Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fátima
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  • Portugal: Fatima, Aljustrel & Valinhos Trip with Picnic

    1. Portugal: Fatima, Aljustrel & Valinhos Trip with Picnic

    Discover Fatima, also known as the Altar of the World, on this private tour with a guide. Explore the places where the apparitions of the Angel of Peace took place and see other sacred locations in the town, too. After leaving Lisbon with your guide, head over to Loca do Cabeço where the first and third Apparitions of the Angel of Peace occurred. Then, drop by the Arneiro well, the location of the second apparition in 1916. Proceed to the house of San Francisco and Saint Jacinta and the house of Sister Lucia, both open for pilgrim visits. 1 kilometer from Aljustrel and 2 kilometers from the Sanctuary, you will find the Parish Church of Fatima, where the seers were baptized and integrated into the Christian community. Continue on to Cova de Iria, where the sanctuary's place of prayers and monuments are located. Then, visit the Chapel of the Apparitions, the exact location of the appari...

  • From Lisbon: Half-Day Fátima Tour

    2. From Lisbon: Half-Day Fátima Tour

    Explore the phenomenon of Our Lady of Fátima on a half-day tour of the shrine to the Virgin Mary. Stroll around the grounds of the sanctuary on arrival to see monuments dedicated to the sightings of Mary in 1916 and 1917. Visit the Chapel of the Apparitions that marks the most precise spot where the sightings happened and admire the stone and marble Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary and the Most Holy Trinity Basilica, built in 2007. Go to the town of Aljustrel to see where the 3 shepherd children who saw Mary lived. Marvel at faithful reconstructions of scenes from the story using old objects such as family photographs, clothes, kitchen utensils and furniture. Itinerary: 9:00 AM - Depart from Lisbon  10:30 AM to 11:10 AM - Guided visit of the 3 shepherds old houses 11:20 AM - Arrival at Fátima Sanctuary (free time to attend mass, purchase souvenirs and explore the area)  1:00 PM - Re...

    Compact timetable and interesting storytelling with humor. Overall, well-organized. Thank you!

  • From Lisbon: Private Half-Day Fátima Tour

    3. From Lisbon: Private Half-Day Fátima Tour

    Discover the history of the Catholic pilgrimage site of Fátima on this half-day tour from Lisbon. After getting picked up from your hotel, travel in an air-conditioned vehicle towards the Sanctuary of Fátima, taking in scenic views of the Portuguese countryside along the way. At the sanctuary, discover the spot where 3 children were visited by the Virgin Mary and pay your respects at the shrine. Afterward, visit the Basilica of the Holy Trinity and admire its unique award-winning architecture before heading to the village of the 3 shepherds, where you can admire a faithful reconstruction of the apparition. Finish your tour with a delicious lunch before heading back to Lisbon.

  • From Lisbon: Fatima, Batalha, Nazare, & Obidos Private Tour

    4. From Lisbon: Fatima, Batalha, Nazare, & Obidos Private Tour

    Enjoy the convenience of being picked up at your hotel in Lisbon and then being driven directly to the Sanctuary of Fatima. See the Chapel of the Apparitions, which stands at the center of the sanctuary. The Chapel was originally constructed by local villagers shortly after the 3 shepherd children first saw a vision of the Virgin Mary. Admire the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary, a gorgeous Neo-Baroque structure built in 1928 that houses the tombs of the children including Sister Lucia. Enter the modern and stark Basilica of Santissima Trindade. Designed by Greek architect Alexandros Tombazis, this impressive Basilica is over 40,000 square meters and can seat 8,000 people. Visit the Batalha Monastery, a stunning masterpiece of Gothic architecture with splashes of the Manueline style. Look up at the monastery's many exquisite stained glass windows. Witness the kaleidoscopic effect of t...

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

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

    Taking a pilgrimage to Fátima is an event of a lifetime. Here, in 1917, 3 children were blessed with the apparition of the Virgin Mary, and today you can visit this astonishing Basilica built in her honor. During your tour, your guide will help point out the most important points of interest. The newest church in this complex, the Most Holy Trinity (2007) is one of the largest Christian churches in the world, and well worth the time to visit. You will also have the chance to spend time in other holy sites of the region, including Nazaré. Here you can relax a bit with its beautiful beaches and lovely cuisine. After a stop for lunch, head to Batalha monastery (Entrance included), a UNESCO World Heritage Site. These monuments are incredibly well preserved, given their nearly 600 years of life. They are wonders to experience, and make for some wonderful photo opportunities. Finally, end i...

    very pleasant day with sufficient diversity in smallish locations. main goal was intro. to Fatima and sufficient time was allocated

  • From Lisbon: Half-Day Trip to Fátima

    6. From Lisbon: Half-Day Trip to Fátima

    Begin your amazing journey by meeting your friendly local guide at your accommodation. Sit back & relax while traveling to the center of Portugal and hearing about the region. After driving 150 kilometers (90 miles) north of Lisbon, arrive at your first destination, the region of Fátima. Explore the religious capital of Portugal. Visit the Chapel of Apparitions to see the stone pillar that marks the spot where the Virgin Mary appeared, the Shrine, the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary of Fátima. Enjoy free time to enjoy the sight. Learn interesting facts about Fátima and Portuguese Catholic and religious traditions from your guide. At the other end of Fatima’s Shrine is the Most Holy Trinity Church (Lesser Basilica, from 2007). Witness this modern piece of architecture. In 1917 a religious event changed the history of this location forever. 3 shepherds witnessed successive apparition...

  • From Lisbon: Private Full-Day Fatima Tesla Tour

    7. From Lisbon: Private Full-Day Fatima Tesla Tour

    Become one of Fatima's 6 million yearly visitors on this unique private 8-hour Tesla tour through one of the spiritual capitals of Catholicism. Enjoy a fully customizable tour and go at your own pace as you visit one of the biggest pilgrimage centers devoted to the Virgin Mary in the world. Let your driver know if you'd like to change routes or see something specific. See important religious sites like the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary and the great oak tree where apparitions of Mary were reported in 1917.

  • From Lisbon: Fátima and the Three Little Shepherds' House

    8. From Lisbon: Fátima and the Three Little Shepherds' House

    Discover historic sites and natural beauties in the famous Fatima region on this full-day tour. Your guide will accompany you at all times, sharing stories and curiosities about the places visited along the way.  After being picked up from central Lisbon and driving to Fatima, visit a local workshop. Buy rosaries and other religious articles for the blessing at the Shrine of Fatima. Next, head to the Sanctuary of Fatima. Visit the exact spot where the Virgin Mary appeared to the three young shepherds in 1917 to entrust her three secrets. Explore the Chapel of the Appearances, and get the opportunity to attend mass. Then, continue to the Basilica of Our Lady of Fatima, where you can pray near the tombs of the little shepherds. Next stop is the village of the three young shepherds.  Here you'll find a faithful reconstruction of the shepherds' home as it was in the past. See old objects...

  • Lisbon: 3-Day Private Tour

    9. Lisbon: 3-Day Private Tour

    Day 1: On the first day of your private adventure, discover many of the historic sights that Lisbon - Portugal's capital city has to offer. First, see Saint George's Castle, one of the few vestiges of Arabic culture in the city. Admire the building which has witnessed multiple reconstructions since Roman times and is today one of the most visited monuments in the country. Then, head over to Alfama, the oldest quarter in Lisbon. Discover the small alleyways of the Medina which acted as the perfect defensive system during the 8th to 12th century. Continue into Lisbon's downtown Baixa neighborhood and learn about the terrible earthquake of 1755 which influenced Portuguese history and architecture forever.  Finally, explore the Belem or Bethlehem district to the west of central Lisbon. Marvel at how this area combines historic monuments, fascinating museums, and attractive ...

  • From Lisbon: Tour of Fatima, Batalha, Nazaré and Óbidos

    10. From Lisbon: Tour of Fatima, Batalha, Nazaré and Óbidos

    Enjoy the convenience of a hotel pickup and then relax on the 1-hour drive to the Sanctuary of Fatima. Pass through historic villages on your way to one of the world’s most famous pilgrimage sites. Once there, learn about the Marian apparitions, the miracle in which the Virgin Mary appeared to 3 shepherd children in 1916. See the old and new monuments and visit the Chapel of the Apparitions. Head over to the Dominican convent of the Batalha Monastery. Dating back to the 14th century, the cathedral was built to thank the Virgin Mary for the Portuguese victory in the Battle of Aljubarrota in 1385. It stands as one of Portugal’s most striking examples of the late-gothic style. Continue to the Monastery of Alcobaça, which was established in the 12th century by the first king of Portugal. Admire the Monastery’s gorgeous rose window and exquisitely crafted portal. Hear one of Portuguese histo...

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What people are saying about Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fátima

Carlos Diaz from Cooltour was the most excellent tour guide. He is knowledgeable about the history of Fatima and enjoyed his commentary. Enjoyed the small group. We would ask for Carlos Dias as a guide because he is conversant in English, Spanish and French.

Our tour guide was very acomodating ragarding the lenguage we spoke Also he was very informative about our tour and the history of Portugal.

Compact timetable and interesting storytelling with humor. Overall, well-organized. Thank you!

The tour was wonderful. I especially enjoyed the tour of the shepherd’s homes.

Amazing tour. Friendly and communicative guide. Highly recommend.