Top attractions in Fátima
Fatima is a Portuguese town with a long and storied history. Home to dinosaur footprints, massive caves, and pilgrimage sites built by the Roman Catholics, Fatima has many natural and historical wonders to explore. Learn more about the top attractions!
The Sanctuary of Fatima is a cluster of buildings built by the Roman Catholics. Explore the area to learn about the religious history of Fatima.
Climb the steps of this 13th century castle -- which dates back to Moorish occupation -- to appreciate the tumble-down beauty of this once-mighty fortress, as well as superb views.
An award-winning architectural structure completed in 2007, the Church of the Santissima Trinidade is a renowned Roman Catholic church, lauded for its crisp modern design.
The Basilica de Nossa Senhora is popular pilgrimage destination, even in modern times. Grand but not gaudy, even the non-religious will appreciate the tranquil atmosphere here.
A dazzling experience for all the senses, this combo museum/theme park is full of exhibitions that depict distant corners of the world as encountered by Portuguese explorers.
Tour the Moeda caves and experience the feeling of being inside a 20,000 year old formation. Informative guided tours are recommended so that you get the most from your visit.
Take a journey through time and walk in the footsteps of dinosaurs! A truly incredible experience awaits you at this natural monument.
While on the road to Fatima, you may find yourself surrounded by cars, buses, and even donkeys! Once you're in town, take a walk around or hop on a local bus. You'll also find taxis available in and around Fatima.
The flavors in Fatima are mouth-watering. Try some sheep's cheese with serrano ham and for dessert go for the walnut cake!
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- The best time to see Fatima is from June to October when you can enjoy brilliant sunshine and outdoor dinners that last well into the night.
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What people are saying about Fátima
This was one of the very best tours we have been on after traveling extensively in Europe and other parts of the world over the past 10 years. Daniel was very informative yet did not overwhelm, keeping everything organized and moving along. He personalized all aspects of the tour, making it extremely enjoyable for the 8 people on the tour. The stops were all beautiful and very interesting and fell in place one with the other. I would highly recommend this tour!!
Our guide Nelson was extremely knowledgeable historically accurate sharing many details of the Fatima experience. His presentation demonstrated a true love for making sure his clients understood the truth of what he children of Fatima experienced. And what the people of this region experienced during the several years of the apparitions
Our tour guide made this trip brilliant. We were 2 groups with different nationalities he took time to explain everything to everybody. He was very enthusiastic and knew a lot about all the places we visited. Obidos was the most beautiful - Fatima was very peaceful and I also enjoyed visiting the houses where the 3 kids lived
Our guide David couldn’t have been kinder, more knowledgeable or more accommodating. Thank you soo much David. We had an awesome day thanks to you. Great sights. All a must see. From ocean to castle to religious Art and experiences. Great tour
Our guide, Ricardo was one of the best we ever met, he is kind, well prepared and high-skilled. Although the program was long, but comfortable, enough time for sightseeing and have a break also. Thanks.