- Hotel Pickup
- Licensed Guide
Enjoy the medieval Obidos, the fishing village of Nazare, and the Monastery of Alcobaca at a private tour from Lisbon.
Travel back in time wandering through the medieval cobblestoned streets of Obidos.
Be amazed with breathtaking ocean views at the Nazare cliffs.
Visit a UNESCO monastery and masterpiece of Cistercian architecture.
|8.30am - 4.30pm
- Admission Ticket to Alcobaca Monastery
- Guide inside Alcobaca Monastery
- English-Speaking Licensed Guide
- Transport at Air-Con Vehicle
- Bottled Water
Itinerary of the Obidos, Nazaré and Alcobaca Monastery tourHotel pick up
Monastery of Alcobaça
Nazare (free time for lunch - own expense)
Hotel drop off
Obidos, Nazare and Alcobaca Monastery Tour from Lisbon
Lisbon hotel pick up
Your guide will meet you at your hotel in Lisbon, where you will be picked up to begin your 3 Villages tour. On the way to the monastery of Alcobaça (1:30hr north), enjoy the beautiful mountainous landscape and get to know the famous agricultural properties of the Cistercian monks.
Monastery of Alcobaça: Private guided tour inside
Enjoy a private guided tour inside the Alcobaca Monastery (ticket included), a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which houses the tombs of King Pedro I and Inês de Castro, the greatest love story in the history of Portugal. Discover the importance of the Cistercian religious order to the foundation of Portugal as a nation. And enjoy here a pure but magnificent Gothic style.
Nazaré: Hilltop vistas and fresh seafood lunch
Great ocean views await at the Nazare cliff! And, if it's winter (Nov-Feb), fingers crossed for a chance to see the giant waves. You'll have free time for lunch (own expense) , explore the picturesque fishing town and enjoy the coastline.
Walking Tour at Óbidos
Your tour continues at the medieval village of Obidos with its whitewashed houses and craft shops. Upon arrival, your tour guide takes you to the top attractions of Óbidos on a walking tour to explore the medieval streets of the Old Town. Taste the famous "ginjinha" of Obidos, a cherry-liqueur served in a chocolate cup. And if you feel brave, you can climb the 12th-century Obidos castel walls.
Lisbon hotel drop off
Your tour to Obidos, Nazare and Alcobaca ends with a return (1hr trip) to your Lisbon hotel.
More about Óbidos
3 Villages Private Tour
3 Villages Private Tour
Óbidos is within castle walls
Not all built at the same time or by the order of one king. Started with a small watch tower and then a castle and its primitive walls. Access is through 4 gates and 2 doors. It has two keep towers, the last defensive resort and a place of command of troops.
Óbidos is known as the Queens' Town
The relation of the town with the queens is ancestral. The lands were donated to all Queens of Portugal from 1210 to 1834. It has always been one of the most fascinating towns in Portugal due to the care of all of them.
Obidos is also famous for its bookstores
14, to be more precise. One of them in a church. The town administration developed a literature programme that included an international literary festival, Folio. In 2015, Óbidos was recognized by UNESCO as Village of Literature.
Absolutely wonderful tour from Lisbon!
"What a fabulous experience! Sandra was an excellent tour guide and so much knowledge to share! The trio Obidos, Nazare, and the Monastery of Alcobaca is definitely a must for anyone visiting Lisbon. Obidos was fabulous and my favourite of the 3 sites. I would highly recommend this tour."
Amy Morgan (Chicago, US)
Fantastic walking tour at Obidos with a great guide
"A perfect way to see all three places - Alcobaca, Nazare and Obidos. Our tour guide Luis made the trip. His knowledge of history and storytelling kept us all engaged. Between the architecture at Monastery of Alcobaca, and the ancient Obidos, it was a day we'll never forget. Highly highly recommend!!!"
Susan R. (Vancouver, Canada)
Alcobaca, Nazare and Obidos - Five stars all around!
"No better way to see Alcobaca, Nazare and Obidos. Our guide was a wealth of information but also let us explore on our own. The Monastery is awesome in its own right, but our tour guide made the experience so much more interesting. Well worth the tour - thank you!"
Matt (Brisbane, Australia)
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Frequently Asked Questions about the Obidos, Nazare and Alcobaça Tour
What is Obidos known for?Obidos is famous for:
- Cherry-liqueur served in a chocolate cup, called ginjinha
- Charming medieval castle and walls
- Cobblestone streets
- Craft shops
Will I see the giant waves of Nazaré on the 3 Villages Tour from Lisbon?
The giant waves of Nazaré happen every year, but only in winter (Nov-Feb). They are caused by storms in the Atlantic Ocean and submarine canyons near the coast.
Will the guide go inside the Monastery of Alcobaça with me?
Yes! Your guide is knowledgeable and licensed. The tour includes a guided visit inside the monastery.