ROOTS OF SEFARAD

Jewish Heritage in Spain and Portugal

Trail of the Crypto-Jews: The Western Route


HighlightsJewish quarter, Hervas

  • SEGOVIA - SEE the old synagogue and new Jewish Information Center… and hear about what they won’t let you see…
  • GUARDAWALK through a 15th-century Jewish quarter frozen in time
  • HERVAS - HEAR Sephardic music in the streets of a town proud of its Jewish heritage

And also:

  • BELMONTE - VISIT the Portuguese town where Crypto-Jews first came out of the closet
  • VILA NOVA DE FOZ CÔA EXPLORE the biggest open air site of Paleolithic art in Europe

 


 

Summary

 

  • Day 1: Barajas Airport - Madrid
  • Day 2:  Madrid
  • Day 3:  Madrid - Segovia
  • Day 4:  Segovia - Zamora - Miranda do Douro - Carçao - Bragança
  • Day 5Bragança - Vila Nova de Foz Côa-Guarda
  • Day 6Guarda - Trancoso - Linhares da BeiraGuarda
  • Day 7Guarda - Belmonte - Covilha - Castelo de Vide
  • Day 8:   Castelo de Vide - Marvâo - Valencia de Alcantara - Caceres
  • Day 9Caceres - Hervas
  • Day 10Hervas - Bejar - Candelario - Hervas
  • Day 11Hervas - Avila - Madrid
  • Day 12:  Madrid - Toledo - Madrid
  • Day 13:  Madrid - Barajas Airport