●We will depart from Lisbon directly to Fátima on the highway A1.
The trip will take us about 1. 30min one way(130km one way).
Once arrived, the guide will give some usefull information, outside the churches, about the Sanctuary.
About 2 hrs. free-time.
Millions of pilgrims go there to pay their promises, to pray or just to feel its mystical strength! The Sanctuary Square is so big that it can only be described by numbers: it can receive simultaneously 300. 000 to 500. 000 visitors and it's almost twice the size of St. Peter's Square in the Vatican.
●Drive to Coimbra(45min. )
Visit of the old University of Coimbra
Built in 1717 at the behest of King John V of Portugal, the Joanine Library was constructed for the University of Coimbra to house its book collection.
Today it is one of the most significant archival libraries in the world and contains some 56, 000 books.
Departure to Lisbon.
The trip will take us about 2 hours.