Jewish Heritage in Florence

Jewish Heritage in Florence

Follow your knowledgeable guide through the past and present of Jewish Florence.

Jewish Florence then and now.

Discover the story of Florence from the Jewish perspective: discover the fascinating history, the Synagogue, and the Jewish Museum.

Available every day except Saturdays and Jewish holidays
Duration: 3 hours
Language: English or Italian

Tour includes entrance to the Synagogue and the Jewish Museum.

Cancellation Policy:

  • There will be no penalty for cancellations of excursion bookings communicated in writing at least eight (8) days prior to the booked excursion date.
  • For cancellations between eight and two days prior to the course, 10% of the fee will have to be paid; from two days prior to the course beginning, the payment of the entire amount will be due and no reimbursement will be granted.
  • No reimbursement will be granted to any client who is not at the place of beginning at the time established; similarly, no reimbursement will be granted to clients who lose contact with the guide or who do not complete the excursion.

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What was life for Jewish people like in the Florence that Botticelli painted the ”Primavera” in?
Or at Galileo’s time?
And what is life like for Jewish people in Florence, today?

We have the perfect person to guide you through the story of Florence from the Jewish perspective. A native historian of Florentine architecture, she makes Jewish history come alive through her knowledge, stories, and by actually taking you to the places where Jewish history was made and is still alive.
You will benefit from an insider’s view of a Jewish Florence, a fascinating and personal approach not found in guidebooks.

The tour starts from the beautiful Synagogue and Jewish Museum in the Via Luigi Carlo Farini, not far from the center of town.


  • guide and entrances: Euro 290.00 per group (maximum 2 people)

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