Tourism & Genealogy

 

GENEALOGY

 

JewishGen.org Sephardic Special Interest Group (SIG)

 

SephardicGen.com Spain page

Numerous links to aid family history research

 

 

 

TOURISM

 

AEPJ Jewish Heritage Route in Spain

Using interactive Google technology, the route includes historical, heritage, and touristic information on two dozen localities around Spain (based on the original Red de Juderias).

 

Catalonian Jewish Heritage Route

A Jewish quarters network encompassing the Catalonian towns of Barcelona, Besalú, Castelló d’Empúries, Girona, Montblanc, Tortosa, which pulled out of the Spanish Red de Juderias in 2016. (See note below).

 

Go to Sefarad.com

A tourism web site with travel articles and other info. (May not be updated at this point, but has useful information.)

 

Red de Juderias — Network of Jewish Quarters

The Network is an association formed by nearly a score of towns around the country. The web site has calendar listings, recipes, addresses and more. The Destinations page has links to material on touristic resources as well as listings for guided tours and other sightseeing. NOTE: Five towns in Catalonia withdrew from the Network 2016.

There is also a downloadable Travel App for the Network, in Android and IOS platforms.

 

Jewish Heritage in Spain

Elite Traveller’s colorfully illustrated downloadable PDF travel guide to Jewish heritage sites in Spain.

 

BARCELONA

 

Urban Cultours project: Revisiting Jewish Heritage in Barcelona and the Memory of Sepharad

 

Established in 1999 by Architect and Jewish heritage activist Dominique Tomasov Blinder to revisit Jewish past from a present Jewish perspective. Her educational programs of Jewish Barcelona are combine history, current affairs, opinions and personal experience. Blinder was a founder of Center of Studies Zakhor (2006-2012) and a consultant to the World Monuments Fund.

 

TARAZONA

 

Downloadable audio guide, in various languages, to Jewish heritage sites in Tarazona

 

LINKS TO JEWISH TOURS, WALKING TOUR, LOCAL ITINERARIES, GUIDES

 

Links to guides in several cities, on the Chabad Jewish Spain web site

 

There are also links to Routes on the Jewish Life in Spain web site