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Fátima Private Tour from Lisbon

1. Fátima Private Tour from Lisbon

After pick-up at your accommodation in Lisbon you start the day by going to Fátima, one of the most important centers of pilgrimage in the world and where the Miracle of the Apparition of Our Lady of Fátima happened. You will have free time to visit the shrines or the village. You will spend the rest of the day discovering the magnificent monasteries of Batalha and Alcobaça, the fishing village of Nazaré (where star surfer McNamara beat world records) and the enchanting medieval village of Óbidos where you will taste the original “Ginjinha” liquor. Your guide will show you the unique secrets of each place.

Lisbon: 3-Day Private Tour

2. Lisbon: 3-Day Private Tour

Day 1: On the first day of your private adventure, discover many of the historic sights that Lisbon - Portugal's capital city has to offer. First, see Saint George's Castle, one of the few vestiges of Arabic culture in the city. Admire the building which has witnessed multiple reconstructions since Roman times and is today one of the most visited monuments in the country. Then, head over to Alfama, the oldest quarter in Lisbon. Discover the small alleyways of the Medina which acted as the perfect defensive system during the 8th to 12th century. Continue into Lisbon's downtown Baixa neighborhood and learn about the terrible earthquake of 1755 which influenced Portuguese history and architecture forever.  Finally, explore the Belem or Bethlehem district to the west of central Lisbon. Marvel at how this area combines historic monuments, fascinating museums, and attractive gardens, all of which line the cooling waters of the Tejo Estuary. See the place where the shipyards and harbors used to be from where Portuguese explorers in the 15th-century set out to discover sea routes to India, Africa, and Brazil. Day 2: On the second day, visit the enchanting small village of Sintra which boasts a great concentration of historic palaces and interesting monuments. Your guide will give you information about all of the attractions you can visit and the choice is yours for what you would like to see. Then, head to Cabo de Roca - the most western point in Europe. Marvel at 165-meter-high Lighthouse which dates back to 1772. After this, continue to the beach town of Cascais, known for its picturesque streets and fishing village charm. Stop at one of the many restaurants serving fresh seafood. Return to Lisbon taking the coast road with stunning panoramas of the sea and Estoril. The town is known for its famous casino which boasts the largest gambling room in Europe and was made famous by Ian Fleming's Jame Bond novel 'Casino Royal'. Day 3: On the final day of your tour, set off to explore the Sanctuary of Fatima. Here, find various chapels including the Chapel of the Apparitions and have the option to attend a Mass. Visit the Monastery of Batalha another important landmark in the history of Portugal. Next, continue on to the scenic village of Nazare which has an intense past that is best portrayed in its architectural heritage. Admire the many picturesque churches and traditional houses. Lastly, explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Obidos. Step back in time, as you walk through the beautiful and narrow streets full of traditional shops, and white painted old houses. Return to Lisbon where your 3-day experience concludes.

From Lisbon: Fatima, Batalha, Nazare & Óbidos Full-Day Tour

3. From Lisbon: Fatima, Batalha, Nazare & Óbidos Full-Day Tour

After pickup from your hotel in Lisbon, travel to one of the most important Christian sanctuaries in the world, located in Fatima. Visit a religious item factory, where you can acquire those items to be blessed in the Sanctuary. Reflect and visit the Chapel of Apparitions, Holy Trinity Basilic, and the Our Lady of Rosario Basilica, where the 3 shepherds, all canonized, are buried. Next, head to Batalha, with a stop at the monastery of Batalha, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Arrive at Nazaré, a fisherman's village with beautiful white houses and stunning cliffs. Explore the village of Nazaré and enjoy its traditional atmosphere. See the largest surfing waves in the world at Nazaré's North Beach. Then, continue to the well-preserved medieval village of Óbidos. Due to its proximity to the coast, it has been occupied by various civilizations thoruhgout the centuries including Lusitanians, Romans, Visigoths, and Moors, who each left their mark on the area. Inside of the walls, you will find a castle well preserve, a labyrinth of streets and white houses. Nowadays a lot of those houses are transformed into gift shop, restaurants, and regional sweet stores.

From Lisbon: Private Full-Day Fatima Tesla Tour

4. From Lisbon: Private Full-Day Fatima Tesla Tour

Become one of Fatima's 6 million yearly visitors on this unique private 8-hour Tesla tour through one of the spiritual capitals of Catholicism. Enjoy a fully customizable tour and go at your own pace as you visit one of the biggest pilgrimage centers devoted to the Virgin Mary in the world. Let your driver know if you'd like to change routes or see something specific. See important religious sites like the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary and the great oak tree where apparitions of Mary were reported in 1917.

From Lisbon: Fatima Sanctuary Private Day Tour

5. From Lisbon: Fatima Sanctuary Private Day Tour

Following a pick-up from your hotel in Lisbon, head north to Fatima Sanctuary. Fatima is one of the major catholic sanctuaries in the world, where you'll find an amazing ambiance of devotion, one of the world's most powerful, learn about the miracle of the Virgin's apparition to three shepherd children in 1917. On this private tour, you’ll visit Sanctuary Square, location of the shrine, which is twice the size of St Peter's Square in the Vatican – it’s quite impressive! Visit Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary, new church, built in the 20th Century, is the 4th biggest in the world.  Afterwards you will have time to assist a mass in Chapel of Apparitions, (that is the heart of the Shrine), where the three shepherd children reported seeing visions of the Virgin in 1917. Then spend some time at the famous Factory of Fatima (workshop), where you can buy rosaries and other religious articles, and also we have free time for lunch. After the lunch, start the second part of the tour by walking around 1 mile in ''Via Sacra'' The Holy Way. Follow the path which the little shepherds took when going from Aljustrel to the Cova da Iria. Afterwards, meet at Valinhos, is the site of Our Lady's 4th apparition, on 19 August 1917. Before coming back to Lisbon, visit the homes of the little shepherds in Aljustrel, which have not undergone any notable transformation since the Apparitions.

Day Tour: Batalha, Nazaré, Óbidos and Fátima

6. Day Tour: Batalha, Nazaré, Óbidos and Fátima

Discover the cultural highlights and the most scenic places in Portugal on this exclusive tour accompanied by an entertaining tour guide. This private tour can be customized to suit your needs and interests. Explore Óbidos, the town of queens, and admire this picturesque place completely surrounded by extensive walls. These well-preserved walls provide the town with a wonderful impression of bygone times. You will then visit the Alcobaça Monastery and discover some of the secrets of the Cistercian Order. Continue on to the fishing village of Nazaré, where you can enjoy a relaxed lunch break and sample the famous fish stew known as “Caldeirada” in Portuguese. After lunch you will visit the Monastery of Batalha, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This complex presents the finest late-Gothic style in the country and symbolizes the strengthening and independence of Portugal. Upon request you can continue on to Fátima, the most important place of pilgrimage in Portugal which is visited by approximately 4 to 6 million pilgrims throughout the year. People from all over the world come here to worship the Virgin Mary and the three child seers of Fátima. You will then travel back to Lisbon.

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Exceptional guide, Riccardo, well prepared, we spent a busy day but full of news and wonderful places. Riccardo was fundamental for everything, advice and explanations ... recommended ....

It is a tour that you can go to your time without trouble and is highly valued in large people.