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Open Roads Portugal

Tomar, Portugal
About Open Roads Portugal
We are a group of three enthusiastic youngmen who are passionate about their hometown, Tomar, and their heritage. Thus, we love to share that passion with others and to showcase the best our city has to give. We are a group of three young people in love with their city and its heritage. So we can't wait to share this passion with you and show you what Tomar has to offer!
Tours and Tickets by Open Roads Portugal

Convent of Christ Tour "Portugal in the Map" - Visit Tomar with a local guide!

Much more than a simple, plain visit to the ex-libris of the city, the Convent of Christ, this tour guides you and involves you in the mythic Templar History that the teletransports you all the way to the beginning of Tomar’s history and the Templar Knights.This place has become, throughout the decades, a live museum of Portuguese History having been in this exact same place where important portuguese history pages were written. Leafing through this immense book we will be get in touch with the most diverse styles and forms which coexist there, making it the greatest example of this magnitude in the world. From the Charole and its uniquely painted panels to the illustrious Capitulo window or the architecture of the main cloister
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2 hours
from $24.33

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

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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90 to 120 minutes
from $21.29

Visit Tomar and have a coffee on a short tour with a local guide!

On this tour, you will get to know what makes Tomar's city centre so special.Get acquinted with the stories, the corners and the most notable of places. Everything provided by the perspective of a local.
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1 hour 15 minutes
from $11.54

Unique windows that tell the history of Tomar - Tour with a local guide.

We are a group of two enthusiastic youngmen who are passionate about their hometown and their heritage. Thus, we love to share that passion with others and to showcase the best our city has to give.
The values we stand for are honesty, authenticity and uniqueness. By choosing us you are having a personalised experience, different every time, adapted to you and contributing to the local
community and youth. Join us!

During this tour you will have the opportunity to see Tomar through its extraordinary windows that spread across the city and help to tell the town’s history. Starting in Estaus and in what is considered the oldest window of the city, we will sight the tercentenary Ceilings’ House and the Tourism Post House both with delicious architecture and windows, highlights for the guillotine windows we will knit the old streets of downtown Tomar, always with our chins up so we don’t miss anything. As the guillotine chopped necks off, so do these windows take your breath away.
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1 hour
from $14.63

"Garden of Eden" Walking Tour! Discover Tomar's Nature with a local guide!

Discover the nature that surrounds Tomar with local guides that will take you to the most weel kept secrets the town has to offer!
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150 to 180 minutes
from $24.33
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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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Excellent tour of Tomar with David Sousa, a native of the region. The Convent of Christ is spectacular and should be on your itinerary. Plan to spend several hours on the site.
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Our guide was Joao, who was prompt on time, knowledgeable. He gave us first historical background of Tomar before we started our walking tour. He took us to the spots and told details and also answered our questions well! Only thing we did not get neither coffee or icecream as
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Response from openroadsportugal, Manager at Open Roads Portugal
Responded Nov 2, 2019
We appreciate your review and it was an absolute pleasure to have you with us! Hope to see you if you ever come back and we are glad you enjoyed it!
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