Pedro is the Senior Partner of Sintra Magik Private Tours and Project Leader and Co-Founder of Jewish Tours Portugal project, dedicated exclusively to conduct Jewish Tours to customers traveling to Lisbon and Portugal. Pedro conducts Jewish Private Tours in Lisbon and also through Portugal, specially dedicated to visit the Sephardic Routes of Portugal, together with Rede de Judiarias de Portugal (Official Network of Jewish Routes of Portugal), combining visits through the most famous Jewish Quarters in Portugal and Synagogues, in places such as: Belmonte, Guarda, Castelo Branco, Covilhã, Castelo de Vide, Trancoso, Tomar, Evora, Porto, and much more. Over the years, Pedro has been guiding tours to the Jewish visitors coming from all over the world, specially from the U.S., in particular the big community of New York, New Jersey, and Florida, with approximately 2.5 million people. Pedro has been studying over the years the Jewish communities in Portugal (Sephardic) and established contact with the major Jewish members, including Synagogues, Rabbis and relevant members of the Portuguese Community, including also the Jewish Community of Lisbon.
-> Pedro conducts coaching and training to new guides since 2012.
-> Pedro has been certified on Jewish Heritage by the Portuguese Tourism Board
(Turismo de Portugal – Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Porto)
-> Pedro has been certified on Tourism and Jewish Heritage by INP / University of Lisbon Lusofona INP / University of Lisbon Lusofona
-> Pedro has been also invited occasionally, for public and private events, as a speaker about Jewish Heritage in Portugal.
Pedro is also specialized in private, tailored tours across Portugal, encompassing the Portuguese and European History, covering major areas of Portugal such as Sintra, Fatima, Porto, Douro, Alentejo, Algarve, and much more.
As one of the leading private guides in Lisbon, Pedro is often booked 2-3 months in advance, therefore is recommended to book his services several months in advance.
Pedro, on his tours, will provide help and assistance to coordinate, when possible, visits to all Jewish Historical places in Portugal, always subject to previous authorization and availability outside festive dates:
– Belmonte Synagogue Bet Eliahu
– Lisbon Synagogue Sharee Tikva
– Lisbon Synagogue Ohel Jacob
– Porto Synagogue Kadoorie Mekor Haim
– Tomar Synagogue / Museum
– Castelo de Vide Synagogue / Museum
– Any other Jewish Special Places, Museums, Synagogues, Memorials, Kosher Restaurants/Shops, etc
Below you can find some videos of Pedro conducting tours through the whole country, on the old Jewish Quarters of different cities of Portugal:
Castelo de Vide Jewish Quarter:
Trancoso Jewish Quarter:
Guarda Jewish Quarter:
Belmonte Jewish Quarter:
Belmonte Synagogue with the President of the Jewish Community: