Jewish Alfama in Lisbon

Jewish Lisbon Half Day

Can you trace your family back to Portugal? Want to discover your ancestral roots? Or just interested in a bit of Jewish history? Let us put together a private Jewish tour of Lisbon for you that brings the ancient Jewish communities of Portugal to life.

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Embark on a journey through time and immerse yourself in the rich Jewish heritage of Lisbon with our Jewish tour. This half day tour is a sightseeing experience and an opportunity to discover the untold stories of the Jewish community that once thrived in this vibrant city.

Likewise, as you explore the must-see Jewish sites of Lisbon, you will witness firsthand the deep-rooted history and cultural significance they hold. So, prepare to be captivated by these sacred places’ deep-rooted history and cultural significance.

From Synagogues and museums to hidden alleys, every step will unveil a new layer of this fascinating legacy. The Jewish Museum of Ohel Jacob Synagogue tells a tale of heritage and survival. It showcases artifacts that vividly depict Portuguese-Jewish life throughout history. Each item holds its own story, offering glimpses into traditions and customs that have shaped this vibrant culture.

Jewish Tour of Lisbon

But it’s not just about visiting landmarks; it’s about delving into the unknown stories. The Conversos, or Crypto-Jews, are integral to Lisbon’s Jewish history. Through their tales of resilience and survival during persecution, you will gain a deeper understanding of their struggles and triumphs.

In addition, each story is a testament to the indomitable human spirit, reminding us of our capacity for strength and perseverance. Furthermore, in their narratives, you will find the courage that defies adversity and the determination that overcomes all odds. These stories are not just about surviving; they are about thriving against unimaginable challenges.

This tour is more than just a historical excursion; in fact, it is an opportunity to connect with your roots and embrace the diversity of our world. Let the spirit of discovery guide you as you uncover hidden gems and forge connections with fellow travelers who share your passion for history and culture.

One of the best ways to experience the Jewish Heritage of Lisbon is with a tour. Consider joining our Jewish Lisbon half day tour or the Lisbon Jewish tour for a full day to get a complete experience.

Lagoon in Serra da Estrela, Portugal

Serra Estrela Tour

Discover a Portugal made of stones, waterfalls, and rock formations in unusual ways. Then, through the trees and along the waterways, explore the typical mountain villages full of genuine people.

Serra Estrela Tour

Embark on a journey to the stunning region of Serra da Estrela and explore its charming mountain villages with our Serra Estrela tour. Nestled amidst breathtaking landscapes, these hidden gems offer a unique glimpse into Portugal’s rich cultural heritage and traditional architecture.

Serra Estrela tour is an opportunity to immerse yourself in the beauty of nature while discovering the quaint villages that dot its picturesque landscape. From the cobblestone streets of Manteigas to the rustic charm of Sabugueiro, each town tells its own story and offers a glimpse into rural Portuguese life.

As you venture through these mountain villages, you will be captivated by their timeless beauty. The traditional stone houses’ sloping roofs blend seamlessly with the surrounding natural scenery. Wander through narrow alleys lined with colorful flowers and experience the warm hospitality of the locals who take pride in preserving their cultural traditions.

In addition to their architectural allure, these mountain villages also serve as gateways to outdoor adventures. Hiking enthusiasts can explore scenic trails that lead to panoramic viewpoints and cascading waterfalls. Winter brings a new dimension to Serra da Estrela as it transforms into Portugal’s only ski resort, offering thrilling skiing and snowboarding opportunities.

Whether seeking tranquility amidst nature or exploring Portugal’s rural heritage, a Serra da Estrela tour promises an unforgettable experience. Discover hidden treasures in its enchanting mountain villages and create memories that will last a lifetime.

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Experience the beauty and serenity of Portugal’s Serra da Estrela on an unforgettable tour that will leave you with cherished memories for a lifetime. Whether you are searching for tranquility amidst nature or a chance to explore the rural heritage of this captivating region, Serra da Estrela has it all. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscapes surrounding you as you delve into the heart of this mountainous paradise.

As you embark on your journey, prepare to be enchanted by the hidden treasures within its charming mountain villages. Each village tells a unique story, with its distinct character and traditions waiting to be discovered. Stroll through cobblestone streets lined with picturesque houses adorned with colorful flowers.

Engage with friendly locals eager to share their stories and traditions passed down from generation to generation. Experience their warm hospitality as they welcome you into their world. Indulge your senses in local cuisine bursting with flavors unique to this region.

From hearty traditional dishes, each meal will be a culinary delight showcasing Portuguese gastronomy’s richness and authenticity. For those seeking adventure, embark on exhilarating hikes through pristine landscapes where breathtaking vistas await at every turn.

Feel your spirits soar as you witness cascading waterfalls, emerald green valleys, and rugged peaks reaching toward the sky. Make sure to capture these moments through photographs or take a quiet reflection surrounded by nature’s wonders.

Expert guides will unveil fascinating stories about Serra da Estrela’s history and culture throughout your tour. Gain insights into ancient traditions preserved over centuries and learn about sustainable practices implemented within these communities.

Alqueva Lake in Alentejo, Portugal

Jewish Alentejo

Experience the unique Jewish History of Alentejo on a Jewish Alentejo tour. Explore the culture and heritage of Portugal’s Jewish presence in the Alentejo. This tour will trace the history of Jewish settlement and life in the region, examining the development of Jewish communities in the area and their contributions to the economy and society of Alentejo. Jewish Life in the Alentejo Region of Portugal: An Historical Perspective.

Exploring Jewish Alentejo: A Tour of Portugal’s Historical Jewish Towns

Our Portuguese Crypto Jews Jewish Alentejo tour is in southern Portugal, known for its beautiful landscape and unique Alentejo Jewish past and traditions. But did you know it is also home to a unique Jewish heritage? This region of Portugal is fascinating in Jewish history, with a long and rich tradition of Jewish presence. This is a chance to learn about the rich and varied culture of the Jewish people who settled in this area over the centuries. It is known for its stunning landscapes, breathtaking coastline, and rich cultural heritage. However, it is also home to a long and proud Jewish history, which has shaped the region in many ways.

Jewish Alentejo tours and the Portuguese Crypto Jews

Jews have lived in this region since the Roman Empire, dating back to the Visigoth period. The Jewish legacy in Alentejo is still visible in the architecture, customs, and cuisine. Explore Jewish Alentejo history with our tour and discover the rich culture and people of this beautiful region of Portugal. Therefore we will visit the old Jewish quarter in Evora, the Synagogue in Castelo de Vide, and more. Our tour includes stops at historical sites, local museums, and a guided walk through the Jewish quarters.

This tour offers you an in-depth look into the past of the Jewish people who settled in Alentejo and how their culture and traditions influenced the region. In addition, you will learn that Jews arrived in the area as traders and settlers. And that over the centuries, Alentejo was home to various Jewish communities, including Sephardic Jews, Ashkenazi Jews, and Crypto-Jews. Finally, we will explore the Gotic Jewish Quarter in Valência de Alcantara, located on the Spanish-Portuguese border, one of the best-kept in Spain. So, enjoy a journey through time to discover Alentejo’s Jewish past.

Medieval city of Obidos, Portugal

Óbidos and Nazaré Tour from Lisbon

If you are visiting Lisbon and looking for a day trip, consider a tour to Obidos and Nazaré. The small white-washed village of Obidos and Nazaré offers breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and stunning architecture.


Experience Portugal’s Historic Towns on an Obidos and Nazare Private Tour

Obidos and Nazare Private Tour from Lisbon offers tourists a unique opportunity to explore two of Portugal’s most historic and charming towns. Visitors can explore the cobblestone streets of Obidos and the beautiful Nazare Beach. The tour includes transportation, a professional guide, and plenty of time to take in the sights.

Obidos is a walled medieval city with winding cobblestone streets and colorful buildings, while Nazare is a charming fishing village known for its big waves and tradition. So, Enjoy stunning views, explore the culture, and sample the local cuisine.

Discover the Historical Wonders of Alcobaça and Batalha

Alcobaça and Batalha are two of Portugal’s most impressive and historic sites. This tour takes you to these stunning UNESCO World Heritage sites, where you can explore Gothic architecture, stunning monasteries, and other incredible historical landmarks. In addition, you can explore the intricate architecture, learn about history, and admire the breathtaking views of the surrounding area.

Douro River Portugal

Porto and Douro Valley Tour

This four-day, three-night tour invites you to know two of Portugal’s most beautiful provinces: the Douro Litoral and the Alto Douro Vinhateiro.
We will visit cities, regions, and monuments. It is a World Heritage due to its historical identity and historical-cultural and religious richness.
Private tour from 2.885€ for 2 persons
For more than 2 persons, please ask for a quote


Porto and Douro Valley Tour

Experience the majestic Douro Valley in this Porto and Douro valley tour and the beautiful city of Porto on this guided adventure. After a convenient hotel pickup, learn about the region from an informative local guide and explore Porto landmarks like the historic cathedral, Belle-Époque café, and Lello bookshop. Then, cruise down the Douro River and visit the old city of Lamego.

Start the day with a magnificent view of the Serra do Pilar before exploring the majestic city of Porto. See the hill of the old cathedral and the outer medieval Fernandine walls (Muralha Fernandina), completed during the reign of King Fernando.

Next, visit the Majestic Café, a Belle-Époque café with ornate interiors of carved wood. It is considered one of the ten most beautiful cafes in the world.
We continue our Porto Douro valley tour to Aliados Square (Praça da Liberdade) to look at the statue of King Peter IV and admire the Art Nouveau architecture.
São Bento train station. The atrium is covered in 20.000 tiles hand-painted by the painter and potter Jorge Colaço. These white and blue tiles express the history of means of transport and the history of Portugal. A unique open Art in Porto!

The historical center of Porto city is a Unesco World Heritage Site. Here you can see the Palácio da Bolsa (Stock Exchange) and the Church of S. Francisco on the way to the pleasant riverside neighborhoods of Ribeira and Miragaia.
Enjoy a Wine tasting and visit the cellars of one of the oldest wineries in Douro Valley.

Visit the Pinhão Village by the river Douro.
On Douro Valley, you will enjoy a boat ride of 1 hour upstream of the river with the fantastic landscaping with the vineyards built in terraces on both sides.
Overnight in Peso da Régua.

Private tour from 2.885€ for 2 persons
For more than 2 persons, please ask for a quote
Synagogue with menorah

Jewish Rural Portugal

This multi-day tour explores Jewish Rural Portugal and its vibrant Jewish history. It looks at how Jewish communities flourished there for centuries and how the cultural heritage of these communities has been preserved today.

Exploring Jewish History in Jewish Rural Portugal

Jewish Rural Portugal is home to a unique Jewish history and culture, from ancient synagogues to traditional food and customs. This off-the-beaten-path destination offers visitors a unique glimpse into the history and culture of Portuguese Jews.

Our tour is about the history of the Jewish presence in rural Portugal and highlights these communities’ unique cultural, religious, and economic contributions. Additionally, it examines the current state of Jewish life in Portugal, including the challenges and opportunities the community faces.

Jewish communities in rural Portugal

These Jewish mountain village communities are a unique case for ethnographic inquiry. They are the only Jewish rural communities in Portugal. Its inhabitants are descendants of the exiles from the Spanish expulsion in 1492. Be ready to explore the history of the Portuguese Jewish people and their relationship to their rural environment. It also examines how these Jewish communities have adapted and adjusted to changing social and economic conditions.

Here is one of the few places in Europe with a long and ongoing Jewish history. Jews have been living in the rural areas of Portugal since the 13th century. And have contributed significantly to the area’s economy and culture. In addition, this area is the home to a unique and secret Hebrew culture that has survived 5 centuries of persecution and harassment.

It is an example of a minor, isolated minority group that has maintained its distinctive cultural identity despite centuries of persecution and discrimination. By exploring this rich Jewish cultural heritage, you can gain insight into the unique history of these mountain villages in Portugal.

Private tour from 6.685€ for 2 persons
For more than 2 persons, please ask for a quote
Galapagos Beach in Serra da arrabida

Serra Arrábida Tour

Enjoy breathtaking views with our Serra Arrábida tour and learn about the area’s fascinating history. Explore the unique landscapes and cultural heritage of this region. Then, on a journey to the Art of Tiles, discover how tiles are made in Portugal.

Explore the Wild Beauty of Serra Arrábida tour.

Serra Arrábida tour will allow you to enjoy the breathtaking views, learn about the fascinating history, and take home some fantastic handcrafted souvenirs. It is a stunningly beautiful area in Portugal and famous for its spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean. It offers many natural attractions, including stunning beaches, lush vegetation, and rugged cliffs.

This natural paradise is located just a short drive away from Lisbon. It is abundant with natural wonders that are truly mesmerizing. The rugged coastline stretches as far as the eye can see, with dramatic cliffs plunging into the crystal-clear waters below. The lush green hills surrounding the coast provide a stunning contrast to the deep blue sea. The overall view is unforgettable and breathtaking.

During your tour, you can explore some astonishing beaches, monasteries dating back to the XVI century, vineyards, palaces, and tiles. You can also learn about the unique craftsmanship of tiles and explore the region’s cultural heritage and landscapes. Moreover, you can take part in making your tile and visit one of the best examples of tile art from the XVI century in Portugal, the Palace of Bacalhoa, to have an unforgettable tile experience.

Prepare for an unforgettable journey filled with natural wonders, cultural treasures, and awe-inspiring sights. This tour promises to leave you with memories that will last a lifetime as you explore astonishing beaches, monasteries dating back to the XVI century, vineyards, palaces, and tiles like never before.

Finally, end your tour by raising your glasses in a wine-tasting session with the region’s best wines.

Quinta da Regaleira in sintra

Sintra and Cascais Tour

Welcome to the most beautiful of stories. Discover the village of painters, musicians, poets, and aristocrats. Record every moment of magic and mystery in this charming place.

Sintra and Cascais Tour from Lisbon

Join us on the perfect way to discover Sintra, Cascais, and the West Portuguese coastline on this private Sintra and Cascais tour. Enjoy exploring romantic Palaces, castles, cottages, exotic gardens, and charming parks. Get inspired by the architecture, craggy mountainous scenery, rich history, and spectacular scenery; Home of the Portuguese royalty and poets such as Lord Byron, who described Sintra as a ‘Glorious Eden.’

A day trip to Sintra and Cascais is not just about sightseeing but immersing yourself in Portuguese culture. Learn about the country’s fascinating history from knowledgeable guides who will bring these historic sites to life. Marvel at the stunning views from Cabo da Roca, Europe’s westernmost point, and breathe in the fresh Atlantic air.

Sintra is a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its stunning palaces and castles. As you wander through the narrow streets and lush gardens, you’ll feel like you’ve entered a fairytale. Visit the iconic Pena Palace with its vibrant colors and intricate architecture, or explore the mysterious Quinta da Regaleira with its hidden tunnels and mystical symbolism.

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Inhale peace and happiness in this unique, seductive, romantic village. Its landscape and heritage earned it the title of world heritage, classified by UNESCO. Attended by painters, musicians, poets, and aristocrats gained a cultural dynamic visible in the town’s architectural legacy.

Explore the beauty of the town center with its narrow streets and flower-topped balconies. Then, enjoy the town’s delicacies – travesseiros, a puff pastry filled with almond cream, queijadas, a sweet cheesecake, eggs, milk, and sugar.

Time to enjoy the westernmost point of the European continent, Cabo da Roca, located at the far end of the Sintra Mountains, undoubtedly one of Portugal’s most emblematic places.

Discover beauty everywhere along the seashore with astonishing views through the Rockies. Marvel with the city of Cascais, once a fisherman village, and its gorgeous bay; Museums, exquisite gardens, architecture, a medieval fortress, and a cultural legacy home to many personalities.

Museu Judaico de Belmonte, na Serra da Estrela.

Old Jewish Quarters Route

Experience the Jewish history and culture of the Old Jewish Quarters route. Learn about the architecture, tradition, and the people who call it home. Portugal’s Old Jewish Quarters are a must-see destination for anyone exploring the country’s vibrant history and culture. Discover what makes these old Jewish quarters so unique and memorable.

Explore Portugal’s Rich Jewish Heritage on the Old Jewish Quarters Route

This Old Jewish Quarters route provides an opportunity to discover our Jewish tours in Portugal  – an educational and inspiring journey.

Portugal is home to some of the oldest Jewish quarters in the world. Journey through its winding streets and explore its rich history, culture, and architecture. Discover the stories of the people who lived here in the centuries past and learn about their unique customs and traditions. See how they adapted to life in a new land while keeping their faith alive.

The Old Jewish Quarter Route in Portugal is a journey through the country’s Jewish heritage. Therefore it highlights its Jewish cultural sites, museums, and synagogues. Along the way, learn about the history of the Jewish communities and explore its unique Hebrew culture.
Our multi-day tour aims to provide you with the history of the Jewish presence in Portugal from its earliest days until now. It will look at their contribution to Portuguese society and the effects of the Inquisition on Jewish life in Portugal.

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The Vibrant Traditions of Portugal’s Jewish Communities

In addition, you will get to know Portugal’s north/center area with the green mountains and the beautiful shale villages where time stands still. Finally, take this route through Portugal’s old Jewish quarters and uncover a fascinating part of its history. From ancient synagogues to traditional markets, you can see and experience life in these old Jewish quarters. So get ready to be immersed in a unique cultural experience as you discover the hidden gems of Portugal’s Jewish history!

So, delve into the captivating world of Portugal’s Jewish Quarters, where a rich cultural heritage awaits you. Discover the fascinating history of Portugal’s Jewish community as you unearth hidden gems and journey through time. Immerse yourself in the vibrant traditions of these quarters, and experience the unique beauty they offer. Join us on this unforgettable adventure, and be amazed by the wonders that await you.

Portas do Sol in Lisbon, Alfama

Lisbon Tour

Take a trip through time on a Lisbon Tour through its History and Culture. First, explore some of Portugal’s historical capital’s fascinating history and culture. Then, embark on a journey through the centuries, discovering the city’s past and present.

Take a Trip Through Time on a Lisbon Tour

Explore the cobblestone streets, visit iconic landmarks, learn about the city’s monuments, and discover its vibrant culture. This tour is perfect for those who want to get to know the city and its people. Next, journey through Lisbon’s winding streets and uncover a wealth of sights and sounds that will take you back in time. With a history spanning centuries, Lisbon is an incredible destination that will leave you in awe of its beauty and culture.

Furthermore, travel through one of the most iconic Arts in Lisbon. Discover the colorful tiles, or azulejos, that adorn the walls of buildings throughout the city. Therefore these tiles are a mainstay of Lisbon’s culture and architecture, from the cobblestone streets to the outdoor cafes.

Join us in exploring the best of Lisbon’s soul on a private tour that takes you to the heart of Lisbon, its parks, and historic neighborhoods.