This half day tour from Coimbra to Lisbon stops at the Shrine of Fatima and the Village of the Shepherds. Soaking up local history, culture, and religion as you go, this tour is a great way to explore the small towns around Lisbon with a local and knowledgable guide.
After collecting the hotel/accommodation informed, we start to travel Coimbra to Lisbon, with a stop to visit the Sanctuary of Fatima.
The Shrine of Fatima is a place of Christian pilgrimage and Catholic devotion, preserving the memory of the events that led to its foundation, namely the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima to the three shepherds - Lucia dos Santos, Francisco, and Jacinta Marto - in 1917.
Its magnitude and importance of the religious point of view have been widely recognized nationally and internationally. At the express wish of the Holy Apostolic See, this is a national shrine. It is also one of the most important Marian shrines in the world, belonging to the Catholic Church and the largest international destination of religious tourism, receiving about six million visitors a year.
On this trip, we will visit the site of Aljustrel, called the Village of the Shepherds, where the three shepherds lived. After visits to the House of Lucia, the house of the two brothers and the Well of Arneiros we will go to the Cova da Iria, place located the Sanctuary for a free visit to the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary, the Basilica of the Holy Trinity and the Chapel of appearances. Then we take direction to the city of Lisbon to leave the hotel to be determined.