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The Jewish Heritage in Portugal

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from 1,780€
  • Duration
  • Self-Drive

Discover the Jewish heritage in the charming cities and villages of Portugal!

The Experience

The Portuguese history holds a very important Jewish legacy and it’s through this charming heritage that we invite you to indulge. It’s from north to south in cities, villages and neighbourhoods that we encounter with the Jewish presence in Portugal that took place from the 10th till the 15th century.
We have handpicked a selection of the most charming cities, villages, and sites including Belmonte, where is located the sole Peninsular community legitimately heir to the ancient historical presence of the Sephardic Jews. Together with this, stay in charming hotels for you to indulge a historical journey through the country.

Reasons To Love It
  • Indulge in the Jewish culture in Portugal
  • Discover beautiful villages and cities
  • Be inspired by the history along the tour

Experience Itinerary

Arrival at Lisbon airport. Overnight at the centrally located and detailed Browns Boutique Hotel. 

After breakfast, let yourself be guided on a half day tour by the most knowledgeable guide that will charm you with the history and hidden gems of the Jewish presence in Lisbon.
The rest of the day is free for you to get to know the city.
Overnight at Browns Boutique Hotel.

After breakfast, within 30 minutes transfer from Lisbon, we reach Sintra. A fairytale village and a Unesco Site with an immense historical Jewish heritage. Get inspired with the tour we have handpicked including a visit to the moors castle and its secret tales.
Transfer to Browns Boutique Hotel.

After picking up the car, the destination is north towards Belmonte, the most important centre of the Jewish community in Portugal and hosting one of the 4 synagogues in the country.
Overnight at Convento de Belmonte, once a convent dating from the 7th century.

After a delightful breakfast of typical products, you will be guided through the important Jewish heritage of the village. The rest of the day is free for you to get to know Belmonte and maybe do a walking tour within the town.
Sleep at Convento de Belmonte.

Continue the trip towards Castelo de Vide, considered by some as one of the most romantic villages in Portugal, also hosts impressive Jewish sites which you will visit on a guided tour so hidden details stay uncover.
Follow the lavender scent toward Quinta das Lavandas, the one of the main producer of lavender in the country and your accommodation for a scented overnight. 

Travel to Marvão, the nearby walled village on the top of São Mamede mountain range offering with stunning views of border Spain.
Overnight at Quinta das Lavandas.

Travel to Lisbon for your last day in the bright and sunny capital. Car drop-off and overnight at Browns Boutique Hotel.


After your last typical breakfast, it’s time to say goodbye to the beautiful city of Lisbon.

Itinerary Map


Important Information

This tour is self-drive so it is up to you to decide your date of departure, we will be here!


Rent a car for 4 days arranged through Europcar. The car is a Seat Ibiza with A/C or similar. However, we can tailormade to your needs.


The price of the program is 1780€ per person on a double room. Special seasons, single and solo traveller supplements applies.


- 8 nights’ accommodation with breakfast on a double room;
- 4 half day guided tours in Lisbon, Sintra, Belmonte and Castelo Vide;
- Transfer to/from Guided tour in Sintra;
- Car rental service for 4 days (72h); 
- A booklet of your trip with inside tips for unforgettable memories and local experiences.

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