Trip to Ponta Delgada to Visit the Newly-Restored Sahar Hassamain Synagogue

May 10, 2017 $925.00 - $1,365.00 0
(Photo: Carlos Luis M C da Cruz/Creative Commons)
(Photo: Carlos Luis M C da Cruz/Creative Commons)

Supporting its mission to preserve and promote the Jewish heritage sites and history of the Azores region of Portugal, The Azorean Jewish Heritage Foundation will host its annual mission trip (May 10 to May 14) to support the restoration of the Sahar Hassamain Synagogue in Ponta Delgada.

The trip will bring you to the beautiful island of Sao Miguel where you will enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of the Azores, learn about the Jewish and secular history of the region, enjoy the Sabbath in the newly restored synagogue, and learn about the partnership between our foundation, the city of Ponta Delgada, and our supporters worldwide to save and promote the Jewish heritage of the Azores.

Flights: Boston departure, add-on flights available from other cities

May 10: Boston –> Ponta Delgada
Azores Air Flight #S4 220
Departs: 8:50 p.m.
Arrives: 5:45 a.m.

May 14: Ponta Delgada –> Boston
Azores Air Flight #S4 221
Departs: 3:15 p.m.
Arrives: 5:05 p.m.

Accommodations: Four nights, including breakfast daily, at the Marina Atlantico Hotel.


  • Full-day tour of sites of Sao Miguel including Furnas and the geothermal springs
  • Walking tour(s) of Ponta Delgada
  • Jewish Sabbath services and programming in the historic Ponta Delgada synagogue

Optional Tours:

  • Half-day tour of Sete Cidades
  • Half-day whale-watching tour
  • Half-day city tour
  • Hiking/walking tour

Air+Land Package:
From $1,365 per person based on double occupancy, includes government taxes of $110.

Land Only:
$925 per person based on double occupancy
$1175 per person for a single supplement (an additional $250)

For more information, visit our website.

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Fact Sheet
Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
* Registration closes on April 26th
$1,365.00 Per person including air travel
$925.00 Land only

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