Fatima and Sanctuary &  Batalha and Alcobaça

Porto, Portugal (0)
from/per person 130 
  • Religious Tours
  • Groups allowed
  • Tour guides

Description

Fatima and Sanctuary Tour &  Monasteries of Batalha , Alcobaça

Depart Porto to the sacred site of Fatima, one of most famous Marian shrines in the world. Some four million people visit Fatima each year, drawn by apparitions of the Virgin Mary reported by three local shepherd children in 1917. Explore the Shrine of Our Lady Fatima 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 going  to Batalha This Dominican monastery was built over two centuries until about 1563, during the reign of seven Portuguese kings, although since 1388 the first Dominicans lived there. Late Portuguese gothic architecture, or Manueline style, is considered a world heritage by UNESCO, and on July 7, 2007 was elected as one of the seven wonders of Portugal. In Portugal, the IPPAR still classifies it like National Monument, from 1910. Has, since 2016, the status of National Pantheon to Monastery of Alcobaça, is the first fully Gothic work erected on Portuguese soil. It was started in 1178 by the Cistercian monks. It is classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and as National Monument since 1910, IPPAR. The 7 of July of 2007, was chosen like one of the seven wonders of Portugal.

LANGUAGES

The tour is done exclusively in one language most of the time, but can sometimes be done in two languages.

Available daily in Portuguese, English, Spanish or French.

DURATION

8 Hours

PICK UP AND DROP OFF LOCAL

Pick up and Drop off at hotels in Porto or Vila Nova de Gaia City Center
Pick ups at a different location requires a previously confirmation .

Estimated Local Cash Needed
40€ For lunch and any personal expenses.

SCHEDULE

Daily:  09h30 am – 05h30 pm