Trastevere and Rome's Jewish Ghetto Walking Tour
Explore Trastevere and Rome's Jewish Ghetto
Tour like a local and take to the undiscovered streets of Rome. Explore the lesser-known parts of Rome on this walking tour that will take you away from the tourists and toward the true history of the city. Venture into the backstreets with a knowledgeable, enthusiastic tour guide that will show you a Rome that most visitors don't get to see.
On your trek through the streets of Rome, you'll see the Jewish Ghetto and Trastevere area, as well as off the beaten path parts of the city. Rome's Jewish Ghetto, created in 1555, was built to house nearly 2,000 Roman Jews. See this historic area, where Rome's Jews were forced to live in poverty off and on until 1888. Today it is a charming neighborhood, and the Jewish Ghetto is full of history and stories that you'll enjoy on your walk through its streets. Your walking tour of Rome will take you to Tiber Island, once a home of an ancient temple and a hospital. Walk through Campo de Fiori, a former meadow which wasn't developed until the 1400's. Visit the Largo di Torre Argentina, a square featuring the ruins of four Republican Roman temples, and much more.
Your back-roads tour of Rome will keep you on your toes. See the lesser-known sights of Rome and enjoy a stroll through the streets that most tourists miss. History-buffs, families, and all types of visitors will love this fascinating walking tour of Rome and the Jewish Ghetto and Trastevere area. There are no interior visits on this Rome tour.
Please Note: This tour takes place in Rome. Guests on ships docking in Civitavecchia will need to make their own way to Rome from Civitavecchia (approximately 50 miles away) at their own expense. There is train service from nearby train stations, and the average trip takes approximately 90 minutes each way. Your cruise ship may offer a shuttle to a nearby station.