Obidos, Alcobaça, Nazare, Fatima and Batalha
Take this full day tour and discover the north of Lisbon. We will leave the city through a landscape dotted with windmills and orchards, driving towards Óbidos, where we make our first stop. Youll be charmed by the harmonious architecture of this medieval walled town, make sure you dont leave without trying the delicious local cherry liqueur. After leaving Óbidos, our next stop will be Alcobaça. The main attraction here is the imposing church that marks the introduction of the Gothic style in Portugal where you can admire the elegant tombs of the Portuguese Romeo and Juliet, Dom Pedro and Inês de Castro. We will make a break so that you can enjoy lunch in a typical Portuguese restaurant. After that, our next stop will be Nazaré, a traditional fishing village where you will have plenty of time to discover the fascinating legends and traditions of this jewel of Portugals Atlantic coast. Our fourth and final stop will be Batalha, where you will be dazzled by the grandeur and delicacy of this Dominican Monastery, a late Gothic architectural masterpiece declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Here lie the remains of Prince Henry the Navigator, responsible for the early development of European exploration and maritime trade with other continents and mentor of the Portuguese maritime adventure. We will drive on to Fatima where you can visit the world-famous Catholic Shrine and even attend a mass. The tour ends with the drive back to Lisbon.
You will receive a voucher including all information you need including:
- Where do you have to call to confirm the booking
- The location of the meeting point
- How to receive pick up time
Print out the voucher and read the instructions carefully.
Region Northern area of Lisbon.
City Starting point in Lisbon.
Address or meeting point Parque Eduardo VII in Lisbon/ Free pick-up and drop off hotels in Lisbon and Estoril Coast.
Hours & minutes 9 hours.
Start or opening time Daily (except 1st Jan and 25th Dec.) at 9 am.
End or closing time Approx. 6 pm.
Guides & companions
Is it done with a guide, a driver and/or an instructor? With guide and driver.
Which languages do guide/instructors speak? Portuguese and English. Other Languages only ON REQUEST
Are audio guides or brochures available? if so, in which languages? No
Is there a shop? How much time is spent on shopping? Shopping limited in Obidos and Fatima.
Are credit/debit cards accepted? Which ones? Yes, Visa, Mastercard and American Express.
Are any commercial stops made during the tour? No.
Content & Specialized items
List the specific clothing required For Fatima - covered legs and shoulders to enter the Basilica.
Is lunch/dinner included on this tour? Yes.
What is the category and speciality of the restaurant? Regular traditional restaurant / Fish dishes speciality.
Is bottled water and/or soft drinks included with the meals? Yes.
Is coffee or tea included at the end of each meal? Yes.
Can special requests be accommodated? (vegetarian,...) Yes.
Are toilets available? Yes.
May the client bring his/her own food? Is there a picnic area? No.
List all venues where restrooms are available Restaurant in Nazare and Sanctuary in Fatima.
Which of them are accessible by wheelchair? One of the Sanctuary in Fatima is accessible by wheelchairs.
Is there a charge to use any of them? No.
Are there any restroom-only stops during the tour? No.
What is the fitness level required? Normal.
Would people with limited mobility have accessibility problems? (to the vehicle, to the restaurant,...) Excursion not recommended for handicapped persons.
What type of paving does it have? (flat, uneven...) Irregular pavement with the exception in Fatima.
How much walking is required? (km, meters) Approx. in total 700 m.
Is there any fee or limitation for photo/video camera usage? Not allowed and flash restricted in the Monasteries of Alcobaça and Batalha.
Are there any additional costs? List them No.