Jewish Ghetto, Tiberina Island and Trastevere District Tour
This tour gives you the chance to discover a completely new perspective of Rome. Take a break from the crowds, escape the traffic, and explore the hidden side of the historic center that most tourists don’t even know exists. This walking tour follows along the Tiber River, a symbol of the Roman landscape. The itinerary allows you to literally cross the centuries and discover treasures from the Middle Ages and Renaissance. Your tour will start in the Jewish Ghetto. Founded in 1555, it is one of the most ancient Jewish Quarters in Italy and Europe. Throughout history, it was completely surrounded by a wall and housed around 9,000 inhabitants. The main symbol of the ghetto is the monumental Synagogue, built in 1904. Your local guide will lead you to the museum inside the Synagogue, where you can admire the magnificent artifacts and precious documents. After the visit to the Jewish Ghetto, you will walk over the Ponte Fabricio bridge to arrive at Tiberina island. The island itself offers amazing local views, even without specific monuments. Along with the island’s famous hospital, there are enchanting homes, courtyards and streets reminiscent of its medieval origins. Then, your guide will lead you to the most famous and ancient neighborhood in Rome - Trastevere, known for its restaurants, pubs, and magical atmosphere. This area fulfills the essence of Rome, and it is where you will fall in love with its historical charm! Your guide will lead you through the most famous sites of the area, and you will learn all about Trastevere’s local legends. For the perfect ending of your walking tour, your guide will lead you to Basilica Santa Maria in Trastevere, one of Rome’s most beautiful churches. Inside, you can admire the elegance and aura of peace.
Highlights: the Jewish Ghetto, Tiberina island, Trastevere district, the Tiber River, the Synagogue, Ponte Fabricio, Basilica Santa Maria.
Departure: Monday and Friday. Includes: a professional guide, visit to Basilica of Santa Maria in Trastevere, visit to the Synagogue and its Museum. Minimum 1 person.
Cancellation policy: 100% cancellation fee will be charged if booking is cancelled 2 days or less prior to the event.
With GetExperience since 2022
Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
Important to know
Plans are subject to change, and sometimes unexpectedly. So you can cancel your event free of charge 24 hours before the start.
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