Tomar Tour – City of the Divine Holy Spirit

Portugal Cultural Experience - Tomar - Tabuleiros Celebration

The place where the Templar master D. Gualdim Pais founded the city of Tomar in 1160 had an occupation long before the arrival of the Templar knights. The “Caldeirão” cave near Tomar, in the Nabão river valley, shows traces from prehistory to the Bronze Age, Iron Age, Roman, Visigothic and Middle Ages. The preference of […]

Tomar Tour – The Mystery of the Templars

Portugal Cultural Experience - Tomar - Tomar Tour - The Mystery of the Templars

The city of Tomar was founded by the Knights Templar in 1160, on March 1, ordered by its most famous Portuguese master, D. Gualdim Pais. He was a personal friend of the first king of Portugal, D. Afonso Henriques and his faithful companion, fighting alongside him in countless battles against the Moors, being decisive for […]