• Location: Lisbon, Portugal
  • Duration: 4 hours (approx.)
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Christen your adventure in Portugal during an afternoon guided tour of Fátima and the Sanctuary Basilica, departing from Lisbon. Visit the pilgrimage site where legend has it the Virgin Mary appeared in 1917. With an expert guide by your side, learn why Catholics consider this one of the most spiritual places to visit in the world. Soak up the ambiance on your own and, if your desire, embrace an opportunity to attend mass at Our Lady of Fátima Sanctuary.


  • Visit Fátima on a half-day trip from Lisbon
  • See the Chapel of Apparitions, which celebrates the 1917 apparition of the Virgin Mary
  • Enjoy free time to attend a mass at the Our Lady of Fátima Sanctuary
  • Learn interesting facts about Fátima's importance in the Catholic world from your guide

What You Can Expect

Fátima and the Sanctuary Basilica Half Day Tour from Lisbon

Fatima, Portugal

Begin your journey by meeting your guide at Parque Edoardo VII in central Lisbon or your Lisbon hotel. Then, commence your tour with an air-conditioned coach ride to Fátima and the Sanctuary Basilica. During the drive learn how this former agrarian village evolved into an influential Catholic pilgrimage site in 1917 after three children claimed to witness an apparition of the Virgin Mary.

Alongside your guide, uncover the details of this lady later known as Our Lady of Fátima and visit the sanctuary dedicated to her. See the shrine where over 4 million worshipers travel every year to give homage. Then, explore the Chapel of Apparitions where the gravestones of two of the three children rest and where the Virgin Mary emerged in front of them nearly a century ago.

Afterwards, experience more of this historic Catholic site on your own and attend an optional mass. As the afternoon ends, get back on your coach bus to Lisbon and enjoy rural views until your tour ends at the departure point.

Customer Reviews

Margaret W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

This was very disappointing . The bus broke down and we had to wait for another bus from Lisbon. The primary reason for the visit was to have mass at the church indoors on the hill approx. six PM. However we were told that we had to be at the bus stop at 6.30PM. Having to leave the church due to this information I arrived to find the bus trip back to Lisbon had been postponed to 7 PM. Too late to go back to the church for mass. I

This was a very disappointing trip. The bus broke down just before Fatima. We had to wait until another bus was sent from Lisbon.
There was no mass being offered at the time we arrived. The day before I had been to Fatima but was unable to receive mass. It was half way through when we arrived but had already booked an additional trip primarily to have mass. There was no mass being held
when we arrived so I went to the church on the hill. I was seated in the church and one of the tourists on our trip informed me we had
to be at the bus stop at 6 :30 PM. When I arrived I was then informed it was delayed until 7 PM. Total waste of time and money.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2017

So very interesting to see the Fatima at it's finest. I loved everything about this tour and still relish in it!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2017

In a word, fantastic. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and provided a thorough background of the story of Fatima, in 4 languages! We were given ample time to explore the Sanctuary on our own and to take in the the atmosphere. I would highly recommend this tour.

william p

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2016

We were given an introduction to the story of Fatima then left to explore on our own for a couple of hours. Group was also small so very informative.

joseph b

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

fascinating account and interesting to see.

joseph b

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

fascinating account and interesting to see.

Angela W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

The Greyline service was very professional and the tour guide Rosa was lovely! Rosa was so experienced, friendly, knowledgeable and very informative! The bus ride was smooth and comfortable. We had an incredible time, Fatima was beautiful :

Susan L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

We had a awesome time. Highly recommend this tour!

Mary M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

It was everything I hoped it would be. So glad I used this tour.

Noel G Ireland

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

First class tour. Bus picked us up and dropped us back to hotel. Tour guide and driver were excellent.
Highly recommended.

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