Jewish Heritage Alliance invites you to join us on this all-inclusive specially designed travel experience to Portugal where we bring the Sefarad legacy to life. Space is limited and is offered on a first come, first serve basis.
A journey into our Past...
Jewish Heritage Alliance in collaboration with the Center for Latino Jewish Relations brings you the ultimate five-star, all-inclusive travel experience to Portugal. This specially designed Portugal tour that will introduce you to the heartland of the Sefarad ( Jews of the Iberian Peninsula). The Academic Tour Leader is Dr. Rabbi Peter Tarlow.
Departure Date: June 06, 2023
Return Date: June 15, 2023
This tour includes:
All ground transportation is by private bus. We provide a local national English-speaking guide. All breakfasts and dinners (vegetarian option always available) are included. Entrance fees and local taxes are included throughout. In addition to our national and local guides, lectures on Sephardic and Portuguese Jewish history are provided by Dr. Rabbi Peter Tarlow, the Academic Leader of this tour.
Among the cities to be visited:
Porto (Cidade do Porto), Douro Valley and wine region, Coimbra, Trancoso, Belmonte, Covilhã, Castelo de Vide, Tomar, Lisbon, Sintra and Cascais.
CROWN PLAZA PORTO – 5* (OPORTO)
PURALA WOOL VALLEY & SPA – 5* (COVILHA)
HOTEL DOM PEDRO LISBOA – 5* (LISBON)
Cost for the all-inclusive land package including breakfast and dinner, all hotels, all tours, entrance fees and transfers:
$2,989.00 per person based on double occupancy.
Single occupancy add-on is $850.00.
Estimated airfare from Newark: $1400.00
Space is limited and reservations provided on a first come, first serve basis.
A fully refundable deposit of $1000 is required to secure (hold) your place on the tour. Final payment and reservations by April 06, 2023
The price quoted is based on a minimum of 21 paying participants. We reserve the right to postpone or cancel the trip in the event we do not have 21 paying participants. Participants may choose to take the revised date and or get a full refund.
Day by Day Outline:
Day 1, Jun 06 Tuesday: USA / Porto
Day 2, Jun 07 Wednesday: Arrive Porto – Afternoon City Tour
Day 3, Jun 08 Thursday: Full Day Excursion to Douro Valley
Day 4, Jun 09 Friday: Porto synagogue & Museum
Day 5, Jun 10 Saturday: Porto Shabbat
Day 6, Jun 11 Sunday: Coimbra, Trancoso, Belmote, Covilhã
Day 7, Jun 12 Monday: Covilhã, Castelo de Vide, Tomar, Lisbon
Day 8, Jun 13 Tuesday: Lisbon City Tour
Day 9, Jun 14 Wednesday: Lisbon, Sintra, Cascais
Day 10, Jun 15 Thursday: Departure Lisbon / USA
Brochure style detailed Itinerary upon request.