The Light of Fátima
About the Tour
With departure from Lisbon, the ideal tour for those who want to discover and enjoy Fátima - The altar of the World
We begin our tour with the pick up in Lisbon at 9 a.m.
Sanctuary of Fátima - We begin our tour in the Sanctuary of Fátima were 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 small 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.
Olive oil museum - Here we will learn everything about olive oil, its production and the biggest differences between the olive oil of today and in the past. The Fátima olive oil factory recieves olives from farmers all over the region, thus crating a high quality olive oil. We will taste this olive oil but there is also a great variety of regional and handmade products thar you can buy.
Return to Lisbon
Finished the tour we will arrive at Lisbon around 7 p.m.