What to Visit tour Fátima Batalha Nazaré and Óbidos
VISIT SANCTUARY FATIMA
When we arrive at Fátima, we’ll visit a place of religious articles where you can buy products to get blessed at the sanctuary. Visit the Sanctuary Fatima where the Virgin appeared to leave 3 messages to the small shepherd The end of the first world war, the end of communism and the attack on Pope John Paul the second..Chapel of Apparitions .The very heart of the Sanctuary. It was the first edifice constructed in the Cova da Iria, at the place of Our Lady's Apparitions. The exact spot is marked by a marble pillar on which the Statue of Our Lady is placed. Here converge the four million pilgrims who visit the Sanctuary each year. Basilica Sanctuary fatima Begun in 1928 and consecrated on 7 October 1953, its 15 altars are dedicated to the 15 mysteries of the Rosary. The painting above the high altar depicts the Message of Our Lady to the little shepherds, prepared by the Angel of Portugal, through their encounter with Christ in the Eucharist. The Bishop of the diocese is shown kneeling on the left side, and the figures of Pope Pius XII (who consecrated the world to the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1942, and whose Legate crowned the Statue of Our Lady in 1946), of Pope John XXIII and Pope Paul VI. Tens of thousands of people participate at night in the procession of candles, one of the most awaited moments by the faithful present at the Shrine of Fátima
- Time to attending a mass - Expected Mass Time is 11:00 am.
VISIT MONESTERY OF BATALHA
After the sanctuary Fatima day trip continue our visit to the Monestery of Batalha, classified by the UNESCO as world heritage. Built by King John I of Portugal to thank the Virgin Mary for the battle of Aljubarrota against the Spanish troups on 14th of August 1385, The Batalha Monastery is one of the most impressive religious buildings of Portugal. This Gothic monastery was commission by King João in gratitude for the decisive victory in the battle of Aljubarrota (1385), and the grand designs took over a hundred years to construct. The Mosteiro da Batalha is a beautiful representation of the transition from the Gothic style of architecture through to the decorative Manueline style, and a visit to this iconic monument should be included in your tour of central Portugal. This article will provide a tourist guide and image tour of the Mosteiro da Batalha.
VISIT PRAIA DO NORTE NAZARÉ
Day trip to fatima includes Praia do Norte, located in the village of Nazaré, is the scene of the largest wave surfing in the world. For those who want to see the giant waves that have put the country on the route of the most courageous surfers in the world. Remember that this is a phenomenon of nature - and that it can change at any time. There are days when there are giant waves, and on other days a much calmer sea
VISIT SITIO NAZARÉ
Visit Nazaré. Nazare is one of the finest beach resorts in Portugal, and is an outstanding destination for a holiday. The town is situated on a wide bay of golden sands and stands in the shadow of the towering Sítio headland. Historically, this headland provided shelter for the fishing fleet and the boats were moored high up on the sands, safe from the ferocity of the ocean. Today, fishing has succumbed to tourism, but Nazaré is proud of its heritage, and the town has lost little of its character. Cobbled streets lead from the beachfront, fishermen’s houses have been converted into stylish hotels, and old women still wear traditional dress.
We’ll continue our visit to fatima to the village of Óbidos. Obidos is the finest example of a Portuguese walled town, and is one of the best tourist destinations of the Lisbon region. Historically, Obidos was presented to the Queen of Portugal on her wedding day, a tradition that began with Queen Urraca in 1214 and continued until the 19th century. This royal patronage has left an enduring legacy of pride within the town, and today it is one of the most characterful towns of central Portugal. For visitors, Obidos is a charming town to explore; there are narrow-cobbled streets, traditional painted houses, and an imposing medieval castle. Obidos may be just a small town, but there is no better example of a traditional Portuguese town than Obidos. if you like historical tours visiting castles we recommend our tour Tomar Knights Templar from Lisbon
Pickups in areas like: Alfama, Bairro Alto and Baixa de Lisboa, or with difficulty of access of the car we will mark a meeting point for the Pickup
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