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Fátima, Nazaré, and Óbidos: Small Group Tour From Lisbon

1. Fátima, Nazaré, and Óbidos: Small Group Tour From Lisbon

Follow in the footsteps of Catholic pilgrims on a full-day sightseeing tour of Central Portugal from Lisbon. Transfer from the Portuguese capital, and drive through a vast variety of landscapes on your way to the towns of Fátima, Nazaré, and Óbidos.  Travel in an airconditioned van to the extraordinary town of Fátima, where an apparition of the Virgin Mary is said to have appeared before 3 children every month between May 1917 and October 1917. Visit one of the major shrines of the Catholic faith, a complex which contains the tombs of 2 of the young shepherd children, the crown of the Virgin in the Chapel of the Apparitions, and a section of the Berlin Wall. Buy lunch in a local restaurant far from the tourist crowds and taste authentic Portuguese food. Continue to the fishing port of Nazaré for panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean. Popular with surfers, Nazaré was where Garrett McNamara surfed a 79-foot wave. Finally, tour the picturesque town of Óbidos, taken from the Muslims in 1148. Forming part of the dowry of numerous Portuguese queens, Óbidos maintains its medieval feel inside the old city walls, with cobblestone streets and flower-bedecked houses.

Private Tour in Fátima, Nazaré and Óbidos from Lisbon

2. Private Tour in Fátima, Nazaré and Óbidos from Lisbon

Embark on an unforgettable journey through Portugal's cultural gems with our Fátima, Batalha, Nazaré, and Óbidos tour. In this enchanting expedition, you will explore historic landmarks, experience spiritual wonders, and savor the scenic beauty that defines these unique destinations. Prepare to immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Portugal's history, traditions, and charm. Our adventure begins in Fátima, a renowned pilgrimage site that attracts millions of visitors every year. As we arrive at the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fátima, you will feel the profound spirituality that emanates from this sacred place. Discover the story of the apparitions of the Virgin Mary to three young shepherds, and witness the devotion of pilgrims who gather here seeking solace and miracles. Leaving Fátima, we venture to Batalha, home to the magnificent Monastery of Batalha, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Admire the impressive Gothic and Manueline architecture that graces this masterpiece of medieval art. The monastery's intricate carvings and soaring vaulted ceilings stand as a testament to Portugal's historical grandeur. Next, we journey to the picturesque coastal town of Nazaré, famous for its colossal waves and traditional fishing culture. Experience the adrenaline rush as you witness daring surfers conquer the mighty waves of Praia do Norte, one of the world's most famous surfing spots. Stroll along the charming promenade, savoring the fresh sea breeze and savoring delightful seafood dishes in the local restaurants. Continuing our expedition, we arrive in the charming town of Óbidos, a living fairy tale enclosed within medieval walls. Explore the narrow cobblestone streets lined with whitewashed houses adorned with vibrant flowers. Discover the enchanting Castle of Óbidos, where history and legend intertwine, and enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside from the castle's ramparts. Throughout the tour, our expert drivers will share fascinating stories and historical insights, making your experience both engaging and informative. We prioritize your comfort and convenience, ensuring a seamless journey as you travel in a modern, air-conditioned vehicle with our experienced driver. The Fátima, Batalha, Nazaré, and Óbidos tour is not just a sightseeing expedition—it is a cultural immersion. Along the way, we offer opportunities to interact with locals, sample traditional delicacies, and purchase unique souvenirs. Taste the delectable "ginjinha" liqueur, a sweet cherry-based drink cherished by locals for centuries. As the tour comes to an end, you will carry cherished memories of Portugal's spiritual heart, its architectural wonders, its mesmerizing coastline, and the warmth of its people. Join us on this extraordinary journey to Fátima, Batalha, Nazaré, and Óbidos, where history, spirituality, and beauty blend into an unforgettable experience that will stay with you for a lifetime.

From Lisbon: Half-Day Private eco-Tour to Nazaré by SUV

3. From Lisbon: Half-Day Private eco-Tour to Nazaré by SUV

Explore beyond Lisbon and discover the unmissable site of Nazaré on a half-day private eco-Tour in an SUV from Lisbon. Totally hassle-free. Take benefit of our included pick-up and drop-off service and depart from anywhere in the Greater Lisbon area. Expect a short, quick drive on the highway of just over an hour to a place that is really worth seeing, through the hands and eyes of a Local. The tour departs directly for picturesque Nazaré. On arrival, you'll visit the promontory, known as Sitio, where a good handful of must-see attractions await you within walking distance. It's best to start at the Suberco viewpoint, 110 meters high, overlooking the town and Nazaré beach. Afterwards, we'll stroll around the site and, among other things, we'll go to the Ermida da Memória to learn about a famous local tale and also to the 14th century Sanctuary of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré, where you'll discover something curious. If you feel like it, we can take a walk to the 16th century Fort and currently Surf Museum and Interpretive Center of the Nazaré Canyon. The Fort is built on top of the cliff and overlooks the Nazaré Canyon, where the legendary Giant Waves take place and, depending on the time of year, you may see some brave surfers surfing them. You won't want to miss the opportunity to take the Nazaré Funicular. This cable car connects the two communities of Nazaré, the one by the beach and the one by the promontory. We'll also visit Nazaré's golden sandy beach and the town's old streets, the fishermen's quarter, where you'll learn about local traditions especially those related to the community's main activity, fishing. You'll enjoy meeting the Varinas, the local women dressed in their seven colorful skirts. By the way... Sometimes they're a bit cheeky! Suddenly it's time to head back to Lisbon, but if you want to have lunch locally (here you can taste some of the best fish and seafood in the world) or continue discovering the region until the end of the day, just talk to us... we know some incredible sites in the region that go beyond the pin on the map and that we'd love to show you. By the way... we'd like you to know that by choosing us you're choosing a free tour for children under 11 and a 100% sustainable car trip, as all GHG emissions generated are fully offset. Remark: The sighting of the world's biggest surfable waves, over 25 meters high (+80 ft), can be enjoyed mainly between November and March. This event, although frequent during this period, is always subject to favorable weather conditions, so giant waves sightings cannot be guaranteed.

Fatima, Alcobaca and Nazare Full Day Private Tour

4. Fatima, Alcobaca and Nazare Full Day Private Tour

The Tour starts from the pickup point i.e. hotel or given address in the morning from Lisbon and You will start your journey towards Fatima. It will take around 1 hour and 30 minutes to reach Fatima. In Fatima you will be able to experience and visit the sanctuary at Fátima, it was constructed over time in or near the area of Cova da Iria, where the three children witnessed the Marian apparitions of our Lady of the Rosary (later known as Our Lady of Fátima by parishioners and pilgrims). You will have a detailed visit of The sanctuary, the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary and the Basilica of the Holy Trinity, the Chapel of the Apparitions and its shelter, where many of the events of the apparitions took place and where the first pilgrims venerated the Marian apparitions. Then we will move towards our second destination .For Alcoboaca it will take around 45 minutes. You will be able to buy some souvenirs from the shops outside the Sanctuary or have a coffee break outside the sanctuary. In the Monastery of Alcobaca, you will be able to visit and explore The Monastery of Santa Maria d'Alcobaça, north of Lisbon, which was founded in the 12th century by King Alfonso I. You will be inspired by Its size, the purity of its architectural style, the beauty of the materials, and the care with which it was built making this a masterpiece of Cistercian Gothic art. You can have lunch in Alcobaca, the nearby restaurants are amazing. Then we will move to our final destination which is Nazare, It will take around 25 minutes to reach Nazare. Then you will move onwards towards the amazing fishing town of Nazare, You will visit the Fort of Sao Miguel. It is a surfers' paradise with beautiful and mesmerizing beaches and is one of the most popular seaside resorts on the Silver Coast (Costa de Prata). The town's climate is moderated by the Atlantic Ocean, it is a picturesque seaside village. You can Enjoy the big waves, the sea breeze, and the seafood, Before heading toward Lisbon and dropping you off at your hotel/address.

From Lisbon: Fátima, Nazaré & Óbidos Full-Day Private Tour

5. From Lisbon: Fátima, Nazaré & Óbidos Full-Day Private Tour

We're leaving Lisbon for a day trip that'll make you feel like a pilgrim, a surfer, and a medieval knight all rolled into one. Tourist traps? Nah, we're skipping those. Comfy van? You bet. Epic sights? Coming right up! First stop: Fátima. Remember the Virgin Mary showing up to some shepherd kids in 1917? We're heading straight to the Sanctuary, where you'll be amazed by shrines, stories, and even a piece of the Berlin Wall (talk about a holy contrast!). Next, we'll take a quick detour to the Batalha Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Gothic masterpiece built by King John I of Portugal. After this historical pitstop, we're off to Nazaré. Forget boring beaches, this is where surfers tame waves taller than buildings! We'll soak up the ocean views, hear about the legendary 79-foot wave conquered by a surfing madman, and maybe even see some daredevils in action. Feeling peckish? We'll ditch the tourist traps and grab some authentic Portuguese bites at a local joint. Ready to travel through time? We're heading to Óbidos. Imagine strolling through a walled medieval town, with cobblestone streets, flower-covered houses, and enough charm to make you swoon. We'll wander past handicraft shops, indulge in the town's famous cherry liqueur (Ginjinha), and feel like we've stepped into a history book. This ain't your average sightseeing tour. This is a journey through faith, thrills, and ancient vibes, all packed into one unforgettable day. So ditch the guidebook, embrace the adventure, and get ready to make memories that'll last a lifetime (and maybe even score some epic Instagram pics). See you onboard! Bonus tip: Wear comfy shoes, bring your camera, and be prepared to be amazed

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Fátima, Nazaré, and Óbidos: Small Group Tour From Lisbon

Fátima, Nazaré, and Óbidos: Small Group Tour From Lisbon

Follow in the footsteps of Catholic pilgrims on a full-day sightseeing tour of Central Portugal from Lisbon. Transfer from the Portuguese capital, and drive through a vast variety of landscapes on your way to the towns of Fátima, Nazaré, and Óbidos.  Travel in an airconditioned van to the extraordinary town of Fátima, where an apparition of the Virgin Mary is said to have appeared before 3 children every month between May 1917 and October 1917. Visit one of the major shrines of the Catholic faith, a complex which contains the tombs of 2 of the young shepherd children, the crown of the Virgin in the Chapel of the Apparitions, and a section of the Berlin Wall. Buy lunch in a local restaurant far from the tourist crowds and taste authentic Portuguese food. Continue to the fishing port of Nazaré for panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean. Popular with surfers, Nazaré was where Garrett McNamara surfed a 79-foot wave. Finally, tour the picturesque town of Óbidos, taken from the Muslims in 1148. Forming part of the dowry of numerous Portuguese queens, Óbidos maintains its medieval feel inside the old city walls, with cobblestone streets and flower-bedecked houses.

Private Tour in Fátima, Nazaré and Óbidos from Lisbon

Private Tour in Fátima, Nazaré and Óbidos from Lisbon

Embark on an unforgettable journey through Portugal's cultural gems with our Fátima, Batalha, Nazaré, and Óbidos tour. In this enchanting expedition, you will explore historic landmarks, experience spiritual wonders, and savor the scenic beauty that defines these unique destinations. Prepare to immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Portugal's history, traditions, and charm. Our adventure begins in Fátima, a renowned pilgrimage site that attracts millions of visitors every year. As we arrive at the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fátima, you will feel the profound spirituality that emanates from this sacred place. Discover the story of the apparitions of the Virgin Mary to three young shepherds, and witness the devotion of pilgrims who gather here seeking solace and miracles. Leaving Fátima, we venture to Batalha, home to the magnificent Monastery of Batalha, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Admire the impressive Gothic and Manueline architecture that graces this masterpiece of medieval art. The monastery's intricate carvings and soaring vaulted ceilings stand as a testament to Portugal's historical grandeur. Next, we journey to the picturesque coastal town of Nazaré, famous for its colossal waves and traditional fishing culture. Experience the adrenaline rush as you witness daring surfers conquer the mighty waves of Praia do Norte, one of the world's most famous surfing spots. Stroll along the charming promenade, savoring the fresh sea breeze and savoring delightful seafood dishes in the local restaurants. Continuing our expedition, we arrive in the charming town of Óbidos, a living fairy tale enclosed within medieval walls. Explore the narrow cobblestone streets lined with whitewashed houses adorned with vibrant flowers. Discover the enchanting Castle of Óbidos, where history and legend intertwine, and enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside from the castle's ramparts. Throughout the tour, our expert drivers will share fascinating stories and historical insights, making your experience both engaging and informative. We prioritize your comfort and convenience, ensuring a seamless journey as you travel in a modern, air-conditioned vehicle with our experienced driver. The Fátima, Batalha, Nazaré, and Óbidos tour is not just a sightseeing expedition—it is a cultural immersion. Along the way, we offer opportunities to interact with locals, sample traditional delicacies, and purchase unique souvenirs. Taste the delectable "ginjinha" liqueur, a sweet cherry-based drink cherished by locals for centuries. As the tour comes to an end, you will carry cherished memories of Portugal's spiritual heart, its architectural wonders, its mesmerizing coastline, and the warmth of its people. Join us on this extraordinary journey to Fátima, Batalha, Nazaré, and Óbidos, where history, spirituality, and beauty blend into an unforgettable experience that will stay with you for a lifetime.

From Lisbon: Half-Day Private eco-Tour to Nazaré by SUV

From Lisbon: Half-Day Private eco-Tour to Nazaré by SUV

Explore beyond Lisbon and discover the unmissable site of Nazaré on a half-day private eco-Tour in an SUV from Lisbon. Totally hassle-free. Take benefit of our included pick-up and drop-off service and depart from anywhere in the Greater Lisbon area. Expect a short, quick drive on the highway of just over an hour to a place that is really worth seeing, through the hands and eyes of a Local. The tour departs directly for picturesque Nazaré. On arrival, you'll visit the promontory, known as Sitio, where a good handful of must-see attractions await you within walking distance. It's best to start at the Suberco viewpoint, 110 meters high, overlooking the town and Nazaré beach. Afterwards, we'll stroll around the site and, among other things, we'll go to the Ermida da Memória to learn about a famous local tale and also to the 14th century Sanctuary of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré, where you'll discover something curious. If you feel like it, we can take a walk to the 16th century Fort and currently Surf Museum and Interpretive Center of the Nazaré Canyon. The Fort is built on top of the cliff and overlooks the Nazaré Canyon, where the legendary Giant Waves take place and, depending on the time of year, you may see some brave surfers surfing them. You won't want to miss the opportunity to take the Nazaré Funicular. This cable car connects the two communities of Nazaré, the one by the beach and the one by the promontory. We'll also visit Nazaré's golden sandy beach and the town's old streets, the fishermen's quarter, where you'll learn about local traditions especially those related to the community's main activity, fishing. You'll enjoy meeting the Varinas, the local women dressed in their seven colorful skirts. By the way... Sometimes they're a bit cheeky! Suddenly it's time to head back to Lisbon, but if you want to have lunch locally (here you can taste some of the best fish and seafood in the world) or continue discovering the region until the end of the day, just talk to us... we know some incredible sites in the region that go beyond the pin on the map and that we'd love to show you. By the way... we'd like you to know that by choosing us you're choosing a free tour for children under 11 and a 100% sustainable car trip, as all GHG emissions generated are fully offset. Remark: The sighting of the world's biggest surfable waves, over 25 meters high (+80 ft), can be enjoyed mainly between November and March. This event, although frequent during this period, is always subject to favorable weather conditions, so giant waves sightings cannot be guaranteed.

Fatima, Alcobaca and Nazare Full Day Private Tour

Fatima, Alcobaca and Nazare Full Day Private Tour

The Tour starts from the pickup point i.e. hotel or given address in the morning from Lisbon and You will start your journey towards Fatima. It will take around 1 hour and 30 minutes to reach Fatima. In Fatima you will be able to experience and visit the sanctuary at Fátima, it was constructed over time in or near the area of Cova da Iria, where the three children witnessed the Marian apparitions of our Lady of the Rosary (later known as Our Lady of Fátima by parishioners and pilgrims). You will have a detailed visit of The sanctuary, the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary and the Basilica of the Holy Trinity, the Chapel of the Apparitions and its shelter, where many of the events of the apparitions took place and where the first pilgrims venerated the Marian apparitions. Then we will move towards our second destination .For Alcoboaca it will take around 45 minutes. You will be able to buy some souvenirs from the shops outside the Sanctuary or have a coffee break outside the sanctuary. In the Monastery of Alcobaca, you will be able to visit and explore The Monastery of Santa Maria d'Alcobaça, north of Lisbon, which was founded in the 12th century by King Alfonso I. You will be inspired by Its size, the purity of its architectural style, the beauty of the materials, and the care with which it was built making this a masterpiece of Cistercian Gothic art. You can have lunch in Alcobaca, the nearby restaurants are amazing. Then we will move to our final destination which is Nazare, It will take around 25 minutes to reach Nazare. Then you will move onwards towards the amazing fishing town of Nazare, You will visit the Fort of Sao Miguel. It is a surfers' paradise with beautiful and mesmerizing beaches and is one of the most popular seaside resorts on the Silver Coast (Costa de Prata). The town's climate is moderated by the Atlantic Ocean, it is a picturesque seaside village. You can Enjoy the big waves, the sea breeze, and the seafood, Before heading toward Lisbon and dropping you off at your hotel/address.

From Lisbon: Fátima, Nazaré & Óbidos Full-Day Private Tour

From Lisbon: Fátima, Nazaré & Óbidos Full-Day Private Tour

We're leaving Lisbon for a day trip that'll make you feel like a pilgrim, a surfer, and a medieval knight all rolled into one. Tourist traps? Nah, we're skipping those. Comfy van? You bet. Epic sights? Coming right up! First stop: Fátima. Remember the Virgin Mary showing up to some shepherd kids in 1917? We're heading straight to the Sanctuary, where you'll be amazed by shrines, stories, and even a piece of the Berlin Wall (talk about a holy contrast!). Next, we'll take a quick detour to the Batalha Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Gothic masterpiece built by King John I of Portugal. After this historical pitstop, we're off to Nazaré. Forget boring beaches, this is where surfers tame waves taller than buildings! We'll soak up the ocean views, hear about the legendary 79-foot wave conquered by a surfing madman, and maybe even see some daredevils in action. Feeling peckish? We'll ditch the tourist traps and grab some authentic Portuguese bites at a local joint. Ready to travel through time? We're heading to Óbidos. Imagine strolling through a walled medieval town, with cobblestone streets, flower-covered houses, and enough charm to make you swoon. We'll wander past handicraft shops, indulge in the town's famous cherry liqueur (Ginjinha), and feel like we've stepped into a history book. This ain't your average sightseeing tour. This is a journey through faith, thrills, and ancient vibes, all packed into one unforgettable day. So ditch the guidebook, embrace the adventure, and get ready to make memories that'll last a lifetime (and maybe even score some epic Instagram pics). See you onboard! Bonus tip: Wear comfy shoes, bring your camera, and be prepared to be amazed

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