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In the Hearth of the City: Get to know the history of Tomar and taste local Tapas! provided by Open Roads Portugal

In the Hearth of the City: Get to know the history of Tomar and taste local Tapas!

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Overview
At the end of this tour you are going to comprehend what brings life to Tomar and makes it pulse. Starting in Várzea Grande we will walk towards Saint Mary Church, once a Cathedral and one of the most important dioceses in the all country and beyond. Descending, we will pass by the Saint Iria’s Convent whilst enjoying one of the best views Tomar has to offer. Then, we will dive in the green garden of Mouchão where we’ll see the Mouchão Wheel which is said to be proof the passage of the Mors in these lands. We will be on our way again, this time to enter the former Jews’ street and where we will go back to 15th century and to when the synagogue, jewish history. Meanwhile let us observe the famous corner windows, symbol of once architecture. Lastly, we will finish in the main square, centre of the city.
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  • 1
    Ponte de Dom Manuel
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 2
    Igreja de Santa Maria dos Olivais
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 3
    Mouchao Parque
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 4
    Mata Nacional dos Sete Montes
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 5
    Synagogue of Tomar
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 6
    Igreja de Sao Joao Baptista
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 7
    Levada de Tomar – Moinhos e Lagares d’El Rei
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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You'll end at
Praça da República 33
Praça da República 33, 2300 Tomar, PortugalThe tour ends in the main square of Tomar.
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Departure Point
Tourist Post, 531, Av. Dr. Cândido Madureira, 2300 Tomar, Portugal
Duration
90–120 minutes
Return Details
Praça da República 33, 2300 Tomar, Portugal
Inclusions
  • This Tour includes a traditional tapas degustation.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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susier2016 wrote a review Nov 2019
5 contributions7 helpful votes
Located a short distance outside of Lisbon, reachable by train or car, Tomar is historically significant to Portugal. David Sousa gave us a comprehensive tour of the town and the history. Don't miss the Convent of Christ home to the Knights Templar.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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By: Open Roads Portugal
susier2016
47
UNESCO Town Outstanding
Located a short distance outside of Lisbon, reachable by train or car, Tomar is historically significant to
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susier2016
47
Outstanding & Comprehensive Tour
Excellent tour of Tomar with David Sousa, a native of the region. The Convent of Christ is spectacular and should
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Vinda B
10
Satisfied with the walking tour
Our guide was Joao, who was prompt on time, knowledgeable. He gave us first historical background of Tomar before
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Key Details
  • Duration: 90–120 minutes
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English, Portuguese, Spanish
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