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Third Jewish cemetery of Peyrehorade

Practical info

Type of location: Cemetery

Third Jewish cemetery of Peyrehorade

Chemin de Lapuyade, 40300 Peyrehorade

Historical description


The town of Peyrehorade welcomed Marranos in the 16th century. Following the acquisition of land in 1628 from the Lords of Aspremont for a  , these descendants of Portuguese merchants settled in a community. However, following the expulsion of 1648, many families ... Read more