Fátima and around
About the Tour
Discover 3 of the most important miracles of Portugal. The Eucharistic Miracle of Santarém. The Miracle of Our Lady of Nazaré. The Miracle of Fátima.
We begin our tour with the pick up in Fátima at 9 a.m.
Santarém - We will visit the Saint Stephen Church in Santarém where you can see the reliquary of the Holy host and discover the origins of this eucharistic miracle.
Nazaré Sanctuary - We go to Nazaré next where the legend says that a knight named Fuas Roupinho was saved from certain death by Virgin Mary. The knight was chasing a deer in the fog and got lost near the edge of a cliff. He begged mercy to the Virgin and miraculously his horse stoped with its front legs mid air. A chapel was built in the place as a remind of the phenomenon.
Sanctuary of Fátima - We will visit the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary, this emblematic basilica was designed by the Dutch architect Gerard van Krieken in 1928 in the neobaroque style, the Basilica of Holy Trinaty was built in 2007 with the pilgrims donations and finally the Chapel of Apparitions that was built in the exact place where was the holm oak on which appeared Our Lady to the three seers.
Aljustrel - This village is known for being the place of birth of the three shepherds, Lúcia, Francisco and Jacinta, for this reason it is place with a lot of tourism and pilgrims heading to the Sactuary of Fátima.
Here will learn more about the Apparitions of 1917 and the seers families. We will also visit their houses, the Aljustrel's house-museum and the Arneiro's well, the site were the Angel appeard for the second time.
Valinhos - Located about 3 km from the Sanctuary of Fátima and 400 meters from Lúcia's old house, there is a wonderful energy here. We will revisit the events that here took place in the 19th of August of 1917 and the first and third Apparition of the Angel of Peace.
Mother church - It was in this 480 years old church that the three seers were baptized and integrated in the cristian community. Past the entrance, in the left side of the main door we will find the baptismal font were the three shepherds, Lúcia, Francisco and Jacinta were baptized.
Return to Lisbon
Finished the tour we will arrive at Fátima around 17h00