The Legends and Myths Tour
A night visit to Tomar to unveil the mysteries and legends which haunt the city. This is a unique tour, created by Open Roads specially for groups.
From the Templar's Holy Grail, to the city's patreon legend or French Aristocrats, this tour has it all: drama, comedy, betrayal and love.
In a fun and relaxed way we are going to walk the city visiting famous monuments or hidden streets to unveil the secrets they hide.
Visit to the Convent of Christ and the Templar Castle of Tomar Breve Descrição: 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
Visit to the historic center of Tomar
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.