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Jewish Rural Portugal

Our Jewish rural tour in Portugal is about the vibrant and rich Jewish culture. We came up with this tour, because for us it’s important to reveal one of the most unique Jewish legacy in our country: the Jewish rural Portugal. Therefore, and because of cultural and religious value, and financial contribution, these Jews have also changed life in where they decided to settle down.

These families fosters an original type of communal rural Jewish life, open to different Jewish lifestyles and beliefs, whose crypto-Jewish ancestors secretly retained their faith since the Inquisition.

Discover Jewish Heritage in Portugal

Many rural Jewish Communities located in this region of Portugal, were seeking for a better way of life escaping from Spain after de Edit of 1492 made by the Catholic Monarchs. In fact, all this mountain area was the perfect location, to be hidden from harassment and persecutions. Plus this was an area dedicated to the work of wollen goods that they have intensified with their arrival.

In conclusion they came to a very rich region of Portugal where they could work on woole, cheese, milk, fabrik, cattle and so forth…

Discover a territory with very important Jewish traditions and heritage in Portugal. Here they started with small Jewish communes with around 50 Jews in the middle of the 15th century. After that they became almost 200. Here we find some important and local Jewish family names, such as the Adida, Abenazo, Baruc, Faravam, Navarro and Sacuto. They will become a reference in Portugal Jewish history.

They practice their own religion in secrecy, inside their own homes to avoid the inquisition. This is a unique Hebrew Culture that the Portuguese Jews were forced to practice, the Crypto-Judaism, or Marranos, also called the B’nei Anussim.

In this Jewish rural tour through Portugal you will explore the memories of a Jewish past and uncover the riches of that time in history.

But we want also to extend your experience to get to know the locals and it’s culture in this Center area of Portugal. For that we have prepared for you the authentic Portuguese experience based on: scenery, history, food & drink, local Culture, heritage and so forth.

 

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    Available Seats: 2

    Adult ( 2 - 2 Pax ) 1,475.00 0.00 /Person

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    Available Seats: 3

    Adult ( 3 - 3 Pax ) 1,033.00 0.00 /Person

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    Available Seats: 4

    Adult ( 4 - 4 Pax ) 812.00 0.00 /Person

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    Available Seats: 5

    Adult ( 5 - 5 Pax ) 690.00 0.00 /Person

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    Available Seats: 6

    Adult ( 6 - 6 Pax ) 608.00 0.00 /Person

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    Available Seats: 7

    Adult ( 7 - 7 Pax ) 550.00 0.00 /Person

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    Available Seats: 8

    Adult ( 8 - 8 Pax ) 513.00 0.00 /Person

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