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Fátima & Óbidos Day Tour From Lisbon

  • When does it run?
    Daily
  • Start time
    9am
  • Duration
    9 hours
Inclusions
  • Transportation in a minivan
  • English and Portuguese speaking guide (Spanish, French, German-speaking guides available on prior request)
  • Ginja liqueur in chocolate cup
COVID-19 Safety guidelines

Key Highlights

  • Discover the extraordinary story of the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima
  • Visit one of the world′s most important Catholic pilgrimage sites
  • Gasp at stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean from cliff tops
  • View a tranquil 14th century monastery
  • Step back in time and wander through the perfect medieval village of Óbidos

Overview

Any trip to Lisbon must include a visit to the Sanctuary of Fátima, where the Blessed Virgin miraculously appeared to three peasant children in 1916-17, and to Óbidos, a perfectly preserved medieval village.

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.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    9 hours

  • Start time

    9am

  • Meeting Point

    Please make your way to Hard Rock Café - Restauradores Square, Lisbon.
    So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 15 minutes early.

  • Ending Point

    The tour ends at Hard Rock Café - Restauradores Square, Lisbon

Itinerary

  • 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.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Transportation in a minivan
  • English and Portuguese speaking guide (Spanish, French, German-speaking guides available on prior request)
  • Ginja liqueur in chocolate cup
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Meals
  • Guided tours inside monuments

Please note

Voucher Information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this ). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

If you require Spanish, French, German-speaking guides please state this at the time of booking.

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised  activity to reconfirm.

Customer Reviews

  • Best ever day tour
    Angie Linney, United Kingdom 04/10/2017
  • Great experience
    Jill Roland, United States 07/10/2016
  • The tour had been well planned and spaced out from Lisbon. The driver was extremly nice to show us around the various places and gave us time to click photographs.He gave us enough time in see around the Fatima church. We were very happy with the experience and would not hesitate to recommend the tour to others.
    SAGR DUTTA, India 05/05/2016

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