Knights Templar & Military Orders

Knights Templar & Military Orders
Cultura & Aventura

In the 12th century, aiming to reconquer the territory from the dominant Islam, several religious orders established in Portugal. Later on, Portugal offered shelter to the remaining persecuted Templars, fleeing from central Europe. Find their legacy in Portugal and learn how they have shaped the territory. Visit their dominating castles and keeps, the mythical Templar headquarters of Tomar and the fertile lands of Cluny around the impressive abbey of Alcobaca. Learn about the castle and rampart engineering features of the medieval ages and discover the ring of Templar fortresses built in Portugal. Discover the influence of this military order in the 15th century discoveries and see why it still generates passionate discussions. This tour begins in the Algarve and covers the busy Lisbon area, the western region and the rolling, quiet plains of the Alentejo.

This tour is guided in English or French and for groups from 2 to 50 people.

Rates start at 770,00 euro per person and include:

Private official guide for the whole duration of the tour, Transportation, Bed and Breakfast accommodation on 3 star superior or 4 star hotels. A farewell fado show with dinner. The entrance fees of monuments and museums visited.

Service details

  • 790 euro/person per Week
  • Available Anytime
  • Duration: 7 Day(s)
  • From 2 to 50 people

Travel pro profile

  • Licensed Guide