Convent of Christ, Batalha and Alcobaça Monasteries Tour from Lisbon

9 hours
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
2 - 7
Mobile ticket


Discover the Great World Heritage Monasteries of Portugal in a private tour from Lisbon. Enjoy a guided visit inside the Monastery of Alcobaça, the Monastery of Batalha and the Convent of Christ in Tomar . Find out, with your guide, the centuries-old link between the Knights Templar and the Kingdom of Portugal.


  • Wi-Fi on board
  • Professional guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Entrance Tickets
  • Private transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Monastery of Alcobaca
  • Entry/Admission - Convento de Cristo
  • Entry/Admission - Batalha Monastery

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Lisbon District, Lisbon District, Central Portugal

You will be picked up at your Lisbon hotel.

Stop At: Monastery of Alcobaca, Praca 25 de Abril, Alcobaca 2460-018 Portugal

You will visit the Monastery of Alcobaça, a 12th century Cister monastery, founded by the first Portuguese king, Afonso Henriques. Here you will also hear the true tragic love story of King Pedro I and Inês de Castro while you admire their tombs.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Batalha Monastery, Largo Infante Dom Henrique 2440, Batalha 2440-484 Portugal

This masterpiece of the Portuguese Gothic resulted from the fulfillment of a promise made by King João I in gratitude for the victory in the Battle of Aljubarrota against the kingdom of Castile (1385), which secured the throne and guaranteed the independence of Portugal.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Convento de Cristo, Igreja do Castelo Templario, Tomar 2300-000 Portugal

Visit the Knights Templar headquarter in Portugal, the Convent of Christ in Tomar. Here you will discover the centuries-old link between the Knights Templar and the Kingdom of Portugal. Visit it's original round church (Charola), built at the end of the 12th century by the first great Master of the Templars.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Lisbon District, Lisbon District, Central Portugal

Drop off.

Additional information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Food and Beverages not allowed on board (water ok)
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
scott c
October 2019

Sandra (No Map Tours) was an excellent, knowledgeable guide. Definitely recommend this tour rather than a larger group tour. We did one of those in Porto, and it was a disappointment compared to this tour. Sandra rocked! Learned a lot and had a great time.

Susan B
October 2022

I recently took the Monasteries tour with Sandra. I could not have been more pleased with the journey she led me on. The Monasteries are breathtaking but Sandra provided excellent commentary. Also, she is an excellent driver which I definitely appreciated,

October 2023

Our guide, Sandra Pestana, was prompt, courteous and very well informed about the Monasteries. She made our trip very wonderful. Thank you, Sandra, and see you next time.

May 2022

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our day touring the 3 Monasteries with Sandra. We thought it would be a small group tour but since we were the only people that signed up we had a wonderful private tour (it is good to know No Map Tours does not cancel). Sandra is very knowledgeable about the...

October 2021

This tour was amazing and a definite highlight of our trip. Our tour guide Sandra was very informative, accomodating and joy to be with. Thank you for such great experience. Highly recommend.

December 2019

It was very interesting tour and our guide has a lot of knowledge about places we have visited and history. Special thanks for letting us to see aqueduct near Tomar which is not in the schedule but is very close to our way.

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