travelgrove Travel Tips
 

Fatima near Lisbon, Portugal

 
00
    
Legend
  • History & Culture travel tip
  • City center
Distance from city center: n/a
papillon's pictureby papillon History & Culture travel tip
added on the 23rd of September, 2010
Though it is a bit far from the city (about 88 miles to the North), it is a place which is worth a visit, even if you're not a pilgrim or a devoted Christian.

Fatima is the worshiping place of the Virgin Mary, where millions of pilgrims take a journey every year for a glimpse of the place where the Virgin Mary has last appeared. It is a beautiful open space, with a high tower and a Basilica for those who would like to retreat from the world. There is also a House of Our Lady Carmel which serves as an accommodation place for pilgrims coming from all over the world.



Address:
Apartado 31, Fatima, Portugal

Price:
Free admission.

Opening Hours:
Open every day.

How to get there:
By bus from Sete-Rios bus station. Costs are €10 (each way) and take about 90 minutes. Bus schedules are from 8am to 8pm and note that they are often listed under the name of Cova da Ira.

 
The Belem TowerTrip to Cascais
 
 
 
History & Culture
tips

Recent travel tips for Lisbon

  • Clube de Fado Restaurant in Lisbon
    This Fado restaurant is typically Portuguese in every aspect: its architecture, its atmosphere, its food, everything. From the first moment we stepped inside the restaurant we felt as if we'd went into a local pub or something. Live [...]
    D: 1.5mi00
  • Lotus chalets, Canal road, Migahajandura, Sooriyawewa,...
    Surroundings The eco-resort is surrounded by the following attractive places. While you are staying in the resort you can easily visit these places. Udawalawa National Park - 30 minutes drive Udawalawa Elephant Orphanage - 30 minutes [...]
    D: 5953.7mi20
  • The Monastery of St. Jerome
    The monastery, that has been built 500 years ago, is one of the most amazing sights in Portugal. Its unique architecture, its white 'clean' stone exterior and beautiful interior, not to mention that the famous Portuguese explorer is [...]
    D: 3.5mi00
  • Tram 28 of Lisbon
    Traveling with the local transportation of a city is always fun and gives you a feeling of being part of the city, like a local. That was the reason we hopped on the Tram 28 which goes up and down the narrow streets of Lisbon, giving a [...]
    D: n/a00
  • Belem
    This bastion and tower are some kind of a symbol of the whole city. It is 50 m high and commemorates those Portuguese people who took part in the great discoveries throughout the history. It celebrates explorers like Prince Henry the [...]
    D: 3.6mi00

Things about Lisbon you may be interested in

 
 
 
guides

Recommended

Lisbon Travel guide

Visiting Downtown will give you another different experience, as it is completely built after a massive earthquake. There are many art galleries and beautiful neighbourhood, which reflects Muslim presence in the city.Cuisines in Lisbon When it comes to food, the city of Lisbon has delicious and incomprehensible cafes and restaurants. Mostly restaurants are cheap and affordable provided with tasty [...]
 
 
 

More travel tips you might be interested in

Martigny, Switzerland
It´s a nice small village, that has got a well equipped museum, showing roman history, as well as old-timer cars and modern history. If you are...
General: A nice village

Aix-en-provence, France
If you are at Avignon, take a look at the medieval pope's palace. It's huge and directly in the center of the city. You can get guided tours for a...
Sightseeing: The medieval pope's palace

 

Plitvice, Croatia
If you are at Plitvice you should definitely take a look at the lakes of Plitvice. They are gorgeous and also famous through the german Winnetou...
Outdoors Activities: Famous Lakes, also known from the old Winnetou films

Kilkenny, Ireland
The Kilkenny Castle was built in the 12th century. It is definitely a must see, if you are in the area. It was renovated in the 19th century and...
History & Culture: Kilkenny Castle

 

Karachi Lines, Pakistan
Enjoy residing at luxurious hotels in Islamabad & hotels in Karachi with Trekkso - One of the best travel and tour operators of pakistan.
General: Hotels in Karachi

Cleveland, Ohio
One of the oldest catering restaurants in the city, Sokolowski's University Inn now operates for the business and private public for 87 years...
Food: Sokolowski's University Inn

 

Riverside, California
Quite the bum, the Ooka Japanese Restaurant. They have a few locations in Pennsylvania, we haven't tried those yet, the one in Riverside is...
Food: Ooka Japanese Restaurant

Woodstock, Illinois
I am a nice and good looking girl tall and slim that searching for a man
General: I am a good looking girl

 

Da Nang, Vietnam
If you are keen on to spend a holiday to Vietnam a bit different from usual itineraries that almost everyone follow it then there’s something...
Sightseeing: Motorbike holiday to Vietnam

Hintertux, Austria
If you like skiing, you should definitely go there. The glaciers at Hintertux offers you a wide variety of ski runs, for every state of skill. ...
Outdoors Activities: Skiing

 
 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*