JEWISH ROME HERITAGE DISCOVERY PRIVATE TOUR

In depth Rome Jewish tour takes you through the history of the Jews in the Eternal City from Biblical times to nowadays. A “must-do” experience for anyone interested in learning about the Eternal City from a Jewish perspective. Go off the beaten path areas tied to the millenary history of the Jewish community in the company of an expert and enthusiastic guide. Discover the influence that the community had over the development of the city, including the creation of some of the best food. Learn about Rome’s Jewish legacy as your guide entertains you with the stories and secrets of one of Europe’s oldest Ghetto. Welcome to Jewish Rome! Stroll through the Ghetto in the heart of the city. See and hear about the Jewish side of Rome. Learn about life behind the walls of this historical quarter. The Ghetto is still a center of Jewish life and traditions. The city’s Great Synagogue is here and this is where you will find kosher restaurants and shops displaying typical delicatessen. Travel from the Roman age through the Renaissance when important families settled here and built their noble palaces. Explore the remains of the Porch of Octavia, an imposing structure built by the emperor Augustus for his sister and where in the middle ages the most important fish market of the city was located. A meaningful exploration of the old history of the Jews in Rome right up to the present day. Contact us for an in depth Rome Jewish tour.

* Private Half-Day Walking Tour
* Private Licensed Professional Guide
* Campo de Fiori
* Jewish Ghetto
* Great Synagogue of Rome
* Tiber Island
* Trastevere
* Best Photo Ops

Within Rome renowned for its ties to the Catholic Church the Jewish Ghetto is the place to learn about the Diaspora and the cultural legacies of this old community. The Jewish community of Rome is the oldest in the Diaspora, dating back to the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 AD. Stroll through history into the Jewish areas of the city on a timeless journey. The Ghetto and the Trastevere district are filled with great stories to tell. Roman Jews are different from the Judah Maccabee who set their roots in Rome as early as 161 BCE. The Jews, who came as slaves of Titus were freed and established themselves in the Trastevere neighborhood, where the Jews used to live until the Renaissance. Explore the lively area around Campo de’ Fiori. Discover centuries of history along the cobblestoned, streets of the city leading to the Ghetto. This old quarter is where from 1555 Pope Paul IV decreed that all Jews must be segregated and forced to live until 1870. Today the Jewish community continues living in the neighborhood where their parents and their grandparents have always lived-in keeping up with their traditions. Learn how the Jews lived here over the centuries and the role played in the history of Rome.

Optional Upgrades to Enhance Your Private Tour

Tour the Colosseum

ADD ON Private Guided Skip the Line Coliseum Tour

Travel through time as you experience the awe and wonder of the Coliseum skipping the lines.
Extra Time Duration: 120 minutes

Tour Rome in Comfort and Style by Private Deluxe Vehicle

ADD ON Private English Speaking Licensed Driver and Deluxe A/C Vehicle

The beauty of a private guided car tour lies in the comfort and flexibility that it has to offer. With this optional upgrade guests have their own exclusive private vehicle, a separate driver and a separate guide for a total of 2 professional people at disposal for the whole length of the tour. A private vehicle and a driver is the perfect solution for those who want to tour in comfort and style. For those who want to see much more of Rome than can be seen on foot. The use of a private vehicle with a driver would maximize the experience helping with connections between the sights.

Enjoy the flexibility to tour at your own pace with the convenience of your friendly on-hand English speaking licensed driver. With this optional upgrade guests looking to maximize their precious holiday time get the benefit of having a private transportation service at disposal for the whole length of the guided tour including Rome hotel/apartment pick up and drop off. Our fully licensed insured a/c deluxe fleet is equipped with all the comforts and in compliance with the quality and safety standards required by the EU regulations.

This tour is not available on Saturdays, January 1st, August 15th and on certain Jewish holidays throughout the year.

The Great Synagogue of Rome dress code requires modest attire: no halter or tank tops or short shorts.

The security at the Great Synagogue is high and photos are not allowed inside the Synagogue and museum.

Do you combine people to share the tour?

All our tours are private, luxurious, and totally customized to suit your desires, which means that you do not share your tour with anyone else. Our private tours are exclusive to one booking party and we do not combine separate reservations to form groups.

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    Good morning below some answers regarding feedback. Please could you pass on our thanks to Elisabetta we will be sure to catch up with her again when not if we return.
    Our overall Experience with Nancy Aiello Tours was Very good, although a couple of minor points that would have made the tour excellent. The journey from the cruise boat to the real tour starting point in Venice seems a little disorganised and involved us in queuing to get vepretto tickets. This could have been sorted before we arrived or alternatively we could have met in St Marks square which means we did not lose 45 minutes of our 3 hr tour. We thought the gondola tour cost more than we could have got it for on the day although the convenience was great. Elisabetta was great though and made the tour very personal to us. Our experience with Nancy Aiello Tours was a great introduction to a fabulous city.

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    Hello,
    We had a wonderful tour of Tuscany, and it was the perfect break from a busy holiday in Rome. Our driver, Andreas, was punctual, friendly, very knowledgeable, and a safe driver. The tour of the first winery was excellent. We especially liked the cheese house and tasting in the store. The tour of the 2nd winery was not as good as the first one; however, the wine was much better. Our stop in the town of Manciano was the perfect break in the day and the restaurant Andreas recommended for lunch provided some of the best food we had during our entire vacation in Italy.
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    Dear Rachel,
    My apologies for not writing to you sooner about our visit in Liguria with Dino (July 16th, 2011). We had a magnificent day visiting Cinque Terre and Portofino. Dino was a great guide and driver and brought us to some truly unique places and memorable vantage points to create some great memories. The drive up and down the hills above Cinque Terre were some of the most remarkable roads I have ever seen. No wonder these towns were only accessible by sea for most of their history. I would strongly recommend your organization and look forward to future opportunities to visit Italy.
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