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$83.30 Cultural & Theme Tours

Óbidos, Nazaré, Fátima and Batalha Day Trip

Head north from Lisbon on your full-day trip back to a bygone era, where small villages boast a relaxing pace and historic religious sites dot the landscape. Your first stop is Óbidos, a fortified village of whitewashed houses and narrow streets with a distinctly medieval atmosphere. Enjoy free time to wander around the cobblestone streets and alleyways lined with colorful houses and Gothic doorways. Relax at a café or sample the traditional Ginja liqueur at one of the numerous wine shops. Next, head to Alcobaça to visit the famous Monastery of Santa Maria d'Alcobaça, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the biggest Gothic-style church in Portugal. Continue to Nazaré, a colorful and traditional fishing villages. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant (if option selected), and then explore the streets of this popular Portuguese summer retreat. Enjoy wonderful views of the Atlantic Ocean and the pretty beaches. Hop back on your coach for the drive through the beautiful Portuguese agricultural countryside. You’ll soon arrive in Batalha, a cute town home to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Batalha Monastery, which you’ll visit with your guide. See the intricate architecture and beautiful stained-glass windows of this Gothic masterpiece. Continue to Fátima, once a sleepy rural village that became an important pilgrimage site in 1917 when three shepherd children reported apparitions of the Virgin Mary, also known as Our Lady of Fátima (Nossa Senhora de Fátima). Enjoy free time to visit the Sanctuary of Fátima, a basilica that honors the apparition and attracts millions of Catholic pilgrims every year who go to pay their respects to the shrine.

$54.37 Day Trips & Excursions

Fátima, Batalha, Alcobaça, and Óbidos, Private Day Tour

Your driver will pick you up from your Lisbon hotel and transport you to Fátima, one of the most visited pilgrimage sites in the world. Visit the site where Our Lady of Fátima appeared to the three shepherd children in 1917. Continue to the Basilica, which houses the burial sites of Francisco, Jacinta Marto, and Lúcia. See the Igreja da Santíssima Trindade (Church of the Holy Trinity), Portugal’s largest Catholic sanctuary, as well as the Capela das Aparições (Chapel of the Apparitions).  Continue to Batalha, and take in its bucolic scenery. Visit the Monastery, a World Heritage site that celebrates the Battle of Aljubarrota and offers one of the country’s best examples of Gothic architecture. Note the traces of Manueline architecture interwoven. Enjoy the warm hospitality characteristic of this coastal area. We recommend stopping at Alcobaça Monastery, one of the most visited and well-preserved monuments in the country. Here you can visit the tombs of Prince Pedro and Inês de Castro, tributes to a great Portuguese romantic tragedy.  After lunch, head to Óbidos, a town of queens until 1883. See the romantic and picturesque setting that has endured throughout the centuries. With the sunset at your back, bid farewell and head back to Lisbon and your hotel.

$143.41 Day Trips & Excursions

Private Tour to Obidos, Nazare, Alcobaca or Batalha and Fatima

Start with a visit to Fatima and its Sanctuary, the site where Our Lady of Fatima appeared in 1917. Since then, millions of pilgrims go there to pay their promises to pray or just to feel its mystical strength! The Sanctuary Square is so big that it can only be described by numbers: it can receive simultaneously 300,000 visitors and it's twice the size of St. Peter's Square in the Vatican. From Fatima, continue to the Monastery of Batalha, (or Alcobaca as an option) the biggest example in Portugal of the late gothic Portuguese style, where you can find a mix of the gothic style with the Manuelino Art - symbol of the Portuguese maritime expansion. If you choose to go to Alcobaca instead then you will visit the famous 12th century monastery. This monastery is not only a beautiful architectural example, but it also has the monuments in memory of King D. Pedro I and D. Ines de Castro.After lunch in the fishing village of Nazare, your last stop of the day will invite you to travel back in time to the true medieval town of Obidos. In Obidos all of this royal tradition of Portuguese Kings and Queens was kept till today including the old wall that surrounds the city. As this tour is private, you have some choices: • Alcobaca or Batalha - For those who wish to visit Fatima. • Alcobaca and Batalha - for those who do not wish to visit Fatima.

$178.16 Cultural & Theme Tours

Fatima, Batalha, Nazare, Obidos 2-Day Tour from Lisbon

Explore some of Portugal's most beautiful towns and holy sites on this 2-day/1-night tour from Lisbon. You have your choice of accommodation in either a standard or superior hotel in Fátima.Day 1: Lisbon - Óbidos - Alcobaça - Nazaré - Fátima (L)After meeting your guide in central Lisbon or being picked up from your hotel, relax on a comfortable coach ride north to Óbidos. Explore this romantic village with your guide, walking though cobblestoned streets surrounded by medieval walls and rustic houses, and visit the Castle Pousada-Hotel. Then head to Alcobaça to see the 12th-century Alcobaça Monastery, and continue to the charming fishing town of Nazaré, where you can explore the town on your own and have a Portuguese lunch. Next, learn interesting facts about Portugal's history on the drive to Nazaré, and continue on to Batalha to visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Batalha Monastery (Mosteiro de Santa Maria da Vitória de Batalha), which commemorates Portugal's independence from Spain in 1385. End the day with free time in Fátima to attend a mass, if you wish, and enjoy a traditional dinner at the hotel.Overnight: Hotel Santa Maria or similar in Fátima (Superior Option) / Hotel S. José or similar in Fátima (Standard Option)Day 2: Fátima - Lisbon (B)Spend your day in Fátima, a important pilgrimage destination for Catholics across the world. The town is famous for a 1917 apparition of the Virgin Mary, that three shepherd children saw. Explore the town independently, visiting Our Lady of Fátima Sanctuary to see the Chapel of Apparitions, a location that marks the sighting. You’ll also see the tombs of three shepherd children. Then, have lunch at a local restaurant if you wish, and enjoy free time to explore the spiritual location on your own and attend a mass, if you wish. When your time is up, take in views of the Portuguese countryside on the drive back to Lisbon, where you will arrive in time to enjoy the night in the city on your own.

$13.88 Walking & Biking Tours

Portos Downtown Walking Tour

Porto became very famous when classified by UNESCO’s title of World Heritage (1996) and with the title of European Capital of Culture (2001). This walk tour was developed for those who enjoy sightseeing culture, architecture and dazzling urban landscapes with huge miscellanea. Art, Architecture and History follow the same course, acting as important beacons in Porto’s tourism, providing a tour full of hidden mysteries and ancient legends.Apart the Baroque and Rocaille art and architecture, meet the oldest parts of the city such as the Ribeira with an outstanding view to the Douro River, where you can see the wine cellars. Discover the fascinating ball rooms of the Stock Exchange Palace (Palácio da Bolsa), with a picturesque granite façade. Stroll down through Avenida dos Aliados and witness Neoclassical buildings and wide pavements. In the end of this tour, you will find an experience that you will never regret. Experience this live guided tour and explore the traditional townspeople customs, along with the main sites and tourist hot spots of this city.Some of the places we visit include Aliados, Church of Carmelitas, Bookstore Lello, Church and Tower of Clérigos, S. Bento Train Station, Old Market Ferreira Borges, Square of Ribeira , Square of Batalha, Majestic Café and the Market of Bolhão

$98.34 Cultural & Theme Tours

Fátima Day Tour from Lisbon

8:00am - 9:30amPick-up at your accommodationWe start the day by going to Fátima, one of the most important centers of pilgrimage in the world and where the Miracle of the Apparition of Our Lady of Fátima happened. You will have free time to visit the shrines or the village. We will spend the rest of the day discovering the magnificent monasteries of Batalha and Alcobaça, the fishing village of Nazaré (where star surfer McNamara beat world records) and the enchanting medieval village of Óbidos where you will taste the original “Ginjinha” liquor. Your guide will show you the unique secrets of each place6:00pm - 7:00pmArrival at your accommodation... happily exhausted because this is such a complete and amazing tour!