Fatima Private Tours
Óbidos, Batalha, Nazaré, Alcobaça & Fátima
Two WORLD HERITAGE sites, a world-renowned sanctuary and a medieval village wait for you.
Explore the surroundings of Lisbon on a full-day self guided tour, with a personal chauffeur at your disposal for the day. Visit two World Heritage Sites – Alcobaça and Batalha; a medieval town called Óbidos, the amazing fishing-village Nazaré, where the biggest wave ever surfed was recorded and Fátima, one of the most famous pilgrimage shrines in the world.
- Visit one of the most famous Marian shrines in the world
- Wonder at two World Heritage Sites: Batalha’s Monastery and Alcobaça’s Monastery
- Visit the fishing village of Nazaré, where the biggest wave ever surfed was recorded
- Try some local Ginja de Óbidos liqueur
- Enjoy a private tour, just for you or your small group
Prices (per vehicle, not per person)
- Up to 3 people: 290 €
- 4 to 7 people: xxx€
Fatima Private Tours – Óbidos, Batalha, Nazaré & Alcobaça Private Tour
Explore some of the most beautiful places in Portugal on a full-day self guided tour, with a personal chauffeur at your disposal for the day.
Exit from Lisbon, this tour will take you directly to Óbidos, a delightful town, encircled by a ring of medieval walls and crowned by an old castle, surrounded by white houses adorned with bougainvilleas and pots of other flowers. In Óbidos, take your time to visit the many handicraft shops and to taste the famous Ginginha de Óbidos, the typical cherry liqueur of the town.
We will then depart to Alcobaça, famous for its Monastery, which has the biggest church of Portugal. The Monastery of Alcobaça was founded by the Order of Cister. The land where the monastery was built was donated by King Alphonse Henriques, the first Portuguese King to Friar Bernard of Claraval, the founder of the Order. The monastery of Alcobaça was modeled on the Abbey of Claraval, and it is considered one of the best preserved Cistercian monasteries in the word. It is classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage site. Inside the church of the Monastery of Alcobaça, you might visit the tombs of King Peter I of Portugal and his beloved Inês de Castro, considered to be the two most beautiful gothic tombs in the country.
Free time for lunch in Nazaré, a traditional fishing-village known for the freshness of it fish. Nazaré is also the home of “The Cannon” the biggest wave ever surfed in the world. In January 2013, the Hawaiian surfer Garrett McNamara surfed a record breaking giant wave, measuring a maximum estimate of 100 feet (30 m).
The next visit is to the amazing church of the Batalha’s Monastery, also classified as a World Heritage Site by Unesco. The monastery is one of the best and most original examples of Late Gothic architecture in Portugal.You will be amazed by the delicate lacework and its colored stained-glass windows.
At the end of the tour, visit to Fátima, one of the most famous pilgrimage shrines in the world. It was here that in 1917 Our Lady appeared six times to the three young shepherds – Lúcia, Jacinta and Francisco. In Fátima, you will have the opportunity to visit the old Basilica where the tombs of Franscisco and Jacinta are located, the new Basilica of the Most Holy Trinity and the Chapel of the Apparitions.
Fatima Private Tours – What’s Included
Pick-up and drop off at your hotel in Lisbon
Full-day private tour (8-hour service)
Driver at your disposal
What’s Not Included
• Entrance fees
• Tips and personal expenses
This itinerary is only a suggestion. The tour may have a different itinerary, depending on your own preferences and interests.