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Half-Day Small-Group Fátima Tour from Lisbon provided by The Cooltours - Lisbon

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Half-Day Small-Group Fátima Tour from Lisbon

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Establishment with ‘Clean & Safe’ certificate. Vehicles are cleaned (vacuum, windows, dashboard, seats disinfected) every day. Reduction of the maximum allowed capacity according to current legislation and General Health Directorate recommendations. This allows greater distance between passengers.
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Overview
Visit the small town of Fátima and its religious sites on this half-day tour with included transportation from Lisbon. This city is home to the sanctuary where the Virgin Mary is said to have appeared to three children in 1917. Explore the Fátima Sanctuary, basilicas, and homes of the children with commentary from your guide in a small group of no more than eight guests for an intimate experience.
Itinerary
  • You’ll have 4 starting options
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  • 1
    Capela Das Aparicoes
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 2
    Basilica da Santissima Trindade
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 3
    Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 4
    Valinhos Sanctuary
    Stop: 30 minutes
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Highlights
  • Visit the important Catholic pilgrimage town of Fátima on this half-day tour
  • Explore the grounds where the Virgin Mary is believed to have appeared
  • A maximum of eight guests to ensure a personalized experience
  • Option to attend mass at the Fátima Sanctuary (time dependent)
What to Expect
This small-group tour begins with pickup at your Lisbon hotel or central Lisbon meeting point before setting out on the journey to Fátima. In Fátima, your guide tells you and your small group the story of the events in 1917. Following a short tour of the sanctuary, you enjoy free time to explore the area with the option to attend mass at the Fátima Sanctuary (time-dependent). Visit the Chapel of Apparitions, the spot where the Virgin Mary is believed to have appeared and explore the two grand basilicas in the area—Our Lady of the Rosary and Holy Trinity Basilica. Next, head to the small town of Aljustrel to visit the homes of the three children—Francisco, Jacinta Marto, and Lucia—who reported seeing the Virgin Mary. Your tour ends with drop-off back in Lisbon’s city center.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Praça de Espanha, Pç de Espanha, 1050 Lisboa, Portugal Praça Duque de Saldanha, 1050-094 Lisboa, Portugal Marquis of Pombal Square, Praça Marquês de Pombal, Lisboa, Portugal Restauradores Square, Praça dos Restauradores, 1250-096 Lisboa, Portugal
Duration
5h
Return Details
Restauradores Square, Praça dos Restauradores, 1250-096 Lisboa, Portugal Marquis of Pombal Square, Praça Marquês de Pombal, Lisboa, Portugal
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup (or nearest location possible) only in certain areas of the city (center). It may be required to get to a standard pick-up point (i.e Cais do Sodré train station or Saldanha metro station)
  • Drop-off at 2 centrally located points: Restauradores square / Marquês de Pombal
  • Small-group tour (8 people max.)
  • Professional but informal local guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Live commentary on board
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please contact the company at least 24 hours before the activity for exact pick-up location and time (normally between 08:00 AM to 08:45 AM).
  • Pick-up at your hotel (or nearest location possible) only in certain areas of the city (center). It may be required to get to a standard pick-up point (i.e Mercado da Ribeira or Saldanha areas). Parque das Nações area is not available for pick-up.
  • Please note that you may have to walk a short distance from your accommodation to be picked up.
  • Drop off (done in only two locations: Restauradores square or Marquês de Pombal).
  • Please be reminded that there may be more than one language spoken during the tour (max. two languages).
  • English, Spanish and Portuguese are available all year round. French, Italian, Russian and Romanian ONLY ON REQUEST (according to availability).
  • Please note that infants and children occupy a seat.
  • Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking.
  • Child rate applies only when accompanied by, at least, 1 paying adult.
  • Maximum of 8 persons per vehicle.
  • It's a good idea to wear tennis shoes or other appropriate footwear for the tour and bring along a bottle of water. In summer bring your sunscreen and in winter it gets very cold so make sure you bring a jacket.
  • A minimum of 2 people and maximum of 8 people per booking is required: there is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved.
  • Not wheelchair accessible.
  • In case of adverse weather conditions (e. g. heavy rain), the tour will not be canceled, unless there are warnings and alerts by official organisms.
  • We are not responsible for any traffic congestion in the city, resulting from cultural, sport and religious events, or even demonstrations / strikes, etc. However we will always offer alternatives to avoid these situations; one of them is to change the pick-up and drop-off locations. Unfortunately, this may be transmitted without prior notice.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Joan wrote a review Feb 2020
3 contributions3 helpful votes
Our tour guide was very nice. There was only me and my friend signed up for this trip and she picked us up at our hotel and brought us back there. Her English was very good and she explained the Fatima story perfectly.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Sanderc wrote a review Feb 2020
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada15 contributions5 helpful votes
Our pick up and drop off were very convenient to our accomodation. Michaela (sp?) was very informative, took us to the highlight points of Fatima and told the story well and added interesting elements to the story as well. She spoke excellent English. The length of the trip
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Nabil M wrote a review Jan 2020
Obour City, Egypt19 contributions3 helpful votes
I really enjoyed the visit, it was a dream comes true. Carlos our tour guide was more than perfect and showed us everything. My advise is to buy souvenirs from the shop in front of the young saints house, it is at least 3 euros less in each item than the big shops.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Rolando I wrote a review Dec 2019
4 contributions4 helpful votes
Our half-day trip to Fatima Shrine was enough for us to get to know the sites. Our guide Fabio was fluent in English. He gave insights about the Portuguese culture as a whole not only about the sites we visited.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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monica682016 wrote a review Dec 2019
McAllen, Texas30 contributions5 helpful votes
Everything was perfect: a very comfortable ride, a nice touristic guide, and interesting shops. It was very emotional for me to be able to see Jacinta and Lucia graves at the church.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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By: The Cooltours - Lisbon
Jessica B
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Would not recommend - read the inclusions before buying this tour
This tour mentioned that we would go to Pena palace, unfortunately the roads were closed and as an alternative, we
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ernest0javiera
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Amazing tour, despite the contingencies due to COVID
Quinta de Regaleira was an unforgettable experience. The restaurant suggested by the guide was excellent. The visit
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marcodM2050IA
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Outstanding Tour--Knowledgeable Staff
Overall, this was one of the best tours I've ever taken. Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and unexpected
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zeralein
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Overprized walking tour
We did a lot of tours in different cities over the time, but this was one of the worst. First we walked 1.5h along
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811Mick
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Great trip
Miguel made our day a very special one. We loved the tour and Miguel was a wonderful guide. Thanks for the great ex
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Trek303077
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Sintra by Small Group
Great tour, great guide in Joanna! While the guide was luck of the draw we felt very lucky to have had Joanna. Sh
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ernestob201
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Fantastic, great tour and guide
Fantastic, great tour and guide. Must visit locations that you would not likely make to on your own.
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Venture824884
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Fun
Excellent.informative. great story telling and great locations. Even with our mobility issues we managed the climbs
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645samanthad
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Great day
Learned a lot of history on the tour. Guide Vasco was very informative. Good English. Worth the money .
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Fshcape
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Cork, rocks, archaeology, history, frescoes, bones and more!
We were picked up at 8 am sharp and to our surprise were the only ones who signed up! So our good fortune to have
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Fshcape
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Sintra--magical!
Day was beautifully planned and Joanna, our guide, was so knowledgable, thoughtful and funny! This day was a highl
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DRWMETMAN
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Mixed
OK, the tour took us to lovely sites. The guide (Daniel) was friendly and provided some useful information. The con
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397lindsayc
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Sintra Small Group
Elizabeth did a great job. Going with a group made it a much easier trip, up and down and around places. We saw som
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323marshallf
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Great day with Vasco
Pena palace was amazing, vaguely reminiscent of Sagrada familia in Madrid. Vasco got everything done without it fee
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Stylease
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Would have been difficult and more tiring to do what we did via pubic transport
Cooltours provided information day before the trip re meeting place and time. Joana was our driver/guide for the d
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