Judaism & Eminent Personalities


What : Learn about the Jewish community in Bordeaux from the Inquisition to 20th century. The original synagogue which dated from 1812, thanks to Napoleon Bonaparte to the current one which was built in the 1880’s. Visiting the synagogue might be possible with advance notice.  Eminent personalities such as Philippe Rothschild who had to flee from Bordeaux to cross the Pyrenees to get to Portugal and finally join Charles de Gaulle in London. The man who saved thousands of lives by issuing visas to Portugal during WWII. Jewish philanthropists and businessmen of the 19th century. 

When:  This is a 3 hour tour which is given as a private tour for 1-6 people. This tour can be available most days of  the week starting at the time that is most convenient for you.

Prices::  310€ for a 3 hour tour

              340€ for a 4 hour tour

Who:  Individuals, couples, families, small groups, anyone interested  in the history of judaism in Bordeaux France.

How to Book:  Please contact info@bordeauxwalkingtours.com for availability prior to proceeding with payment.

How to pay:   Upon receiving an e-mail confirming availability you may Reserve online to pay in advance.

Meeting point:  In the center of downtown Bordeaux or on the door step of your downtown hotel.

Rates: 2019