Private Tour Leiria

Between the Castle and the river Lis was born and grew Leiria.
Loved by two rivers, the Lis and the Lena, bathing in the golden sands of the Atlantic, populated by beautiful forests, the city of Leiria offers those who visit unforgettable places of rare charm.

Capital of district and located in the center of the country, the attraction for the municipality of Leiria is in sight: rivers, beach, pine forest, lagoons, salt marshes, rock shelters, religious and civil architecture, the monumentality of medieval buildings, museums, spas, traditions popular in their purest manifestations, crafts and much, much and rich cuisine.

per adult from

$331

NZD

Duration

8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • WiFi on board
    • Private transportation
    • Bottled water
    What's excluded :
    • All entrances to attractions and meals
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Leiria, Leiria, Leiria District, Central Portugal

    Situated in the center of Portugal is a beautiful city of strong historical nature bathed and influenced by the River Lis and Lena.
    The Castle is the ultimate symbol of Leiria and from here its history and development unfolded, having been an important landmark of Portuguese nationality, however the region was inhabited by man from much more remote times, as witnessed by the various archaeological finds in this area.
    Leiria was also an important milestone in the history of the Portuguese Discoveries, as it was in its area that the woods of Pinhal de Leiria were sown and allowed much of the shipbuilding that allowed the country to sail to other worlds, taking its name further.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Sao Pedro de Moel, Sao Pedro de Moel, Leiria District, Central Portugal

    São Pedro de Moel is a town located between the coast and a large area of Pinhal, with very old origins, constituting one of the most picturesque beaches of the Central Coast region of the country.

    Always influenced by the sea and the Pinhal, the region of São Pedro de Moel was occupied by Phoenicians and Moors, among other peoples and civilizations, having acquired a greater importance in the reign of D. Fernando, when its port replaced that of Paredes. , already aged.
    In the fifteenth century St. Peter of Moel begins to be the place of choice for summer of the wealthier classes, and already in the eighteenth century develops with industrial strength.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Marinha Grande, Marinha Grande, Leiria District, Central Portugal

    It is one of the most picturesque beaches of the Portuguese coast, sheltered in a shell of houses and with an excellent location in an open Pinhal de Leiria, a little south of the mouth of the stream of Moel. The small beach, bounded by the north by abrupt rocks, and to the south by a small brook. It is not in good condition for water sports, as the sea is generally rough.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Batalha, Batalha, Leiria District, Central Portugal

    On March 18, 1500, the Battle was elevated to Villa by King D. Manuel I. Twelve years later the Parish (or Parish) of the Exaltation of Santa Cruz was created. Initially, the municipality was smaller, as it did not cover the current parishes of Reguengo do Fetal and São Mamede. With this administrative decision, Batalha, which had hitherto belonged to the Municipality of Leiria, gained autonomy, interrupted for short periods in the 19th century. Vila da Batalha maintained a typical 18th century order until the 1960s. With the construction of the IC2 (former National Road no. 1) that established the Lisbon-Porto connection, the need to demolish houses in the village emerged, allowing its reorganization. . In the 19th century the pillory had been destroyed and in the 19th century. XX, the first temple built in Batalha - the Church of Santa Maria-a-Velha - erected to serve the first friars who moved to the village, while the construction of the Santa Maria da Vitória Monastery and the masters' burial site was underway. of the monument and other inhabitants of the settlement related to the Monastery. The Battle was the scene of great historical moments, from the Roman presence to the decisive struggles for independence, leaving an unavoidable cultural heritage.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    The meeting point will be at the client's accommodation.Airports
    • Lisboa Airport, Alameda das Comunidades Portuguesas, Lisbon 1700-111 Portugal
    Ports
    • terminal de cruzeiros de lisboa
    Departure Time :
    7:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • 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.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by Pedro.Tours

Activity ID: V-180704P13

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