Jewish Galicia

The old areas of Galicia were once part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire before 1918. The region has still a characteristic flair and a great deal of undiscovered beauty. Until World War II it had a large Jewish population, and Jewish stories and songs often refer to it.

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Duration 2 days
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There are old centres of Chassidism, synagogues, cemeteries and other sites still reminiscent of a past, multicultural era. The tour focuses on Jewish history, but it includes several other very interesting attractions.

The tour program can be modified to suit your preferences.

DAY 1

Krakow – start of the expedition

  • Tarnow – a beautiful historical town with the 4th biggest Jewish settlement in Galicia (after Krakow, Lwow and Stanislawow), the place of the gruesome Tarnow homicide in 1942
  • Bobowa – centre of Chassidism, originating from “Bobover Rebbe”, with a famous synagogue
  • Lesko – the biggest Jewish cemetery in Poland

Accommodation in Sanok.

 

DAY 2

Sanok – breakfast

  • Lancut – arguably the most beautiful synagogue in Poland and the aristocratic residence, famous Lancut Palace
  • Lezajsk – the ohel of famous tzaddik Elimelech
  • optionally: Dabrowa Tarnowska – a typical shtetl town with a preserved synagogue

Arriving in the evening to Krakow.

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