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From Porto: Fátima and Coimbra full day private tour with meal

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Availability: Everyday
Duration: 8 hours
Language: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
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  • Take a trip to Fátima and visit the world famous Sanctuary
  • See the Our Lady of Fatima Basilica built in honor of the Marian apparitions
  • Explore the beauty of Coimbra, one Europe's oldest university cities
What to expect

Embark on a half-day tour to Fátima, one of the most visited pilgrimage sites in the world. The tour can be adjusted to also include the Candle Procession that takes place from March 28 to October 31.

This trip begins in Porto and then onto Coimbra, the city of students and the oldest university in the country (from the 12th century) and also one of the oldest in the world. Take the time to visit the Joanina Library with its collection of over 300,000 books and some of the rarest manuscripts in the entire country. Visit the old Romanesque style cathedral (Sé Velha).

Cross the river to visit the Santa Clara Convent and the Quinta das Lágrimas (Estate of Tears), where the love between Pedro and Inês blossomed. Then have lunch at one of the taverns downtown where you can find the most delicious snacks.

Afterwards, head towards Fátima, where Our Lady of Fátima appeared to the three shepherd children in 1917. Here, you will visit the Basilica where Francisco, Jacinta Marto, and Lúcia are buried, the Igreja da Santíssima Trindade (Church of the Holy Trinity), and the largest Catholic sanctuary in Portugal.

There will also be time to see the Capela das Aparições (Chapel of Apparitions), a small temple built at the request of Our Lady of Fátima when she appeared to the three shepherd children, and Azinheira Grande, the tree that Jacinta, Lúcia, and Francisco passed before seeing the saint.

The tour can be adjusted to include the Candle Procession that takes place every day from March 28 to October 31 between 9:30pm and 11:00pm.

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What's included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Driver/ guide
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Lunch
What's not included
  • Entrance fees
  • Gratuities (optional)
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During checkout you'll be asked to provide the name and address of your hotel for pickup

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  • During checkout you'll be asked to provide the name and address of your hotel for pickup
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  • Everyday
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