In The Faithful Traveler in Portugal, Diana and David von Glahn explore some of 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, beginning with its most famous—Fátima—and including many breathtaking sacred sites throughout Portugal’s beautiful cities of Lisbon, Santarem, Coimbra, Batalha, Alcobaça, Porto, Braga, and more!
As the show’s host, Diana von Glahn presents the history behind these awesome 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! Just in time for pilgrims to begin planning their trips to World Youth Day in Lisbon, in 2022!
Ep 3: The Faithful Traveler in Lisbon: Visit some of the many amazing sacred sites of Lisbon, including sacred sites associated with St Anthony—some say of Padua, but the Portuguese say of Lisbon! Including the church built atop his home, the Cathedral where he was baptized, and the monastery wh...
Ep 4: The Faithful Traveler in Lisbon Again: There’s so much to Lisbon, it needs two episodes! In this episode, we’ll visit the UNESCO World Heritage site, the Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, enjoy the best custard cakes in the world at Pastéis de Belém, and learn about the Torre de Belém, Padrão dos De...
Ep 5: The Faithful Traveler’s Day Trips from Fátima—Santarem, Nazaré, Alcobaça
Ep 5: The Faithful Traveler’s Day Trips from Fátima—Santarem, Nazaré, Alcobaça: Journey beyond Fatima to see a Eucharistic miracle, a shrine and a monastery built in thanksgiving for a life saved and a country formed.
Ep 6: The Faithful Traveler’s More Day Trips from Fátima—Batalha, Leiria, Tomar
Ep 6: The Faithful Traveler’s More Day Trips from Fátima—Batalha, Leiria, Tomar: The wonders of Portugal continue as Diana explores the Mosteiro da Batalha, Leiria Castle, and the splendiferous and vast Convento do Cristo, once the HQ of the Knights Templar.
Ep 8: The Faithful Traveler in Porto, Part I: There’s more to Porto than just wine! In this episode, we explore the magnificent Cathedral and the gold-covered Igreja da São Francisco. We have lunch along the beautiful Cais da Ribeira, then take a tour of the Ferreira Port Wine House!
Ep 9: The Faithful Traveler in Porto, Part II: There’s so much to Porto, we continue exploring its many beautiful sacred sites in this episode, beginning with some sustenance at Cafe Santiago, where we have the Portuguese answer to the Croque Monsieur, the Francesinha! We visit the Santa Casa da...
Ep 10: The Faithful Traveler in Braga, Part I: There is so much to see in the northern city of Braga, we take our time, beginning with its beautiful and vast Sé, then we make our way to one of Portugal’s most popular sites, Bom Jesus do Monte, where we climb more than 500 stairs in reparation!
Ep 11: The Faithful Traveler in Braga, Part II: In this final episode, we explore two more sacred sites in Braga: the country’s second largest Marian shrine, the Santuário de Nossa Senhora do Sameiro, roam the grounds of the Mosteiro de São Martinho de Tibães, and end at the petite Capela Árvor...