Jewish Heritage Tour

JEWISH HERITAGE TOUR OF CROATIA AND BOSNIA & HERCEGOVINA

 

Traveling to three countries of the Balkan Region — Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro — introduces you to the area’s tumultuous history and impressive culture, together with an important role the Jewish community played in some of the main centers of the Balkans. Enjoy the centuries’ old synagogues in Zagreb, Split, Dubrovnik, and Sarajevo, while learning of the prominent roles held by the Jewish people throughout our history. 

Meet the members of existing communities and learn of their current activities and everyday life. In between, enjoy spectacular nature, UNESCO-listed sites, and ultimate relaxation at some of the finest establishments of Southeastern Europe.

PROGRAM IN BRIEF

Highlights

Jewish Zagreb
Diocletian’s Palace in Split
Jewish community in Split
Dubrovnik Old Town
Synagogue in Dubrovnik
Historic Mostar
Jewish Sarajevo

Included Basics

Private transfers throughout
Entrance tickets to all attractions
English-speaking chauffeurs
Expert English-speaking local guides
Jewish heritage guides where possible
Tastings and meals per itinerary
24/7 phone support

Budget

The suggested itinerary starts at 4.000 Euro per person.

The final price of this custom tour depends on the number of guests, travel dates, final route and preferred level of comfort.

Contact us for custom itineraries or fill out our Trip Request form

 

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Explore the Jewish heritage of Dubrovnik, Split, Sarajevo, and Zagreb, while enjoying stunning landscapes, enthralling history, and diverse culture.

This hotel selection contributes a new dimension to your cultural journey in the region. From sophisticated Esplanade, built in the early 20th century, to Palace Judita, displaying centuries across its facades, and luxurious Villa Dubrovnik, former Yugoslav army generals’ residence. Enjoy their stories narrated through splendid interiors and deluxe ambiance.

Jewish culture is deeply embedded in the history of Croatia, and many come to explore and learn more about the Jewish heritage. The proposed itinerary provides an overview of the culture but your journey can be tailored to include Jewish heritage only, or combined with any other sites you wish to see while in Croatia and the neighboring region.

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This program is gives a great insight into the Jewish heritage of the Balkans; learn more about the Jewish history and culture of the region through the lenses of existing communities and their members’ compelling stories. 

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BEFORE YOU GO

Itinerary Creation

The Balkans are a true treasure chest of Jewish heritage, from cultural sites to small communities with fascinating history. Jewish heritage of Croatia dates as far back as the ancient times. The traces of Jewish culture remain in numerous regions in the northern part of the country as well as along the Dalmatian coast. This itinerary contains highlights of Jewish settlement in Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, but it will all depend on your personal preferences how much you will see.

When to Travel

This itinerary is available year-round. The program contains a mix of Jewish cultural and historical sites with some of the Balkans’ highlight locations. To fully enjoy in the natural wonders of Croatia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina featured in this itinerary, consider visiting during the warmer months, or from March through October. Make sure to contact us ahead of time so that we can book and organize everything according to your own interests and pace.

Payments

50% deposit payment is due upon booking of this program. After we have received the payment, you will be sent an official confirmation to your mail. Balance payment is due one month prior to arrival. We accept wire transfer and major credit cards through our secure payment gateway (Visa, Amex, Mastercard). In case of significant changes after finalizing the trip, there will be a 250€ surcharge. For more information on Payments, visit our Terms and Conditions page.

Travel Agents

Secret Dalmatia’s team of travel designers is dedicated to creating custom-made itineraries that perfectly suit your clients’ interests. Providing exclusive experiences with our close-knit network of fascinating locals, experienced chauffeurs, and skippers, we aspire to provide unforgettable journeys in Croatia, and beyond.  We remain at your clients’ disposal 24/7 over phone as your company representative, securing your relationship with your clients and making sure they are taken care of at all times.