A full-day tour in the western part of Central Portugal, visiting Fátima and its spectacular sanctuary, Batalha, Nazaré and Óbidos.
What to Expect
The tour begins at 8:30 with a pick-up from your Hotel. This ensures enough time to enjoy the program without any hurry.
This private tour focuses on Fátima, Batalha, Nazaré, Óbidos and it's main monuments and attractions. Nevertheless this program can be changed to best suit your preferences as it is solely for the purpose of your enjoyment.
Head directly to Fátima, an approximately 1 hour trip in which you'll get to see the magnificence of both the old and the new sanctuaries where 250,000 people pray at the famous candle processions in the main historical dates, the 13th of May and the 13th of October.
Next, visit the Monastery of Batalha, one of the most emblematic gothic buildings in Portugal, built as a gift for the victory in the Battle of Aljubarrota which took place around 2 kilometers away. There will be time to visit the battle grounds before heading to Nazaré.
Proceed to the wave sighting area, and admire the view of the village from atop the cliff where the main Sanctuary of Nazaré is. There will also be a free time to lunch in one of the many seafood restaurants where the best fish and seafood in the world can be tasted.
After lunch head to Óbidos, a beautifully preserved medieval village where you will taste the famous Ginginha (Cherry Liquor) in a chocolate cup, and have time to stroll through the village with its magnificent castle and buy some souvenirs.
The return to Lisbon will be made along the coastline, as long as the light conditions and schedule allows it.
Return to the hotel at 18.00.
- Pick-up and drop off at your hotel
- Private Minivan or Sedan, depending on your choice
- Guided Tour
- Ginginha Liquor Tasting
- Parkings and Tolls
What's Not Included
- Personal Expenses (Souvenirs, etc)
- Admission tickets to the Palaces and Museums
Know Before You Go
As with most activities in Portugal, during summertime you should always be prepared for very hot weather. Bring loose clothing, walking shoes, sunglasses and high SPF sunscreen. Even in spring or autumn you should always be prepared for temperatures in the mid 20s celsius.