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

1. From Lisbon: Fátima, Batalha, Nazaré & Óbidos Full-Day Tour

Travel by air-conditioned minivan to Fátima and learn why millions of pilgrims make their way to the sanctuary each year. Continue to Batalha to see some of the best 14th-century architecture in Portugal, including the monastery built in commemoration of the 1385 Battle of Aljubarrota. Next, go to the charming seaside town of Nazaré and savor some fresh fish at lunch (own expense). Take a scenic coastal drive through São Martinho do Porto and the Óbidos Lagoon en route to the medieval walled village of Óbidos. Stroll around the cobbled streets and taste some authentic ginjinha (cherry liqueur).

From Lisbon: Obidos, Mafra & The Silver Coast Private Trip

2. From Lisbon: Obidos, Mafra & The Silver Coast Private Trip

After being picked up from your accommodation, it is an hours drive, roof down, up the motorway to the stunning town of Orbidos. Admire the views from the motorway and as we approach down the hill. You will get an opportunity to spend about 2 hours here, exploring the narrow streets, shops and cafes, take in the views from the city walls, drink Ginjinha de Óbidos (sour cherry brandy) or coffee if you like!! Once you have finished exploring you can either remain here for lunch or head to the coast and the gorgeous town of Foz do Arelho. You can lunch at one of the shoreline cafes, whilst admiring the views across the sand to the lagoon in one direction and the Atlantic Ocean in the other. Take a walk along the beach, spend time soaking up the sun, the time is yours. When you have had enough it is back in the car and onto Mafia with it's stunning palace.. You will be amazed at it's size and beauty as we approach Mafra. Be stunned as we approach the palace. Here you will get about 2 hours to explore the palace in all it's glory. When your legs can take no more, it's time for a coffee before returning to your accommodation either by motorway (Lisbon) or the coastal road (Cascais/Sintra).

Obidos Castle and Budhha Eden Private Tour

3. Obidos Castle and Budhha Eden Private Tour

We will start the Tour from the pickup location and travel to our first destination from Lisbon, it will take around 1 hour to reach the Bacalhoa Buddha Eden Garden in Quinta dos Loridos which is a property and winery located in the parish of Carvalhal, in the municipality of Bombarral, district of Leiria, in Portugal. Bachloa Buddha Eden Garden is an oriental garden and winery located in the parish of Carvalhal, in the municipality of Bombarral, district of Leiria, in Portugal. Then we will head towards our second destination, it will take around 15 minutes to reach Óbidos Castle located in the town and municipality of Óbidos, in the district of Leiria, in Portugal. Óbidos Castle has been classified as a National Monument since 1910. Donated as a wedding gift by D. Dinis (1279-1325) to Queen Santa Isabel during the nuptials there, the villa became part of the dowry of all queens of Portugal until 1834. It has the architecture mixing elements from the Romanesque, Gothic, Manueline, and Baroque styles, spread over two main areas: the castle (current Pousada do Castelo or Pousada de Óbidos) and the neighborhood within the walls. On the 16th of February 2007, the castle of Óbidos received the candidate diploma as one of the seven wonders of Portugal. In Óbidos there is much more than monuments. There is a literary village to discover, full of color, animation, and traditions. You will have 2 hours to explore the castle and the village. Then we will head towards Foz do Arelho Beach - Sea and Lagoon, it will take around 20 minutes to reach it. At the confluence of Óbidos Lagoon with the sea, Foz do Arelho offers the possibility to choose between two different types of beach. You will have 45 minutes to explore the lagoon. Thus ending our tour and getting back to our dropoff point in Lisbon, it will take around an hour to get back, traffic conditions matter.

From Lisbon to Porto in transit Full Day Tour

4. From Lisbon to Porto in transit Full Day Tour

●This new tour can depart either from Lisbon or Porto. On this private tour you can choose two of the following sites to visit: ●Aveiro, the portuguese Venice and the canals. Explore the old town on foot with me. ●University of Coimbra(World Heritage Site)* Visit with me the historical Library from the 18th century and the impressive main hall. ●Fátima, the biggest pilgrimage site in the world. Since me and my family are from that region I will share with you some unknown facts about Fátima only locals know. ●Batalha Monastery(World Heritage Site). History "written" in stone. I will guide you through some of the roots of the portuguese independence. ●Óbidos, I will unveil the mysteries of this romantic medieval village during a short walking tour. *The visit to the University may be a bit more time consuming. If you choose this option we can visit 2 of the mentioned sites. If not we can visit 3 sites. The tour can be customised. Since the tour is new and was published short time ago it still has no reviews.

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What people are saying about Óbidos Lagoon

Nuno was very attentive and friendly and gave us extra time at every stop. He was a great driver and has great personality. He has experience working with autistic people and was super kind to my autistic adult son.

Great day! Great Tour Guide! Big thanks to out awesome Tour Guide Nunu! Highly recomment to do this Tour! First stop in fatima (~1h), then batalha monastery, Nazare (~1.5h) and Last obidos.

Guide Phillippe and group were very nice. Some rain at Fatima, good meal at Northspot in Nazaré, and finished with complimentary ginjas in Óbidos.

Really great experience. Tour guide was really good- ensured everyone was comfortable and happy throughout the day.

Very glad that we got local guide and he is very nice