WALKING TOURS IN PALMA
The Jewish Quarter or Call Jueu was the zone the Jewish community used to live.
The history of the Jews in Mallorca begin in the 1st Century B.C during the Roman times, unfortunately, we do not have much more information about the first centuries. The next information dates from the 3rd Century and it is a letter from the Bishop of Menorca. And from the 5th Century when three lead ingots in Santa Maria del Camí with Hebrew inscriptions.
Discover with us how their history goes on. From its beginning up to the end in 1435, the history of one of the most well-known and the most fearful tribunal: the Inquisition and some of the most famous trials in Mallorca. And we will explain the last names called Xuetes.
A guided tour around the Jewish quarters of Palma.
You will immerse yourself in the history, mysteries and fun facts of this community that lived in Palma de Mallorca before and after their exile or conversion up to the 20th Century.
During the Middle and part of the Modern Age, in Palma there were two calls jueus. Call refers to the Jewish quarter of the Aragon Kingdom. Even though being located nearby the most touristic areas in Palma such as the Cathedral, the Cityhall and Plaza Mayor, the Jewish district is known for its serenity, peace and quietness that you feel among its streets and alleys.
The main topic will be the Hebrew community in Mallorca from its beginnings until the first half of the 15th Century. In 1435 their definitive Christian conversion took place or their exile to safer lands, where they could start a new life.
Furthermore, we will talk about the life of the converted descendants (also called xuetes) within Mallorcan society up to the current Hebrew community of the Balearic Islands.
Its history, legends, anecdotes and characters will be combined with curiosities, aspects and the everyday life in a medieval city such as Ciutat de Mallorques. Moreover, we will admire one of the most important stately homes of the old town hidden among the narrow streets and alleys of the Jewish quarter or call jueu of Palma.
We work with small groups of maximum 15 people.
An exclusive walking tour for you, your family, friends and/or couple.
All our official guides are from Mallorca.
Whenever , wherever and how you want.