Fátima, Batalha, Nazaré and Óbidos Private TourFriday, 26 September 2014 00:00
Visit the famous Fatima Shrine. Meet the Mosteiro da Batalha, a Gothic masterpiece and a world heritage of UNESCO. Discover Nazaré, the big waves Surf Mecca and explore the charming medieval town of Obidos.
Being Catholic or not this is a mandatory stop. One of the biggest centers of pilgrimage to the Virgin Mary of the Catholic world, the famous Fatima Shrine attracts more than 1 million pilgrims every year. Visit the Basilica of Our Lady and the Chapel of Apparitions. Then we will go to the small town called Batalha. Meet the Dominican Monastery of Santa Maria da Vitória masterpiece of Gothic architecture, world heritage of UNESCO. Then, indulge yourself with fresh fish from the fishing village and Suft Mecca of Nazaré framed by the Atlantic Ocean. After lunch explore the charming medieval town of Obidos surrounded by imposing walls of the fourteenth century that make up a castle well preserved. Scroll through your walls and landscapes of small alleys and churches, and taste Ginjinha de Obidos a licor that you will never forget.
Mafra and Óbidos Private TourThursday, 25 September 2014 00:00
Only a 40 min from Lisbon we will find the work of the greatest exponent of Baroque art in Portugal, built by King John V. whole monumental complex is the towering legacy that King left the arts and culture of the country and the world, a sign times of peace and prosperity experienced in 1700.
Amid the quiet town of Mafra stands the sumptuous complex part of the Royal Basilica, the Royal Palace, Convent and Royal Hunting Reserve, which have a particularly large collection with its library of "Lights," a nucleus with a convent hospital in time and two chimes and a single forest with a huge diversity of habitats that allow the existence of a large number of animals, a true living laboratory where all the animals are free.
In the afternoon, enjoy the rest of the day to enjoy the delights of the medieval village of Óbidos preserved over the centuries for its fantastic walls where you can enjoy the surroundings.
Will surely not forget these flowery lanes elected as a place of refuge for kings and queens.