Escape Rome’s crowds to explore the Rome’s more traditional districts that most tourists don’t get to visit. You’ll enjoy a leisurely stroll through the fascinating Jewish Ghetto and Trastevere area accompanied by your knowledgeable guide.
Santa Maria in trastevere church (SUBJECT TO CHURCH SCHEDULE)
Piazza mattei and the turtle fontain
Jewish synagogue (EXTERIOR VISIT)
» WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT
A visit to Rome cannot be completed without learning about this area and its history. Your tour starts from Trastevere, one of the most beloved areas of Rome by locals and tourists alike. Admire the splendid Basilica of St. Mary in Trastevere, then ready to stroll through beautiful alleys. Reach Isola Tiberina, the island on the Tiber river sites for important hospitals and through Ponte Fabricio, the oldest bridge in town, access the Jewish Ghetto: one of the oldest Jewish community in Rome. Life in the ghetto was at that time, one of crushing poverty, due to the severe restrictions placed upon the unskilled jobs, such as ragmen, secondhand dealers or fish mongers that jewish could perform. Discover how those people lived at that time and look at it now, full of life and destination for leisure time. Stroll through the medieval alleys that survived the restoration of the area and admire the gorgeous Fountain of Turtles by Giacomo della Porta. You’ll admire the 20th century buildings side to side to the medieval ones and the fascinating archaeological area of the Porticus Octaviae, the remains of an ancient Roman building. Our guide will introduce to you the Synagogue of Rome, built after Italy’s unification in 1870, when the Jews were given Italian citizenship. Tour ends at the Synagouge in order to allow you to access it if you’d like (at your expenses, and according to the Synagouge opening times – the entrance included a guided tour inside 45 minuts/1hrs aprox).
TOUR 20:00 AM AFTER APPROXIMATELY 2½ HOURS ENDS IN FRONT OF THE SYNAGOGUE
Sundays at 10:00 AM
» BLACK-OUT DATES
June 29th, august 15th
» PICK UP
Starting from 7:30/8:00 am from centrally-located hotels
English and spanish
» MEETING J POINT
9:45 am in Trastevere, at the fountain facing the basilica of santa maria in trastevere