FÁTIMA, BATALHA, ALCOBAÇA and NAZARÉ (Full Day)
Departure to Fátima towards the village of Aljustrel where we can find the origins of the three little Shepherds: Lúcia, Jacinta and Francisco.
We then visit the most important place of pilgrimage in Portugal , the Shrine of Fatima, built in 1917, in the Cova da Iria, where the apparitions of Our Lady happened. Visit important places such as the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary of Fatima where we can find the tombs of the three little Shepherds, the Basilica of the Holy Trinity and the Apparitions Chapel, among other very interesting places. Free time for religious practices.
Then we leave Fátima towards the Monastery of Santa Maria da Vitória or Monastery of Batalha, an important national monument that is part of the UNESCO World Heritage since 1983. It was built as a fulfilment of a promise made by King John I at the time of his victory at the Battle of Aljubarrota (Royal Battle), held on 14th August, 1385, which guaranteed Portugal’s independence over the kingdom of Castile. Free time to lunch.
After lunch we continue our tour in Alcobaça visiting the Monastery of Santa Maria de Alcobaça or Royal Abbey of Santa Maria one of the first Cistercian monastic foundations in Portuguese territory. It is currently classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and it was elected as one of the seven wonders of Portugal.
Then we go to Nazaré, one of the most appreciated traditional Portuguese fishing villages. We begin our visit in the “Sítio” of Nazaré, from which we can enjoy the natural beauty of this beach in all its extension and meet the famous Big waves in North Beach. Then we visit the village of Nazaré where we have free time to walk by the sea and enjoy the ancestral art of drying fish, the “estindarte”, and the art of make fishing nets. Return.
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Vacation Style Holiday Type
A full day tour where we will see the origin of the three Fatima Shepherds, enjoy free time for religious practices in the Sanctuary, visit two of the most important national monuments and take a walk in the pleasant fishing village of Nazaré, stage of giant waves.
Full Day Tour
Place of departure – Leiria and West region. For other places, please contact us.
Minimum of people – 2
Language: Portuguese and English
Values (minimum of 2 people):
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- Prices to Leiria and West region, For other places, please contact us.
- Children: Free until 3 years old. 50% discount from 4 to 10 years.
- Mineral water
- 9-seat minivan transportation with air conditioning and Wifi
- Professional guide/driver
- Tickets to monuments (optional):
- Monastery of Alcobaça = 6,00EUR p/person
- Monastery of Batalha = 6,00EUR p/person
- Personal expenses