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Comprehensive list of resources to aid researching family history. Very detailed, with lots of links and addresses.
LInks to a variety of resources.
TRAVEL AND TOURISM
A comprehensive web site and smartphone app with links to information on Jewish heritage sites all over Italy, as well a kosher restaurants and food stores, Jewish bookshops and Judaica shops, tours, events, religious services, and other information
A searchable resource for Jewish heritage tourism all over Italy, compiled by the Foundation for Jewish Heritage. Information, photos, contact information, etc, on heritage sites, Jewish museums, monuments, establishments, etc
Italy is an enthusiastic participant in the annual European Day of Jewish Culture, held the first Sunday in September. Each year sees events in about 60 localities up and down the peninusula, including visits to Jewish museums, synagogues, Jewish quarters, Jewish cemeteries and other sites. The Italian web site for the Day includes information, pictures, maps, and more.
Chabad’s detailed Jewish travel guide to Italy, with museums, tourist attractions, active synagogues and kosher restaurants, arranged region by region. A very useful resource.
A project of the Primo Levi Center, the Italian Government Tourism Board and the Union of Italian Jewish Communities that aims to be “a dynamic guide to both historical and contemporary Jewish Italy, allowing viewers to explore, at their own pace, the cultural treasures of the most ancient Diaspora community in the West.”
A as of 2016, only two Jewish catacombs in Rome are accessible, those of the Vigna Randanini and Villa Torlonia. Click the link to see details, plus addresses and information about arranging visits.
A Trieste-base travel agency specializing in Jewish tours and itineraries in Italy.
Travel Agency Key Tre srl
Via S. Caterina, 7
34122 Trieste – Italy
Tel: +39 040 6726736
fax: +39 040 6726731