Jewish Heritage of Portugal... 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: March 31, 2024
Return Date: April 09, 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
LAND TOUR COSTS:
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 $985.00.
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 December 13, 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 or get a full refund.
Day by Day Outline:
Day 1, Mar 31 Sunday: USA / Lisbon
Day 2, Apr 01 Monday: Arrive Lisbon afternoon Old City Tour
Day 3, Apr 02 Tuesday: Sintra / Cascais / Lisbon & Synagogue
Day 4, Apr 03 Wednesday: Lisbon / Tomar / Castelo de Vide / Belmonte
Day 5, Apr 04 Thursday: Belmonte / Vilar Formoso Fronteira / Trancoso / Porto
Day 6, Apr 05 Friday: Porto, Synagogue Mekor Chaim & Jewish interests – Shabbat Dinner
Day 7, Apr 06 Saturday: Porto Shabbat – day free – Evening visit restaurant & Panoramic tour
Day 8, Apr 07 Sunday: Full Day Excursion to Douro Valley, winery and cruise
Day 9, Apr 08 Monday: Porto / Coimbra / Lisbon – Farewell Dinner
Day 10, Apr 09 Tuesday: Departure