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Porto to Fatima: Full-day Fátima and Coimbra Tour with Lunch from Porto

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About this experience

✔ Health & safety measures apply
✔ Best-in-class experience
✔ No booking fees

DURATION: 10 hours
MEETING POINT: Rua Mouzinho da Silveira, 352 4050-418 Porto - in front of São Bento train station
STARTING TIME: 8.00 am
LANGUAGES: Portuguese, English, Spanish, or French
OPENING SEASONS: Year-round, every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
WHO CAN COME: Porto to Fatima is suitable for everyone. Children should be accompanied by an adult

Overview

Travel from Porto to Fatima and discover the faith-based history behind Fátima, one of the main religious sites in the world. Visit the Sanctuary of the Fátima, a Marian Shrine that receives thousands of pilgrims every year. Explore Coimbra University, one of the oldest universities in Europe. Enjoy this complete guided tour and explore the narrow streets of the city, full of history and tradition.

◾ Discover one of the most important centers of religious pilgrimage in the world: the Fátima Sanctuary!
◾Explore the exact place where the Virgin Mary appeared to the 3 little shepherds, under a holm-oak tree
◾Let yourself be amazed by the intense student spirit and traditions that can be felt at the University of Coimbra

About this experience

✔ Health & safety measures apply
✔ Best-in-class experience
✔ No booking fees

DURATION: 10 hours
MEETING POINT: Rua Mouzinho da Silveira, 352 4050-418 Porto - in front of São Bento train station
STARTING TIME: 8.00 am
LANGUAGES: Portuguese, English, Spanish, or French
OPENING SEASONS: Year-round, every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
WHO CAN COME: Porto to Fatima is suitable for everyone. Children should be accompanied by an adult

Description - What to expect

Your Porto to Fatima tour begins with a convenient pick-up from your hotel(if option selected) or a designated meeting point in the center of the city. Head toward Fátima, the most important Portuguese religious center and one of the world's most famous places of Catholic pilgrimage.

When arriving in Fátima , your guide will take you to the humble houses where the three cousins ​​were born, in the small village of Aljustrel, about 2 km away from the Shrine. There, you can imagine the everyday life of these families during the period of the Apparitions. You will be impressed by the rooms, the work instruments, and the clothes you will find inside.

Then visit the Sanctuary of Fatima dedicated to Nossa Senhora de Fátima (Our Lady of Fátima) and feel the inspiring devotion and a magical sense of peace and serenity, a Marian Shrine, In the statue of the Virgin Mary, you can see the bullet that hit Pope John Paul II, during the attempt of his assassination?

Here, have the opportunity to visit the Chapel of the Apparitions (Capelinha das Aparições) a heavenly space constructed at the exact location where the Virgin Mary used to appear to the children. Believe it or not, this will be a completely emotional experience!

In this amazing area of ​​the Sanctuary, you will find the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary, the greatest landmark of Fátima, which hosts the tombs of Lúcia, Francisco, and Jacinta. Then, take some time to experience the spiritual atmosphere of this sacred place. It is also recommended to see the segment of the Berlin Wall, donated in 1994 as a "symbol of peace".

Later, in this Porto to Fatima experience relax your legs and enjoy a tasty lunch (optional), before your visit to Coimbra, the famous University city. In fact, its University is the ex-libris of the city, dating from the 13th century, and declared a World Heritage Site. Walk around and see the emblematic uniforms of the students. The long black capes perfectly embrace the prestigious tradition of this noble city.

Visit the University of Coimbra, which impeccably blends its rich History and the current student life. It is easy to see why its monumental buildings and History attract people from all over the world. Located on the top of a hill, from the atrium of the University, you can have stunning views of the city.

While still in Coimbra on this Porto to Fatima tour, walk through its narrow streets, the Roman ruins, the ramparts, and every nook full of a strong heritage and secrets to tell. Discover the long staircase of the Quebra-Costas and the distinct neighborhoods of the historical center. Take the time you need to ask your guide all your questions and unveil the most amazing stories that Coimbra has been holding for centuries!

Free Cancellation

Free cancellation is available for this Porto to Fatima up to 48 hours before the start of the experience

What's included, what's not

✔ Expert guide
✔ Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
✔ Transportation in a comfortable small-group minibus
✔ A traditional lunch in Fátima (optional)
✔ 1 Bottle of Water per person

Description - What to expect

Your Porto to Fatima tour begins with a convenient pick-up from your hotel(if option selected) or a designated meeting point in the center of the city. Head toward Fátima, the most important Portuguese religious center and one of the world's most famous places of Catholic pilgrimage.

When arriving in Fátima , your guide will take you to the humble houses where the three cousins ​​were born, in the small village of Aljustrel, about 2 km away from the Shrine. There, you can imagine the everyday life of these families during the period of the Apparitions. You will be impressed by the rooms, the work instruments, and the clothes you will find inside.

Then visit the Sanctuary of Fatima dedicated to Nossa Senhora de Fátima (Our Lady of Fátima) and feel the inspiring devotion and a magical sense of peace and serenity, a Marian Shrine, In the statue of the Virgin Mary, you can see the bullet that hit Pope John Paul II, during the attempt of his assassination?

Here, have the opportunity to visit the Chapel of the Apparitions (Capelinha das Aparições) a heavenly space constructed at the exact location where the Virgin Mary used to appear to the children. Believe it or not, this will be a completely emotional experience!

In this amazing area of ​​the Sanctuary, you will find the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary, the greatest landmark of Fátima, which hosts the tombs of Lúcia, Francisco, and Jacinta. Then, take some time to experience the spiritual atmosphere of this sacred place. It is also recommended to see the segment of the Berlin Wall, donated in 1994 as a "symbol of peace".

Later, in this Porto to Fatima experience relax your legs and enjoy a tasty lunch (optional), before your visit to Coimbra, the famous University city. In fact, its University is the ex-libris of the city, dating from the 13th century, and declared a World Heritage Site. Walk around and see the emblematic uniforms of the students. The long black capes perfectly embrace the prestigious tradition of this noble city.

Visit the University of Coimbra, which impeccably blends its rich History and the current student life. It is easy to see why its monumental buildings and History attract people from all over the world. Located on the top of a hill, from the atrium of the University, you can have stunning views of the city.

While still in Coimbra on this Porto to Fatima tour, walk through its narrow streets, the Roman ruins, the ramparts, and every nook full of a strong heritage and secrets to tell. Discover the long staircase of the Quebra-Costas and the distinct neighborhoods of the historical center. Take the time you need to ask your guide all your questions and unveil the most amazing stories that Coimbra has been holding for centuries!