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Private Full-Day Tour of Medieval Portugal

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Price Per Person   $160.17
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Highlights
  • Explore the Medieval historical towns of Portugal on this full-day private tour
  • View the greatest Monastery of the Order of Christ at Tomar
  • Visit the Santa Maria de Victoria and learn the history behind the name Batalha
  • Check out the unusual Portuguese Monastery with Gothic style
  • Admire the villas with white wall and orange tiled roof and bougainvillea flowers at Obidos
  • Learn the fascinating stories from our guide
Description
Our excursion to Medieval Portugal consists of visiting following places such as Obidos, Alcobaca, Batalha and Tomar.

The first place to visit will be Tomar - it is a picturesque town situated on the river Nabao where we get acquainted with one of the greatest Monastery of the Order of Christ, which was built by The Templars in XXII century. It is the most majestic architectural achievements of Portugal.

Then we will drive on to small town called Batalha - here we visit the Monastery of Santa Maria de Victoria which was built in memory of victory the Portuguese over the Spaniards in XVII century. The name of that small town Batalha was given from the Portuguese word batalha meaning battle. That Monastery is a part of one of the greatest Gothic masterpieces of all Europe.

The third place to be visited on our tour is Alcobaca - it is a historical town of Portugal where situated unusual Portuguese Monastery with Gothic style, which was once the main catholic center of the Portuguese Kingdom. Now days in that Monastery is stored sarcophagus of Portuguese heroes Pedro and Ines: their story shocked the whole world! Your guide will tell you all details about the story.

And finally at the end of our excursion we will visit the famous town Obidos. It is small and calm town which is famous for its nice villas with characteristic white walls and orange tiled roofs. The abundance of bougainvillea flowers amazes and pleases! Also there are many small churches and ancient stone bridges in that town, which will give us the medieval mood. To finish our great tour you will get a chance to taste the famous Portuguese cherry liquor served in chocolate glass.

Stop for lunch is programmed in local restaurant.
Additional information
Please Note:
  • Please reach the meeting point 30 minutes prior to the departure time
  • Minimum of 2 adults per booking is mandatory
  • Book with confidence on goldentoursworld.com! You can cancel your booking for free up to 96 hours prior departure date and avail full refund otherwise no payment will be refunded
Inclusions:
  • Transportation by an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Portuguese cherry liquor served in chocolate glass
  • Entrance fees
Exclusions:
  • Hotel Transfers
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (Optional)
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