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Moeda Caves

Largo das Grutas da Moeda | The Coin Caves Are Just 2km From Fatima's Shrine, Fatima, Portugal
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The Coin Caves are the biggest natural attraction near Fatima.
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  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Largo das Grutas da Moeda | The Coin Caves Are Just 2km From Fatima's Shrine, Fatima, Portugal
+351 244 703 838
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Magnificent caves that have been opened as a tourist attraction. Only discovered in 1971, and well worth the €6 for a guided tour by a very pleasant young lady who conducted the tour in English and Portuguese

Thank MaryBarryJackson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tour guide was cool and entertaining speaking. Touring takes around thirty mins. The gift shop has many items to chose. And don't forget to taste the "Abafadinho da Moeda" is a typical sweet wine. The CICA it's must see there we can see stone from...More

Thank DanielSaragoca
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

When we arrived there weren't many people around. We bought our tickets and had an ice cream while we waited. We watched a short video in English before we went into the caves. Wow, they are absolutely stunning. We were blown away by the sheer...More

Thank frenchi700
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

This is a really good example of stalactites and stalagmites. The story of how the caves were found is just as interesting. The guide is very personable and speaks English. We enjoyed our visit. Snacks are served upstairs but not lunch. The gift shop has...More

Thank FrexicanJoseph
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Reasonably (6euros each for entry) priced diversion on the way back to Lisbon from Fatima. Tour guide was cool and entertaining speaking and translating in just about every language under the sun. Caves were fascinating. Haven't seen anything like that before. Touring them only takes...More

1  Thank Matt L
Reviewed 16 December 2016

It's fantastic to discover this cavern. Near Fátima, 10-15 min by car, with parking and cafeteria service. If you want to take the guided visit, recommended by me, you need to wait for the scheduled entry. You'll see the amazing forms created by millions of...More

1  Thank Phillip_Lisbon
Reviewed 27 September 2016

I have heard a lot about this place but its a real gem. At every step we were astonished by the formation. As we went in summer so no need to wear raincoats. One can easily walk without any problem. These are guided torus which...More

1  Thank Pallavi A
Reviewed 10 September 2016

The guides were very knowledgable.its presented beautifully with superb lighting but looks so natural with no wiring shown. well worth the €6 entry.

Thank Nigel L
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We made a stop here on our way from Porto to Lissabon. If you're in the neighborhood you can't skip this one. These caves are a good example of the hidden beauty of nature. The guide was sympathetic and eventhough we where the only non...More

Thank Zirafje
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Grutas da Moeda are located in São Mamede, about 4 km from "Casa de Lúcia" and 10 km from the Sanctuary of Fátima. The caves have 350m long and 45m deep and are open to the public for about 50 years. The caves are in...More

6  Thank João P
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I will be in Fatima for two nights and would love to visit the caves during my stay. What is the best mode of transportation to and back from the caves?
1 May 2017|
Response from GrutasMoeda | Property representative |
Good Morning, First of all thank you for your contact Amanda. The Moeda Caves have a shuttle service between Fátima - Grutas - Fátima. This transportation passes in all hotels in Fátima at 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. being a... More
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Are the caves safe for young children?
23 April 2017|
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Response from FrexicanJoseph | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! Not a lot of climbing stairs up or down. It's not a long cave system so the timing is only about 40 minutes. You will spend longer in the gift shop.
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How long is the tour
24 March 2017|
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Response from Pallavi A | Reviewed this property |
Yes Its guided tour and takes about 40 min, very informative. very well explained.