Trastevere and the Jewish Ghetto
Stroll around the ancient neighborhood of Trastevere and the Ghetto of Rome
Flexible Start time. Please, select a date to see availability.
Meeting Point at Square (Details at Booking)
Operating Days Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat and Sun
Language English (contact us for other languages)
Short Tour Description
This tour could be a good starting point of a Roman Holiday, giving you the right information to orienting you inside Rome and have a better knowledge of the city.
Our Walking tours are a combo of history and local culture, where you get not just historical information but you also see and connect with the everyday local life. This tour will take you in the quaint neighborhood of Trastevere, one of the oldest of Rome, literally on the other side of the Tevere, the Tiber, Rome’s river. Here we will visit the amazing church of St. Cecilia with its mosaic, the remains of a Roman House and frescoes dating back to the XIII century, then the Franciscan Church of San Francesco a Ripa with a surprising Bernini Masterpiece and the beautiful piazza of Santa Maria in Trastevere, the oldest church in Rome dedicated to the Virgin Mary. We will cross the River Tiber on the oldest bridge of Rome and reach the neighborhood where the Jewish people of Rome lived from the XVI century to visit the Portico d’Ottavia, the heart of the Ghetto with the outstanding Theatre of Marcellus, dating back to the I century b. C.The stroll will bring you to discover little alleys and hidden squares full of surprises…
Joining our walking tour, you will learn something unexpected and at the end of the tour you will think like a local!