Jewish Portugal Tour Sep 08 – 17,2024

Jewish Heritage of Portugal... A journey into our Past

Jewish Heritage Alliance in collaboration with Friends of the Association of Jewish Libraries 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: Sep 08, 2024
Return Date:       Sep 17, 2024

This tour includes:
All ground transportation by private bus in Portugal. Local and on-bus bilingual English-speaking guides. Hotels throughout including breakfasts and dinners (vegetarian option always available). Baggage handling at hotels (1 peace p/person). Entrance fees and local taxes are included throughout. In addition to our national and local guides, lectures on Sephardic and Portuguese Jewish history encounters are provided by Dr. Peter Tarlow.

Among the cities to be visited:
Lisbon, Sintra Lisbon, Sintra and Cascais, Tomar, Castelo de Vide, Belmonte, Vilar Formoso Fronteira, Trancoso, Porto (Cidade do Porto), Douro Valley wine region, Coimbra.

Lisbon:           Altis Grand Hotel
Belmonte:     Pousada Convento Belmonte
Porto:             Sheraton Porto Hotel & Spa

Cost for the all-inclusive land package including breakfast and dinner, all hotels, all tours, entrance fees and transfers:

$3,879.00 per person based on double occupancy.
Single occupancy add-on is $1027.00.

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 June 06, 2024.

Please call 877.398.1461 for more details and or to make a reservation
or email to [email protected]

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 or get a full refund.

Day by Day Outline:
Day 1, Sep 08 Sunday: USA / Lisbon
Day 2, Sep 09 Monday: Arrive Lisbon afternoon Old City Tour
Day 3, Sep 10 Tuesday: Sintra / Cascais / Lisbon & Synagogue
Day 4, Sep 11 Wednesday: Lisbon / Tomar / Castelo de Vide / Belmonte
Day 5, Sep 12 Thursday: Belmonte / Vilar Formoso Fronteira / Trancoso / Porto
Day 6, Sep 13 Friday: Porto, Synagogue Mekor Chaim & Jewish interests – Shabbat Dinner
Day 7, Sep 14 Saturday: Porto Shabbat – day free – Evening visit restaurant & Panoramic tour
Day 8, Sep 15 Sunday: Full Day Excursion to Douro Valley, winery and cruise
Day 9, Sep 16 Monday: Porto / Coimbra / Lisbon – Farewell Dinner
Day 10, Sep 17 Tuesday: Departure or Spain extension