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The Templars Treasure: Alcobaça Batalha and Tomar - Private Full Day Tour from Lisbon
"Start your visit in one of the most important medieval monuments of Portugal the Monastery of Alcobaça. The construction of this monastery began in 1178 by Cistercian monks. It is the first Portuguese Gothic building. Consecrated in 1252 the church is the highest and longest in Portugal. The monumentally Monastery of Alcobaça was classified as World Heritage by UNESCO and was also elected as one of the Seven Wonders of Portugal.Next head towards Batalha. Scene of great historical better known as the Monastery of Batalha was built by King John I in fulfillment of a promise to the Virgin Mary for having defeated the Spanish army in the Battle of Aljubarrota on August 14th 1385. This monastery symbolizes the independence of Portugal. Classified as World Heritage by UNESCO the Monastery of Batalha is the most significant Portuguese Gothic building and starter of 'Manueline art'.Discover the Convent of Christ
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"Óbidos
"Óbidos Nazaré Fátima and Batalha Day Trip""Head north from Lisbon on your full-day trip back to a bygone era where small villages boast a relaxing pace and historic religious sites dot the landscape. Your first stop is Óbidos a fortified village of whitewashed houses and narrow streets with a distinctly medieval atmosphere. Enjoy free time to wander around the cobblestone streets and alleyways lined with colorful houses and Gothic doorways. Relax at a café or sample the
From EUR72.00
 
Private Tour: Mira de Aire Caves with UNESCO Monasteries
"Get picked up from your accommodations before heading out to the Mira de Aire Caves discovered in 1947. Their formation goes back approximately 150 million years ago to the Jurassic age when the dinosaurs populated this region. The caves are lit with colored lights that emphasize the beauty of the shapes of the stalagmites and stalactites. Next head to the Sanctuary of Fatima near the Mira d'Aire Caves. Visit the shrine of Lady of Fatima then see the new Basilica. Observe the square of prayers Chapel of Apparitions
From EUR140.00

More Local Customs in Nazaré

Sun dried Fish

It's a tradition in Nazaré. Local ladies Sun dry their carapaus ("Trachurus trachurus").According to my pocket dictionary, "carapau" translates into english as "small saurel" or "stickleback".The...
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MarioPortugal
Jul 22, 2006

Nazaré - Life inspiring ladies

People from Nazaré are very open to visitors. If one experiments to chat with the locals one will immediately notice how lively they speak back.Actually, no matter the age local people are, they are...
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MarioPortugal
Jun 20, 2006

How to wear 7 skirts? One on the other, in Nazaré!

Nazaré has been celebrated for its peculiar inhabitants: fishermen using a traditional collective way of fishing and women dressing 7-layer skirts. Some of them still exist! But the village has been...
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lichinga
Apr 16, 2003

Women in Black

Women wear black everyday when they believe that they are old. This tradition is slowly dying out as less women practice this tradition.
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ajphilly
Jun 10, 2005
 
 
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Rua Caminho Real, Pederneira, Nazare, 2450-060, Portugal
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Rua Mouzinho de Albuquerque 8, Nazare, Estremadura, Portugal
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Abel da Silva - Pederneira, Nazare, Estremadura, 2450-060, Portugal
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Praca Sousa Oliveira 71, Nazare, Estremadura, 2450-159, Portugal
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Av. da Republica, 51, Nazare, Portugal
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Rua Mauzinho De Albuguerque No.3, Nazare, 2450256, Portugal
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Top Things to Do in Nazaré

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Drink Ginja in Nazare

I did not know that ginja is also sold in Nazare. I had the idea that ginja is a local product of Obidos, but I saw this kiosk in Nazare and then people told me that ginja is also produced in Nazare...
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Beach View

If you are in Site, up the cliff, by car or by funicular, you will enjoy a magnificent view of the beach. Besides, there is an historical church and some women typically dressed selling peanuts and...
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Holy Chapel

I found this chapel thanks to the ladies that are selling nuts and almonds nearby. A miracle was produced there and therefore people built that chapel, which is very venerated by local people. There...
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Beach Towels

By the beach I saw many shops selling beach towels very cheap and original. That was one of the purchases of Nazare. Another one was the peanuts that the ladies up the cliff were selling for a few...
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"Nazaré"
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HORSCHECK

"Nazare - A quaint and booming seaside resort"
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"Nazaré - the typical fishing village"
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"VT BUS TOUR TO NAZARE'"
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"Nazaré"
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