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"Fátima
Fatima Batalha and Obidos Private Full Day Tour from Lisbon"FatimaStart your tour in Lisbon and head to Fatima the world's altar city of peace and prayer. At the Sanctuary of Fatima you have a meeting with meditation and you will have your own time to pray by attending the 11 am mass or visit many of its monuments. Visit the Chapel of the Apparitions which was built in response to the request of Our Lady 'I want you to build here a chapel my honor'.The 'Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary of Fatima': Inside the Basilica are the tombs of the Shepherds. Situated next to the Chapel of the Apparitions the largest existing tree in the Cova da Iria with over 100 years of existence.The Monument houses a piece of the Berlin Wall
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Fátima Private Full Day Sightseeing Tour from Lisbon
"Head out on a private tour to Fatima the religious capital of Portugal famous for and its basilica that honors the appearance of Our Lady of Fatima (another name for the Virgin Mary) in 1917. On this private tour you’ll visit Sanctuary Square location of the shrine which is twice the size of St Peters Square in the Vatican – it’s quite impressive! Your luxury vehicle has a panoramic glass sunroof allowing you to enjoy excellent views on the trip from Lisbon.This is where you will go:Pick up at hotelFátima sanctuaryMonastery of BatalhaNazaréÓbidosReturn to hotel</""
From EUR419.00
 
Fátima Full Day Trip from Lisbon in Private Vehicle
"Head out on a private tour to Fatima the religious capital of Portugal famous for and its basilica that honors the appearance of Our Lady of Fatima (another name for the Virgin Mary) in 1917. On this private tour you’ll visit Sanctuary Square location of the shrine which is twice the size of St Peters Square in the Vatican – it’s quite impressive! Your luxury vehicle has a panoramic glass sunroof allowing you to enjoy excellent views on the trip from Lisbon."""
From EUR95.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Óbidos

Parking

Parking in the city is possible, but moving inside it is complex and with many restrictions. The best option is to use the parks south of the city; the closest one costing 0.60 € per hour, the other...
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solopes
Apr 01, 2016

Shoes

Obidos is small, but the narrow streets are steep, and the irregular cobblestone pavement is not the best walking solution. To save the pleasure of walking around, you'd better be prepared with...
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solopes
Apr 01, 2016

Vertigo

It's a challenge, to climb the narrow steps to the walls! But, be careful - though large enough to a safe walk, the walkway along the walls is narrow and unprotected. I needed, once, to hold a french...
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solopes
Feb 22, 2015

taking the steps up to the town walls and ramparts

There are several entry points ie steps up to the high walls and ramparts that surround the town - they are actuallly quite steep and there are no hand rails anywhere - there are signs though that...
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angiebabe
Nov 01, 2006

Be carefull when walking the castle walls

Be carefull when walking on the castle walls. The walls are a bit irregular and don't have any protection.I've been told by a local that a turist recently fell and unfortunetly died. If you're...
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Rita.E
Jun 07, 2005

watch your step

The path on the wall that encompasses the village is not very wide. At most points, it is no more than two bodylengths wide. Also, the path is very uneven; ruggedly cut stones make up the surface. I...
arasnosliw
Mar 25, 2005
 
 
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stop n' go traffic

It's always a traffic jam to try to walk along the wall that encompasses the town. Why? Because everyone stops to take a million photographs of themselves, of the wall, of the town, of whatever they...
arasnosliw
Mar 25, 2005

Cobblestone streets - slippery when wet

The streets are narrow and made of cobblestones, so if you're uncoordinated, be careful not to trip. Also, after it rains the cobblestones are very slippery, so be careful about that too. Wear...
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fairy_dust
Oct 23, 2004

Careful when walking on the walls' path!

Even though it's well worth it to climb the stairs and see Obidos and its surroundings from up there, people should be careful when walking on the path, especially if it's raining, because it's quite...
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porteda
Oct 20, 2004

Unsafe walls

It is possible to go up the castle's walls and walk along the whole perimeter of the village enjoying the fabulous views and landscapes. There is a kind of path on the walls for pedestrian to walk as...
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micas_pt
Feb 10, 2004

Like with any castle...

Be careful not to trip or slip. Don't hurry or run around. Wear comforable shoes and watch where you step - it's bumpy up there. Don't try to sit or stand in the spaces on the edge of the castle walls...
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fairy_dust
Jan 30, 2004

High Walls &#61; High Falls

When walking on top of teh city walls, make sure you don't fall. I know it sounds silly, but you could reallu hurt yourself. The problem is that on the inner side of teh wall, there is no railing what...
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Imaniac
Jan 21, 2004

Top Hotels in Óbidos

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Avenida D Ines de Castro, No 1, Vale de Janelas, Obidos, Estremadura, 2510-451, Portugal
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Rua Dom Joao de Ornelas, Obidos, 25100, Portugal
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Rua Padre Nunes Tavares, No. 6, Obidos, 2510-999, Portugal
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Quinta de San Jose, Obidos, 2510-135, Portugal
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Rua D. Joao de Ornelas, Obidos, Estremadura, 2510-074, Portugal
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Rua da Graca, Obidos, Portugal
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Top Things to Do in Óbidos

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Strolling Around

I loved just to stroll around in this tiny town. You do not have much choice, just the central street, plus another parallel one, and then the few lanes up and down. Many houses are embellished with...
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Drink Ginja without Coercion

You will be offered a chocolate cup of ginja en many shops during your walk around Obidos. This is a typical liquor of cherries very ¡sweet. It will cost you 1 euro and you can eat the cup. Bottles...
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The Back Gate

I liked this gate in the back of the walled Obidos. Then, when entering again to walled city I climbed the walls to visit its perimeters from a the high position. Most of the people were one days...
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Ginginha

No, Obidos doesn't have the best Ginginha - for that you must try Alcobaça, but Obidos is the best place to drink Ginginha. This very strong and sweet liquor plays a distinguishable role in Obidos...
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"Obidos"
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"Óbidos a charming village"
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"Obidos - A Tourist Delight"
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"Óbidos"
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