Visit Jewish Heritage in Nice

Nice has one of the most remarkable Jewish heritage in Europe, although it is relatively unknown. The first documents site Jews in Nice in the late thirteenth century. The first confined Jewish street dates back to 1391. This walking tour of three hours covers Nice, not only in the Medieval Period, but also through WWII, when Nice was known as the last refuge for Jews in Europe. The last place where kosher food was available, traditional garb could be worn and Yiddish could be heard in the streets. The visit includes both the Sephardi and Ashkenazi synagogues, the 18th century Jewish cemetery, the Monument to the Deported, the Monument to the Righteous, but also visits unknown and unmarked places throughout the city where Jewish history was defined. Let by a Medieval historian of the Jews of Provence, this visit won't easily be forgotten.