Jewish Heritage Europe

Tourism & Genealogy

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GENEALOGY

Hungarian Jewish Archives Family Research Center

Wesselényi utca 7
1077 Budapest
Tel: +36 (0) 1 413 5547
Email: family@milev.hu

JewishGen Hungary Database

JewishGen Hungary Special Interest Group (SIG)

Hungarian Roots

Budapest-based professional Jewish genealogy  services. Also guides Jewish heritage tours around the country.

Burgenland Bunch 

Genealogy-oriented web site with information and photos on a number of Jewish sites in western Hungary and eastern Austria

TOURISM/TRAVEL

There are many guides and guided tours available in Budapest — many mainstream tour operators program tours of the Jewish quarter. 

Outside of Budapest, the most popular and best-developed area of Jewish heritage tourism in Hungary is the northeast, including the Tokaj region, home to tombs of revered rabbis that are still sites of pilgrimage, as well as to heritage sites and a growing wine and nature tourism.

Footsteps of Wonder Rabbis

A web site and on-site organization dedicated to tourism and religious pilgrimages in northeastern Hungary — the area where Hassidic rebbes held court. The center is based in the wine-making village of Mád, in a complext including the restored 18th century synagogue and the neighboring rabbi’s house and Yeshiva.

Tourism to Pilgrimage Sites

A program organized by the Jewish community of Debrecen that focuses mainly on Debrecen and Nagykallo, but also organizes itineraries to the Tokaj region sites as well as to Oradea, just across the border in Romania, and elsewhere.

Jewish Visitors Service

Budapest travel and tourism company that specializes in Jewish tourism in Budapest, Hungary, Transylvania, and elsewhere in central Europe.

Hungarian Jewish Tours

A Budapest-based Hungarian Jewish tour guide officially licensed in English and Hebrew. He organizes private and group tours in Budapest and elsewhere and also aids and carries out genealogy research.

 

Budapest Jewish Heritage Tours (jewish.hu)

Budapest travel and tourism company that specializes in Jewish tourism, including Jewish heritage walking tours of Budapest.

Budapest Jewish Walk

Local tourist guide specializing in walking tours of the downtown Jewish quarter