A Unique Knights Templar Tour in Portugal
On this day trip from Lisbon to Tomar, travel back in time to experience the most powerful and legendary chivalric Order. Visit the most important places that were home to the Knights Templar in Portugal. Explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites and learn all about these mystical Knights.
A Day Trip from Lisbon to Tomar & Beyond
The Knights Templar were the wealthiest, most powerful and secret order from the times of the Crusades. Their story left a trail of mystery that still echoes around the world. In Portugal, the Knights Templar held one of their most important bases and we still have some of the best-preserved Templar sites in the entire world.
On this Knights Templar tour, we will visit the Templar Castle of Tomar and its Convent of Christ. This UNESCO World Heritage Site from the 12th Century will demonstrate why this elite force still inspires never-ending novels and movies.
We will also visit other Portuguese Knights Templar villages that are lesser-known and in the most picturesque settings. Throughout our day trip from Lisbon, we will try to unveil the stories behind the myths. From their methodical ascension until their disgraceful fall. But what happened to the Knights Templar? Did they really disappear?
Join us for the history and stories while visiting off the beaten track spots that offer unique insights into the Knights Templar in Portugal. We’ll also enjoy beautiful landscapes and a traditional lunch in our favourite place. Throughout our day trip, we will drive you safely in our comfortable van and provide our best storytellers.