With this tour we drive north of Lisbon and visit Óbidos, one of the most picturesque and well preserved old towns still surrounded by medieval walls and with great views over the region. Nearby is the town of Nazaré, famous for its impressive and gigantic waves and fish restaurants. Most restaurants are right by the promenade and where after lunch you can walk to enjoy the fresh brise from the ocean.
Let's now visit a Unesco site. The abbey of Alcobaça is only a few miles ahead and its gothic architecture cannot be missed. It houses the tombs of portuguese monarchs and was inhabited by a religious order til 1834. Famous are the gothic tombs of King Peter I and Inês de Castro who lived a romantic episode in the 14th century.
Leave Lisbon and head towards Óbidos medieval town surrounded by walls and considered national monument. Continue to Nazaré. Stop for lunch in Nazaré, fishing village with beautiful atlantic coast. Drive to Alcobaça to visit the church of the monastery , best example of gothic architecture in Portugal.
Return to Lisbon.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will meet you at Hotel Lobby/Pier/Airport
End location: I will leave you at Hotel/Pier/Airport
Duration: 7 hours 30 min.
Mini van Mercedes Benz with leather seats and independent ac with capacity for 6 passengers or mini van Volkswagen with capacity for 4 adults and 2 children with ac
Estimated Local Cash Needed
15 euro - More or less what you will pay per person in restaurants
As a certified guide I can guide you inside monuments and museums.
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Susana was easy to converse with and understand what she was explaining about tour sites. Her knowledge of the country and historical information was impressive. We highly recommend her for Fatim'a and other cities like Nazar'e. Roger and Nancy from USA.