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Jewish Heritage Tour in Porto provided by Portoalities

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Jewish Heritage Tour in Porto

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Our Jewish heritage tours in Porto are a balance between getting to know the Jewish history of the city while discovering the most important monuments of the city. Therefore, even if you are not Jewish this tour is a good way for you to get to know Porto.  Highlights of this tour • Get to know how the Jewish community of Porto was born and how it developed throughout time • Go on a quest for the lost medieval synagogue of Porto, diving yourself on the forgotten Jewish neighbourhood • Discover the secret medieval streets of Porto: this is where the city was founded, and where the first Jewish neighbourhood of Porto existed! • Learn about the life of the founder of the contemporary Jewish community • Understand how Porto and its inhabitants behaved during the Inquisition • Finish the Jewish heritage tour with a tasting of a kosher drink (we can’t tell you which one – it will be a surprise!)
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Departure Point
Clérigos Tower, R. de São Filipe de Nery, 4050-546 Porto, Portugal
Return Details
São Bento Station, Praça de Almeida Garrett, 4000-069 Porto, Portugal
  • Professional guide
  • Wine tasting
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately - we strongly recommend you to take comfortable shoes (no high-heeled shoes), a light scarf and a raincoat (if you take the tour during winter).
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Ronster_12 wrote a review May 2020
New Braunfels, Texas28 contributions3 helpful votes
Sara is a self-confessed "nerd" when it comes to history. She also speaks excellent English and does in-depth research. On this tour, you'll follow her through areas of four Jewish settlements in Porto from the 13th century to the present day. Sara's description of the
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Date of experience: May 2020
RichardWexler wrote a review May 2020
Alexandria, Virginia20 contributions6 helpful votes
I’m old enough to remember the old phone company slogan, “the next best thing to being there.” That aptly describes the virtual Jewish Heritage tour of Porto. I’d actually walked some of these streets on earlier visits to Porto, but now, thanks to Sara, I understand what I saw.
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Date of experience: May 2020
Gerald Malone wrote a review May 2020
London, United Kingdom6 contributions1 helpful vote
Went on an online tour of the Jewish Quarter in Porto. Sara, the online guide, was exceptionally well informed and dialogue flowed as easily as if the tour had been in person. The format of a video walk with live commentary, stopping where necessary to give explanations, was
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Date of experience: May 2020
Rosemary M wrote a review Jan 2020
Lyon, France4 contributions1 helpful vote
We thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon tour with Sara. She is very knowledgeable and transmitted her knowledge simply and clearly. She also adapted the tour to our interests. We highly recommend the tour.
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Date of experience: December 2019
AliChloeNYC wrote a review Nov 2019
New York City, New York3 contributions1 helpful vote
We took the Jewish Heritage Tour on a weekend in October 2019. Sara is very knowledgeable, and the tour covered different aspects of day-to-day life, as well as the cultural heritage of the city. Walking around beautiful Porto with her gave us a different perspective about the
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Sara was great on our duoro valley trip. Tour was brilliantly organised and banter throughout the day was top notch
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Virtual Wine Tour
The virtual wine tasting that Sara led us through was an exquisite experience! Her knowledge is exceeded only by he
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Amazing virtual wine tasting!!!!
Have you ever been to a virtual wine tasting? I had not...until some friends and former clients of Sara invited me
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Smart and Playful -- Best Combination
This was a lovely adventure through the wine country (virtually speaking) with an extremely knowledgable and deligh
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Virtual Wine Tasting--Wonderful experience!!
We arranged a virtual wine tasting with Sara that was held last night. She is magnificent at bringing education, fu
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Virtual Wine Tasting
We had an absolutely delightful evening yesterday. Sara connected us across four locations and led a wine tasting
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Sara is the best !!!!!!
I had the pleasure to be on a tour with Sara. She takes a good care for all the details, she is very punctual and e
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This was an amazing tour organized by lovely Sara that has shared many details on the Jewish community in Porto wit
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Knowledge, about Oporto and Portuguese history are impressive. Their Communication skills, motivation and joy makes
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After a wonderful in person tour of Porto with 4 kids in the Spring 2018 and after several months of missing each o
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Virtual Port Wine Tour
My husband and I had a trip scheduled to Portugal in April 2020 that was cancelled because of COVID. We had been lo
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Virtual UNESCO tour of Porto
This was my first virtual tour....and I was pleasantly surprised. Sara was a very knowledgeable guide. I would reco
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  • Duration: 3h
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  • Languages Offered: English, Portuguese, Spanish
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