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Tomar (UNESCO) and Fragas de S. Simão (Aldeia de Xisto) – Historic Heritage and Nature

Tomar (UNESCO) and Fragas de S. Simão (Aldeia de Xisto) – Historic Heritage and Nature

Price

90

Hours

9 hours

Guests

8

Description

Tour to Tomar and Fragas de S.Simão

Tours in Portugal
Duration 9 hours
Starts at 9am
This tour takes place from Friday to Sunday.
We recommend: Comfortable footwear and clothing.
Meeting point: We will pick you up from your hotel, flat or cruise terminal in Lisbon.
Available in: English, Spanish and Portuguese (please indicate the desired language when booking).

We'll discover the charm of Portugal, its nature, an enchanting schist village and the magnificent city of Tomar, where the beauty of the Convent of Christ (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), home to the Knights Templar for centuries, awaits us mysteriously.

The first stop will be at the magnificent xisto village, Casal de S. Simão. Perched on top of a hillside, the village overlooks the beauty of the huge cliffs, which surround the river of fresh and transparent water.

We will explore the village and take a walk along the walkways that surround the cliffs, enjoying the plants, trees, birds and all the beauty that nature has to offer.

After lunch, we will set off in the direction of Tomar to discover the city and the Convent of Christ, a World Heritage Site (UNESCO).

We will visit the historic centre of Tomar and the church of S. João Batista, which was built in the “Manuelino” style, the singular Portuguese architectural style of the 16th century. 16th

We will also visit one of the oldest synagogues in Europe, the Tomar Sephardic Synagogue and its restored Mikveh.

The visit to the Convent will include a journey to the Knights Templar Order mystical.

The symbolism is all over the building and to understand the hidden meanings of each part of the Convent is to understand the true mission of the Knights.

Headquarter of the Knights Templar Order for nearly seven hundred years, the Tomar Convent has thousands of stories to tell.

Do you know the Knights Templar treasure is waiting for you in Tomar? Come with us and discover it!

Conditions

Itinerary

  • Pick up
  • Casal de S. Simão Village
  • Fragas de S. Simão
  • Lunch: Free time
  • Tomar: Historical centre
  • Tomar: Synagogue and Mikveh
  • Tomar: St. John the Baptist Church
  • Tomar: Convent of Christ
  • Drop off

Included/Excluded

  • Private tour/only your group will participate
  • Driver/guide (full time trip leader)
  • Fresh water
  • Pick up and drop off - for Lisbon central hotels or Lisbon cruise terminal
  • We provide masks and alcohol-based hand gel
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees: Christ Convent (6€)
  • The baggage is limited to one standard suitcase per person

Additional Information

Cancellation Policy

One day and half day tours:

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a 97% refund.

For a 97% refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.

If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.

Cutoff times are based on the experience’s local time.

Other informations

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
  • Adult pricing applies to all travellers.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking. Portuguese law stipulates that children under 12 years of age and 135 cm in height, when transported in a car with safety belts, must travel in an approved restraint system adapted to their size and weight. Please let us know if you have children and their ages. This service does not have any additional cost.
  • Not wheelchair accessible.
  • Not stroller accessible.
  • Most travellers can participate.
  • No smoking or eating inside the vehicle.
  • Gratuities are not included.

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Details

Itinerary

  • Pick up
  • Casal de S. Simão Village
  • Fragas de S. Simão
  • Lunch: Free time
  • Tomar: Historical centre
  • Tomar: Synagogue and Mikveh
  • Tomar: St. John the Baptist Church
  • Tomar: Convent of Christ
  • Drop off

Cancellation Policy

One day and half day tours:You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a 97% refund.For a 97% refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.Cutoff times are based on the experience’s local time.

Other informations

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
  • Adult pricing applies to all travellers.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking. Portuguese law stipulates that children under 12 years of age and 135 cm in height, when transported in a car with safety belts, must travel in an approved restraint system adapted to their size and weight. Please let us know if you have children and their ages. This service does not have any additional cost.
  • Not wheelchair accessible.
  • Not stroller accessible.
  • Most travellers can participate.
  • No smoking or eating inside the vehicle.
  • Gratuities are not included.

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