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Learn about the apparitions of the Virgin Mary on a half-day tour of the sanctuary of Fátima. Follow in the footsteps of pilgrims and visit the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary and the contemporary Holy Trinity Basilica.
About this activity
Duration 5 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese, Italian

Pickup included

Pickup is available from the following locations: • Praça de Espanha (Açores Hotel) • Saldanha (Evolution Hotel) • Marquês de Pombal (HF Fénix Hotel) • Restauradores (next to post office - CTT)
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • See all the important sites of interest at the Sanctuary of Fátima
  • Get the chance to light a candle or attend mass inside one of the basilicas
  • Discover the old houses where the 3 shepherd children lived
Full description
Explore the phenomenon of Our Lady of Fátima on a half-day tour of the shrine to the Virgin Mary. Stroll around the grounds of the sanctuary on arrival to see monuments dedicated to the sightings of Mary in 1916 and 1917.

Visit the Chapel of the Apparitions that marks the most precise spot where the sightings happened and admire the stone and marble Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary and the Holy Trinity Basilica, built in 2007.

Go to the town of Aljustrel to see where the 3 shepherd children who saw Mary lived. Marvel at faithful reconstructions of scenes from the story using old objects such as family photographs, clothes, kitchen utensils and furniture.

Itinerary:
09:00 - Depart from Lisbon 
10:30 to 11:10 - Guided visit of the 3 shepherds old houses
11:20 - Arrival at Fátima Sanctuary (free time to attend mass, purchase souvenirs and explore the area) 
13:00 - Return to Lisbon
14:30 - Drop off at Marquês de Pombal or Rossio square
Includes
  • Guide/driver
  • Pickup from Praça de Espanha (Açores Hotel), Saldanha (Evolution Hotel), Marquês de Pombal (HF Fénix Hotel) or Restauradores
  • Drop-off in Lisbon's downtown
  • Wi-Fi available inside the minivan
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Personal expenses
  • Hotel drop off
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking in the vehicle
Know before you go
• English, Spanish and Portuguese available year round. French, Italian, Russian and Romanian by request
• Remember that more than one language may be spoken (maximum two)
• Infants and children occupy a seat, infant seats are available if advised at booking
• Child rate applies when accompanied by paying adult
• Maximum of 8 persons per vehicle
• Please wear appropriate footwear, bring bottled water, sunscreen, a jacket in winter
• Moderate walking included on this tour
• Minimum of 2 people per tour. If a tour is cancelled because of low bookings you will be offered an alternative or refund
• Not wheelchair accessible
• Tour will not be canceled for adverse weather, unless there are warnings by official organizations
• Tour partner is not responsible for traffic congestion resulting from cultural, sport, religious events, or demonstrations. They will offer alternatives to avoid these such as changing pickup or drop-off locations. Unfortunately, this may happen without prior notice.
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.6 / 5
based on 64 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.6/5
Organization
4.4/5
Value for money
4.2/5
Safety
4.8/5

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