1. Portugal
  2. Porto District
  3. Coimbra
  4. Vila Nova de Gaia

Fátima and Coimbra Private Tour

Product ID: 197884
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Explore the historic cities of Fátima and Coimbra with an experienced guide. Learn about all the enchantments of the famous sanctuary of Fátima. Discover the legendary streets of Coimbra home to the famous university.
About this activity
Duration 9 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore every corner of these two historical cities
  • Visit the basilica chapel and shepherd's houses in Fátima
  • Stroll through the student city of Coimbra
Full description
Visit Fátima, home to the most important Catholic church in Portugal and one of the world's most famous pilgrimage sites due to the apparitions of the Virgin Mary to 3 shepherd children in 1917. Enter the houses of the 3 shepherds who lived in a small village. See their things on display and learn about their way of living.

Continue on to the famous sanctuary of Fátima, that was built to honor the request of the Virgin Mary. Visit the chapel of apparitions where Virgin Mary once appeared to the children. Enjoy time to explore this area on your own, and experience the spiritual environment of this sacred place. Take a break in the historical center of Fátima to enjoy a tasty traditional lunch.

After this, depart for Coimbra a student city, historically known for being home to one of the best universities in Portugal. See how the tradition lives on by continuing symbolic practices such as wearing the emblematic uniforms, with long black capes. Visit Coimbra's historical center, and stroll through in legendary streets filled with heritage.
Includes
  • Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel in Porto or Vila Nova de Gaia center
  • Van or minibus transportation
  • Guide
  • Traditional lunch
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees to museums/ monuments, unless specified
  • Meals and drinks, unless specified
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

At your hotel in Porto or Vila Nova de Gaia center

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes
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Product ID: 197884