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Camino to Fatima

Camino to Fatima

10 Days/9 Nights
 
  • Tour Type
    Walking tourWalking tour
  • Distance
    207 km
  • Level
    Moderate
  • Tour Code
    CWCFAT0118
  • Operating Days
    Apr to Oct
10 Days/9 Nights
 
  • Tour Type
    Walking tourWalking tour
  • Distance
    207 km
  • Level
    Moderate
  • Tour Code
    CWCFAT0118
  • Operating Days
    Apr to Oct
Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation Accommodation includedTransfersTransfers Luggage transfer between hotelsInclusionInclusion Telephone support for emergenciesInclusionInclusion Pilgrim passport

Summary

Experience the scenic route of Portuguese Camino to Fátima From the beautiful coastal town of Cascais to the globally renowned city of Fatima Discover of one of Europe's most beautiful palaces, the picturesque town of Sintra, the museums of Caldas da Rainha and more!

Itinerary

Estoril - 30 km
You arrive in Estoril.

Sintra - 25 km
Leave the town of Estoril today, making your way from the church of Saint Antonio do Estoril along the coastal path through the town of Cascais. Shortly you will say goodbye to the coastal path and veer inland where you will traverse the natural park of Sintra-Cascais. Climb to a height of 416 meters where you will enjoy panoramic views of the region before descending to reach the town of Sintra.

Mafra - 30 km
Leave the town of Estoril today, making your way from the church of Saint Antonio do Estoril along the coastal path through the town of Cascais. Shortly you will say goodbye to the coastal path and veer inland where you will traverse the natural park of Sintra-Cascais. Climb to a height of 416 meters where you will enjoy panoramic views of the region before descending to reach the town of Sintra.

Torres - 30 km
Leave Mafra today and your path a mix of trails and small roads will lead you along the edges of Tapada National Park. Your trail today will reach a height of 256 metres before gradually descending to the town of Torres Vedras. On your route today you will pass through the small towns of Livramento, Freixofeira and Trucifal. Ideal stops for a break if you wish for some refreshments today. Visit the towns two large fortresses, part of a large network of fortresses known as the Torres Vedras Line, built in the 18th Century to protect Lisbon from Napoleons invading army.

Bombarral - 21 km
Your trail today once again will take you on a mix of both narrow walking paths and small roads. The route itself will be quite flat today and not too challenging. Shortly after you leave Torres Verdas you will begin following parallel to the Rio Alcabrichel. Soon you will veer north towards to the town of Outeiro da Cabeca, an ideal place to grab some refreshments along your way today. Soon you will once again be running alongside a small railway that will lead you into Bombarral, known for its vineyards.

Caldas da Rainha - 33 km
Another short day awaits you today as you make your way to the city of Caldas da Rainha. While you here take time to visit the museums of Jose Malhoa and the Museu de Ceramica.

Easy Walking Option: You can choose to split this walking day in two and stay in Obidos Municipality, between Bombarral and Caldas da Rainha.

Alcobaca - 19 km
Your route today brings you within 4km of the coast as you reach the town of Alfeizerao. This is an ideal place to grab some refreshments as you continue to make your way to the town of Alcobaca. The distance today although long is not challenging in terms of elevation. Alcobaca gets its name from the two rivers that flow through the town. While you are in the town, take time to visit the lovely monastery of Alcobaca.

Ribeira de Cima - 19 km
A relatively challenging day awaits you today as you leave the flat Portuguese plain and reach the Serra do Aire hills. Your highest elevation today will be 375 metres and from here on you will descend to reach the town of Ribeira de Cima.

Fatima
Your journey through the Serra do Aire hills continues today as your path, along a mix of walking trails and small roads, quickly ascends once again as you leave the town of Ribeira de Cima. Today you will pass through several small hamlets before you arrive in Fatima. Your highest elevation today is 455 metres and you will only have a small descent into the town of Fatima where you will finish up today in front of the Sanctuary of Fatima and the great Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario.

Inclusions

  • Accommodation with ensuite
  • Luggage transfer between hotels (max 20 kg)
  • Telephone support for emergencies
  • Pilgrim passport (Credencial)
  • Journey documentation

Exclusions

  • Transfers from and to airport
  • Personal equipment
  • Other personal expenses
  • All items not mentioned in inclusions

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