Portugal is one of the most relevant countries in the world, regarding the Jewish Heritage.
During 2000 years, Jewish communities settled in Portugal, spread across the country, and always integrated with local population.
Portugal became a nation back in 1143, almost 350 years before the Spanish, and the most important and knowledgeable people where Jewish. Doctors, Lawyers, mathematicians, astronomers, Tax collectors, people related to the Kings and to the Royal Families, etc
There is so much to see in Portugal related with Jewish History, that you can easily spend a week or more exploring and learning.
Here are some relevant places in Portugal, with Jewish Influence and History to explore:
- Belmonte (with Synagogue)
- Trancoso (with Synagogue-Museum)
- Tomar (with Synagogue-Museum)
- Lisboa (with Synagogue)
- Porto (with Synagogue)
- Castelo de Vide
- Castelo Branco
- Vilar Formoso
- and much more
For more information, Pedro, conducts private tours in Portugal, starting from Lisbon, and visiting all these locations.
Contact Pedro at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit jewishtoursportugal.com
Additionally, tours operated by Portugal Magik can also cover the whole Jewish Heritage Area of Portugal, for duration between 2 days and 10 days total: https://portugal-magik.com/destination/jewish-heritage/
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