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Jewish Heritage Walking Tour
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Jewish Heritage Walking Tour


Tour Highlights

Discover the history of the Jewish community in Palma de Mallorca. The Jewish Heritage Walking Tour takes you through the old Jewish quarter ‘El Call’, tracing the history from the 13th Century to the present day, visiting the old synagogue and the Museum of Jewish History.

Old Jewish Quarter   

El Call

Synagogue Calle Monsenor Palmer

Calle Sol

Church of Monte Sion

The Museum of Jewish History


Tour Information


Duration Time: 4 hours

Type of tour: Private Tour
Departure Time: Daily. Flexible start times
Departure Point: Hotel or Port
Group Size: Small & Large Groups

 

Optional

  • Transport
  • Lunch
  • Tapas
  • Entrance Tickets into Museums

 
Tour Description

The tour starts with a walk through the old Jewish quarter ‘el call’, where you will find the remains of the old synagogue now the Church of Monte Sion. Your guide will recount the rise and fall of the Jewish community, the influence and importance the Jewish community had on the City of Palma de Mallorca, such as the renowned cartographer Jafuda Cresques, who drew the maps used by Christopher Columbus and the well know writer Joseph Caspi.

During the 14th century Crypto-Jews, publicly acknowledge Catholicism while privately adhering to Judaism the tour takes you through their life of oppression and persecution by the church and visits private homes where in secret they adapted their rooms into makeshift synagogues. The tour finishes at the Museum of Jewish history.


To Book Tour

To book this tour contact our office at info@palmademallorcatours.com providing details of your party, the tour of your choice and the dates you would like to travel on. We will send you a Tour Programme with the prices and your itinerary you can then use this to make your booking and payment online.


  

Tour Reviews
Elyse (US) - Palma de Mallorca Jewish Heritage & Historical Walking: We are back in the US and I wanted to let you now how much we enjoyed our tour in Palma de Mallorca. Ema was a wonderful guide and we had a great time. Thanks.

Reva (US) - Palma de Mallorca Jewish Heritage & Historical Walking Tour:
Hi, just wanted to touch base and let you know how happy we were with our tour with Miguel. Thanks so much!

Sue (US) - Palma de Mallorca Jewish Heritage Walking Tour:
We thoroughly enjoyed our tour. Tomas was very knowledgeable and tailored the walk to our needs as we went round. I would highly recommend him to other folk.

Linda (US) - Palma de Mallorca Jewish Heritage Walking Tour: I just wanted to let you know that my group thoroughly enjoyed their tour. I have given your name to the other people in the office and will recommend to other clients.
  

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