Fátima Santuary Tour / Batalha and , Alcobaça Monastery
Fátima Tour and Batalha Sanctuary and Monasteries, Alcobaça
Depart Porto towards the sacred site of Fátima, one of the most famous Marian shrines in the world. Around four million people visit Fátima every year, attracted by apparitions of the Virgin Mary reported by three local shepherd children in 1917. Explore the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fátima, including the world-renowned Basilica with its spectacular stained glass windows and paintings, the Chapel of Apparitions, Statutes of the Visionaries of Fatima and the Monument to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. After a traditional lunch we are heading to Batalha This Dominican monastery was built over two centuries until around 1563, during the reign of seven Portuguese kings, although since 1388 the first Dominicans lived there. The late Portuguese Gothic architecture, or Manueline style, is considered a world heritage site by UNESCO, and on July 7, 2007 it was elected as one of the seven wonders of Portugal. In Portugal, IPPAR still classifies it as a National Monument, from 1910. Since 2016, the status of National Pantheon to the Monastery of Alcobaça is the first fully Gothic work erected on Portuguese soil. It was started in 1178 by Cistercian monks. It is classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and as a National Monument since 1910, the IPPAR. The 7th of July 2007 was chosen as one of the seven wonders of Portugal.
languages The tour is done exclusively in one language most of the time, but sometimes it can be done in two languages.
Available daily in Portuguese, English, Spanish or French.
What’s Included: – Guidance service – Transport by luxury private car or van, with air conditioning and free Wi-Fi – All insurance required by Turismo de Portugal – Bottled Water.
what is extra Lunch and any personal expenses (bottles of wine, drinks, souvenirs, snacks)
Estimated local money needed 35 € – For lunch any personal expenses.
duration About 6.30 hours PICK IT UP AND LET IT OUT LOCAL Pick up and drop off at the Port Terminal. schedule Daily: From (08:00/08:30/09:00/09:30) To (04:30/05:00/05:30)