Candlelight Procession in Fatima

Immerse yourself in spirituality and devotion at the Candlelight Procession in Fatima.

Experience a unique and unforgettable moment at the Sanctuary of Fatima with a tour of the Candlelight Procession. Witness the faith and devotion of thousands of pilgrims who gather to celebrate the apparition of Our Lady to the three shepherd children.

In an atmosphere of profound devotion and faith, the Sanctuary of Fatima in Portugal attracts tens of thousands of pilgrims to one of the most anticipated moments: the Candlelight Procession. This event, marked by its sacred atmosphere, is an integral part of a nighttime tour that allows the faithful to immerse themselves in the unique spirituality of this sacred place.

Discover the history of the Sanctuary

  • Visit the Basilica of the Holy Trinity, the largest Catholic sanctuary in Portugal.
  • Explore the Chapel of the Apparitions, the site where the Virgin Mary is said to have appeared to the shepherds.
  • Reflect in the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary of Fatima and visit the tombs of the shepherds.

However, the highlight of this tour is undoubtedly participating in the moving Candlelight Procession. After the blessing of the candles at the Chapel of the Apparitions and the recitation of the Rosary, pilgrims begin a short route following the image of the Virgin of Fatima, singing hymns of praise and holding their lit candles. It’s a spiritual experience where faith and devotion are expressed through simple and sincere gestures.

Tour Details

  • Time: 21:30 – Candlelight Procession, at the Prayer Area
  • Duration: Approximately 5 hours
  • Availability: Daily, from April to November
  • Languages: Portuguese, English, French, and Spanish
  • Includes: Hotel or apartment pick-up in Lisbon (or nearby meeting point), tour guide, assistance in purchasing tickets for monuments.
  • Does not include: Meals and entrance fees to monuments.

Book your tour and experience the faith and emotion of the candlelight procession in Fatima. For more information and bookings, see the links:

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to participate in the Candlelight Procession. One of the best experiences to have in Fatima. Book your tour now! ️

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