Tomar Templar Full Day Group Tour – FAQ

Tomar Templar Full Day Group Tour – FAQ

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At what time tour starts?

Pick up time depends on your hotel location or meeting point location, in your booking invoice you can find time when guide will come to pick you up.

How big is the group?

Group is designed for max. 8 people.

I am alone, solo traveller, still can join the tour?

At least two people are required for this tour.

How many hours will takes this tour?

Tomar Group Tour takes 8 hours is a full day tour

Are Tickets included?

Yes, Tickets are included in the tour price.

Do you come to pick me up from my hotel?

Yes, we do pick up at hotels too in case you choose that option during booking process. Make sure that you write correct address of your hotel or accomodation from where we should pick you up.

I / my relative(s) have a physical disability or walking limitation. What is the level of activity involved in this tour?

We arrange all tours with a private vehicle to transport you, the only level of activity involved is really in the monuments visited. But we have to warn you that most of the monuments have stairs and uphills and may not be options for people with mobility limitations.

The tour group is monolingual or multilingual?

We try not to mix different languages in the same vehicle. It will be more productive for you and less tiring for the Guide. However, in exceptional cases the Tour can be done in more than one language.

What is the charge for the baby and can we use his car seat in the van?

The price of the tour for a child depends on his age. You can use your own child seat, or at the time of booking indicate the exact age of the child, and we will provide you a child seat according to the child’s age.

I would like to book a tour but we have 10-15 people in our group. You only list prices for tours with a maximum of 8. Is it possible?

Yes, of course. The maximum of 8 is mentioned because it is the maximum capacity of our vehicles. In cases like these, and in order to ensure maximum comfort & attention, we will use 2 vans or private comfortable bus. Please send us an email with your needs and we’ll send our prices immediately.

At what time tour will finish?

Tour finish around 18:30.


After pick up, we heading north to visit biggest tourist caves in Portugal, Grutas de Mira de Aire. With 11km of extension , of which 600m can be visited, the caves were elected as one of the 7 Natural Wonders of Portugal. The tour is going desceding, through 683 steps and although it looks a lot, it is not hard because there ase several levels. Inaugurated in 1974, has already received more than 6 million visitors. It is a unique beauty.These caves have been open to the public for more than 40 years and make the perfect place for a family destination – or just to visit alone if you prefer. Here you’ll be able to find underground rivers and lakes, as well as stunning stalactite and stalagmite formations.

Then we’ll turn East to our next point in Tomar. Where will visit Convent of Christ (UNESCO World Heritage site), originally a Templar stronghold built in the 12th century. Originally a 12th-century Templar stronghold, when the order was dissolved in the 14th century the Portuguese branch was turned into the Knights of the Order of Christ, that later supported Portugal’s maritime discoveries of the 15th century. The convent and castle complex is a historic and cultural monument and was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1983.

Then is time for a lunch in Taverna Medieval is best way to taste Portuguese gastronomy and feel like real Knight of Templar. Fresh fish or meat for low price.

After lunch time we will visit Church of Santa Maria do Olival. The church was built in the second half of the 12th century by the provincial master of the Order of the Knights Templar in Portugal, Gualdim Pais. It was used as a burial place for the Knights Templar of Tomar and, later, by the Knights of the Order of Christ, which succeeded the Templars in the 14th century.

Our final destination is Lisbon. We bring you back to your hotel or accommodation.