Obidos

A 5 Day Tour from Lisbon to Porto

Lisbon

Portugal’s most famous Sanctuary, a distinguished Monastery, a fishing village with big waves, a charming medieval village…These are some of the places that await for you

Pack your bags and complete this 5 day tour in Portugal!

First off you’ll get an unforgettable experience in the centre of Portugal’s heart. Lisbon is undoubtedly a city with high-class tourist points that catch your breath and leave you craving for more. Then you’ll visit three stunning locations near Lisbon: Sintra, Cascais and Estoril. The charming Sintra village is located on top of Sintra’s mountains, Serra de Sintra, which contributes a great deal to its mystique. There you’ll find some stunning buildings. You can either visit the Pena National Palace or the Regaleira Villa. By crossing Sintra’s mountains you’ll come to Cape of Roca, the westernmost point in Continental Europe which comes with a fantastic sight of Sintra.

Further down the coastline we’ll arrive in Cascais, a charming site famous for its luxurious mansions and sunny beaches. We’ll wander through Cascais Bay’s village center and then get to Estoril, another iconic site in Lisbon’s surroundings, which together with Cascais is one of the most luxurious places in Portugal to visit.


You’ll also visit Fátima, the home to Portugal’s most famous shrine, Fátima Shrine, and Coimbra, a town known as the city of students, a reputation gained due to its University that is almost 730 years of age, which you’ll get the chance to visit in this tour. Head off to Porto, then Aveiro and the Monastery of Alcobaça. You’ll also visit the Fisherman’s village of Nazaré, which is also known for its big waves. The tour will end in Óbidos, a charming little village who preserves its medieval look.
Estoril

With this Multi Day Tour, you will see:

Day 1:

Lisbon

  • Expo 98- Parque das Nações
  • Alfama
  • Baixa Pombalina (Lisbon’s Downtown Historic Center)
  • Park Edward VII, top of the park
  • Ponte 25 de Abril and Monument of Cristo Rei
  • Tower of Belém and Monastery
  • Chiado and Bairro Alto

Overnight in Lisbon Hotel of your choice

Day 2:

Sintra/Cabo da Roca/Cascais/Costa do Estoril

Sintra

  • Pena National Palace
  • Regaleira Villa
  • Cape of Roca (Cabo da Roca)

Stop for Lunch

Cascais

  • Mouth of Hell (Boca do Inferno)
  • Bay of Cascais (village center)
  • Estoril

Overnight in Lisbon Hotel of your choice

Day 3:

Fatima/Coimbra/Porto

Check-out from hotel in Lisbon in the morning and head to Fatima

  • Sanctuary of Fátima
  • Old Cathedral of Coimbra
  • Old Town
  • Coimbra University
  • Portugal dos Pequenitos
  • Conímbriga
  • Mealhada- Taste the famous Piglet, Leitão à bairrada
  • Check-in Porto hotel

Overnight in Porto Hotel of your choice

Day 4

Porto

  • Tower of Clérigos
  • Lello Bookstore
  • Carmo Church
  • Aliados
  • Mercado do Bolhão
  • Santa Catarina and Café Majestic
  • São Bento Train Station and Cathedral
  • Gaia
  • Rabelo Boat Tour

Overnight in Porto Hotel of your choice

Day 5

Aveiro/Nazare/Obidos/Lisboa

Check-out from hotel in Porto in the morning and head to Aveiro

  • Aveiro Saltpans
  • Vista Alegre factory and museum
  • Barra and Costa Nova beaches
  • Fisherman’s village of Nazaré
  • Watch the big waves of Nazaré
  • Óbidos medieval village

Return to Lisbon either for check-in or departure from Lisbon airport.

Its possible to provide a departure transfer on the next day from your hotel in case you have a scheduled departure.

What is Included:

  • Bottled water;
  • Wifi on board;
  • Exclusive and specialized guide/driver; 
  • Personalized transport in a luxury Mercedes vehicle, in safe & comfortable conditions ;
  • Hotel or address pickup and drop-off;
  • All taxes;
  • Public liability and Personal Accidents insurance;

What is Not Included:

  • Gratuities (optional);
  • Entrance fees;
  • Food and drinks;

Park Edward VII, top of the park summer Tower of Belem Portugal dos Pequenitos luxury-private-tours-cars-portugal

Our tours are always private

Just your group and our driver or also with a (private guide *extra).

Our Tailor-made tours

If Other monuments may interest you and they are not described here, don’t worry our primary goal is to provide you an unforgettable day, we have the flexibility to customize the itinerary according to your preferences and tour length your smile and comfort is very important to us.

Pick you up and Drop off on the agreed spot

The Driver will pick you up at your hotel, airport, cruise terminal or any other address of your choice.

Our Cars

Your Personalized transport will be in a luxury Mercedes vehicle Car or Van, in safe & comfortable conditions we only have the newest models.

We have a private fleet of vehicles:

  • Mercedes E class (1-3 pax
  • Mercedes Viano-Vito (1-7pax)
  • Mercedes V class (1-7pax)
  • Mercedes S Class (1-3) (for tours extra is applied and upon availabilty)
  • Mercedes Sprinter(1-8pax)

Our private Tours guarantee

Our driver will drive you during your tour, sharing stories and curiosities about the places you’ll visit as well as its historical context.

Since our guide is also the driver and in order to provide you with a sensational tour, it’s possible that the guide won’t always join you on your visits to the inside of the monuments. Due to parking difficulties and restrictions, and there is an option for you to hire a guide that will escort you inside the monuments and will always be with you all the time.

All our vehicles are fully licensed to provide private tours in Europe all fully insured.

We have invested a lot in our chauffeurs which they are full time employed, and they are working for us at least five years. They are well trained, English speaking, courteous and professionals drivers with all the necessary licenses applied by law.

Our chauffeurs they will always be there for you with a smile on their faces.

Discover the beauty of Lisbon in a half day tour by its monuments and most emblematic neighborhoods.

BOOK NOW

Explore Portugal with our Native & Professionals Drivers.

Here’s why these are places of interest to you:

Parque das Nações

Visit the Park of the Nations, the literal translation of the Parks’ name, which was home to the well known Expo ‘98, the grand exhibition that marked the 500 years anniversary of the great portuguese Discoveries.The park’s home to the Oceanarium and Gare do Oriente, a train station. Go on a cable car ride or walk down the lane!

Parque das Nações Parque das Nações Alfama Alfama

Alfama

Alfama is one of the most genuine neighbourhoods in Lisbon with its bright colours and familiar feel. You’ll just have to see it for yourself. Take a stroll down to Calçadinha de Santo Estévão and admire the views at the viewpoint with the same name- Miradouro de Santo Estévão. A trip to Lisbon is not complete without a visit to this truly joyful and traditional neighbourhood. Once you step there you can only feel a sense of companionship and closeness between neighbours and only hope you’ll have something like this yourself.

Baixa Pombalina

Baixa Pombalina is Lisbon’s Downtown Historic Center, which was rebuilt by Marquis of Pombal after a earthquake destroyed the city center, in 1755. The downton’s name is a tribute to this important figure of portuguese culture.

Baixa Pombalina
Baixa Pombalina Park Edward VII, top of the park Park Edward VII, top of the park

Edward VII Park (Parque Eduardo VII)

This mind-blowing and jaw-dropping Park stands within the Avenida da Liberdade and Marquis of Pombal Square. As a true and rich landmark, it happens to be the biggest and largest Park in the heart of Lisbon.

What it does to the tourist is the engagement it creates with his mind. It makes you want to put into the serenity and coolness of nature one more time. Missing such adventure is like deliberately spitting on knowledge and ignoring maximum relaxation. Make it your choice this vacation.

Christ’s Statue and Ponte 25 de Abril

The Cristo-Rei statue, located in Almada, at the southern bank of the Tejo Estuary, was inspired by the Cristo Redentor statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It was inaugurated in 1959 and many believe its construction was part of a promise made by the portuguese episcopate to avoid Portugal’s involvement in World War II. Apart from the religious aspect, this place is also visited everyday by hundreds of people due to its exceptional views of Lisbon- it stands at almost 361 feet above the Tejo. Experience Lisbon from a different point of view: you’ll get a look at the north and south banks of the city, which are united by the 25th April Bridge, Ponte 25 de Abril.

Cristo-Rei statue Cristo-Rei statue Tower of Belem Tower of Belem

Tower of Belém

With its unbelievable beauty and magnificent display of brightness, the tower of Belém stands as a world heritage site. It possesses a significant structural design with luscious balconies laced inwardly with ornaments of limestone, which has overtime brought economic dominance to Portugal at large.

Not just that, known as a protective measure for old timers during wars, the Tower of Belém has evolved into a commercial port and is now a fundamental element for the culture and history of Portugal and the world.

This full day tour helps you get a broad awareness and keeps you informed, while increasing your general knowledge even of the business world.

Chiado and Bairro Alto

Finally take a stroll through these historical neighbourhoods. They are both part of Lisbon’s charm and are well representative of the tradition and culture of this old part of the city.

Chiado and Bairro Alto Chiado and Bairro Alto

Day 2

Historical area of Sintra
Historical area of Sintra

Historical area of Sintra

Sintra is something taken from a dream and put into cinema, only it’s real life, not just fantasy. Its idyllic aura comes mostly from the fact that it’s located on top of Sintra’s mountains, Serra de Sintra. There you’ll find some majestic buildings. You can either visit the Pena National Palace, which stands on a steep rock and is surrounded by a dense Park, Pena’s Park or the Regaleira Villa, one of Serra de Sintra’s most astonishing monuments. The tour includes an optional visit to the Palace of Queluz, which is often called the portuguese Versailles. As you can see it’s all grand, both the construction work and the nature that surrounds it.

Pena National palace

In 1838 King Fernando II bought the old Monastery of Jerónimos de Nossa Senhora da Pena that had been built on top of the Sintra mountains in 1511 by King Manuel I. King Fernando II had repair works done in all of the monastery, which gave the Palace its grand looks you see today. Built on top of a steep rock and surrounded by a dense forest of more than 500 exotic species from all around the globe, the Pena Palace has a privileged view of the green landscape and sea. Moreover the museum’s collection contains numerous artefacts of Portugal History. Get an inside look of what the Kings and Queens’ golden age looked like!

Pena National palace Pena National palace Regaleira Villa Regaleira Villa

Regaleira Villa

Your other option is the Regaleira Villa. This is also a majestic building amidst the great nature of the Sintra mountains. The Villa was built between 1904 and 1910 during monarchy’s final years. Millionaire António Monteiro “Milhões” got his nickname because of his big fortune which allowed him to achieve this venture. Italian architect Luigi Manini helped him bring his idea to life and create a microcosmos inside Serra de Sintra. The Regaleira mysterious aura helps to bolster Sintra’s mistique. Take a stroll in the lavish gardens and walk down the famous spiral staircase, the so-called Initiation Well.

Cape of Roca

On your way to Cascais you can’t miss the Cape of Roca -Cabo da Roca- the westernmost point of continental Europe. Here you have a broad view of the Sintra’s Mountains you’ve just visited and the wonderful coast. Historical records point the existence of a forte in the Cape during the 17th century, which played a crucial role on the watch of Lisbon’s entrance mainly during the Peninsular Wars. Currently there are only traces from this period, as well as the beacon that still guides sailors towards the shore. In addition to its historical importance, the Cape is an astonishing element of nature with its rugged coastline and fantastic pops of colour.

Cape of Roca Cape of Roca Mouth of Hell (Boca do Inferno) Mouth of Hell (Boca do Inferno)

Mouth of Hell

The tour continues as we leave Sintra and enter another village, Cascais. Here we’ll make another stop to see Boca do Inferno, which can be loosely translated as Mouth of Hell. This name was given due to its morphology and the tremendous impact of the waves when they hit the rocks. It’s one of the most emblematic viewpoints in Cascais and you’ll understand why when you get there and see the magnificence of the whole place.

Cascais Bay (village center)

Cascais and Estoril are located on the northern coast of Lisbon and are well known as two of Portugal’s most cosmopolitan villages. This has happened ever since King Luís I, at the end of the 19th century, chose the bay to be his home during summer.

Its mild climate and an estimated number of 260 days without rain during the whole year could be the reason why the royal family picked this place. Other rich families have also built here their mansions ever since.

Cascais Bay Cascais Bay Estoril Estoril

Estoril

Estoril’s reputation as a seaside resort comes a long way. Its most cosmopolitan beach, Praia do Tamariz, is located a short walking distance from Cascais and has a fantastic restaurant by the beach that turns into a disco on hot summer nights.

The Casino is also a must see. It’s one of the oldest casinos in Europe and is said to have been an inspiration to Ian Fleming, when he wrote one of his James Bond books, Casino Royale, in 1953.

Day 3

Fátima

Fátima is a city in the center of Portugal first and foremost known for its Shrine and as a pilgrimage place. But you’ll be surprised to find that there are other interesting locations in the surroundings for you to visit, such as the Ourém Castle, located at the highest point of the city of Ourém, as well as the city’s medieval village, Vila Medieval de Ourém. Apart from the architectural beauty of the county, there’s the quiet nature of Nascente do Agroal, Spring of Agroal. This is a speck of light in the midst of life’s chaos. As for other places to visit in the nature scene you have caves, or as the Portuguese call them: grutas. Drop by Grutas de Alvados, Grutas de Mira d’ Aire and Grutas de Santo António and discover Fátima’s hidden treasures!

Fatima City Center Fatima City Center Fátima Shrine Fátima Shrine

Fátima Shrine

On the 13th of May 1907, three little shepherds claimed to have seen the Virgin Mary in Cova da Iria, Fátima. Since then the city has become a pilgrimage place for people all around the globe. Whether you’re a Catholic, an Architecture fan – the Basilica of the Most Holy Trinity is as majestic as the whole place- or just a curious tourist, this will be a place for you to visit. You’ll also get to visit Valinhos, the lands where the three little children used to shepherd.

Coimbra

Coimbra is an historical town in the center of Portugal best known for its University. Each year the city welcomes a new batch of students from all around the world. That is why the city has gained its fame as City of the Students. Every day Coimbra welcomes lots of tourists who visit the university and the upper and lower part of town. Coimbra has the peaceful and cosy feel of a small town mixed an urban tone.

Coimbra in Portugal Coimbra in Portugal Old Cathedral of Coimbra Old Cathedral of Coimbra

Old Cathedral of Coimbra

Coimbra’s Sé Velha, which means Old Cathedral, was built during Afonso Henrique’s, Portugal’s first King, reign. It is a symbol of the Romanesque Architecture and has a beautiful gothic cloister where you can enjoy a quiet moment.
It’s location is very close to the university and the lower part of town, so you’ll see a lot of students and other inhabitants walk down this alley. The Cathedral is surrounded by many bars and restaurants, so it’s usually very crowded at night, especially during the Summer. Many refer to the surrounding area as Sé Velha, the Cathedral’s name and use it as meeting point for nights out, where they have a drink or two. The Old Cathedral also plays an important role during a student festivity called Queima das Fitas.

This event takes places every May, at the end of university’s semester, and the students take a week off to celebrate, go to concerts and attend the Serenata Monumental which takes place at the stairs of The Old Cathedral, where a group of Fado – Portuguese acclaimed music genre- plays a few songs for the students and the hundreds of people who attend this festivity every year.

Portugal dos Pequenitos

In English Portugal dos Pequenitos would be translated as Portugal of the Little Ones. This miniature park, inaugurated in 1940, has miniature versions of Portuguese typical houses and monuments, as well as pavilions dedicated to the former Portuguese colonies. It’s a fun experience for both children and adults: the little ones will be delighted with the size of the houses and monuments and the grown ups will have a chance to see a representation of Portugal’s History all in one place. Don’t miss the Costume Museum, Museu do Traje, in which 300 items of clothing from a period of time spanning 5 centuries are represented in miniatures as well.

Portugal dos Pequenitos Portugal dos Pequenitos Conímbriga Conímbriga

Conímbriga

Conímbriga has been populated since prehistoric times and was occupied by Romans in 139 B.C. Its charm resides in the houses built in the last years of the I and III century and that still exhale the esplendor and life of those ancient times. Range this ruins and imagine yourself amidst the life of this period. Then visit the Museum which gathers elements discovered after years of excavations and displays the daily life of this ancient roman city. Get to know more about its Religion, Architecture of the noble houses and its decoration. Revisit a chapter in Portugal’s History!

Day 4

On the 4th day we’ll arrive at Porto, the charming town built alongside the hillsides and overlooking the Douro River.

Tower of Clérigos

Visit this 18th century building which was considered national treasure in 1910. This was due to the magnificence of its tower. It’s for certain one of the most visited sites in the city of Porto.

Tower of Clérigos Tower of Clérigos lello bookstore lello bookstore

Lello Bookstore

This ancient bookstore is one of Porto’s ex-libris. It’s considered to be one of the most beautiful bookstores in the world and it’s home to many literary pieces from portuguese and foreigner authors. Take your time and wander through this century old building.

Carmo Church

The next stop is Carmo Church, Igreja do Carmo, another iconic symbol of the city. Together with the Tower of Clérigos it is one of the most emblematic religious buildings of Porto.

Carmo Church Carmo Church Aliados Aliados

Aliados

The Aliados is a famous avenue where the locals come to celebrate many important events. Its magnificence reveals itself in the granite buildings. Take a walk through this vivacious avenue and enjoy the city life of Porto.

Mercado do Bolhão

Get to know the butchers, green grocers, fishmongers and florists in this famous market, which dates back to 1850. Bolhão is known in the whole country for being one of the most iconic markets in Portugal. You’ll just have to see it for yourself!

Mercado do Bolhão Mercado do Bolhão 900x700

Santa Catarina and Café Majestic

Santa Catarina is one of Porto’s most famous streets and it’s the heart of the local commerce. Here you can also visit the iconic Majestic Café. This place, first opened to the public in 1921, lives up to its name: its grand architecture exudes the charm of the 20’s. Many acclaimed writers were regular customers here. You’ll get to be one too!

São Bento Railway Station

São Bento Railway Station was built where once was the Monastery of São Bento de Avé- Maria, in the beginning of the 20th century. It’s atrium is covered with twenty thousand tiles from Jorge Colaço, a portuguese painter, whose work on this place depicts the means of transport evolution as well as scenes of portuguese life and history.

São Bento Railway Station São Bento Railway Station Gaia Gaia

Gaia

Vila Nova de Gaia is a town on the southern bank of the mouth of Douro river. Many of the Porto Wine Cellars are located here. Cross the D.Luís Bridge and tour this town!

Rabelo Boat Tour

To end this day you’ll take a calming boat ride through the Douro River in a Rabelo Boat. You will see the the vineyards and the unique and stunning landscape. Sit back and enjoy the ride!

Rabelo Boat Tour Rabelo Boat Tour

Day 5

Aveiro the portuguese Aveiro the portuguese

Aveiro

Some call Aveiro the portuguese version of Venice because of its gondola alike Moliceiro. But there are other features in Aveiro. The streets aren’t steep, so taking long walks is a lot easier. Aveiro’s University also welcomes many students at the beginning of each year. The town’s laid back style and vibrant colours are a must see!

The current food system has put aside salt’s historical importance because of its modern systems of food conservation. Thus, Aveiro has lost its title of the biggest exporter of portuguese salt. Visit the historical Aveiro Saltpans and learn more about the history, tradition and secrets behind the salt extraction.

Vista Alegre Factory and Museum

Vista Alegre’s Porcelain Factory was founded in 1824 and is these days one of the most well-established brands of fine China in Portugal. In this tour you’ll visit its Factory and Museum,where you’ll get a chance to see the objects in display that are part of the factory’s history.

Vista Alegre Factory and Museum Vista Alegre Factory and Museum

Barra and Costa Nova beaches

At the end of the tour we arrive at the beach. Barra and Costa Nova are the two most famous beaches in Aveiro. They both have that seasonal feel to it, as many of the people only go there on holidays. In fact, having a house by the sea is very common in Portugal. Barra is known for its emblematic beacon that is now a part of the site’s aesthetic. Take a stroll in the concrete wall by the beach – the paredão-, eat an ice cream or the famous tripa de Aveiro- a sweet dough, thicker as a crepe, which is served really hot, typically with cinnamon on top. There’s a tent that sells these at every 10 meters.

Costa Nova is best known for its brightly coloured-striped houses, which the portuguese call palheiros. They were originally built so the fishermen could store their material. Only years later did the families move in and paint them with the stripes, that have since been associated with this beach. They come in many colours and are a pop of joy, that turns the place unique.

Barra and Costa Nova beaches Barra and Costa Nova beaches Monastery of Alcobaça Monastery of Alcobaça

Monastery of Alcobaça

This Monastery is considered to be one of Portugal’s seven wonders. It was built during the 12th century and inaugurated in the 13th century. Visit this historical milestone in Portugal’s History!

Fisherman’s village of Nazaré

The village of Nazaré has one of the most famous beaches in Portugal. With its mild weather and natural beauty, Nazaré is best known as a fishing village, where the Fishmongers still use the seven skirts according to tradition.

On the right side, facing the sea, you have a jaw dropping promontory with one of the most famous views of the portuguese shoreline. Its unique name Sítio, which can be loosely translated as The Spot, consists of 318 meters of rock that plummet to the sea.

While you’re in there, you’ll have to wander the perpendicular streets towards the sea and let yourself be filled with the joy of this peaceful village. And don’t forget to eat sardines or a fish stew, the famous caldeirada. It would be a sin for you not to eat a big plate of fresh fish, while you’re in this renowned fisherman’s village.

Fisherman’s village of Nazaré Fisherman’s village of Nazaré Big waves of Nazaré Big waves of Nazaré

Watch the big waves of Nazaré

Nazaré is nowadays considered to be one of great beaches to go surfing due its massive waves. Praia do Norte is one of them. In fact, it was here that Garrett McNamara successfully drifted down a curl that measured an impressive 78 feet, which has earned him the Guinness World Records title for Largest wave surfed.

See them for yourself during the visit. The biggest waves occur during winter time -from October until March, but in April you also can catch a glimpse of this phenomenon.

Óbidos

We arrive at last in Óbidos, a tiny and charming portuguese village. Óbidos is also known for its Castle, which was once given to a queen as an engagement present and since then became a tradition for some reigns. To visit this village it’s like taking a trip down to memory lane, to a place that it’s only familiar to us from books, images and History lessons. It’s like the village is frozen in time with its medieval features and ambiance. Don’t miss the chance to visit this charismatic site and to drink the famous “Ginjinha de Óbidos”, a liquor made out sour cherries.

At the end of the day you’ll return to Lisbon!

Óbidos Óbidos

Discover the beauty of Lisbon in a half day tour by its monuments and most emblematic neighborhoods.

BOOK NOW

Explore Portugal with our Native & Professionals Drivers.

Book Now

0

2- Day Tour of Sintra, Cascais, Fatima, Nazare and Obidos

2 Days
Availability : All year
Lisbon

 

1st day Full Day Tour

Our 8 hours tour of  Sintra Cascais Estoril a full day private tour you will be amazed, see and explore a Unesco listed Natural Landscape of Sintra & Cascais. Discover sintra’s exotic gardens, lakes and caves surrounding. Also Admire the magnificent nature of Lisbon Riviera Guincho Beach and Cascais on the way back to Lisbon.

 

2nd day Full Day Tour

Fatima, Batalha, Obidos,  Nazaré full. You will experience the feeling and the atmosphere of one of the most famous Shrines in europe. Fatima Shrine with more than 5 million visitors every year. Enter the monastery of Batalha, a great example of rayonnant and flamboyant Gothic architecture listed by Unesco. Our Next stop you will just take your breath away. We will explore highlights of the wonderful seaside cliffs of Nazaré. Our tour finishes in the medieval town of Obidos where you can taste the local liquor our Ginja or called Ginjinha de Obidos.

Departure & Return Location

Starting and finishing in Lisbon district

Departure Time

09:00am

Tour End Time

5:00pm

What to Expect

A 2 day private tour Package.

 

 

 

Itinerary

1Day

1st day tour itinerary:

  • The tour starts at 9:00 at your hotel or other pick up adress.
  • Pena Palace (Visit)
  • Sintra Historical village Center
  • Sintra Natural Park
  • Cabo da Roca
  • Lunch time (at a typical restaurant can be recommend)
  • Guincho Beach
  • Cascais Bay
  • Estoril
  • 17:00 Arrival back in Lisbon, return to your hotel.

 

2nd day tour itinerary:

  • The tour starts at 9:00 at your hotel or other pick up adress.
  • Obidos (Visit)
  • Nazaré
  • Batalha
  • Lunch time (at a typical restaurant can be recommend)
  • Fatima Shrine
  • House of the sheppards
  • 17:00 back to Lisbon, return to your hotel.

Price Includes:

  • Private tour
  • Bottled water
  • Wifi on board
  • Exclusive and specialized guide/driver
  • Hotel / Cruise Ship or address pickup and drop-off
  • All taxes
  • Public liability and Personal Accidents insurance

What is Not Included:

  • Guide Gratuities (If guide hired)
  • Driver Gratuities
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Monuments Entrance Fees
  • Food and Drinks

Complementaries:

  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen
  • T-Shirt
  • comfortable shoes
  • Entrance Fees

Private Tour

Our tours are always private (just you and our driver or also with a private guide (extra)).

Our Tailor-made tours

If There are other monuments that may interest you and they are not described here, don’t worry our main goal is to provide you an unforgettable day, we have the flexibility to customize the itinerary according your preferences and tour length your smile and comfort is very important to us.

Pick you up and Drop off on the agreed spot

The Driver will pick you up at your hotel, airport, cruise terminal or any other address of your choice in lisbon district.

Our private Tours guarantee

Our driver will drive you during your tour, sharing stories and curiosities about the places you’ll visit as well as its historical context.

Since our guide is also the driver and in order to provide you great tour, it’s possible that the guide won’t always join you on your visits to the inside of the monuments Due to parking difficulties and restrictions, and there is an option for you to hire a guide that will escort you inside the monuments and will be always with you all the time.

Our Cars

Your Personalized transport will be in a luxury Mercedes vehicle Car or Van, in safe & comfortable conditions we only have the newest models.

We have a private fleet of vehicles:

  • Mercedes E class (1-3 pax
  • Mercedes Viano-Vito (1-7pax)
  • Mercedes V class (1-7pax)
  • Mercedes S Class (1-3) (for tours extra is applied and upon availabilty)
  • Mercedes Sprinter(1-8pax)

All our vehicles are fully licensed to provide private tours in Europe all fully insured.
They are equipped with the latest technology in order to offer the ultimate riding experience. For all of our vehicles, we have a non-smoking policy in all our cars.

Relax and enjoy your private tour or transfer, first of all with safety and comfort.

We have invested a lot in our chauffeurs which they are full time employed and they are working for us at least five years. They are well trained, English speaking, courteous and professionals drivers with all the necessary licenses applied by law.
Our chauffeurs they will be always there for you with a smile on their faces.

Our vehicles with our chauffeurs and guides we believe that they are an unbeatable team in providing private tours.
We are sure that one of our vehicles suits your needs, contact us to help you making the right choice for you. Let us cater your transportation.

0
Most Popular / Best Seller

Fatima, Batalha, Nazare & Obidos Tour

285€
8 Hours
Availability : All year
Lisbon

 

On our Private Tour of  Fatima, Batalha, Nazaré and Óbidos Western area of Portugal, we will offer you an unforgettable experience. Discover the typical crafts, the gastronomy, the traditions and aromas in a day of unique atmosphere that characterizes the West region Nazaré with the amazing cliffs and the “Biggest waves in the world ” (Nazaré North Beach). 

Departure & Return Location

Starting and finishing in Lisbon district

Departure Time

09:00am

Tour End Time

5:00pm

What to Expect

Fatima – The fourth biggest Catholic pilgrimage site in the world, due to the apparitions of Virgin Mary to three little shepherds in 1917

Batalha – The best example of the late Gothic architecture in Portugal

Nazaré – The most typical fisherman’s village in Portugal.

Óbidos – UNESCO’s world heritage site Obidos is known as the ‘Town of Queens’ because of a tradition in which kings used to offer it to their wives as a marriage gift.

 

Itinerary

Fatima

Stop for Lunch

Batalha

Nazaré

Obidos

 

Description

Fatima 

Shrine of Fátima annually welcomes hundreds of thousands of pilgrims and tourists. Many come to participate in the celebrations of the apparitions of Our Lady to the three witnesses of Fátima.

Dates May 13th (the first apparition) and October 13th mean a rise in the numbers visiting the Sanctuary – built on the site of the first apparition – and the places where the three children lived in Aljustrel, a village located around two kilometres away.

Aljustrel,  where Lúcia de Jesus, aged 10, and cousins Francisco and Jacinta Marto, aged nine and seven respectively, declared they saw the Angel of Our Lady of Fátima.
Between April and October 1916, the three children bore witness that they saw the Angel on three occasions with them being invited to join in prayer and penitence.

May 1917, the children were tending a small flock of sheep in Cova da Iria, within the parish of Fátima, in the council of Vila Nova de Ourém. Around mid-day, after saying the rosary as was their custom, they set about building a small construction out of loose stones on the spot where there now is the Basilica.
Suddenly, they saw a brilliant light and above a small holm-oak tree (where the Chapel of the Apparitions now is) appeared a «Lady more brilliant than the Sun». The Lady told the three shepherds that much prayer was required and invited them to return to Cova da Iria at the same time on the 13th of each of the five following months.
The children did just that and on the 13th of June, July, September and October, the Lady again appeared before them and talked to them.
On 19th August, there was an apparition at Valinhos, some 500 metres from Aljustrel, as, on that 13th, the children had been taken by the Council Administrator to Vila Nova de Ourém.

For the final apparition, on 13th October, around 70,000 people were in attendance, the Lady told them she was the «Lady of the Rosary» and that they were to build a chapel there in Her honour.
After the apparition, all those observed the miracle, promised to the three children in July and September: the sun, resembling a silver disc, could be looked upon without difficulty. It then began rotating, taking the form of a wheel of fire, seeming to disappear into the earth.

Later, in Spain, Lúcia, who joined the order of Saint Dorothy, experienced a further three visions of Our Lady (10th December 1925, 15th February 1926 and during the night of 13th to 14th June 1929).
The vision called for the five first Saturdays to be devoted to the conversion of Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
This final request was part of the «Three Secrets of Fátima» – a set of revelations made to Lúcia by Our Lady. Lúcia later wrote to Pope Pius XIIth to inform him of what had been revealed to her.

On 13th October 1930, the Bishop of Leiria gave the seal of church approval to the apparitions, officially authorising worship of Our Lady of Fátima, declaring it «Divine Providence».

13th May 2000, Pope John Paul II visited Fátima to beatify the witnesses Francisco and Jacinta Marto.

 

Batalha

Monastery of Santa Maria de Vitória, constructed in 1386 to keep a vow by Portuguese King Dom João I to the Virgin Mary that he would build it if Portugal defeated Castile at the Battle of Aljubarrota on 14th August 1385. Extravagant celebrations commemorating this victory are held next to the monastery in August of every year.

The Monastery of Batalha, a masterpiece of Portuguese Gothic, is a magnificent piece of architecture that combines various influences from its lengthy period of construction, which lasted several reigns.

Outstanding in the interior are the Founders’ Chapel with its fine stained-glass windows, the cloisters, the Unfinished Chapels with their Manueline and Flemish Gothic features and the Chapter House.

Nazaré

Nazaré is nowadays a busy summer village, where side by side with the crowds of tourists, one still sees all over the streets of the town the fish-sellers, and the carapaus (horse mackerel) laid out to dry. The Sítio district, at the town’s highest point (accessible by a funicular), is without a doubt the best viewpoint in the area. But it is also associated with the cult of Our Lady of Nazaré who, according to the 12th-century legend, was invoked by the alcaide (commander of a fortress or castle) Dom Fuas Roupinho who, while stalking a deer, was about to fall down into an abyss with no possible salvation. As a sign of gratitude for the mercy he received, Dom Fuas Roupinho ordered a small chapel to be built – the Ermida de Memória. A little way away, in the 18th century the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Nazaré was built, in whose honour grandiose festivals are held in September.

The Nazaré people’s connection with the sea is reflected in the local handicrafts, in particular the nets, buoys, baskets and traditional puppets dressed in the typical costumes of seven skirts, as well as in the cuisine, with its emphasis on fish and shellfish dishes, such as caldeiradas (fish casseroles), soups, açorda (purée of bread, herbs and garlic) and the dried horse mackerel.Nazaré’s major attractions are the waves and surfing, thanks to the “Nazaré Canyon“, a submarine geomorphological phenomenon that allows the formation of perfect giant waves. It is the largest underwater canyon in Europe, about 170 kilometres along the coast, reaching a depth of 5,000 metres.

The Hawaiian surfer Garrett McNamara received worldwide publicity when, in 2011, rode the biggest beach-breaking wave in the world, about 30 metres high, at Praia do Norte. He won the Billabong XXL Global BigWave Award and entered the Guinness Book of World Records. Like him, surfers from around the world visit Nazaré every year to venture into the sea. The beach also attracts sunbathers, who provide a great audience to appreciate the stunts of the young surfers.

 

Obidos

Town of Óbidos, with white houses adorned with bougainvillaeas and honeysuckle, was captured from the Moors by the first king of Portugal, D. Afonso Henriques, in 1148. D. Dinis later presented it to his wife, Queen Santa Isabel. From then until 1883, the town of Óbidos and the surrounding land was always the property of the queens of Portugal.
Encircled by a ring of medieval walls and crowned by the Moorish castle rebuilt by D. Dinis, which is now a pousada, Óbidos is one of the most perfect examples of our medieval fortress. Its in olden times, the town is entered through the southern gate of Santa Maria, embellished with eighteenth-century azulejo decoration.
Inside the walls, which at sunset take on a golden colouring, one can sense a cheerful medieval ambience of winding streets, old whitewashed houses bordered with blue or yellow, Manueline embrasures and windows,   reminding us that King D. Manuel I (sixteenth century) carried out major works here, and masses of colourful flowers and plants.

 

Price Includes:

  • Private tour
  • Bottled water
  • Wifi on board
  • Exclusive and specialized guide/driver
  • Hotel / Cruise Ship or address pickup and drop-off
  • All taxes
  • Public liability and Personal Accidents insurance

What is Not Included:

  • Guide Gratuities (If guide hired)
  • Driver Gratuities
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Monuments Entrance Fees
  • Food and Drinks

Complementaries:

  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen
  • T-Shirt
  • comfortable shoes
  • Entrance Fees

Private Tour

Our tours are always private (just you and our driver or also with a private guide (extra)).

Our Tailor-made tours

If There are other monuments that may interest you and they are not described here, don’t worry our main goal is to provide you an unforgettable day, we have the flexibility to customize the itinerary according your preferences and tour length your smile and comfort is very important to us.

Pick you up and Drop off on the agreed spot

The Driver will pick you up at your hotel, airport, cruise terminal or any other address of your choice in lisbon district.

Our private Tours guarantee

Our driver will drive you during your tour, sharing stories and curiosities about the places you’ll visit as well as its historical context.

Since our guide is also the driver and in order to provide you great tour, it’s possible that the guide won’t always join you on your visits to the inside of the monuments Due to parking difficulties and restrictions, and there is an option for you to hire a guide that will escort you inside the monuments and will be always with you all the time.

Our Cars

Your Personalized transport will be in a luxury Mercedes vehicle Car or Van, in safe & comfortable conditions we only have the newest models.

We have a private fleet of vehicles:

  • Mercedes E class (1-3 pax
  • Mercedes Viano-Vito (1-7pax)
  • Mercedes V class (1-7pax)
  • Mercedes S Class (1-3) (for tours extra is applied and upon availabilty)
  • Mercedes Sprinter(1-8pax)

All our vehicles are fully licensed to provide private tours in Europe all fully insured.
They are equipped with the latest technology in order to offer the ultimate riding experience. For all of our vehicles, we have a non-smoking policy in all our cars.

Relax and enjoy your private tour or transfer, first of all with safety and comfort.

We have invested a lot in our chauffeurs which they are full time employed and they are working for us at least five years. They are well trained, English speaking, courteous and professionals drivers with all the necessary licenses applied by law.
Our chauffeurs they will be always there for you with a smile on their faces.

Our vehicles with our chauffeurs and guides we believe that they are an unbeatable team in providing private tours.
We are sure that one of our vehicles suits your needs, contact us to help you making the right choice for you. Let us cater your transportation.

0
hello.
ArabicChinese (Simplified)DutchEnglishFrenchGermanItalianPortugueseRussianSpanish

Loading please wait…

0