Embark on a full-day tour to Fátima, one of the most visited pilgrimage sites in the world and explore the beauty of Coimbra, one Europe's oldest university cities.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Coimbra District, Central PortugalThe city of students and the oldest university in the country (from the 12th century) and also one of the oldest in the world. Take the time to visit the Joanina Library with its collection of over 300,000 books and some of the rarest manuscripts in the entire country. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Se Nova Catedral de Coimbra, Coimbra, Coimbra District, Central PortugalVisit the old Romanesque style cathedral (Old Church).Duration: 1 hourStop At: Quinta das Lagrimas, Coimbra, Coimbra District, Central PortugalCross the river to visit the Santa Clara Convent and the Quinta das Lágrimas (Estate of Tears), where the love between Pedro and Inês blossomed.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Sanctuary of Our Lady of FátimaAfterwards, head towards Fátima, where Our Lady of Fátima appeared to the three shepherd children in 1917. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Basilica da Santissima Trindade, Fatima, Santarem District, Central PortugalHere, you will visit the Basilica where Francisco, Jacinta Marto, and Lúcia are buried, the Igreja da Santíssima Trindade (Church of the Holy Trinity), and the largest Catholic sanctuary in Portugal.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Capela Das Aparicoes, Fatima, Santarem District, Central PortugalThere will also be time to see the Capela das Aparições (Chapel of Apparitions), a small temple built at the request of Our Lady of Fátima when she appeared to the three shepherd children, and Azinheira Grande, the tree that Jacinta, Lúcia, and Francisco passed before seeing the saint.Duration: 1 hour