Would you wish to explore Portuguese culture, history, architecture, nature, gastronomy and make your trip as much rich in experience as possible? Then you just found the best tour for you! This tour is the perfect combination of everything in one. Discover Fatima, the holy place, considered one of the most important Catholic shrines on the world. Admire beauty of the majestic Gothic convent Batalha, wonderful natural landscapes on the way and the breathtaking view in Nazaré fishing town, where in small church is preserved first statue of St. Mary on the world. Take the opportunity to taste some fresh sea food for your lunch and then enter into a fairytale in the picturesque medieval town – Obidos.
Following the pick-up at the meeting point, we head across the scenic natural landscapes of Midwestern Portugal straight into the nestle of the Portuguese faith - Fatima. On the way, our knowledgeable and friendly guide will reveal you secrets of this one of the most important Catholic shrines of the world. After we will experience unique atmosphere of this holy place, our route will continue to the majestic Gothic convent "Batalha" which was classified by Unesco as a World Heritage Site. There we will admire a beauty of the exuberant Manueline architectural style, in Portugal characteristic especially in the 16th century. In the small historical center we will take a break for our lunch time and will have the opportunity to experience some typical Portuguese dish, traditional in this region. After this energizing stop we will continue to one of the most famous Portugal´s sea resorts, Nazaré, popular among surfers and water sports lovers, ãttracting by pilgrims visiting the small church on the top of the hill where is preserved black statue of Virgin Mary made by St. Joseph. There we will see also eye-catching colorful boats made by local fishermen spread along the large sandy beach, which we admire from the top of the rock with wonderful view above the ocean. Our adventure´s peak will be the medieval village "Obidos" where would be unforgivable sin to do not try the sweet cherry liquour Ginja served in the small chocolate cups. It´s simply delicious! There we will enjoy the fairytale atmosphere breathing in the cobbled paths flanking small medieval houses. We will explore that narrow streets covered by flowerbeds, charming taverns and handicraft stores inviting you to taste traditional flavors and take away some of their cute handmade products. After we will spend all day by exploring treasures of the Central Portugal, we will return back to your hotel to let you rest after this adventure bomb of unforgettable moments and take a breath.
Fatima Batalha Nazare Obidos full day group tour itinerary:
- The tour starts at one of the meeting points in Lisbon centre. Pick up times at 8:30, 8:45 and 9:00 depending on the meeting point location
- Fatima Sanctuary
- Batalha Monastery
- Lunch time
- Drive back
- 18:00 Arrival back in Lisbon, return to departure meeting point.