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Cultural Visits

November 21st, 2019 (Thursday)
CASTLE OF TOMAR AND CONVENT OF CHRIST
The Convent of Christ was the headquarters of the religious and military orders of the Temple and Christ, and it is UNESCO's world heritage. The origin of the castle of Tomar connected to the beginnings of the kingdom of Portugal and the presence of the Templars in the Iberian peninsula.

 

November 21st, 2019 (Thursday)
TASTING OF WINES IN THE CASAL DAS FREIRAS WINERY
The Casal das Freiras winery dates from the 19th century and is located in the parish of Madalena in Tomar. The vineyard, with exposure to the south, is divided into five plots of different years where the red varieties stand out: Touriga Nacional, Aragonês, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Castelão, Tinto Cão, and Trincadeira. In the white grape varieties are Fernão Pires, Rabo de Ovelha and Arinto. There are 180 hectares of history of a farmhouse once belonging to a community of nuns
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NOVEMBER 22th, 2019 (Friday)
TOUR AT THE HISTORIC CENTER OF TOMAR
Founded in the 12th century and conquered to the Moors by D. Afonso Henriques in 1147, was donated to the order of the Temple in 1159. Gualdim Pais, the Grand Master of the Order and mythical founder of the city, erected the first stone of the castle and convent of what would become the headquarters of the order in Portugal. The Templars ruled a vast region of central Portugal, from the city of Tomar. This place was in the 15th century, the center of the expansion of the Portuguese Discoveries, by the hand of the Infante D. Henrique.

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Gala Dinner

NOVEMBER 22th, 2019 (Friday)
GALA DINNER - HOTEL DOS TEMPLÁRIOS
Hotel dos Templários is located in the city of Tomar, next to the historical center, surrounded by majestic gardens, overlooking the River Nabão and a few minutes from the emblematic Convent of Christ
 
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Fátima / Nazaré Tour

This circuit is NOT INCLUDED in the registration procedures of SIIE2019. / Registration and payment - directly with the Tour Operator
 
 
November 23rd, 2019 (Saturday)
TOURIST CIRCUIT TO THE LOCATIONS OF FATIMA AND NAZARÉ
Tourist circuit by bus to visit some of the most picturesque places in the central region, around the host city of the event. The town of Fatima which has become one of the most typical international religious tourism destinations, receiving around six million people a year. The course will then go to Nazaré, this place throughout the 20th century, progressively evolved from a fishing village to a village dedicated to tourism, having been one of the first points of international tourist interest in Portugal. The use of seven skirts is part of the Nazarene tradition.
It is also impossible to speak of Nazaré today, without mentioning the world record for the most massive wave ever surfed, 30 meters, established by Garret McNamara, in Praia do Norte in November 2011.
Due to the worldwide projection of the giant waves of Nazaré, the village has become the host of the largest international surfing championships and receives many athletes of this type, as well as thousands of curious and tourists.
Note: Activity subject to a minimum number of participants. The "Fatima / Nazaré Tour" is not included in the SIIE2019 registration procedures. Registration through the operator's email: geral@fatimacar.pt, should mention the reference to SIIE2019. Registration and payment - directly with the Tour Operator. The organization of this Tour is the responsibility of the operator FATIMACAR. More information about the route, through the telephone numbers: (+351) 249 323 088; (+351) 914 275 922.