Fatima On Your Own
Learn about the Marian apparition of Our Lady of Fatima, explore Fatima's landmarks and city sights at your own pace, and more when you book this relaxing historical tour in Lisbon. Your scenic excursion includes a digital guide that shares the details you need to learn about this peaceful yet fascinating religious site and the supernatural stories behind Our Lady of Fatima. You'll even get to visit the Fatima Sanctuary, making this 5.5-hour excursion perfect for culture enthusiasts who want the flexibility to explore Fatima the way they prefer.
Your scenic tour begins in the morning as you leave your port to take a taxi (at your own expense) or hop on a complimentary shuttle bus to check in near Marquis of Pombal Square in Lisbon. From there, spend just over an hour on a scenic route traveling to the iconic city of Fatima. Every year, over six million tourists flock to this stunning city thanks to its link to the Marian apparition of Our Lady of Fatima. Legend has it that three shepherd girls encountered the Virgin Mary on the 13th of the month from May until October 1917, who they reported provided them with messages, including three secrets that the Catholic Church acknowledges as believable.
When you arrive in Fatima, explore the city at your own pace with a digital guide to help you learn about the iconic sites you'll see. Take in the history of Fatima as you stroll through its streets and admire the architecture of its iconic buildings, including the Neo-Baroque style of the Fatima Sanctuary. Enjoy free time exploring this historical religious center, which many consider one of the most important pilgrimage sites worldwide. Wrap up your tour by taking postcard-worthy photos of this sacred area before returning to Marquis of Pombal Square for the perfect end to your day.
From exploring one of the world's most famous pilgrimage sites to learning the stories behind the apparition of Our Lady Fatima, this scenic city tour offers much to see and do on your own.