Head out on a trip to Fatima, the religious capital of Portugal, whose basilica honors the appearance of Our Lady of Fatima (another name for the Virgin Mary) in 1917. Approximately four million pilgrims make their way here every year in hopes of seeing the Lady of Fatima appear. On this half-day tour, your guide will show you this world-famous pilgrimage site and tell you interesting facts about Portugal's history and religion.
- Half-day tour to Fatima from Lisbon
- Experience the spiritual atmosphere of Fatima, Portugal's religious capital
- Visit the famous Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fátima
- Stand in Sanctuary Square to capture a photo of the impressive basilica
- Local expert guide
There, your guide will give you a short introduction about Fatima and its point of interest. Enjoy your 1.5-hour free time and visit the celebrated sanctuary, which has been one of the biggest Catholic shrines in the world. Light a candle and feel the spiritual vibe, and then visit the Chapel of Apparitions in the center of the basilica, the exact location of the sighting. It is marked by a marble pillar that holds a statue of the Virgin Mary.
Reviewed by Gerry, Canada, May 2013
The best part of the tour is the guide who kept us informed about the history of Fatima and why it is so special.
Reviewed by JoAnn V, May 2013
Our tour guide was very informative, friendly and helpful. Very easy to find the tour starting point. Excellent, would recommend to anyone who wants to visit the lovely sight of Fatima