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


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Snacks - This Tour includes a traditional tapas degustation.
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Stop At: Ponte de Dom Manuel, Rua Marques de Pombal, Tomar 2300-474 Portugal

      We will talk about the Estaus and the ancient main square

      Duration: 10 minutes

      Stop At: Igreja de Santa Maria dos Olivais, Avenida da Horta D'El Rei, Tomar 2300-304 Portugal

      We will find out more about the secrets inside the Templrar's cathedral.

      Duration: 15 minutes

      Stop At: Mouchao Parque, Rua Parque, Tomar 2300-586 Portugal

      Take a look at the Traditional Wheel of Mouchão.

      Duration: 10 minutes

      Stop At: Mata Nacional dos Sete Montes, Avenida Doutor Candido Madureira, Tomar 2300-531 Portugal

      Smal introduction to the tour.

      Duration: 10 minutes

      Stop At: Synagogue of Tomar, Rua Dr. Joaquim Jacinto, 73 The synagogue has been renovated and is now open for visitors, Tomar 2300-577 Portugal

      Visit to the Synagogue and to the old jewish street.

      Duration: 10 minutes

      Stop At: Igreja de Sao Joao Baptista, R. Sao Joao 135 Praca da Republica, Tomar 2300-568 Portugal

      End of the tour.

      Duration: 10 minutes

      Stop At: Levada de Tomar – Moinhos e Lagares d’El Rei, Rua Joao Carlos Everard, 2300, Tomar 2300-000 Portugal

      You will know more about the importance of the water to the city's development.

      Duration: 10 minutes

    • Departure Point :
      Tourist Post, Av. Dr. Cândido Madureira 531, 2300-531 Tomar, Portugal
      Traveler pickup is offered
      We can meet you at a prearranged point in the city.
      Return Detail :
      Praça da República 33, 2300 Tomar, Portugal
      Hotel Pickup :
      • 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
      • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
      • Face masks required for guides in public areas
      • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
      • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
      • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
      • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
      • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
      • Guides required to regularly wash hands
      • Regular temperature checks for staff
      • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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    Organised by Open Roads Portugal

    Activity ID: V-182262P3

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