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Jewish Heritage Tour of Nice

Jewish Heritage Tour of Nice

Duration:3 hours total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Robert LEVITT is an American historian located in Nice§ France. He focuses on Medieval History of France and Italy, the History of Americans on the Riviera, the History of Jews in Nice and other topics. He received an undergraduate degree in Patrimony from the Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis§ and two master degrees in Medieval History from the Université Lumière de Lyon, ranked second in his…
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What we’ll do

This three hour walking visit is of Jewish Heritage in Nice which has a long and rich history in both the medieval period as well as during the Second World War. As a part of the County of Savoy, unlike those in France or Italy, the Jews of Nice were particularly impacted by changing territorial borders. On this tour, led by a Medieval Historian, we will visit the Grand Synagogue, the underground…

What else you should know

This is a walking visit that lasts at least three hours, so please make sure to wear comfortable shoes.

Where you'll be

The Grand Synagogue was opened in 1886, taking the place of a theater of comic opera and serves as the primary synagogue in Nice for Sephardic Jews. The Ghetto in Nice was designated in 1732 and effectively opened in 1733, with the doors being locked at night. The Jewish Cemetery was opened in 1786, although we can find tombstones from the 16th century as tombs from the older cemetery were transferred to the new.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

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

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Passport is required in advance

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

This is a walking visit that lasts at least three hours, so please make sure to wear comfortable shoes.

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Jewish Heritage Tour of Nice
New experience
$613/person
New experience
$613/person