This is a full day tour that will include a visit toThe Shrine of Fatima. The Shrine is a place of pilgrimage, which celebrates the memory of its founding event, the apparitions of Our Lady to the three little Shepherds. We will also visit Aljustrel. The three shepherd children were born in Aljustrel, a small hamlet about 1 kilometre from Fátima.
The Monastery of Batalha, literally the Monastery of the Battle, is a Dominican convent. Originally, and officially known, as the Monastery of Saint Mary of the Victory, it was erected in commemoration of the 1385 Battle of Aljubarrota, and would serve as the burial church of the 15th-Century Aviz dynasty of Portuguese royalty. It is one of the best and original examples of Late Gothic architecture in Portugal, intermingled with the Manueline style.
The town of Óbidos is located on a hilltop, encircled by a fortified wall. Óbidos remains a well-preserved example of medieval architecture with its streets, squares, walls and its castle.
Nazaré has is a picturesque seaside village. Located on the Atlantic coast, it has long sandy beaches (considered by some to be among the best beaches in Portugal). The town used to be known for its traditional costumes worn by the fishermen and their wives who wore a traditional headscarf and embroidered aprons over seven flannel skirts in different colours. These dresses can still occasionally be seen. Nazaré is well know for it’s fish and sea food restaurants and you will be able to enjoy a great meal.
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