Monastery Tour of Lisbon and itīs Surroundings

 
 
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Monastery Tour of Lisbon and itīs Surroundings
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Full-Day (Duration: 11h00 approx.)

Lisbon

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On this private chauffeur-guided day tour admire the monasteries in Lisbon and itīs surroundings. The monasteries are historical feudal monuments art where everything was shared...
 
 
 

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Country: Portugal
Region: Lisbon and Tagus Valley
City: Lisbon
Duration: Full-Day (Duration: 11h00 approx.)
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Group Size: 2 to 8 People
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Monastery Tour of Lisbon and itīs Surroundings

On this private chauffeur-guided day tour admire the monasteries in Lisbon and itīs surroundings. The tour departure for Lisbon, but can also start from other city and villages in Lisbon upon request.




Monastery Tour of Lisbon and itīs SurroundingsThe monasteries are historical feudal monuments art where everything was shared: the prayer, the meals and the manual work, valued and high to the prayer category to service of God. The monks worked at the libraries, in the workshops and in the fields, where they developed advanced techniques turning arable forests and wastelands, serving as example to the farmers.

Day by day itinerary

DAY 1:
LISBON - ALCOBAĮA - BATALHA - TOMAR - LISBON
- 09:00AM: Your private chauffeur-guide will pick you up from your hotel, the airport or cruise port in Lisbon
- Listed as a World Cultural Heritage List by UNESCO since December 1983, the Convent of the Order of Christ and the Templars` Castle in Tomar form a unique monumental ensemble in their kind. The Convent of Christ displays its architectural ensemble art several testimonies: the Romanesque art, with the Templar’s; the Gothic and Manueline style, with the Discoveries; the Renaissance, during the Reform of the Order; the Mannerism, in its various aspects; and eventually the Baroque, in several architectural details. The Abadia de Alcobaįa (Abbey of Alcobaįa), inscribed in the World Cultural Heritage List by UNESCO, is one the most important European Cistercian Abbeys, considering its state of preservation and architecture, a Cister symbol. In the transept of the church lie two of the most beautiful examples of the 14th century sepulchral architecture: the tombs of King Peter and Dona Inęs de Castro. The Monastery of St. Mary of Vitória (Batalha) was built by order of King John I, as a gratitude for the victory of the Portuguese over the Castilians in the Battle of Aljubarrota in 1385.It is the great Gothic style Portuguese monument, where the Manueline style has also began, and one of the most remarkable monastic ensembles of the Europe of the late-Middle Ages. We finish our tour visiting the Jerónimos Monastery, who represents discovers (XV century) .
- We have reserved a table for your *lunch at a recommended restaurant.
- Return to Lisbon
- 08:00PM: Drop off at your hotel, the airport or cruise ship port
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THE TOUR INCLUDES:
- Transportation in Audi for 2/3 People, Mercedes Vito for up 4/8 People (or similar type cars)
- English Speaking Chauffeur-guide specializing in Portuguese’s history, cuisine & wines.
- Historic Official Guide.
- (LR) *Lunch Table Reservation in a recommend restaurant. (*Meal not included must order directly at the restaurant)
- Diverse Tourist Documentation + brochure with the Gracie Nasi History.
- Local Taxes


THE TOURS DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- Entrance Fees
- Airfare
- Bike (Rental available, inquire for price)
- Optional Private Tour Addons
- Table Reservations not specified in itinerary
- Transfers not specified in itinerary
- Entrance fees when not with guide
- Beverages not specified in selected meals
- Meals not specified in itinerary
- Laundry Expenses
- Telephone & Facsimile charges
- Excess Baggage charges
- Passport & Visa fees
- Personal & Travel Insurance
- Airport & Departure Taxes
- Optional excursions
- Room Service
- Gratuities to Chauffeurs and Guides

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