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Private Jewish Tour: Chalkis Community...
8 - Hours: Join an immersive 8-hour private Jewish tour from Athens to Chalkis and explore the captivating history of the Jewish community in this ancient Greek city. Chalkis boasts Europe's oldest continuously inhabited Jewish community, with a heritage spanning over 20 centuries.
Visit the historic Synagogue of Chalkis, rebuilt six times in its original location, and witness the resilience of the community. Explore the Old and New Jewish Cemetery, a significant site with graves dating back to the Ottoman period. Don't miss this opportunity to book the best private Jewish tour from Athens to Chalkis and uncover the fascinating Jewish heritage of the region.
- Pick up: Embark on a private Jewish tour from Athens to Chalkis and immerse yourself in the rich history of the Jewish community. Your driver will pick you up from your hotel in the morning for the approximately 1.5-hour journey to Chalkis.
- The Synagogue of Chalkis: Chalkis is home to Europe's oldest continuously inhabited Jewish community, spanning over 20 centuries. The Synagogue of Chalkis, one of Greece's oldest, has been destroyed and rebuilt six times in the same location. The Roman Jewish Community of Chalkis is the only European community that has lived uninterruptedly in the same city for over 2,500 years. The present synagogue was rebuilt in 1855 after a fire in 1854, with funding from the Duchess of Placentia.
- The Old and New Jewish Cemeteries in Chalkis coexist in a 17-acre area on Messapion Street. This historic cemetery, bounded by suburban Messapion quotient, Gazepi, and Karakleon, contains graves dating back to the Ottoman period. Notably, the tomb structures from the 15th and 16th centuries exhibit a unique vaulted construction, with an opening at the front for the insertion of a memorial stone.
- Town of Chalkis: After exploring the synagogue and cemeteries, you'll have the opportunity to enjoy a leisurely walk in the town of Chalkis. Before beginning the return journey to Athens, treat yourself to a delicious lunch at one of the traditional restaurants near the Chalkida bridge. In the late afternoon, your driver will safely transport you back to your hotel in Athens.
- Experience the fascinating Jewish heritage of Chalkis on this private tour, with time to explore, reflect, and savor the charm of this historic city.
- Private Jewish tour from Athens to Chalkis, uncovering the rich history of the Jewish community.
- Visit the historic Synagogue of Chalkis, one of Greece's oldest, which has been rebuilt six times in the same location.
- Explore the Old and New Jewish Cemetery, spanning 17 acres and featuring graves dating back to the Ottoman period.
- Admire the unique tomb structures from the 15th and 16th centuries, showcasing vaulted construction and memorial stone openings.
- Enjoy a leisurely walk in the charming town of Chalkis and savor a delicious lunch at a traditional restaurant near the Chalkida bridge.
- Professional driver provides transportation and ensures a comfortable journey from your Athens hotel and back.
- Pick up & drop off from your designated point
- Private transportation and English speaking driver
- Bottle of water
- All taxes
- Entrance fees, meals, and personal expenses
In order to take full advantage of your tour in Greece, we strongly suggest you to book your tour with a licensed tour guide in order to get the most out of your tour.
- We are owner of car Rental Company www.premiumrentacar.gr with wide fleet of Cars & Minivans that's why we can keep the cost low
- From 1 to 4 person we provide you Mercedes E class or MPV 7 seats Citroen Picasso or similar type of vehicles
- From 5 to 8 persons we provide you Mini Van type Mercedes Vito/Viano with leather interior, dark glasses, and fully air-conditioned
- From 9 to 17 persons we provide you Mini Bus Mercedes Sprinter 18 seats
When you arrive at the port, our representative driver will be waiting for you with a sign with your name written on it and will accompany you at your car, offering you mineral water & tissues.
24/7 - Free communication, with the travel department, via the WhatsApp application is offered, within the preparation period and during your customized excursions!
Our tours are absolutely private only for you. You can add or remove everything from our proposed program in order the program to be modified and adjusted by you. We can accommodate from 1 person to 36 persons or more.
- In order to confirm any booking, 30% payment in advance is required, fully refundable in case of any written cancellation received 8 days prior the arrival date.
- For any cancellation OR change within 7 days prior the first day of arrival and/or non shows, full cancellation fees applies – the total cost of the program.
- A written notification of any cancellation or change is necessary to be sent to PRIVATE TOURS Greece.