Welcome to Estremadura & Ribatejo

These days the region draws visitors not only to these renowned monasteries, but also to its vineyards, beaches, castles and historic villages – and Fátima, modern Portugal’s premier religious shrine.

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Estremadura & Ribatejo activities

$65.07 Private & Custom Tours

Natural Heritage, Caves, Water Springs and Salt Pans from Nazaré

The day begins with a short visit to Porto de Mós Medieval Castle, built on the ruins of an ancient Roman stand guard. Continue the tour travelling along mountain roads that lead to the Serra d’Aire and Candeeiros Natural Park where we will visit the largest and most impressive portuguese natural caves, that can be compared to a huge underground cathedral. The next stop will be at the Pia do Urso sensory Park, where we can take a thirty minutes stroll along the pedestrian circuit, followed by free time for lunch. After lunch, visit the Olhos de Água do Alviela, one of the most important water springs in Portugal. Alcanede, a small town known for its quarries and the estuary salt-pans of Rio Maior are some of the main natural treasures of the region. Return at 6pm to your accommodation in Nazaré.

$21.30 Tours & Sightseeing

Sintra City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Sintra is an elegant and beautiful city, boasting countless multi-coloured buildings, palaces and many forests. It may be one of Portugal’s more relaxed cities, but there is still many sights for tourists to explore! Hop-on at Stop 1, the Estacao de Caminhos de Ferro (Sintra Railway Station) and start your City Sightseeing adventure! Hop-off and explore popular tourist spots, including the amazing Pena Palace. It's striking multi-coloured exterior makes it stand out along the city's skyline - making it a must-see attraction during your visit to Sintra. Passengers can also dive into the city's history at attractions such as the Castelo dos Mouros. Not only will you learn a little more about Sintra, but it's hilltop location means you can also enjoy amazing panoramic views as you explore. Take a break from its historic sights and wonderful architectures and hop-off at the amazing Portao dos Lagos. Here, take a stroll through the enchanting forests that fill Sintra, or even take a picnic to enjoy in the woodland or by the lake! If you'd prefer something a little more relaxing, hop-off at the famous Colares Wine Cellar and indulge in some wine tasting (Over 18's only). Once you’re done here, you can also enjoy a stroll down to the stunning Praia Grande Beach and finish off your exploration through Sintra by relaxing along the coast and admiring the sea views. The tour stops along the route include: Estação de Caminhos de Ferro Palácio Nacional de Sintra Portão dos Lagos Castelo dos Mouros Palácio Nacional da Pena Igreja de S. Pedro de Penaferrim Volta do Duche Passengers can join the tour at any of the tour stops mentioned above. Buses depart from each stop between every 30-60 minutes, depending on the season and the local traffic.

$94.65 Outdoor Activities

Aquatic Walk - Sever do Vouga

We will start our adventure in Aveiro city, and from there we will go to Sever do Vouga in an air conditioned mini-van with wi-fi available.After arriving at Sever do Vouga the briefing will take place and we will start our Aquatic walk in Gresso and Vouga rivers;We will be surronded by a beatifull nature scenario, with lots of trees, waterfalls and really nice birds, you can really connect with nature here! Technical equipment and security is included in the activity as well as supporting and framework by specialized monitors; Personal accident insurance and liability for all participants; After we finish our activity we will head back to Aveiro in air conditioned mini-van with wi-fi available.

$76.91 Private & Custom Tours

Fátima, Batalha and Alcobaça or Nazaré Private Tour

Your guide will pick you up at your hotel in Lisbon/Sintra/Cascais and take you on your journey to learn about Portuguese faith and history. The first stop will be Fátima, the world-famous pilgrimage site. Here you will learn all about the appearance of “Our Holy Lady of Fátima”, who appeared to three sheppard children in 1917. It is home of the basilica where all three are buried today.Later we move on to Batalha where the famous Batalha Monastery was built in commemoration of the historical battle between Portuguese and Castilan troops in the 14th century. It is one of the most stunning buildings in Gothic architecture and Portuguese history.Our next stop will be Alcobaça, home of yet another UNESCO-listed site, the Alcobaça Monastery. Wrapped around a river, the Alcobaça Monastery is considered to be one of the most beautiful sites in Portugal. The monastery is the burial site of Pedro and Inês de Castro. You will hear all about their tragic love story back in the day.Because we like to give our travelers some degree of flexibility, our last stop can either be Óbidos or Nazaré. Although Óbidos is beautiful and historical, after a long day it may seem more of the same. For that reason, you may prefer ending this incredible day watching the sunset and Nazaré’s world famous Gigantic Waves.Please note that the Fátima Candle Procession (March-October) happens between 9pm-11pm. We usually trade our last stop for dinner followed by the procession, should you wish to see it.

$92.29 Outdoor Activities

Quad Tour - Sete Cidades (Full Day)

ItineraryThis tour starts on Sete Cidades Village, if you need pick up / drop off, please contact us.On this tour you can expect a great moment of adventure with maximum safety with equipment in good condition.This tour includes:Visit to Lagoa das Sete CidadesVisit to North ridge of the Sete Cidades crater.Visit to Miradouro Lagoa do CanárioVisit to Vista do Rei.Visit to South ridge of the Sete Cidades crater.Visit to Sete Cidades - Lunch at a local restaurant.Visit to MosteirosVisit to Miradouro of the Ponta da Ferraria (Ginetes).Points of interest: Vista do Rei, Sete Cidades e Ferraria.Comments:Amount is charged per seat / person on each ride.We advise you to wear comfortable clothing and a jacket (might be colder on the mountains).Driving Licences and ID is required.