Alcobaca - Batalha and Fatima with start Nazare - Obidos and west region

Cultural & Theme Tours in Coimbra

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Visit Alcobaça, Batalha and Fátima. Learn about the Cistercian Monastery of Alcobaça, classified as a World Heritage site by UNESCO, and then head to Batalha. Admire the 14th century Monastery of Santa Maria da Vitoria before heading to the Santuario de Fatima (Fatima’s Sanctuary). Located at Cova da Iria, in Fátima, is one of the world’s most important Marian sanctuaries and a destination of pilgrimage for several hundred thousands of Catholic pilgrims and tourists from all over the world.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Shrine of our Lady of the Rosary of Fatima, Fatima, Santarem District, Central PortugalFatima - One of the most emblematic Catholic shrines in the world. We will visit the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary which was built to commemorate the apparition of the Virgin Mary to the Three Little Shepherds. On the other side stands the newly built Basilica of the Most Holy Trinity, the fourth largest Catholic temple in the world in capacity. Here you will have the option of attending daily Mass.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Batalha Monastery, Batalha, Leiria District, Central PortugalBatalha monestery (literally the Monastery of the Battle), it was erected in commemoration of the 1385 Battle of Aljubarrota, and would serve as the burial church of the 15th-Century Aviz dynasty of Portuguese royaltyDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Monastery of Alcobaca, Alcobaca, Leiria District, Central PortugalVisit to the Cistercian Monastery of Alcobaca, classified as a World Heritage site by UNESCO, the first Portuguese monument completely built according to the Gothic style. See the magnificent 14th century tombs of King Pedro I and Lady Ines de Castro, the Portuguese royal couple whose tragic love story has deeply moved the world for centuries and has inspired the works of many artistsDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Mosteiro de Santa Maria de Coz, Alcobaca, Leiria District, Central PortugalConvento de coz served as support for the monastery of Alcobaça Here the nuns lived in cloister and is in this convent that begins the production of the conventual sweetsDuration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in S. Martinho do Porto

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Transfer
  • Entry/Admission - Batalha Monastery
  • Entry/Admission - Monastery of Alcobaca

Highlights

  • Led by a local guide
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Small group ensures personal service
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