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Fátima is second only to Lourdes in France as Europe’s most important pilgrimage site, with a history and culture that will fascinate the religious and nonreligious alike. While some Catholics opt to visit during a pilgrimage, you can also visit the town and its religious sites—particularly the Basilica de Fátima—on a day trip from Lisbon or Porto. Choose between a half-day tour to Fátima and a full-day sightseeing tour with stops at other historic points of interest. Guided tours often include stops at other points of interest, including Óbidos, Nazaré, and Batalha. Travelers pressed for time can see the town on a half-day tour.

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Fátima, Nazaré, and Óbidos Small-Group Day Trip from Lisbon
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Fátima, Nazaré, and Óbidos Small-Group Day Trip from Lisbon
$79.38 per adult
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Fatima Tour
Being at Fatima gave me goose bumps. To see the tree that Our Lady appeared in was incredible. Our guide, Albert Teves was great…informative, attentive and fun! Another high point for me was seeing the home of the 100 foot waves, Nazare! I highly recommend this experience! 🌺
Trudy_A, Oct 2021

Recent reviews from experiences in Lisbon

Perfect trip.
John_K, Oct 2021
Fátima Half Day Private Tour from Lisbon
Rui was an excellent driver and the car was very clean and comfortable. He was a very knowledgeable guide on all sorts of topics about Portugal. Fatima was definitely worth a visit especially if you are from the Catholic faith.
Great Tour of Fatima and other sites
Raul_M, Sep 2021
Full-day Fátima, Nazaré, and Óbidos Small-Group Tour from Lisbon
This tour was great. Our tour guide, Tania, was knowledgeable, engaging, and thoughtful with her explanations of the sites we toured. There was also time allotted for us to go out on our own and experience the sites as you wanted. The van was very clean and comfortable. I would highly recommend this tour.
attentive Guide, fantastic tour
Daniele_V, Aug 2021
Private Tour to Fatima, Batalha, Nazare and Obidos from Lisbon
Our Guide Pedro was fantastic. He was very nice and face special attention to my father who has some mobility conditions. He also gave full and detailed information about the sites we visited. Preventive measures regarding Covid-19 were strickly attended. I will definetely recommend. Thanks!!!
More than what we expected!
Sara_L, Oct 2021
Fatima Batalha Nazare Obidos Full-Day Group Tour from Lisbon
Igor was the perfect guide! He was extremely knowledgeable and funny too. He answered all of our detailed questions about the sites and history of Portugal! The whole day was like the best college class I ever took.
I really recommend this...
Camila_R, Oct 2021
Fatima Batalha Nazare Obidos Full-Day Group Tour from Lisbon
I really recommend this Trip. We had a lovely time with Grandma. And also Lidia is AMAZING, she is very kind.
A great experience...
Bernard_M, Oct 2021
Fátima & Batalha & Óbidos &Nazaré (+Underground Caves) Private Tour from Lisbon
A great experience outside of Lisbon. Pedro/Peter was very knowledgeable and friendly. He even got us into a seafood restaurant that was closing for lunch in Nazare.
Good overview of the villages not in-depth
Steven_B, Oct 2021
Lisbon Super Saver: 2-Day Sintra, Cascais, Fatima, Nazare and Obidos Small-Group Day Trips
Got into the castle as Sintra before the masses of tourists- as we left, there were hundreds in line for entrance to the property and a long line for the castle tour. Not enough time in the village of Sintra- this tour could easily be only Sintra but drove out to the ocean and west of Lisbon to Cascias which was good for a gelato only- Obidos, Fatima were ok- a lot of driving. Saw Fatima 1 day before an anniversary so there were lots of pilgrims and tourists.
More than a tour of Fatima.
JamesB, Oct 2021
Divine Fátima Full Day Private Tour
We “thought “ we knew the miracle of Fatima; however, with Daniel’s excellent, thorough, and inspiring guidance, Fatima came alive for us. He took us to every site and even introduced us to the children’s relative; a lovely lady of 101 years old.
Amazing day out!
Helen_A, Oct 2021
Full-day Fátima, Nazaré, and Óbidos Small-Group Tour from Lisbon
From the start of the day, when Tania picked us up, she was very enthusiastic and knowledgable, spending the day explaining many Portuguese customs and traditions, not only about the areas we visited. I would definitely recommend!
The Magnificat Tour of Fatima is Outstanding in Every Regard!
Carl_K, Oct 2021
Private Fátima Half Day Tour
Magnificat Tour's Daniella was an excellent guide who provided detailed information about the Fatima miracles and associated holy sites. The three of us on her tour were greatly impressed with her knowledge and understanding of this significant pilgrimage site. This is a "must do" experience for anyone who wants to immerse themselves into the incredible Fatima story.
Need knowledge of Fatima
KAREN_D, Oct 2021
Fátima Half Day Private Tour from Lisbon
Great driver , not allowed to go into Fatima and there was NO information provided inside the gate. Driver helped but it wasn’t enough. Great for your car and driver gave us lots of info on Lisbon.
We enjoyed the day
Peter_B, Oct 2021
Small groups to Fátima, Batalha, Nazaré and Óbidos
It was pleasant in a small Group. Alexander, our guide told us a lot about the history of the famous places, churches,…

Things to Know Before You Go

  • Fátima is a must-visit for Catholics and history buffs.

  • Day tours from Porto and Lisbon last upwards of eight hours and include hotel pickup and drop-off.

  • Conservative dress is recommended, as many of Fátima’s attractions are sacred spots for devotees that sometimes ask visitors to cover their shoulders or legs.

  • Mass at the basilica is held several times a day.

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How to Get There

Fátima is 88 miles (142 kilometers) north of Lisbon. The easiest way to get there is on a guided tour, but it’s also possible to travel independently. Buses depart regularly from Sete Rios bus station in Lisbon or Batalha bus station in Porto. The rides take 90 or 120 minutes respectively. There is a train station servicing Fátima, but it’s located 12 miles (20 kilometers) outside of town, making it a less convenient option.

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When to Get There

Fátima sees two major pilgrimages each year, in May and October. During this time, thousands of pilgrims make their way into town, and the city’s hotels and guesthouses fill up, making pre-booking a must. Every month on the 12th, there is an international rosary followed by a candlelight procession.

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Points of Interest in Fátima

While the religious structures tend to be the most popular attractions at this pilgrimage site, there’s more to do in Fátima. The Fátima Wax Museum offers a history of the town through 31 scenes and more than 100 wax figures, while limestone formations of the Moeda Caves (Grutas da Moeda) are also nearby.

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