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Jewish Girona and Besalu tour

day trip

Jewish Girona and Besalu tour

Duration
7 hours
Group size
Up to 3 people
Includes
Equipment, Transportation, Drinks, Tickets
Hosted in
English
day trip

Jewish Girona and Besalu tour

day trip

Jewish Girona and Besalu tour

Duration
7 hours
Group size
Up to 3 people
Includes
Equipment, Transportation, Drinks, Tickets
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

I am pro photographer and speak Jewish / English languages. I will share history of Sephardic Jews from 9th to 15th century to current days, in particular history of Girona Jewish Quarter. I will lead you to little-known gems from a distant past and take photos of you during the tour. In Girona, we will walk on charming and narrow streets of the most preserved Jewish Quarter in Europe. Jewish Quarter of Girona, where Rabbi Moses ben Nachman (RaMBaN) was born. We will visit: ~ Jewish History Museum ~ Nahmanides Institute for Jewish studies (if open) ~ Jewish Community center and Synagogue ~ Arab baths (built by Jews) In Besalu medieval village, we will visit 13th century mikvah (discovered in 1964). Included: ~ transportation by a comfortable luxury car ~ toll roads, parking ~ professional photos of you taken during the tour ~ gift – 5 photos of Barcelona from the artist’s Barcelona collection ~ water Excluded: ~ entrance fee to museums

Your host

Yan Freelance Photographer

Yan Freelance Photographer

I am Yan, Barcelona based freelance photographer and photo tours guide who loves to create meaningful photos based on ability of seeing beyond obvious. Being Jewish, I always been interested in learning and sharing a history of Jews. In 7 years I have been living in Barcelona, I became familiar with many Jewish Heritage sites in Catalonia. I learn from materials of Jewish History museum, Archive of Aragon, books and Chabad. I have a strong connection with Jewish communities of Barcelona and can advice how to access to: - Chabad synagogue - Kosher stores - Friday dinner in Chabad House

What's included

Drinks
Water
Tickets
Toll roads and parking
Transportation
Transportation by car
Equipment
Photographs Pro photos taken of you during the tour, and gift - 5 photos of Barcelona

Where you'll be

We will visit: Girona - a city located in 1 hour 20 min drive from Barcelona Besalu - medieval village located within 40 min drive from Girona.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 3 guests aged 16 and up can attend.

More tips

If you eat kosher food, I would suggest to bring snacks.
Yan Freelance Photographer
day trip
Jewish Girona and Besalu tour
New experience
£337 / person
New experience
£337 / person