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The Templars Treasure: Alcobaça Batalha and Tomar - Private Full Day Tour from Lisbon
"Start your visit in one of the most important medieval monuments of Portugal the Monastery of Alcobaça. The construction of this monastery began in 1178 by Cistercian monks. It is the first Portuguese Gothic building. Consecrated in 1252 the church is the highest and longest in Portugal. The monumentally Monastery of Alcobaça was classified as World Heritage by UNESCO and was also elected as one of the Seven Wonders of Portugal.Next head towards Batalha. Scene of great historical better known as the Monastery of Batalha was built by King John I in fulfillment of a promise to the Virgin Mary for having defeated the Spanish army in the Battle of Aljubarrota on August 14th 1385. This monastery symbolizes the independence of Portugal. Classified as World Heritage by UNESCO the Monastery of Batalha is the most significant Portuguese Gothic building and starter of 'Manueline art'.Discover the Convent of Christ
From EUR370.00
 
"Óbidos
"Óbidos Nazaré Fátima and Batalha Day Trip""Head north from Lisbon on your full-day trip back to a bygone era where small villages boast a relaxing pace and historic religious sites dot the landscape. Your first stop is Óbidos a fortified village of whitewashed houses and narrow streets with a distinctly medieval atmosphere. Enjoy free time to wander around the cobblestone streets and alleyways lined with colorful houses and Gothic doorways. Relax at a café or sample the
From EUR72.00
 
Private Tour: Mira de Aire Caves with UNESCO Monasteries
"Get picked up from your accommodations before heading out to the Mira de Aire Caves discovered in 1947. Their formation goes back approximately 150 million years ago to the Jurassic age when the dinosaurs populated this region. The caves are lit with colored lights that emphasize the beauty of the shapes of the stalagmites and stalactites. Next head to the Sanctuary of Fatima near the Mira d'Aire Caves. Visit the shrine of Lady of Fatima then see the new Basilica. Observe the square of prayers Chapel of Apparitions
From EUR140.00

More Tourist Traps in Alcobaça

Parreitas

In several places around Alcobaça you may see signs announcing Parreitas. It's a place where a friend of mine, about 40 years ago, discovered some roman ruins. I didn't visit the place with him, when...
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solopes
Oct 03, 2014

The Castle

There is, really, nothing to see there. So, if you want to make a good picture of the Monastery's facade, that's a good point, otherwise there is no reason to justify the effort of climbing the steep...
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Oct 02, 2014
 
 
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