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Flamenco dancers, the Prado museum, Gaudi’s work in Barcelona, and the Alhambra Palace.
Spain is a feast for the eyes and the tastebuds, but Jewish heritage tours to Spain are also an opportunity to understand the complicated history of Jews in the land of Sepharad.
Visit Jewish heritage sites in Spain like the statue of Maimonides in Cordoba, or the Jewish Museum of Girona. Walk through Jewish quarters and visit the Sephardic Museum of Toledo, located in The Sinagoga del Transito, to get to know medieval Jewish life in the city,
Well known for its nature and for its delicious tapas and wine, Jewish travel in Spain is an excellent opportunity to explore Iberia.
Jewish history in Spain is marked by the Inquisition when the country expelled its Jews, but now there is a revival in the Sephardic heritage of the area.
The Spanish government has created a network linking 15 medieval Jewish cities across Spain in the initiative “Caminos de Sefarad,” making it easy to explore the former homes of famous Jewish figures like Moses ibn Ezra and Maimonides on a Jewish Spain tour.
The Jewish community of Spain today is around 20,000 people. On Jewish heritage trips to Spain, you can visit Barcelona to learn about the Jewish history there or walk around the ancient Call and the main synagogue of Barcelona, one of the oldest synagogues in Europe.
There’s so much to love about Jewish heritage tours of Spain. Tapas, great wine, beautiful places, and a fascinating Jewish history make this country worth the visit.
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