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Visits to five fascinating towns north of Lisbon are on the itinerary of this intriguing full-day guided excursion. Explore the historic and cultural attractions of Obidos, Nazare, Batalha, Fatima and Aljustrel as well as the chance to enjoy a traditional Portuguese lunch. Visits to five fascinating towns north of Lisbon are on the itinerary of this intriguing full-day guided excursion. Explore the historic and cultural attractions of Obidos, Nazare, Batalha, Fatima and Aljustrel as well as the chance to enjoy a traditional Portuguese lunch.Highlights- Try the local cherry liqueur in Obidos - Visit the Monastery of Batalha, declared a Unesco World Heritage Site - See the famous Catholic shrine at Fatima Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and journey north to Obidos through scenic landscapes dotted with windmills and orchards. This medieval walled town is famed for its well-preserved hilltop castle. Whilst here, take the opportunity to try the delicious local cherry liqueur. Afterword’s, take a trip Nazare, a charming fishing village with large beaches where you will have plenty of time to discover the fascinating legends and traditions of this jewel of Portugal’s Atlantic coast. If you have selected the option for lunch, you will visit a local restaurant for a tasty lunch. (For those who opt for the tour only, can enjoy free time to have lunch at their own leisure). From the fresh air of the seaside, head back inland to Batalha, a small village with a big attraction: the Dominican Monastery, a late Gothic architectural masterpiece declared a Unesco World Heritage Site. Here lie the remains of Prince Henry the Navigator, who pioneered European exploration and maritime trade with other continents. Next, travel to one of the most important Catholic pilgrimage sites in the world, Fatima. Here, you can admire the various religious buildings that make up the sanctuary and even attend Mass. Before driving back to Lisbon, finish the tour with a visit to Aljustrel, the birthplace of the three little shepherds of Fátima, Lúcia dos Santos, and Francisco and Jacinta Marto, who claimed to have witnessed apparitions of the Virgin Mary Our Lady of Fátima. Languages Portuguese, English, Spanish LocationStart point: Rotunda Marques de Pombal - - - LISBON - PTNext to the Parque Eduardo VII. Transfer to the meeting point can be arranged at no additional cost, contact details will be shown in voucher information. Please call 48 hours in advance to confirm the pick-up time and location. Please ensure you arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes prior to the Tour start time. End point: Same as the starting pointScheduleOpening dates09:00 - 19:00Closing dates01/0125/12Duration: 10 HoursGuide optionsGuide type: GuideRequirementsIt is not permitted to enter into Churches, Basilicas, Museums, in shorts, miniskirts or uncovered shoulders. The Tour might vary depending on weather conditions or events that could take place on certain dates.
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Departure Date:31 Dec 2022
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