Portugal

Portugal Jewish Heritage Luxury Private Tour with Driver Guide

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Can you imagine the adventure of discovery you and your family can enjoy on this Portugal Jewish Heritage Luxury Private Tour with Driver Guide?

Welcome to an exciting journey through the Jewish heritage in Portugal! Accompanied by an expert guide, you will embark on a private tour to explore the Jewish treasures of Lisbon, Sintra, and Cascais. Unravel the secrets of the Jewish community in Obidos and Tomar. Then, immerse yourself in the deep Jewish history of Alentejo, with its gem, Évora. Discover the beautiful towns of Marvao & Castelo de Vide. But that’s not all, a fascinating adventure awaits you in Porto and the impressive Douro Valley, both recognized as UNESCO World Heritage sites. Get ready for a culturally enriching experience, full of traditions and ancestral legacies!

What's Included

A Very Personalized Itinerary, Just For You and Your Schedule

Hand-Picked Ultra-Luxury & Boutique Hotel Options

Insider Experiences + Inspiring Sightseeing + Magical Upgrades

Private Touring with Your Own Personal Expert Guide

Private Airport & Train Station Luxury Transfers

Full Breakfasts + Food & Wine Tasting Options

Your Choice of Activities on “Design Your Days”®

Expert Advice, Restaurant Ideas & Reservations

24/7 Support & Concierge Service from Spain, Portugal & Morocco

Use our itinerary to inspire your expert-tailored dream trip!

Itinerary

Panoramica Lison Private Luxury Travel Port (4)

Day One

Lisbon

Embark on a fascinating exploration of Lisbon's cultural treasures. Accompanied by an expert guide in Jewish heritage, you will discover the hidden gem of Shaaré Tikvah Synagogue in Lisbon, discreetly located in a charming courtyard due to historical laws. You will uncover the charm of historic neighborhoods like Alfama, where an important Jewish community once flourished, and the sophistication of areas like Bairro Alto. Be amazed by the grandeur of São Jorge Castle, the magnificence of Jerónimos Monastery, and the splendor of Belém Tower. Delight in authentic Portuguese cuisine and immerse yourself in the artistic richness of local museums. Experience the vibrant energy of Lisbon and be enchanted by this unforgettable cultural journey, guided by an expert who will lead you through the sites of Jewish heritage.

Sintra Palcio Pena (1)

Day Two

Sintra & Cascais

Discover Cabo da Roca, where land meets sea. Azenhas do Mar, a hidden gem nestled between mountains and ocean. Marvel at the stunning beaches and cliff-carved pools. Sintra, a UNESCO World Heritage site, reveals exquisite architecture and mysterious wonders. Delight in local gastronomy. Explore the narrow streets, lush parks, and savor regional pastries. Embark on a journey where nature, history, and enchantment converge.

Obidos

Day Three

Obidos & Tomar

Embark on an unforgettable excursion from Lisbon to Óbidos and Tomar! In Óbidos, enjoy its medieval charm with cobbled streets and walls, and try the delicious "ginjinha" liqueur. Then, in Tomar, marvel at the Castle of the Templars and the Convent of the Knights of Christ, both UNESCO World Heritage sites. Explore a 15th-century synagogue that connects us to the city's Jewish heritage. With an expert guide and private transportation, this cultural experience will be unforgettable.

Landscape Alentejo Region Private Luxury Travel

Day Four

Alentejo Region

Discover the captivating beauty of Alentejo and the charming city of Évora in a unique experience. Immerse yourself in the rich history, culture, and breathtaking landscapes of the region. Explore picturesque villages, golden plains, and olive-dotted vineyards. Experience the medieval charm of Évora, a UNESCO World Heritage site, with its cobbled streets and majestic landmarks. Delight in authentic Alentejo cuisine and wines. This genuine adventure promises an unforgettable journey to the heart of Portugal.

Marvao Portugal Private Luxury Travel (1)

Day Five

Marvão & Castelo de Vide

Enjoy an unforgettable day exploring the treasures of Marvao and Castelo de Vide, both with a rich Jewish heritage, alongside an expert guide! In Castelo, the guide will take you to visit the ancient synagogue, and you'll marvel at the narrow streets between the Castle and the Villa Fountain, famous for its mineral water. Let yourself be captivated by the beauty of the Jewish Quarter of Castelo de Vide as the guide immerses you in its fascinating history. Then, in Marvão, enjoy the charming medieval village with its cobbled streets, white houses, and breathtaking panoramic views from its rocky hilltop location, while the guide shares fascinating details about the area and its historical past.

Belmonte

Day Six

Porto

You will enjoy an exciting journey to Porto with private transportation and an expert guide. Your first stop will be in Belmonte, where you will be amazed by its medieval heritage, cobbled streets, and white houses. Additionally, you will visit the Jewish museum that narrates the fascinating history of the Jewish community in the region. You will also find an active synagogue, where you will experience the authenticity and richness of its cultural legacy. After this enriching visit, you will continue to your hotel in Porto, where you can relax and enjoy a pleasant stay before continuing to explore this fascinating city and its surroundings. Get ready for an unforgettable journey filled with beauty, history, and unique experiences!

Porto Claustro

Day Seven

Porto

Embark on a thrilling private tour through the fascinating Jewish heritage of Porto! Discover hidden treasures of the ancient Jewish quarter with our expert guide and history enthusiast. We'll unveil the secrets of Jewish altars in private properties, still preserved with the passage of time. Immerse yourself in the historical atmosphere of Porto's first synagogue in Rua de Santana. Marvel at the majestic Se Cathedral and don't miss the iconic Lello Bookstore. An exclusive and enriching experience to explore the rich Jewish culture of Porto!

Paisaje Douro Valley Private Luxury Travel

Day Eight

Douro Wine Country

Enjoy a private and intimate tour to the magical Douro Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage gem that captivates the senses! With our expert guide, you'll uncover the fascinating history of the world's oldest wine in a charming local winery. Delight in the exquisite nuances of Douro wine as the aromas surround you. An unforgettable and exclusive experience awaits you in this magical corner of Portugal!

Village Douro

Day Nine

Douro Valley Active Fun

Embark on a private and intimate sailing excursion on Douro river or… alternatively if you enjoy being active, we have an option for guided hiking in and around the Duero valley vineyards with a picnic with local specialities. After time for a tasty lunch you may opt for more hiking or we have a special treat… Explore the enchanting village of Lamego, with its rich Jewish heritage and hidden historical treasures.

Private Mercedes Transfer Private Luxury Travel

Day Ten

Adeus / Farewell

You've reached the end of your journey! Experiences may have an ending, but the memories we've created will last forever. Now, our exclusive private transfer awaits to take you from your hotel to the airport. Farewell!

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