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Fátima - Batalha - Alcobaça - Nazaré - Óbidos

Full Day (8 hours) Starting from 290 €

Fatima is one of the most esteemed religious centers of the world, where the three children allegedly witnessed the apparition of Our Lady, the May 13, 1917.

Legend has it that a "lady brighter than the sun" came before the three children, warning them of the importance of praying and telling them they would appear again on the same date and time for five consecutive months. Have also promised to reveal his identity and perform a miracle on the day of his last appearance.

In the following months, Our Lady revealed three prophecies children. On 13 October, in the given time, about 70,000 people gathered to watch the final appearance. As people prayed, Our Lady appeared and did what became known as the "Miracle of the Sun": the sun began to spin rapidly as a fireball and the heavy rain which had hitherto fallen ceased and the clothes of the people were miraculously dry.

The best indicated to visit Fatima is during the days of the pilgrimage, the 13th of May and October, when the pilgrims fill the streets, eager to fulfill the promises made to Our Lady or to live the only sense spiritual environment on these occasions .

Visit the imposing neoclassical basilica that stands in the heart of the Shrine of Fatima and the tombs of the three shepherd children who are inside. Little Chapel of the Apparitions also worth a visit, as marks the site of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima. Do not miss the Grand Chamber of the Berlin Wall located near the chapel (symbol of the end of Communism, revealed as one of the secrets of Fatima) and visit the houses of the three shepherd children in Aljustrel village. Take Via Sacra - one of the most popular routes of Fatima, which takes pilgrims by 14 chapels representing the different stations of the Passion of Christ.

Fatima will have to visit the small town of Fatima for anyone noon or duration of a day, so that you can take on completely the importance of this important place of pilgrimage Catholic.

Nazaré is a picturesque fishing village, known for traditions and its long beach, where fishermen still stretch their redes.Lembramos the giant wave surfed in January 2013 by Hawaiian Garrett McNamara in Nazaré, Portugal. If you do not remember, watch the video below. It's really scary to see the power of a wave of 90 feet (about 27 meters) .Unfortunately this drop, it had everything to beat their own world record of Hawaiian, has been contested by big riders. The controversy raised is the fact that the wave does not break. Beating the world record or not, Garrett has already secured its place in the Billabong XXL 2013, a kind of Oscar for the biggest waves ever surfed

After visiting the visit go to the Monastery of Batalha - a true masterpiece of Gothic architecture in Portugal. Be sure also to visit the magnificent Monastery of Alcobaça, a magnificent medieval complex that incorporates a church of the twelfth century. In Alcobaça you can visit a small and very quiet town located in one of the best wine regions in the country.

The Tour Obidos is great for those interested in seeing a very old fortified city. For its excellent location by the sea and as the arms of the lagoon reached the hill, hese lands since there were always inhabited, as confirmed by the Lower Paleolithic season Outeiro of builds. Here it formed a Celtiberian castro, facing west. It is known that the Phoenicians traded here, and today more properly the Romans settled here and it is likely that the south tower of the Torch, has had its origin in a watchtower tower of Roman construction, such as advanced post of the city of Eburobrittium , large urban metropolis found and archaeological work phase. On 11 January 1148, the first king, Afonso Henriques, supported by Gonçalo Mendes da Maia, Obidos took to the Arabs, after the siege of the previous November. The Cruise of Memory is a simple monument of the time, later restored. Obidos belonged to the defensive pentagon (the five castles), the center of the kingdom, created by the Templars.

 

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