VT TOUR BUS TO BATALHA
Monday morning June 1, began veeeery early - like 5:00 a.m. as we were to get our tour bus at the SAS Radisson, near Campo Grande Metro Station in Lisbon for 8:30 a.m. and most of us were staying in Cascais. Our large group that was staying at Albergaria Valbom headed for the train station around 6:00 a.m. Most had to buy tickets (1.70 Euro) for the 6:30 train to Lisbon. When we arrived at Cais do Sodre Train station, we then headed for the Metro ( Green Line ) to take us to Campo Grande. We arrived in good time around 8:00 a.m. - even were there before Antonio. After we all availed ourselved of the washrooms in the SAS Radisson, we all piled into the big blue bus and we were on our way.
Our first stop was Batalha Monastery. Then the glass-blowing factory where we had a wonderful glass-blowing demonstration and then it was on to Nazare' for lunch at Restaurante Sao Miguel. After lunch it was on to Alcobaca Monastery and finally Obidos.
The bus driver got us back to Lisbon at the SAS Radisson. From there we got to the Metro (Green Line) to Cais do Sodre train station and finally headed back to Cascais. A long day but absolutely wonderful. Thanks so much Antonio and Avelino. It was fantastic.
By Car: How Far/How Long...?
Some road distances from Batalha to:
- Lisbon: 166 kms.
- Madrid (Spain): 632 kms.
- Paris (France): 1.683 kms.
- Ankara (Turkey): 4.520 kms.
Checking the site, you can find some more road distances together with the driving times and the best routes.
From Lisbon to Batalha
The best way to travel between Lisbon and Batalha is by express bus.
Lisbon bus station: Sete Rios (Underground station)
Batalha Bus Stop: one leg from the Monastery.
Fare: €10.90 (one way)
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