Few things to do

Lisbon   Sintra    Peniche    Nazare  

Obidos   Fatima   Ourém  







In a city that has been influenced by

many different far-off cultures over time,

there is still a village feel in each historic

neighborhood. Stroll through the

Pombaline grid of streets in the Baixa

district that opens on to the Tagus

in Praça do Comércio, and then follow

the river to discover some of the city’s

most beautiful parts: the monumental

area of Belém with itsWorld Heritage

monuments, the mediaeval quarters and

the latest contemporary leisure spaces,

such as the Parque das Nações.




Sintra is an enjoyable tourist destination

that was historically associated with the

Portuguese nobility. Portugal’s rulers

constructed lavish and extravagant

palaces upon the hills of the Serra de

Sintra; it is those extraordinary palaces

that attract the visitors nowadays.




Portugal’s main fishing port, Peniche is

partly surrounded by medieval walls

dating back to the 15th century. On the

south side and on the sea front, rises a

15th century fortress used as a prison

during the ruling of Salazar.
Located on Cap Carvoeiro, with its

typical white churches, Peniche has

attracted manyartists including the

French painter, Maurice Botrel.
The Peniche beach is one of the best in

 Portugal for surfers (in 2009 it held the

Rip Curl Pro Search competition),




The long sandy half-moon shaped

beach, which is also the town’s sea

front, is known for its grandeur and

for the brightly-colored tents that

decorate the white sandy beaches,

contrasting with the blue of the water.

On the right, a funicular takes you up

 a 318m high cliff. At the top, a

magnificent view overlooking the

beach and the town.
At sea, the canyon of Nazare is an

 internationally renowned surf spot,


surfers regularly break records on the

 highest recorded waves.



Obidos is a town in the West

Sub-Region of Portugal, a good

touristic destination due to its well

conserved medieval walls. The village

hasn’t (hardly) evolved in the Modern

Times. It is called the Portuguese

“Mont Saint Michel”. There you will be

able to taste the renowned “ginjinha”

cherry alcohol drunk from a chocolate





Fatima – Ourém
The first apparition took place in 1917,

in Cova da Iria, at the site of the

current Sanctuary. The most important

celebrations are held on 13th May

(including the Candlelit Procession on

the night of the 12th and the Farewell

Procession closing the event on the

13th) and the 13th of October.

Furthermore, the 13th of every month

between these two dates is also a day

of devotion.
No one can say that they have burned

a candle until they have burned one at

Fatima: for those who are fast moving,

you may directly throw your candle into

the fire pit. The candles are of all

shapes and sizes. You can find an arm,

a leg or a foot… depending on what you

are praying for.

12 km away from Fatima, upon a hill

with a superb view, you will find

Ourém”. Very nice medieval village

where opposite the church, you will

find a tavern where you can drink 

excellent "ginjinha". Above the old pay

counter, you will see antique nursery

books dating back to the 1930’s. Every

end of the month, families would come

and pay their debts in this old

Grocery/Hardware store.




Few things to do


Lisbon   Sintra    Peniche    Nazare  

Obidos   Fatima   Ourém  






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