General Travel Links

 

 

This material is for information only. JHE does not endorse any of the guides or agencies listed here and declines any responsibility in case of problems.

 

RESOURCES

 

 

AEPJ – European Association for the Preservation and Promotion of Jewish Culture and Heritage

Promotes and loosely coordinates the annual European Day of Jewish Culture, held in many countries across Europe on the first Sunday in September. Also promotes the European Routes of Jewish Heritage. There are several thematic routes as well as routes in several countries.

All Jewish Travel

Photos and brief information about Jewish sites around the world (Facebook page)

Art Nouveau European Route

European Institute of Cultural Routes

The Council of Europe entrusted the Institute to follow up already elected routes, to co-ordinate and provide technical aid to networks, in particular in their development in Central and Eastern Europe, to initiate new proposals as well as to disseminate information and set up a database that will constitute the memory of the program of the cultural routes.

Jewish Discoveries — videos of Jewish sites, “a travelogue of Jewish heritage and contemporary life”

JewishEurope.org

Chabad’s Jewish travel web site, with links to its Jewish travel sites for several countries. For some countries, it provides very detailed information.

Jewish Heritage Travel blog

Blog about Jewish travel and heritage, mainly in Eastern and Central Europe, by Jewish Heritage Europe’s Coordinator Ruth Ellen Gruber, author of National Geographic Jewish Heritage Travel: A Guide to Eastern Europe

Jewish Travel Advisor

JGuideEurope — The Cultural Guide to Jewish Europe

Web site based on a Jewish cultural guidebook published in 2002. The web site has English and French versions

 

Sacred Destinations

 

Sam Gruber’s Jewish Art and Monuments blog

Insightful comments and reports by a pioneer of Jewish heritage research and preservation, President of the International Survey of Jewish Monuments

 

 

TRAVEL & TOURISM PROFESSIONALS (General/International)

 

You can find contacts for local Jewish travel professionals in the Tourism & Genealogy sections of the individual Country pages. 

 

Amazing Journeys

Travel company specializing in group trips for Jewish singles; itineraries includes Jewish heritage sites.

European Jewish Tours

A Paris-based company offering customized Kosher Tours and travel experiences.

Jewish Genealogy Researchers

Link to a page listing professional Jewish genealogy researchers recommended by users of JewishGen.org

Jewish Heritage Expeditions

Travel company based in the Netherlands and Israel, offering Jewish heritage tours to a number of countries.

Jewish Heritage Tours (Ahavath Torah)

U.S.-based agency specializing in international Jewish heritage tours.

Jewish Heritage Tours of Eastern Europe (and Elsewhere)

A U.K.-based company specializing in kosher group travel to Jewish Heritage destinations

 

JHTravel

Travel and tour program of the Museum of Jewish Heritage, New York

Milk and Honey Tours

A Berlin-based Jewish owned and operated tour company that specializes in Jewish heritage and today’s Jewish communities.  It also offers a  range of Jewish-themed historical tours, art and architectural tours and other special programs to more than 30 destinations throughout Europe.

Momentum Tours

Florida-based travel operation specializing in Jewish heritage travel and tours.

Valiske Cultural Jewish Tours

France-based association that organizes Jewish cultural heritage trips in Europe and around the world for its 4,000 members. Participants must be members of the association.