Glatt Kosher Vacations 2023, Summer Vacations in Barcelona, Spain
For many centuries, unl 1492, the Iberian
Peninsula was a mosaic, a melng pot of people,
cultures and religions. The presence unl this me
of Jewish communies embellished the urban
geography of Spain.
These communies developed their own culture,
pracced their customs and their religion and went
about their social life in close contact with both
Chrisan and Arab communies. The wealth le by
this reality is a common inheritance, a collecve
heritage of many of Spain’s people. The Routes of
Sefarad are journeys through the most notable
This tour will immerse you into the rich Jewish
history of Spain.
Explore BARCELONA and MADRID
ŸThe cosmopolitan city of Barcelona is situated in the
Catalonia part of the country. This city is famous for its
unique art and Catalan architecture. You can succumb
to the colorful creations, lose all sense of time.
Barcelona uniquely blends culture, art and natural
The Jewish community is part of the rich culture of
Barcelona, it was the most important and numerous
in Catalonia and the entire Catalan-Aragonese Crown.
Barcelona became one of the few cities in Europe
with two Jewish neighborhoods.(Call Major & Call
ŸMadrid is the capital of Spain and is also the
country’s largest city. This city is famous for
its cultural history. The heavy influence of
religion on the life and architecture of
Madrid is palpable.
ŸThe Jewish community also had a great
presence in Madrid, as well as in the cities of
Toledo and Córdoba where there are
infrastructure that shows the Jewish culture
in its splendor in this European area, building
a Jewish heritage that to date can be seen.
HOTEL MELIA BARCELONA SARRIA
The Meliá Barcelona Sarrià is a luxury city hotel with a strategic location in the
financial, cultural and commercial heart of the city of Barcelona.
Only a few minutes from Avenida Diagonal, the Paseo de Gracia and the Football Club
Barcelona Camp Nou Stadium, it is the perfect choice both for business and leisure
travellers. The hotel is also located in one of the city’s main cultural and entertainment
Modern, functional design with rooms full of light and with spectacular views of the city.
Immerse yourself in the history, architecture and beauty of Barcelona at the Meliá
The Level will make your stay a truly unique and select experience Recover after an
intense day of work or sightseeing in YHI Wellness, a Spa with specialised services that will
reinvigorate you inside and out.
Hotel Miguel Angel by BlueBay is a luxurious, elegant and modern hotel
which was fully renovated in 2000. It offers spacious, sophisticated
accommodation in the very heart of Madrid.
Located in the Barrio de Salamanca, one of the most elegant commercial and
residential areas of Madrid. With magnificent views of the Paseo de la
Castellana, the hotel offers all the necessary amenities to satisfy the most
The Hotel Miguel Angel is close to the main museums such as El Prado, El
Thyssen-Bornemisza, Reina Sofia, the emblematic Santiago Bernabéu
football stadium, as well as the IFEMA Convention Center, and is only 10
minutes by car from the historic center and the airport.
TOUR PACKAGE INCLUDE:
·Transfers in Barcelona from the airport to hotel.
·Transfers in Madrid from the hotel to airport.
·Three Gla Kosher fresh meals daily (breakfast, lunch & dinner).
·Orthodox Synagogue services on Shabbat.
·Four nights hotel accommodaon at the Melia Barcelona Sarria Hotel
(or similar) in Barcelona.
·Three nights hotel accommodaon at Miguel Angel Hotel (or similar) in Madrid.
·Sightseeing tour with English speaking guide (all entrance are included),
·City Tour of Barcelona.
·Tour of Girona.
·Visit of Picasso Museum, Casa Gaudi and Parque Guel.
·City Tour of Madrid.
·Tour of Toledo.
·Tour of Cordoba.
·Baggage handling in the hotels
Transfers from the airport to hotel in Barcelona.
P.M Visit to Picasso Museum and Casa Gaudi.
Tour of Girona
It preserves one of the best medieval Jewish quarters in Catalonia. Here you
will visit the Banastrucca Porta Centre, which houses the Museum of Jewish
History and the Nahmanides instute for Jewish Studies.
-Candle lighng and Shabbat dinner
Leisure Day, Shabbat lunch.
City Tour of Barcelona.
Explore the authenc city of Barcelona. Meet your specialist guide for a
walking tour of the Jewry also known as “Call”; visit of the old Synagogue, gaze
the only Mezuzah mark in the city, pass by the building where the Spanish
Inquision funconed in Barcelona since 1478, stop by the fragments of
Matzevot reulized in construcon post expulsion, gaze the Shoah Memorial
(dedicated in 1995), a very special landscaped site.
A.M: Transfer from Barcelona to Madrid by train.
P.M: City Tour of Madrid. Visit the Sephardi House in Madrid, in the heart of
Old Madrid, just a few meters from the Plaza de la Villa is located in Cañete
Palace. The transfer of the Site completes the process of creang SepharadIsrael House. Admire the most important buildings and monuments in Madrid,
such as Cibeles square, Gran Via, Castellana Avenue, and Royal Palace.
Tour of Toledo
The route begins in the famous Plaza de Zocodover, the visit connues through
the maze of narrow streets, where hundreds of years of history within the old
walls can be plainly seen, unl we reach the Synagogue of el Tránsito, which
now houses the Sephardic Museum.connuing through the Jewish Quarter,
visitors reach the Synagogue of María la Blanca in the heart of the former
Aljama of the city of Toledo.
Tour of Cordoba.
You will visit Judería and Synagogue. Our tour will take you to one of the three
pre-expulsion synagogues remaining in Spain. Found in Cordoba, the Ancient
Synagogue at Calle de los Judios 20.
The statue of Maimonides is in the Plaza de Tiberiades, as a lasng reminder of
his life and achievements.
The entrance to the ancient Juderia is near the Almodovar Gate, We will also
take you to the small Jewish Museum: Casa de Sefarad and Casa de la