On this day tour of Lisbon and Fatima, learn more about Portugal’s history, architecture and religious monuments. As you tour the city of Lisbon, see some of the fine examples of Portuguese architecture.
In Lisbon, gain an insight into Portugal’s rich history as you admire regal railway coaches at the National Coach Museum. In the district of Belem, discover more about Vasco Da Gama, the famous explorer. This is where he started his most famous expedition from.
Enjoy the drive past the scenic Blue Coast, past a landscape dotted with charming villages and the occasional castle, en route to Fatima. This is the most sacred Catholic spot in Portugal. It was here that three village children witnessed the miraculous apparitions of the Virgin Mary back in 1917.
Enjoy the best of both worlds, Lisbon and Fatima on this day tour.
The tour departs from the Marques de Pombal square and You will be taken in a bus to explore Belem, Lisbon and Fatima.
On this tour you will see:
National Coach Museum: which houses a legendry collection of regal coaches, the oldest dating back to 1619 which belonged to Philip II.
Jerónimos Monastery: A UNESCO World Heritage Site where the famous explorer Vasco Da Gama lies buried.
Belém Tower: It was built as a ceremonial gateway to Lisbon.
The Monument to Discoveries: It highlights the great age of Portuguese achievements by the sea.
Alfama: It is an ancient district and has its own charm.
After lunch, drive along the River Tagus. Enjoy a scenic drive past the Blue Coast, also known as the ‘Three Castles Region’.
Take this route all the way to Fátima a scared site for Catholic Pilgrims. Visit the Sanctuary, where apparitions of the Virgin Mary were seen in 1917 by three village children. Learn more about the fasicnating story of this town.
At the end your tour concludes at the original point of departure.
01 Apr - 31 Oct: Wednesday, Friday & Saturday
01 Nov - 31 Mar: Friday & Saturday
Start time: 0900h (09:00am)
Duration: 8 hours
The tour departs from the Marques de Pombal Square.
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
The tour concludes at the original point of departure
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.
The Jeronimos Monastery & Coach Museum are closed on Mondays, this will be replaced with a visit to either the Palacio da Ajuda.
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