City Center, Jewish History w/ Synagogue, Templar Castle, Convent of Christ, Acqueduct of Pegões
During this guided tour of Tomar we will walk in the city center, getting to know it's narrow streets that made part of the Jewish Quarter and where the Synagogue is nowadays, the lovely city park, the main church, and on the top of the hill we will find the Templar Castle and the World Heritage classified monument: the Convent of Christ.
We will also have the opportunity to visit the Aqueduct of Pegões and it's incredible 6km!
This guided tour will also allow you to learn the importance of this city in Medieval Ages and a lot about the Knights Templar History in Portugal!
We will start the day walking through the Jewish Quarter and visit it's Synagogue. The City Park is absolutely lovely and you surely don't want to miss it. . . so I am definitely taking you there! On the way we will see the Statue of Gualdim Pais and learn about his impact in the foundation of Portugal as a country in 1139! We will also see the City Church. On the top of the Hill we will find the Templar Castle and Convent of Christ (World Heritage Site) - this is something everyone should visit when coming to Portugal, so please don't hesitate on contacting me to book this incredible day in Tomar!
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Address or Intersection
Duration: 8 hours
Our full-day tours take no longer than 8h service/day. If you wish to have the guide for a longer period of time, please ask for a budget.
We will combine walking with private transportation (7 seat Dacia Lodgy Stepway car, from May 2017 with air conditioning). If you wish me to use a different car, please let me know and I'll try to accommodate your wishes.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 € - Food, Drinks, Handicraft.
I work under a licensed tour company - certified by the Tourism of Portugal RNAAT 237/2012. I have no restrictions entering monuments and museums.
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Sara did a perfect job. Extremely knowledgeable, fluent in English, and very organized. She timed our tour well and gave us advice about a later place to go watch the sunset. We absolutely enjoyed walking around Tomar with her.