Day trip

Sanctuary of Fátima and Coimbra City Tour

3.8 / 5

8 reviews

Activity provider: Gray Line Portugal
Day trip

Sanctuary of Fátima and Coimbra City Tour

Activity provider: Gray Line Portugal

From US$ 91.60 per person

Follow in the footsteps of pilgrims and visit the magnificent Sanctuary of Fátima. Learn about the Marian apparitions, and then visit the historical university city of Coimbra.

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Duration 10 hours
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Spanish, English, French, Portuguese

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the legendary Sanctuary of Fátima
  • See the magnificent cathedral in the historic heart of Coimbra
  • Marvel at the UNESCO World Heritage monuments of the University of Coimbra
Full description
Visit one of the great religious centers of Portugal on a full-day tour to the Sanctuary of Fátima in Cova da Iria. Learn about the Marian apparitions that took place at the site in May 1917. Look inside the magnificent Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary and other religious monuments, before visiting the Chapel of the Apparitions at the very heart of the sanctuary. Attracting more than 5 million visitors per year, Fátima is one of the largest sanctuaries in the world and the most popular pilgrimages occur in October and on May 12 and 13 on the anniversary of the visions. See the house of the shepherd that the Virgin Mary appeared before, and then continue to the university city of Coimbra. Explore the historic center to see medieval houses among the majestic Renaissance monuments. Discover remnants of the Roman Empire, and go to the university area to admire the UNESCO World Heritage buildings of one of the oldest universities in the world.
Includes
  • Guided tour
  • Free time for religious activities
  • Meals
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Date

Meeting point

Clients must be at the meeting point 15 minutes before departure time - Gray Line office

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Camera

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • This tour is subject to availability
  • Guides are available in Portuguese, English, Spanish, and French
  • Children under 3 years old are free of charge
  • Cityrama reserves the right to cancel or change (without prior notice) any service due to the impracticability of performing the service, for reasons beyond Cityrama’s control. Should a visit be cancelled for reasons beyond Cityrama’s control, customers will not be entitled to a refund.
  • Tour does not operate on December 25th and January 1st
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.8 /5

based on 8 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    1/5
  • Transportation
    3/5
  • Service
    5/5
  • Organization
    4.7/5

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Ausflug hat pünktlich begonnen und wir haben viel vom Reiseleiter über Portugal und vorab von coimbra und fatima erfahren. Was schade ist, dass coimbra nur durchgefahren wird und man von oben Aussicht sehen kann. Vermisste hier noch einen kleinen Rundgang nach unten in die Stadt, wo einem der Bus wieder aufgaben könnte. In fatima hatten wir dagegen fast Zuviel Zeit, Ich empfehle den Ausflug trotzdem, da man einiges erfährt und sich nur im Bus setzen brauch… wir waren wieder pünktlich um kurz nach 18 h in Porto…

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June 7, 2022

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Péssimo passeio. Guia fraca e sem muita orientação.

October 16, 2019

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Fatima Sanctuary & Coimbra City Tour

The City Tour was well planned and nice. The guide presented a lot of interesting information, both during travel and in visited places. However, I would recommend to split this city tour into two - one only for Fatima and one for Coimbra. In Fatima we had free time for religious activity, however it need to be done in huge rush. In Coimbra we made a short walk and have only 30 minutes.

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July 31, 2019

Product ID: 52563