ROOTS OF SEFARAD

Jewish Heritage in Spain and Portugal

Jews in Eastern Spain: from Roman Times to World War II


Highlights

  • BARCELONASEE the medieval synagogue and speak with a member of today’s Jewish community
  • BESALÚVISIT the 13th -century Jewish quarter and mikveh
  • TUDELASEE the magnificent La Coruña Bible and HEAR about the “Jewish Marco Polo”

And also:

  • ALCALÁ DE HENARES - VISIT the birthplace of Don Quixote author Miguel de Cervantes, son of conversos
  • SORT — SEE the jail where Jews were protected during World War II.

 


 

Summary

Girona

  • Day 1:  Barajas Airport -Madrid
  • Day 2:  Madrid
  • Day 3:  Madrid - Alcalá de Henares - Tarazona - Tudela
  • Day 4:  Tudela - Belchite - Monzón–Sort
  • Day 5:  Sort - Barcelona
  • Day 6:  Barcelona
  • Day 7:  Barcelona
  • Day 8:  Barcelona - Figueres - Besalú - Girona
  • Day 9:  Girona - Tarragona - Tortosa
  • Day 10:  Tortosa - Sagunto - Valencia
  • Day 11:  Valencia - Madrid
  • Day12:  Madrid - Toledo - Madrid
  • Day 13:  Madrid - Aeropuerto de Barajas