The Faithful Traveler in Portugal explores the many sacred sites that dot the Portuguese landscape. From monasteries and convents to cathedrals and shrines, there is a lot for the faithful traveler to see in this amazing country. Starting in Lisbon and traveling up to Porto and the North, the show’s host, Diana von Glahn, presents the history behind many of Portugal’s breathtaking sacred sites in a fun and informative way that will inspire viewers to visit Portugal on their own, or allow virtual travelers to see things they might never have seen!

Some of the Sites we Visit Include

  • Lisbon: Monastery of St Vicente de Fora, Church of Saint Anthony, Lisbon’s Cathedral, Old Church of Our Lady of the Conception, Church of St Dominic, Carmelite Convent, Church of St Roch & Museum, Castle of St George, Monastery of Hieronymites, Pastéis de Belém, Tower of Bethlehem, Discoveries Monument, Monument to Christ, Tile Museum & Mother of God Convent
  • Santarem: Church of the Holy Miracle, where a Eucharistic Miracle occurred
  • Nazaré: Church of Our Lady of Nazaré, Funicular, Memory Hermitage
  • Tomar: Convent of Christ, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, once a Templar Castle and the Convent of the Knights of Christ
  • Batalha: Monastery of Batalha, a magnificent Gothic masterpiece that was once a Dominican monastery, built at the end of the 14th century by King João I, in thanksgiving for victory in the battle of Aljubarrota
  • Alcobaça: Monastery of Alcobaça, ​one of the first Cistercian monastic foundations in Portugal
  • Coimbra: New and Old Cathedral, Monastery of Santa Cruz, New Monastery of Saint Clare, Old Monastery of Saint Clare
  • Porto: Cathedral of Porto, Church of St Francis, Church of St Clare, Carmelite Church, Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Church of the Holy House of Mercy
  • Braga: Shrine of Good Jesus of the Mount, Cathedral of Braga, Monastery of St Martin of Tibães, Shrine of Our Lady of Sameiro, Tree of Life Chapel


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