Olga Egorova - Private Guide in LisbonMember Since 2015
Monsanto - a village of granite
Culture and History tour in Monsanto
Tour Price : €240 Duration : 5-7 hours Languages: English, Portuguese, Russian
Monsanto is a fortress -village on the border of Portugal and Spain.The village is completely built of granite stones in the mountain region of Idania in the east of Portugal. In 1938, the village was awarded the national status "The most Portuguese village ", and in 1995 - the" Historical Village ". The village has existed since the Paleolithic era, the first king of Portugal presented it to the Knights Templar in 1165.
Medieval houses, churches, and fortresses are very well preserved. Also in the village you can see the medieval cemetery, churches and scenic observation platforms. “here are a lot of flowers around the stones, which makes very beautiful view to the village and landscape.
During the tour we will also see the Portuguese province: villages, beautiful forests and rivers, have a lunch in the traditional restaurant in Monsanto
Until now people live here, mostly pensioners. “here are cafes and restaurants, hotels, but there are no supermarkets and even hairdresser’s - the village’s population is too small.
|Tour Price: €240|
|Duration: 5-7 hours|
|Group Size: 1-4 tourists|
|Languages: English, Portuguese, Russian|
|Tour package includes:|
|Airport Transfer :||YES|
|Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etcÖ):||YES|
|Food and Drinks :||NO|
|Other services (fees apply):|
|Attraction tickets (concerts, theater, museum, circus...) :||NO|
|Translation services :||NO|
|Reservations (hotels, restaurants, airline) :||NO|
|Visa support :||NO|
|This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :||NO|
|Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :||NO|
|Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :||NO|