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Jewish Tour of Portugal & Spain – Private Luxury Europe Tours (15 days)

Artisans of Leisure

Porto, Portugal To Barcelona, Spain

Valid for Departures Now Through: 25 Jul 2021

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Porto, Portugal
The Yeatman None

JEWISH TOUR OF PORTUGAL & SPAIN: Porto & Douro Valley, Lisbon & Sintra, Seville & Cordoba, Madrid & Toledo, Barcelona & Girona

An exclusive private tour of Portugal and Spain for the most discerning luxury traveler

Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation in Porto at luxury hotel

Day 2
Porto, Portugal
The Yeatman Breakfast

Full-day private tour of Porto with expert guide and driver

Private tasting at Port wine cellar, museums, architecture, UNESCO-listed city center

Day 3
Porto, Portugal
The Yeatman Breakfast

Full-day private excursion to Douro Valley

Prestigious local wineries, wine tasting, private river cruise, picturesque towns, terraced landscapes

Day 4
Lisbon, Portugal
Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon Breakfast

Private transfer to Lisbon, with touring of Coimbra and Tomar en route

Jewish sites, historic university, architecture, beautiful towns

Accommodation in Lisbon at ultra-luxury hotel: Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon, Olissippo Lapa Palace, Verrida Palacio de Santa Catarina, or Bairro Alto Hotel

Day 5
Lisbon, Portugal
Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon Breakfast

Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver

Ancient Alfama district, Belem, culinary spots, museums, crafts, tiles, lace, gardens, upscale districts

Evening tickets to fado performance

Day 6
Lisbon, Portugal
Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon Breakfast

Full-day private excursion to Sintra

Palaces, gardens, Jewish quarter, castles, Moorish design, tiles

Option to stop in Cascais seaside village for lunch at gourmet restaurant

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: a private cooking class, a tour of Portugal's most prestigious tile factory, hands-on lessons in traditional Portuguese arts

Day 7
Seville, Spain
Hotel Alfonso XIII, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Seville Breakfast

Private overland transfer to Seville, with private tour of Evora en route

Roman ruins, beautiful landscapes, bone chapel, architecture, wine estate

Accommodation in Seville at ultra-luxury hotel

Day 8
Seville, Spain
Hotel Alfonso XIII, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Seville Breakfast

Half-day private walking tour with expert guide

Cathedral, Alcazar palace, Santa Cruz neighborhood, Jewish sites, architecture

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: tapas tasting tour, flamenco performance, excursion to nearby Roman ruin

Day 9
Madrid, Spain
The Westin Palace, Madrid Breakfast, Snack

Private transfer to Cordoba for private tour

Great Mosque-Cathedral, Jewish Quarter, Roman sites, picturesque back streets

Private transfer to train station for high-speed AVE train to Madrid

Accommodation in Madrid at ultra-luxury hotel: Hotel Ritz Madrid or The Westin Palace Hotel

Evening private tapas tasting tour

Day 10
Madrid, Spain
The Westin Palace, Madrid Breakfast

Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver

Old town, Royal Palace, Plaza Mayor, markets, squares, noted museums, art, architecture

Day 11
Madrid, Spain
The Westin Palace, Madrid Breakfast

Full-day private excursion to Toledo with expert guide and driver

Hilltop city, history, architecture, Jewish sites, art, sweets

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: excursion to Segovia or El Escorial, bullfight, flamenco performance, tickets to a soccer gam

Day 12
Barcelona, Spain
Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona Breakfast

Private transfer to station for high-speed AVE train to Barcelona. Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation in Barcelona at ultra-luxury hotel: Mandarin Oriental Barcelona or Hotel Arts

Day 13
Barcelona, Spain
Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona Breakfast

Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver

Historical highlights, old town, Cathedral, markets, Modernista architecture sites, noted museums, parks, art

Day 14
Barcelona, Spain
Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona Breakfast

Full-day private excursion to Girona and Besalu with expert driver-guide

Jewish sites, historic towns, interesting neighborhoods, city walls, churches, beautiful landscapes

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: private cooking class and market visit, excursion to Montserrat, excursion to Penedes wine regeion, private yacht charter along the coast

Day 15
Barcelona, Spain
None Breakfast

Private airport transfer

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Description

JEWISH TOUR OF PORTUGAL & SPAIN: Porto & Douro Valley, Lisbon & Sintra, Seville, Cordoba, Madrid & Toledo, Barcelona & Girona

An exclusive private tour of Portugal and Spain for the most discerning luxury traveler

This private tour was designed for luxury travelers who want to travel along the Sephardic Way and explore the fascinating Jewish heritage of the Iberian Peninsula. Portugal and Spain were once home to the world’s largest and most prosperous Jewish communities under Muslim and Christian rule. This wonderful and quite comprehensive introduction to Portugal and Spain also includes cultural touring through UNESCO World Heritage sites and some of the region’s greatest cities—all with expert guides and luxury accommodations.

About Us

Artisans of Leisure is a luxury travel company specializing in comprehensive private tours in Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and the South Pacific. Artisans of Leisure tours are created for discerning travelers who expect the highest level of luxury, service, and attention to detail. Artisans of Leisure tours include preferred rooms at the world’s best luxury hotels and resorts. All touring is private, with expert guides and drivers in each destination, and each day is tailored to individual interests, preferred pace, and travel preferences.

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25th Anniversary Trip

By: AJ


Reviewed on: 01 Sep 2015

Great experience!!! Tony, the driver that was our main contact was amazing.
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