9 hoursStart time
Please make your way to Hard Rock Café - Restauradores Square, Lisbon.
Please reach the meeting point 15 minutes earlier for pre departure briefing.
The tour ends at Hard Rock Café - Restauradores Square, Lisbon
This tour takes you first to Fátima to give you the pilgrim’s experience. After exploring the Sanctuary and the 14th century Batalha Monastery, you take the road to Nazaré, marveling at dramatic views of the Atlantic Ocean.
Proceeding to Óbidos, you’ll pass towering cliffs and two lovely hamlets. In Óbidos itself, you find a picturesque village with mighty fortifications, Gothic doorways, flower-filled window boxes, whitewashed churches, and vibrant tile-work. While there, you’ll savor the famous Ginja liqueur in a chocolate cup.
This tour has a range of unavailable dates in the month of May.
To begin your delightful Fátima & Óbidos Day Tour From Lisbon, you will be met by your guide in Restauradores Square.
You proceed via minivan to Fátima to visit the Sanctuary, one of the world’s most important Catholic pilgrimage sites, with approximately 5 million visitors each year. Awaiting you at Capelinha das Aparições, the heart of the sanctuary, is the exact spot where the Blessed Virgin appeared to three children in May 1917. You continue to Monumento ao Sagrado Coração de Jesus (Sacred Heart of Jesus), whose waters are said to have been sanctified by the Blessed Virgin herself. Next you discover the stunning 14th century Batalha Monastery, the most significant symbol of the Avis Dynasty. The monastery was built in gratitude to Our Lady of Victory for having helped the Portuguese in the battle of Aljubarrota (1385) against the army of Castela.
On your way to the fishing town of Nazaré, you’ll stop at the top of the cliffs for breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean. In Nazaré, you can savor a scrumptious lunch (payable direct) at your choice of the enticing restaurants and snack bars.
After lunch, relish the sea breeze as you’re driven along the Atlantic Coast. You’ll visit the lovely village of Óbidos, complete with narrow streets, castle walls and handicraft shops. This postcard perfect village is so well preserved that you’ll feel as if you’re stepping back in time. A delicious treat, the famous Ginja liqueur in a chocolate cup, is yours for the sampling.
The tour ends as you’re taken back to Restauradores Square. From there, you will need to make your own arrangements for returning to your accommodation.
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all departure details.
If you require Spanish, French, German-speaking guides please state this at the time of booking.
Initially we had a rocky start as our reservation did not show up in computer and no tour guide arrived. One phone call and the manager rented a car and took us on the tour. He...Jill Roland
It was a good experience, loving the small group tour, we had all the time we needed. Our guide Andrea was very nice, helpful, and he gave us a really clear explanation about the...Lola Winata
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