Madrid & nearby

Treasures of Jewish history in Madrid, Toledo, Ávila & Segovia

 

Travel Nexus is an official RASGO Agency thanks to its knowledge and expertise in Jewish Heritage tours. Rasgo is the name granted to certain providers by the Network of Spanish Jewish Quarters who offer specialized travel services.

The history of Spain is filled with treasures of Jewish culture. We will take you through medieval Jewish quarters and ancient landmarks. Our expertise goes from routes tailor-made for those interested in discovering or going deeper into their roots, to special itineraries built up around the vast history, culture and legacy of Jewish people in Spain. 

With this program, you will discover the main Jewish points of interest in central Spain: Madrid, Toledo, Segovia and Avila.

 

Destination

Sefarad Jewish Heritage

Dates

All year round

Type

Jewish Heritage Tour

Profile

Special interest groups

Accomodations

All categories

Destination

Sefarad Jewish Heritage

Dates

All year round

Type

Jewish Heritage Tour

Profile

Special interest groups

Accomodations

All categories

Program.

Day

1

Arrival & Visit Madrid
Arrival in Madrid. Panoramic tour through the old town beginning at Gran Via and visiting Plaza España, Calle Mayor, Puerta del Sol, and exploring the Habsburg's quarter around the Plaza de la Paja. We will also see the Puerta de Alcala and the Bullfight arena.

Welcome dinner and overnight in Madrid

 

 

 

 

 

Day

2

Full day Madrid

Morning: Visit the imposing Royal Palace, the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family in Madrid but nowadays used only for state ceremonies.

Afternoon: Explore the magnificent Prado Museum, the main Spanish national art museum. It features one of the World's finest collections of European art, dating from the 12th to the early 19th century with masterpieces from Velázquez, Murillo, Goya, el Greco, Rafael, etc.

Possible dinner with Flamenco entertainment and overnight in Madrid

 

 

 

 

 

Day

3

Monumental Avila and Segovia & its Jewish Quarters

Morning: Transfer to Ávila. See its monumental gates. Visit the San Vicente Basilica, the Cathedral, San Pedro Church, Don Samuel Synagogue and more parts of the Jewish Quarter.

Afternoon: Transfer to Segovia. Visit the Aqueduct and the Jewish Quarter with its former synagogues. Also the emblematic Alcázar Palace and its Gothic Cathedral.

Overnight in Segovia.

 

 

 

 

Day

4

Spectacular Toledo Jewish Heritage

Transfer to Toledo, the famous city "of the three cultures".

Afternoon: Full day dedicated to Del Tránsito Synagogue, which is famous because of its rich stucco decoration, and Santa Maria La Blanca Synagogue, which is considered the oldest synagogue building in Europe still standing. El Greco's House will also be visited.

Dinner with Jewish Traditional Music optional. Overnight in Toledo

 

 

 

 

 

Day

5

Departure

Transfer to Madrid airport and departure

Included

Standard general conditions (subject to change as per your tailor-made quote)

 

• Deluxe air-conditioned bus.
• Acommodation in good tourist class hotels depending on specific quote, in double room and at half board basis: dinner and breakfast. Single rooms available at a supplement.
• Expert English speaking guide throughout.
• Entrance fees and activities as per itinerary.

 

Not included

Standard general conditions (subject to change as per your tailor-made quote)

 

• Flights
• Personal expenses
• Personal/medical insurance
• Tips for local service providers or guide

 

 

 

 

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