Synagogue and the Saint John the Baptist church

Duration: 20 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"The use of face mask is mandatory and checked by policie authorities (avoid fines of 350 euros)"
"The frequent use of sanitizing had gel or alcohol is strongly advisable."
"Sophiatours has for sell individual protection kits for the cost of 5 euros."
"More related information on this url: https://www.sophiatours.pt/ST_Protocolo%20Anticovid19_ST_SITE.pdf"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"An individual protection kit is available for the additional price of € 5 per unit. Includes 2 masks, two pairs of gloves and 1 pack of disposable tissues."



Duration: 7 To 9 Hours
Start location: Lisbon, Portugal

Traveler pickup is offered
Lisbon. We can pick-up guests at other places or hotels upon previous notice and availability.

Ports

  • Lisboa



Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Included

  • Professional tour guide in and outside of monuments
  • Direct access to monuments without waiting in line when authorized.
  • Pick-up and drop-off at guest hotel or designated spot
  • Private deluxe transportation with individual A\C
  • Tour customizable by the client when possible
  • Tour available in english, portuguese, french or Spanish
  • Water bottles
  • Certified Guide and transport complying with National Tourism and Health Authorities regulations anti-COVID19

Not Included

  • Tickets for visiting monuments
  • Meals (although lunch time is included)
  • Entry/Admission - Convento de Cristo
  • Entry/Admission - Castelo de Almourol

Facilities

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