Immerse yourself into Portugal’s rich history, culture and traditions on this amazing full day tour to Fátima, Batalha, Nazaré and Óbidos.
Discover the devotion of Nossa Senhora de Fátima at one of the most importants religious sanctuaries in the world, learn all about one of the most important events of Portuguese history: the heroic battle of Aljubarrota after which the beautiful Batalha Monastery was built. Taste fresh fish at the scenic fishing village of Nazaré and marvel at the medieval walled village of Óbidos, one of most picturesque in Portugal.
Learn all about the legend of Virgin Mary apparitions to three children in 1917
Visit the amazing Batalha Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site
Stop at the quaint fishing village of Nazaré, capital of big wave surfing
Drive the scenic Atlantic coast road to São Martinho do Porto and Lagoa de Óbidos
Fall in love with Óbidos, one of the most charming and beautiful medieval villages in Portugal
Taste a typical Ginjinha cherry liqueur
- What Will You DoMeet your Around Lisbon guide at your local Lisbon hotel for your day trip to Fátima, Batalha, Nazaré and Óbidos.
Hop aboard your air-conditioned minivan and drive about 115kms north of Lisbon and arrive to Fátima, a city that developed after the apparitions of Virgin Mary back in 1917. At Fátima Sanctuary you'll find an unique ambiance of devotion, whether you're a believer or not, it's impossible to feel indifferent at this place of great spirituality that receives millions of pilgrims each year. Learn all about the legend of Virgin Mary's apparitions to three shepherd children in 1917 and what became the most adored devotion in Portugal: the one one Our Lady of Fátima.
- What To ExpectContinue to Batalha and visit the best example of late Gothic (14th century) architecture in Portugal, the Batalha Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site. It was built in commemoration of the 1385 battle (batalha) of Aljubarrota against the Castillians and its original name is in fact Mosteiro de Santa Maria da Vitória (Monastery of Saint Mary of the Victory).
Stop at Nazaré, a charming seaside town where local fishermen haul in fresh catches from the ocean. Don't miss the oportunity of tasting this fresh fish at lunch (own expense). After, learn all about the legend of Nazaré and how the Virgin Mary had a miraculous intervention in 1182, which saved the life of the Portuguese knight Dom Fuas Roupinho (possibly a Templar) of falling down a 100 meter cliff, while he was hunting.
- What Is IncludedHotel pickup and drop-off
Around Lisbon expert guide Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Wi-Fi on board the minivan
Complimentary bottle of water
Visit to Church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré
Taste of Ginjinha (cherry liqueur)
Accident and liability insurance
- What Is Not IncludedLunch
Food and Drinks
Other extras not mentioned