JEWISH CATALONIA TOUR / GIRONA & BESALÚ FULL DAY

 

Tour Duration: 8 Hours
Max. Nº People: 9
Tour Type: Transport Based
Tour Price: Please ask for an updated price

Tour Inclusions: A great private tour for 8 hours and skipping the waiting lines in the sites.
Tour Exclusions: Transportation and entrance fees are not included in the tour price. Transportation is needed for this outing. Renting a chauffeured vehicle is available upon request.

Visit the splendid Jewish Call in Girona and the charming medieval town of Besalú.

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Strolling through Girona’s El Call, one of the best preserved medieval Jewish quarters in Western Europe, is a treat for your eyes and soul. Home to numerous philosophers, medicine doctors and poets, this community saw the birth of medieval Kabalah, together with Narbonne and Barcelona.

Enter the romanesque public baths, with their frigidariumtepidarium and caldarium and feel the sober atmosphere of such remote times.

The gothic cathedral, boasting a 26.5 m. broad central nave, has a small museum with a unique peace: the millennium old Creation tapestry, showing among others Jewish citizens and Jerusalem in the priceless embroidery.

The Jewish heritage Museum, located in a very well preserved complex of medieval buildings, patios and gardens, allows you to discover the 6 centuries long, deep track that the Jewish community left in the making and consolidation of medieval Catalonia and the Crown of Aragon.

Besalú is a well kept, delicate medieval village with an old Mikva from the 13th century in its tiny Call /Jewish quarter. A stroll through Besalú’s bridge, lanes and squares really takes you back to those times.

Transportation is needed for this outing. Renting a chauffeured vehicle is recommended.

A great private tour for 8 hours and skipping the waiting lines in the sites.

Transportation and entrance fees are not included in the tour price.