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“Jewish Florence”, an itinerary to discover a living community, between
past and present

1) Departure:
Walking tour, 3 hours:
Via dei Ramaglianti (formerly Via dei Giudei) in Oltrarno
Piazza della Signoria
Orsanmichele
Piazza della Repubblica (ex ghetto)
Gates of Paradise at Bapstistery (Duomo)
Synagogue of Florence
Half-day 3 hours.
Outdoor tour is available every day.
The tour of the Synagogue is not available on Saturdays and on Jewish festivities.

2) Departure:
Walking tour, 4 hours:
Via dei Ramaglianti (formerly Via dei Giudei) in Oltrarno
Piazza della Signoria
Orsanmichele
Piazza della Repubblica (ex ghetto)
Gates of Paradise at Bapstistery (Duomo)
Accademia Gallery (Michelangelo’s David)
Synagogue of Florence
Half-day 4 hours.
Outdoor tour is available every day.
The tour of the Synagogue is not available on Saturdays and on Jewish festivities.
Accademia Gallery is closed on Mondays.

3) Departure:
Walking tour, 6 hours Full-Day including stop for kosher lunch:
Via dei Ramaglianti (formerly Via dei Giudei) in Oltrarno
Piazza della Signoria
Orsanmichele
Piazza della Repubblica (ex ghetto)
Gates of Paradise at Bapstistery (Duomo)
Accademia Gallery Museum (Michelangelo’s David)
Kosher lunch at Ruth’s or Ba’ Ghetto
Synagogue of Florence
Full-day 6 hours.
Outdoor tour is available every day.
The tour of the Synagogue is not available on Saturdays and on Jewish festivities.
Accademia Gallery is closed on Mondays.

History of the Jewish community in Florence:
Even if the Florentine Jewish community today is not very large, its extremely interesting history is
closely connected with that of the Medici family. While Cosimo the Elder and Lorenzo the
Magnificent dei Medici had a positive relationship with the jewish community, Cosimo I
“technically” created the ghetto, the third in Italy in order of time.  The tour is also enriched by the
curiosities about the relationships with other Tuscan communities such as those of Livorno, Pisa
and Siena, as well as by the search for some “pietre d’inciampo” (stumbling stones) by the artist
Gunter Demnig recently placed by the Municipality of Florence in various  points of

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