Medieval Monasteries Private day-trip from Lisbon

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  • Day Trip
  • E-Ticket
  • Private Tour
  • Pickup Service
  • 10 hr

Spend a day away from the busy cosmopolitan capital of Lisbon and dive in the ecclesiastic heritage and rural areas of the inner central Portugal in this private tour. During this tour you will visit three of the most impressive medieval monasteries (UNESCO Classified) and learn not only about its architecture and aesthetics but also the relationship between these sites and Portugal as a Kingdom and Catholicism as cornerstone during the country’s foundation. This is a tour perfect for History enthusiasts and with plenty of photo opportunities !

Itinerary Details

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Magnificat Tours

Get ready for a cultural day out of Lisbon ! Begin the day by meeting a private guide at your hotel in Lisbon and boarding your private vehicle to Fátima (pick up at your hotel or vacation rental door-to-door if accessible by our vehicles)

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Monastery of Alcobaca

The Alcobaça Abbey marks the early years of the Cistercian Order. Built according to the poverty vows taken and the simplicity preached in the early years of the Saint Bernardine Rule, the monks derived from the Cluny Order and were granted the protection of this area in the reconquering of land from the Moors. The austere and plain early gothic architecture would come to produce a deep visual impact in the unornate open aisles of the Church.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Batalha Monastery

Monastery of Batalha was ordered construction after the Portuguesa won the Spanish in battle and maintained independence, this precious piece of architecture mostly Gothic and Manuelino, took over 150 years to be concluded and is part of the network of Royal Panthe­ons. Lunch stop in Batalha town.

Duration: 3 hour

Stop At: Convento de Cristo

This city famous for the Castle and Convent that homed the Order of the Knights Templar even after it was officially extinct in Europe - it survived in Por­ tugal and was even an important part of the Age of Discoveries. You'll tour inside the Castle and Convent to appreciate the beautiful architecture of Medieval, Gothic, Manuelino and Re­naissance aesthetics.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Magnificat Tours

Tiered but with great photos ! We'll retun you safely to your Hotel

Duration: 2 hour
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