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Explore the Jewish Ghetto highlights and food specialties


Explore the Jewish Ghetto highlights and food specialties

Tour Description

A fascinating journey through great food, wine and history!

Venture into one of Venice’s most alluring and historic districts on this Jewish Ghetto food tour. This beautiful ghetto is steeped in culture and has its own unique food traditions. It has even featured in the movie 'Merchant of Venice' with the famous actor Al Pacino.

During the tour you will visit Cannaregio, with its numerous canals and charming bridges, magnificent ancient churches and much more! Along the way you will stop in different authentic Venetian eateries and have the opportunity to sample the delectable Italian ice cream.

Then, meandering through the many delightful 'vicoli' and 'piazze' you will visit the Old Ghetto. Our local guide is very knowledgeable and will keep you enthralled recounting the history of this magical district as well as imparting some interesting and amusing facts and curiosities about the place.

Your trip to the Jewish Ghetto would be complete without seeing the Rabbi’s House and the historic synagogues of Venice. Combine seeing these magnificent sites with a taste of traditional Jewish-Venetian dishes such as the famous Sarde al Saor and Artichoke Bottoms, served with a vibrant Kosher wine. Between sampling excellent food and wine you will stroll along the 'fondamenta' a romantic promenade.

You will reach then the Rialto Bridge, the oldest of Venice’s 400 plus bridges, where you will stop again for a bite to eat where the local residents and gondoliers dine. Here you will find something to delight the taste buds: creamy risotto and exquisite pasta dishes that you will not find anywhere else!

At the end of the walk you will also visit a typical original bakery where you can savor Zaeti, Buranelli and other local specialties.

On this fantastic tour you will learn about the art, culture, history of the Jewish Ghetto and sample authentic local cuisine. Please come hungry so that you have plenty of room to savor the culinary delights of the area. A memorable experience during your vacation in Venice!

This tour books quickly, so please don’t hesitate to contact us for information and reservations at [email protected].


What is included

Official Licensed Guide
Food & Wine Tasting

Details and Important info

Duration: 4 hours
Operating Days: Everyday except Fridays
Meeting Point or Pick-Up: Provided upon booking
Optional pick-up from your hotel/accommodation/airport or any other location
Language: English, French, Spanish, German, Italian
Tour Type: Private
Start Time: Customizable

Some Eateries & Sites visited

Rialto Bridge
Campo San Giacometto
Campo San Bartolomeo
Marco Polo's House
Campo San Giovanni e Paolo
Campo Santa Marina
Venice Local Recipes
Kosher Wine Tasting

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