Private luxury tours in Jewish & Religious Heritage Travel

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Luxury Jewish & Heritage Tours

Jewish Tour of Portugal & Spain
(15 Days)
Porto & Douro Valley, Lisbon & Sintra, Seville, Cordoba, Madrid & Toledo, Barcelona & Girona

Jewish Heritage: Italy
(14 Days)
Venice, Ferrara, Florence, Pisa & Livorno, Siena, Porto Ercole, Pitigliano, Rome

Jewish Tour of Central Europe
(12 Days)
Warsaw, Auschwitz, Krakow, Budapest, Prague

Jewish Budapest
(5 Days)

Jewish Tour of Israel
(10 days)
Jerusalem, Dead Sea, Galilee, Tel Aviv

Jewish Tour of Amsterdam
(4 Days)

Jewish Tour of Sicily
(10 Days)
Palermo & Monreale, Sciacca, Agrigento, Noto, Syracuse, Taormina

Jewish Tour of Morocco
(10 Days)
Casablanca, Meknes, Fez, Rabat, Marrakesh, Essaouira

Christian Tour of Israel
(9 Days)
Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Dead Sea, Galilee, Nazareth, Tel Aviv



Jewish Tour of Budapest

(5 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)

Budapest is one of the most important Jewish destinations in the world. This private luxury tour is perfect for anyone wanting in-depth cultural touring of the city and an insider’s perspective on its fascinating Jewish history from expert local guides.

General cultural touring will be woven into the Jewish touring, bringing the rich culture of Budapest to life. Visit the largest synagogue in Europe, as well as one designed by Otto Wagner. Tour beautiful residential neighborhoods, and learn about local Jewish history. Visit important museums, Jewish cultural sites and the Holocaust Memorial. If desired, dine at kosher restaurants. Browse local food and antiques markets. Drive through hidden backstreets to see beautiful buildings and learn the role they played in local history. Explore the Castle District, and tour Buda’s most exclusive residential neighborhoods. See indoor and outdoor hot springs baths that remain central to daily life. Tour the Hungarian Parliament, a fascinating building essential to the identity of the city and the country. Enjoy a private tasting of Hungary’s superb wines, as well as reservations at Budapest’s leading restaurants. There will also be ample time to visit renowned cafes with atmospheric interiors. One evening, enjoy a scenic cruise on the Danube River.

Take several excursions to the most interesting towns around Budapest and the Danube Bend for Jewish and other cultural touring. See the basilica and synagogue in Esztergom. Take in a spectacular view of the Danube Bend in the village of Visegrad. Tour the Jewish Memorial House in Szentendre, and visit the Margit Kovacs Museum, which has a collection of work by the well-known ceramic artist. In Kecskemet and Szeged, visit synagogues and colorful Art Nouveau buildings. Alternatively, opt to remain in Budapest and continue city touring.

This tour can easily be combined with other Artisans of Leisure tours in Central Europe. For a broader perspective on Jewish culture in the region, you might also like to consider our Jewish Tour of Central Europe. On request, Artisans of Leisure can assist with researching family heritage.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1 Arrive Budapest

Private airport transfer to the hotel for 4 nights

Day 2 Budapest

Full-day private tour. Evening private Danube River cruise

Day 3 Budapest

Morning private excursion to Szentendre. Afternoon continue to Esztergom and Visegrad or private touring in Budapest

Day 4 Budapest, Kecskemet & Szeged

Full-day private city tour or private excursion to Kecskemet and Szeged

Day 5 Depart Budapest
Private airport transfer

Hotels
Budapest: Four Seasons Gresham Palace

Cost
$5,600 Per person (double occupancy)