Free Jewish Ghetto Tour Venice

2 Hours
2 Hours

Free Jewish Ghetto Tour Venice

  • Immerse yourself in the fascinating history and culture of the world's first Jewish Ghetto in the heart of Venice.
  • Fall in love with Venice again! Venture beyond tourist hotspots and explore hidden corners and untouched areas.
  • Discover the architectural beauty and rich heritage of the distinctive synagogues in the Jewish Ghetto.
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Tour Features

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Campo Ghetto Nuovo

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Campo dei Mori

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Ghetto Vecchio

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Banco Rosso

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Jewish Museum

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Ghetto Novissimo

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Fondamenta dei Ormesini

These are some of the features your tour might include, but please bear in mind that every guide creates their unique itinerary to provide the best possible experience.

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Where does the tour start?
You will receive the full meeting point details and a map after you finalize your booking, in a confirmation email.
Do I have to book my Free Tour?
Yes, it's necessary to book your Free Tour in order to receive the full meeting point details via email on time. This helps ensure an enjoyable experience and good coordination between guides and tour guests. Booking is free, quick, and easy!
Can I contact my guide?
Yes, you will be able to message your guide with any questions that you might have after making a reservation, up until the start of the tour.
Can I make a booking for a larger group?
Maybe! In order to keep the group sizes manageable, each guide sets their own limit of guests per booking and departure. Choose the Free Tour you want to book, select the number of people in your group, and see if there are any departures available that suit your needs.
Are Free Tours really Free?
Yes, with Free Tours, there's no set price; instead, the guides rely on the tips of participants to sustain their livelihoods. By contributing a fair amount that reflects the value you receive from the tour, you not only support the guides but also express your appreciation for their expertise and dedication.

Do you want to explore an untouched area of one of the most beautiful (and touristy!) cities in Europe? Venture beyond the well-trodden paths of Venice and immerse yourself in the rich history and fascinating stories of the world's first Jewish Ghetto. You will learn how the word "ghetto" first originated, understand the history of this community through the centuries, and fall in love with Venice all over again. The Free Jewish Ghetto Tour in Venice takes you on an unforgettable journey through the city's captivating past, unveiling secrets and anecdotes about this remarkable area and its people. Book your seats today!

As you explore this extraordinary part of Venice, you'll be captivated by the narrow streets filled with tiny bookstores, kosher bakeries, and craft shops adorned with Hebrew motifs. Learn about the district's synagogues, the Hebrew Museum, and Banco Rosso ('Red Bank'), the oldest bank in the world. This hidden gem of Venice offers panoramic views, exceptional food, and the once-home of notable figures where authentic Venetians still reside. Your guide, passionate about sharing the secrets of Venice, will lead you through these enchanting, tucked-away corners, reigniting your love for this unique city.

As you wander through Ghetto Vecchio and Ghetto Novissimo, you'll learn about the evolution of the Jewish community in Venice and the important role they played throughout history. Don't miss the chance to see the Great German Synagogue, the Spanish Synagogue, and the Italian Synagogue – each showcasing distinct architectural styles and reflecting the diverse backgrounds of the Jewish communities that once called Venice home. By joining the Free Jewish Ghetto Tour in Venice, you'll embark on a captivating journey through the lesser-known yet equally enchanting side of Venice. Book your tour today!

Free Tour - What Does it Mean?

The tours are solely tips based so you can decide to contribute as much or as little as you feel the experience was worth.

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