Immerse yourself in the most traditional and vibrant neighbourhood of Rome: visit Trastevere and the Jewish District in Rome with a top, private guide!
There are many reasons why touring Trastevere and Rome's Jewish Ghetto with a knowledgeale and entertaining private guide might be for you. Have you been to Rome before and are looking to explore other parts of the city off the standard tourist map? Perhaps you have an interest in Rome’s Jewish cultural heritage or the eternal city’s medieval history? Or maybe you just crave soaking up the ‘real Rome’ where locals eat, drink and hang out! If this sounds like you then you should definitely considered a private tour of Trastevere and Jewish district in Rome. As this is a private tour you will be free to customize the tour to the area which interests you the most.
Trastevere, with its narrow cobblestone alleys, restaurants, pubs and artisan shops, is one of the most popular areas of Rome. Trastevere is trendy amongst young people, who come here attracted by its many pubs and cafés. But it is also a favourite area among visitors who are looking for a taste of the “authentic” Rome.
If you book our Private Tour of Trastevere and Jewish district a private guide will be with you for a 3 hour walking tour through Medieval Rome. In Trastevere you will visit the Basilica of St. Mary in Trastevere, with its beautiful mosaic adorned facade. You will stroll the area's charming alleyways whilst your private guide recounts fascinating stories of Rome’s Medieval past. Don’t miss the opportunity to taste some local focaccia (crispy pizza!)
Once you have finished your private tour of central Trastevere you will walk to the Tiberina Island, once the sight of the Temple of Aesculapius. As you go further back in time to Ancient Rome you will reach the archeological sites of Ottavia Porticus and Marcello Theater.
Finally your private guide will take you to visit the Jewish district in Rome, the so-called “Ghetto”. Rome’s Jewish cultural heritage is extremely rich. Whilst this is by no means confined to the Jewish district itself, this area offers a wonderful starting place to begin to explore the huge impact that the Jewish community has had on Rome’s cultural identity, from the architecture to the culinary traditions! In fact in Rome’s Jewish Ghetto you will also have the opportunity to taste some great cheese and wines. Your guide will be an expert in Jewish Rome and will be able to answer any questions you might have about the Jewish cultural and historical impact on Rome.
Trilussa Square, Rome. At the steps. Your guide will be holding a sign with your name.
DRESS CODE: in order to enter religious sites, such as Churches, every participant must make sure they cover their shoulders and knees.
We also suggest you wear comfortable shoes, as a moderate amount of walking is involved in this tour.