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ONLINE EXPERIENCE

Jewish Ghetto of Venice, the history

Venice, ItalyPart of Airbnb Online Experiences

Online experience hosted by Lucia

90 mins
Up to 8 people
Join from your computer, phone, or tablet
Hosted in English, Italian

What you'll do

Discover with me the history, little know facts, amazing insights, secrets and why not.. legends of the first one ghetto of the world in an interactive way! Part history, part challenges!
You'll learn how we pronunce the original name of the area and travelling back to the time you'll discover how and why the Serenissima Repubblic decide to create a segregation area for Jews. Who was the Doge? Was the area all day close? How many sinagogues we had and we are still having in Venice? Why buildings are so different? I will help you to admire the "skyscrapers" of Venice and find out about the Stolpersteine (stumbling blocks) of the area, so I can explain how the Holocaust has left a deep mark on Venice. Discover the history behind the oldest pawn shop in Venice and listen to famous local stories. Do you know Shakespeare 's Merchand Venice? This is the place! And then.. Ghetto Novo, Vecchio, Novissimo: why?
I want to provide an educational experience to make you want to come to Venice as soon as possible!
This experience normally takes place in the magnificent Cannaregio sestiere but it is now brought to you live from my house using Zoom!
I have collected many images to help you to recognize details from the comfort of your sofa!

The focus is on showing you the real Jewish Ghetto of Venice and share with you what you can't find in a guide book! Let me be your virtual guide!
Discover with me the history, little know facts, amazing insights, secrets and why not.. legends of the first one ghetto of the world in an interactive way! Part history, part challenges!
You'll learn how we pronunce the original name of the area and travelling back to the time you'll discover how and why the Serenissima Repubblic decide to create a segregation area for Jews. Who was the Doge? Was the area all day close? How many sinagogues…

How to participate

  • Join a video call
    Use Zoom to participate on your desktop or mobile device. After you book, you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join.
  • Book for a private group
    Lucia can host private groups of any size, up to 8 guests. Private group rates start at €50.

What to bring

  • A big smile
  • Get a drink to enjoy while we travel to the floating city!
  • pen and a pencil, you'll discover why!
  • Be ready to get involved with some quizzes, riddles and challenges all together while we will discover the history of this unique place
  • Computer (best) that connects to internet, audio, and video
From €12
/ person
Thu, 28 Jan
04:00 - 05:30 (EST)
€12 per person
€12 per person
Fri, 29 Jan
04:00 - 05:30 (EST)
€12 per person
€12 per person
Wed, 3 Feb
13:00 - 14:30 (EST)
€12 per person
€12 per person

Meet your host, Lucia

Host on Airbnb since 2016
  • 41 Reviews
  • Identity verified
Ciao! I am Lucia, an art historian, an unconventional tour guide but first of all a truly lover of Venice, and now I want to share with you the love and passion I have for my must: the Jewish Ghetto of Venice! Ask me about my aunt to discover why this is my must !
Over the past 3 years, I’ve welcomed more thousand of people in the floating city and all you reviews made me proud to be a lucky person because doing what I love in a city I adore is for me arriving at the destination of the pursuit of happiness. Now I’m bringing my passion to your house with this online interactive experience! History, secrets, hidden gems thanks to images I collected for you and some special challenges. Are you ready to get involved?
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Ciao! I am Lucia, an art historian, an unconventional tour guide but first of all a truly lover of Venice, and now I want to share with you the love and passion I have for my must: the Jewish Ghetto of Venice! Ask me about my aunt to discover why this is my must !
Over the past 3 years, I’ve welcomed more thousand of people in the floating city and all you reviews made me proud to be a lucky person because doing what I love in a city I adore is for me arriving at the destination of the pur…
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Rated 4.98 out of 5 from 41 reviews.

Alina
January 2021
I had wonderful experience with Lucia on Friday evening after the long working week. I definitely will try other "online" trips with her. Interesting and not really typical part of the history is told with the great mixture of sensitivity to the topic and Italian positive attitude and humor. I really loved it and recommend for all Venice lovers or future Venice lovers :)
I had wonderful experience with Lucia on Friday evening after the long working week. I definitely will try other "online" trips with her. Interesting and not really typical part of…
Helen
January 2021
A really lively and engaging experience. The information was presented in an enthusiastic and fun way with little tests along the way. There was just a few of us so it felt very personal and friendly. A girls night 'out'!
Joe
January 2021
Lucia is a wonderful tour guide. She lives in the area that she is speaking about and dives into the history of the area to tell the story of how the area came to be. You can not go to Venice without meeting up with Lucia. Tell your friends because this is a great way to spend a couple of hours.
Lucia is a wonderful tour guide. She lives in the area that she is speaking about and dives into the history of the area to tell the story of how the area came to be. You can not…
Staci
January 2021
Fabulous! Lucia is absolutely amazing...so knowledgeable, upbeat, adorable and fun. Very interactive. Recommend this experience highly. By far the best of the great AirB&B experiences we’ve participated in.
Freya
December 2020
I booked this as a gift and our family joined from two cities. We had a brilliant, insightful and fun evening with Lucia!
Lauren
December 2020
The virtual tour was interactive and we learned a lot about the Jewish community in Venice. Lucia was accommodating with our schedule, very knowledgeable, and taught with passion. We had a lot of fun, learned a lot, and we highly recommend the tour. Can’t wait to make the Impade cookies and hope to use Lucia as a tour guide when we travel to Venice.
The virtual tour was interactive and we learned a lot about the Jewish community in Venice. Lucia was accommodating with our schedule, very knowledgeable, and taught with passion.…

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

You’ll need an internet connection and the ability to stream audio and video to participate. A link and details on how to join will be included in your booking confirmation email.