A plethora of historical and cultural gems lie between Lisbon and Porto. If you plan to visit both of these cities, ensure you don’t miss the towns of Óbidos, Nazaré, and Fátima along the way on this 8-hour tour that begins in Lisbon and ends in Porto. Experience the medieval heritage of Óbidos, enjoy the coastal beauty of Nazaré, and visit one of the world’s most important pilgrimage sites in Fátima. Hotel pickup in Lisbon and drop-off in Porto, in an air-conditioned minivan with Wi-Fi, are included.
On the morning of your tour, greet your guide outside of your hotel in Lisbon or surrounding city and board an air-conditioned minivan equipped with Wi-Fi. Relax as you take a scenic route along the Atlantic Coast towards Óbidos, a medieval town enshrouded in history.
On arrival in Óbidos, embark on a guided tour of the town: amble along cobbled streets, gaze at Óbidos Castle on its hilltop perch, and capture photographs of charming churches. Satisfy your appetite with delicacies such as Ginjinha, liquor made from sour cherries, chorizo bread, and traditional Capinha de Óbidos cake.
Your next stop is Nazaré, a gorgeous fishing village famed for its record-breaking waves. Absorb panoramic coastal views from the highest point in the village, and watch crashing waves on North Beach. In Nazaré, you’ll have free time in which to purchase lunch in restaurants recommended by your guide.
Sated, you’ll proceed to Fátima to visit a globally renowned pilgrimage site: in the Sanctuary of Fátima, visit the spot upon which the Virgin Mary appeared to three shepherd children, and light a candle in the Basilica of the Holy Trinity, the world’s fourth largest Catholic church.
After time to buy religious souvenirs, return to the minivan and complete the journey to Porto, where you’ll be dropped off at your hotel.