• Jewish Heritage Tour in Lisbon

  • Despite previous attestations, it was between the V and the XV century that the Jewish community established itself in Portugal, contributing in different ways and within the space of ten centuries to the flourishing of Portuguese culture. Many members of this community, which included philosophers, humanists, scientists and dealers, were protected by the monarchy and actively participated in paramount moments in Portuguese history. Get known more while traveling with Jewish Heritage Tour in Lisbon.

    Day tour

Jewish Heritage Tour in Lisbon
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ITINERARY:
Jewish Heritage Tour in Lisbon, Rossio square in Lisbon
Rossio square in Lisbon

We will start with a walking tour of Alfama quarter alleys, the oldest one of the city and learn about the important Jewish community in the city, enlarged numerously by Sephardic Jews expelled at the end of the 15th century. Visit the  “Shaaré Tikva” Synagogue; the Jewish Community Centre, opened in 1948 as a cultural center and the “Rua da Judiaria”. We then climb up to the St. Jorge Castle, dominating the city view on its seven hills, for enjoying the breathtaking views of the city and ocean. We’ll walk downhill towards the Rossio Square, where the inquisition court was held, also visiting the traditional commerce zones of the city housed in 18th century buildings. Visit the downtown and the Chiado districts for a comprehensive explanation of the Jewish influence in the capital city.

DURATION:

5 hours

DEPARTURE TIME:

9:00 am (or as per guests’ itinerary)

PRICE PER GROUP:

1-2 people: $359 US
3-6 people: $449 US
7-8 people: $579 US

PICKUP:
  • Tour departs from your hotel or any location requested by guest in Lisbon
  • Other departure points available upon request (and may be subject to additional fees)
DROP OFF:
  • At the port, hotel or other location as requested by guest
INCLUSIONS:
  • Professional guiding service
  • Private transportation in modern spacious air conditioned Mercedes tour van
  • All mandatory insurance required by the Tourism of Portugal Organization
  • Freeway tolls
  • Free Wi-Fi on board
  • Bottled water
EXCLUSIONS:
  • Entrance fees to synagogue, St. Jorge Castle and monuments
  • Lunch (optional) or any other meals
  • Any personal expenses (souvenirs, snacks, etc)
  • Tipping
ENTRANCE FEES AND EXTRAS:
  • Synagogue $6 US/person
  • Lunch (optional) $35 US/person
ADDITIONAL INFO:
  • Tour can be customized based on guests’ requests
  • Tour subject to change based on weather, traffic conditions, holidays, etc.
  • The order of sites visited may vary based on the guide’s discretion
  • Wear comfortable walking shoes is highly recommended, since terrain is uneven with cobblestone