Timeless, vibrant, liberal and fascinating are just a few words to describe the city of Coimbra. Come and explore it and Fátima, getting to know two historical cities of Portugal. Coimbra is an enduring city, where new students walk the path layout centuries ago in one of the oldest universities of the world, where ancient dessert recipes from the monasteries still delight, and where the Mondego River flows with histories of a rich filled past. Fátima is the spiritual capital of Portugal, known worldwide for the beauty of its Sanctuary and the deepness of the faith of its pilgrims.
Originating in Saint Teresa’s Carmelo, this route inspired by the life and work of Sister Lucia, a witness of the Fátima miracle, receiver of divine grace and a supporter of all pilgrims to Fátima with her prayers, texts and books, invites you to wander spiritually in her company. The most important thing is the walk, not the arrival.
Come and discover the countryside and small villages, full of history and a lot of Roman influence, along the way, on this journey of inspiration and contemplation in the middle of nature. Enjoy the local traditions and delicacies such as the Rabaçal’s cheese and the wine of Ourém, both still produced with ancient techniques and traditions and fill your body and soul with positive energy. Explore the history of Coimbra and Fátima and leave with your mind, body and soul replenished.