Experience four of Portugal's most compelling village on this full-day tour from Lisbon. Choose to join a small group tour of 15 people or less, or opt for a private tour with your own personal guide. Either way, visit the villages of Batalha, Alcobaça, Nazaré, and Obidos. See the variety of landscapes Portugal has to offer, and learn about the history of these beautiful regions.
Your Portuguese village tour begins by meeting your guide in Lisbon, with a convenient pickup at your hotel. You and your guide, and a small group if you choose that option, will set off for the Portuguese countryside in a comfortable air-conditioned coach.
First, visit the the monastery of Santa Maria d'Alcobaça,founded in the 12th century by King Alfonso I. Its size, the purity of its architectural style, the beauty of the materials, and the care with which it was built make this a masterpiece of Cistercian Gothic art. Inside, learn about the tragic love story behind the two tombs. Next, visit the Monastery of Batalha, is classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, then it's off to see the old fashioned fishing village of Nazaré.
The last stop is Óbidos, a magnificent medieval town, to explore on foot. Admire old white washed houses, completely surrounded by the old castle walls. Afterwards, return to Lisbon where your tour ends.