Jewish route of Alentejo
Jewish tours in Alentejo depicts Portugal widest region. Landscape here is plain dotted with elevations that were once used for fortified castros. Today they offer us stunning landscapes, such as Monsaraz.
Castles and fortified villages are a testimony about Alentejo by different peoples as a need to populate and defend it. However, it was this multiplicity that contributed to Jewish Alentejo identity, evident by traditions, such as cante, declared Immaterial Heritage of Humanity, and local people tolerance. This tour will give you a private show with popular local music.
Our private Jewish tours to Alentejo provides you a journey through history with a Jewish past that marks the present. Tour Jewish Alentejo is about lifes, stories, legends, traditions…
We leave Lisbon on a southeast route to Alentejo Jewish Heritage, where centuries ago Jews have been settled down through this vast region that offerd them, wine, agriculture, olive oil, cork…
Jewish influence in local culture
Alentejo Jewish Heritage tour is about the Jewish presence that has been cemented along the 15th century. This tour will show you its influence in Alentejo from then on that is still evident today, whether architecture, professions as craftsmen or merchants.
This Tour drives through a countryside dotted with castles and cork trees. Discover through this tour a medieval Alentejo Jewish Sepahrdic heritage. Stroll with our tour through white villages with ancestral houses keepers of a Jewish legacy in this region throughout centuries.
Jewish Alentejo and its heritage is about identifying testemonies of a Jewish relegion silenced by persecution and forced conversion. DiscoverAlentejo Jewish Heritage by our tour and experience one of the most scenic areas of Portugal.
Be part of this Jewish Heritage past by walking in the footsteps of local culture. Explore it with throughout memories of a Jewish heritage. Meet the people and immerse yourself in the local culture.
About this tour:
Our tours are always private (just you and our guide/driver).
The tour highlights are just suggestions of places to visit. The tour itinerary will be designed according to your preferences and the tour length.
✔ Tour Length
Each day tour is designed to last approximately 8 hours (hotel-tour-hotel).
✔ Accommodation not included
Please contact us for advice about our accommodation options. We have a list of hotels based in local 3*, 4* and 5* Bed & Breakfasts and Boutique hotels throughout Portugal. We will provide you with suggestions so you can choose what best suits your budget.
✔ Hotel pick-up and drop off
✔ Bottled water
✔ Personalized transport in a luxury Mercedes vehicle, in safe & comfortable conditions
✔ Exclusive and specialized Guide/Driver
✔ Wifi on board
✔ Public liability and personal accidents insurance
✔ Visit to winery in Evora
✔ Visit to a Cork Factory
✔ Visit to the synagogue in Castelo de Vide
✔ Visit to Portalegre Tapestries Museum
✔ Live and private performance of Cante Alentejano, Popular local music
✔ Wine tasting
✔ Food and drinks
✔ Gratuities (optional)
✔ Entrance fees
✔ Lunches or dinners
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