Make your very own pilgrimage to the sacred Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima in this full-day private tour from Lisbon. Stand on the site of the famous Marian Apparitions and uncover the message imparted by the Virgin Mary to the shepherd children in 1917.
What to Expect
The Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima was built on the site of the world-renowned Marian apparitions, where the Virgin Mary was reported to have appeared in front of 3 shepherd children in 1917.
On this private tour from Lisbon you will gain in-depth knowledge of the basilica’s unique history, hear more about the young visionaries who inspired its creation, and be taken to the very heart of the compound where the Chapel of Apparitions marks the sacred spot. Other highlights to watch out for are the huge church organ, bearing almost 12 thousand pipes, the high altar painting, depicting the Virgin Mary’s message to the children, and the Berlin Wall Monument.
Pilgrims arrive in their masses throughout the year but are particularly present on the feast days of May and October 13th. In the days proceeding thousands will enter into the grounds of the shrine, arriving by car, bicycle, donkey-cart, and foot, to pay homage to Our Lady of Fatima. Regardless of your religious persuasion, you will no doubt be swept up in the enchantment and sense of unity that encompasses this sacred place.
- Professional, experienced and licensed local guide
- Full insurance
- Pick-up and drop off service from most Lisbon hotels, the airport, or the cruise docking quay