Get a closer look at Portugal’s Jewish history during this full-day tour from Lisbon to Tomar. Discover the long history of the Jewish people in Tomar from your guide as you walk through the Old Jewry. Visit the most ancient and the only proto-Renaissance Hebrew Temple in our country, and the Luso-Hebrew Museum Abrãao Zacuto.
Built between 1430 and 1460 by order of Infante D. Henrique, the synagogue from Tomar shows the importance that the Jewish community had in the city since the 14th century, firstly in service of the Order of the Temple, and then for the Order of Christ. Our visit continues to the Castle and Convent of the Knights Templar, a Unesco’s World Heritage Site, has one of the most expressive testimonies to the history of Portuguese architecture, that later became the Order of Christ, construction of which occurred between the 12th and the 17th centuries.
Additional Facts: Our tour can be tailored to specific interests. Personal expenses, other activities, and tickets to museums and palaces are not included in the tour price unless the ones mentioned in inclusions or preselected.
- Private transportation
- Private guide
- Pick-up at your Lisbon hotel is provided
- Free WiFi
- Bottled water
- Itinerary according to the program description