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Experience a unique part of Portuguese history during this private full-day tour to Fátima. Famous for a sighting of the Virgin Mary experienced by three young children in 1916, Fátima has become an important pilgrimage for Catholics worldwide. Your first stop on the tour will be in the town of Aljustrel. Next you’ll head to Valinhos, where the apparitions appeared. Feast on a delicious Portuguese lunch before continuing on to the Parish Church and Fátima Sanctuary. Spend the afternoon wandering other important monuments to the apparition, including the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary of Fatima and the Chapel of Apparitions. Your guide will return you to your preferred drop-off destination at the end of the tour.
  • A private full-day tour to Fátima
  • See one of the most important religious pilgrimages in the world
  • Visit the historic houses in Aljustrel and stop in Valinhos
  • Tour the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary of Fatima and the Chapel of Apparitions
  • Feast on a traditional Portuguese lunch at a local restaurant
  • Customize the itinerary to suit your preferences
  • Avoid extra hassle with free pickup and drop-off

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, Jul 2018

Way overdue review visited Fatima Nov 8, 2017 with Daniel as our tour guide. He's simply the best, nonpareil. We had the most wonderful trip to Fatima. Daniel was courteous, gracious, patient, and knowledgeable. The car ride was very comfortable, the conversation entertaining, and the entire trip unforgettable. Little things made the trip great -- the restaurant he recommended he knew the owner, the priest he befriended to bless our rosaries and religious souvenirs, the precise itinerary from the homes of Jacinta, Francisco, and Lucia to the site of the apparitions, the rest stops between Lisbon and Fatima, and even the harvesting of olives a bonus. A trip to remember. Thanks Daniel.

, Jul 2018

Daniella was truly an amazing tour guide because she is patient, extremely knowledgeable about Fatima and all things Lisbon/Portugal, and personable. My family of four booked this tour because of how comprehensive the itinerary was. Danielle arrived to the neighborhood our Airbnb was located very early and was communicative on how to find her location right down the street since our road was teeny tiny. The van was clean and big enough for four adults the van can absolutely fit more people. She began the tour by sharing the agenda and as we drove to Fatima she gave necessary context for the site as it is highly political just as it is religious. We first went to a religious store that had any type of religious item desired think the Walmart of religious stores, then we went to the shepherds' homes. We then walked along a path where Mary visited the children. We did not walk too much but comfortable shoes are worth wearing. After we went to these sites, all while Danielle shared her knowledge of the events / was consistently able to ask even our most specific questions, she took us to an amazing Portuguese restaurant. The food and staff were remarkable and the lunch is very affordable if you do not order too much food. She did not eat with us, she told us she is not allowed, but gave us ample time to eat before finding us in the restaurant and then taking us to the Fatima shrine. Once there, she shared even more information and guided us through the sites. The true highlight of the day was when Daniella told my parents were to sit during the English mass so they can be picked to do a reading. They were! My mom said it was a once and a lifetime experience and something she will truly cherish. We concluded the tour by going to a small, but excellently designed, museum dedicated to the two young shepherds. The curator of the museum was very friendly and personally took us through the entire museum while highlighting the artifacts from these two children.

To make our experience even more amazing with Daniella, she graciously delivered my Dad's sunglasses to him the following day since he left them in the van, she met us at our Airbnb same place where she picked us up and dropped us off the day before with a smile and returned my dad's glasses. She truly is a gem.

Please book this tour! Any history buff or pilgrim who wants to find quality in content and price--this is 110 worth doing. Daniella will be added to our Christmas card mailing list! Thank you SO much Daniella for all the memories you gave our family.

, Mar 2018
, Jan 2018

Daniella was very knowledgable and friendly. She accommodated our requests during the private tour and adjusted her schedule.

, Jan 2018

This tour was outstanding. Danielle, our guide, was brilliant and became a good friend who cared about us the entire time we were in Portugal, not just when we were with her on the tour. She's an expert on architecture, culture, religion, and lots of everyday things we needed to know as simple as how to read the road signs. She answered all my questions and always made me feel like she was answering for the first time. She has a warmth and graciousness about her that just adds to your day. I'm so glad she persuaded me to see all the sights related to the children and village as that became my husband's favorite part of the trip. Fatima is staggering for Roman Catholics but I think others would love the story, the village, the church, the grounds...all of it as well. Thank you, Danielle, and if you ever want to visit the US, you have a place in our home.

, Nov 2017

Daniela was amazing. She picked us up exactly on time, was fully equipped for the day tour, was full of information dissertation? during the tour of the village and the houses where the children lived and the apparations took place. Very special! it was a very hot day, but she kept us hydrated. Took us to a good lunch place, where she surreptitiously arranged for a piece of cake and a candle and got the staff to sing me happy birthday! gave us plenty of time to go to mass and walk around on our own we asked for this. This is the tour we splurged on and it was WELL worth it!

, Oct 2017

It was our first vacation to Lisbon. We wanted to visit Fatima. My wife and I looked online and debated whether to go with a small group tour that visits 3-4 places or a full day fatima private tour. We settled on a full day fatima private tour and did not really know what to expect. We were extremely happy it turned out very well. Our tour guide Daniel picked us up at our hotel at 8:30am in a private car exactly as they said online. Daniel was very friendly and eager to show us around. He spent an entire day with us showing us around and explaining things. He made sure that we had time to attend the English mass. We got back to our hotel in Lisbon at 7pm. As Catholics, the visit to Fatima was a spiritual experience for us. Thank you very much Daniel for your time and your hospitality! One minor safety suggestion: the speed was so fast on freeway as compared to the US for me to swallow. So I suggest DO NOT check phone messages or talk on phone while driving at 130km/hr. I was very nervous about it. Again Thank you!

, Oct 2017

Wonderful tour of Fatima with our guide, Danielle. She was very informative and made sure we were comfortable. I would highly recommend this private tour.

, Oct 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our day with Daniel. In addition to being quite informative he enthusiastically shared his devotion to Fatima. He was very successful in making our visit very personal and memorable.

, Oct 2017

A very interesting and well designed tour which we both enjoyed. Most importantly, the Guide was very friedly but never in our facein allowing us time to spend in each of the sites we visited. Entire trip was well organised.


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