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Seville Jewish Tour

Tour Description

Let us introduce our Seville Jewish Tour. While there are many cities throughout Spain that represent an importance for the Jewish past that once flourished in the land of Iberia, Seville still holds illustrations of this scattered throughout the former Jewish Quarter,  Barrio de Santa Cruz, the former Jewish Quarter.

Serving as one of the main four Jewish Communities in Muslim Spain, there is still much to see and visit. During the early centuries the Jewish community excelled as Merchants, in medicine and also textiles. It is said that up to 500 families were living here at one time. In times of prosperity and also in times of suspicion and fear, your guide will give a realistic picture of the lives of the Jews until their expulsion in the 1400´s.  He will also cover the current situation with the Jews living in Seville today.

Our expert guide who has extensive studies in the Jewish History of Spain will provide a comprehensive background on Seville´s role in the Sephardic history. He will focus on aspects of Judaism in Seville, the local practice, what they ate and the traditions they followed.  Join us in this special Seville Jewish Tour to unlock the mystery of a culture from the past but memory never forgotten.

  • Private Guide  
  • Map with marked itinerary
  • Numerous tips and recommendations on how to spend your time
    • Admire the beautiful medieval Jewish Quarter of Seville
    • Explore the narrow passages and secret corners revealing the secrets of the Jewish practice and religion 
    • Get a pick at the former areas where the most important Synagogues stood
    • Jewish Graves of the Pre-Inquisition period

      Meeting point is typically at your hotel

      • Plaza Triunfo
      • Plaza Doña Elvira
      • Plaza de Sta Cruz
      • Callejon del Agua
      • Sta Maria la Blanca
      • Mateos Gago street

      This is a summarized itinerary. Some places may be added based on time, plus we like to keep some surprise element to our tours.

      As this is a private tour, we are happy to have our driver/guide customize it to a degree. This can happen on the spot or you can send us preferences. We would need to know in advance. 

      Details

      Duration: 3h
      Start:  10:00am
      Start point: Your hotel near the city center
      If your hotel is nearby and you prefer to be picked up, let us know when you book the tour.

      Other information
      We will contact you after an order is placed to check everything is correct and to continue the process. Remember we can make manual changes to your order later on. Please refer to our terms and conditions for cancellation policies. If you are unclear on how to book, please contact us via phone or email. Thank you

      Mesmerizing Seville, one of the most sought after destinations  in Spain famous for its unique architectural beauty, centuries old monuments, like the Cathedral and Alcazar, and an example of authentic Andalucian charm. This capital of Andalucia is situated on the bank of the important Gaudalquivir River adding to its strategic influence of the Conquest years bringing the goods from new discoveries.  

      Before the Conquest, however, Seville was the location of many important civilizations starting with the Cathaginians, later conquered by the Muslims and finally the Castilians Christians.  During all of these Dynasties, the Jewish Population also played a key role in the daily life in Seville.  

      Their prosperity as merchants, physicians and craftsmen, earned them respect from their fellow countrymen and even important jobs that sealed their relationships to live side by side in relative peace until the Spanish Inquisition.

       

      How big is your group?
      $375.00

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