Discover all about the Jews in Medieval Catalonia with a licensed guide
This excursion is completely focus on Jewish heritage and culture. We will go to Besalú and Girona two hour trip from Barcelona going to the North.
Both cities have a great medieval section and they were important Jewish settlements during Middle Ages. We are going to visit the only two Mikveh in Catalonia.
In Besalú we will go around the medieval town and the jewish section including the Mikveh, an amazing ritual bath, discovered in 1964 in perfect conditions.
After lunch we are going to Girona. The Museum of the Jews is located in the medieval section, close to the Cathedral and other monuments, a very charming area. This museum is focus on the Catalan Jews in Middle Ages, their traditions, the problems with the Christians, the important cultural legacy they left during early Middle Ages. . .
This is a PRIVATE TOUR FOR YOUR PARTY ONLY: You are not part of a larger group.
I can create a customized tour for you in case you have any special request.
The itinerary includes:
* In the morning we will go to Besalú by luxury minivan with driver, we will visit the medieval town and the jewish section including the Mikveh.
* In the afternoon we will go to Girona Old Town, we will be around the Jewish Section and visit the Museum of the Jews.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: We will meet at the lobby of your hotel if it is located in Barcelona, or by Barcelona cruise ship terminal.
End location: We will meet at the lobby of your hotel if it is located in Barcelona, or by Barcelona cruise ship terminal.
Duration: 8 hours
* Tours are conducted rain or shine
* The Museum of the Jews in Girona closes Sundays and holiday days after 2 pm.
* The visit of the Mikveh in Besalú is depending on availability.
Luxury minivan with driver
My services as your personal tour guide during 8 hours and transportation in a luxury minivan with driver to Besalú and Girona
Estimated Local Cash Needed
28 €/ person - Estimated entrance fee Museum of the Jews 4 €
Estimated entrance fee Mikveh in Besalú 4 €
Lunch 20 €
You are responsible for purchasing any items of a personal nature related to shopping, souvenirs, snacks, and restaurant meals.
I am not driving when guiding but for your comfort I can arrange for a separate car and driver for tours in which the vehicle is not included.
*Consult also for LARGER PARTIES.