Walking Food Tour in Testaccio, Rome

Walking Food Tour in Testaccio, Rome

Taste Rome’s best dishes in a neighborhood off the tourist path

Tour type: Group , Duration: 4 Hours

Product ID: 53831
Description

Discover Rome, Italy’s capital and a must-visit for foodies, and Testaccio, the "heart of Rome" and the city’s original foodie neighborhood and where cucina romana (roman cuisine) was born with this guided 4-hour walking food tour.
 
You will experience Rome like a local, in an authentic neighborhood where people live, eat and shop. Escape the crowds and really get a glimpse of daily life while tasting the best of what the city has to offer.
 
Start the day the Italian way at a local bakery and then visit the local market and meet the vendors who have been there for generations. Your will taste the most delicious pasta you’ve ever had paired with wine at Flavio al Velavevodetto. 
 
You’ll also be sampling everything from classic Italian cheeses, prosciutti, salami and even olive oil, to a typical Roman street food snak "supplì" (fried risotto ball).
 
Along the way, your local guide will entertain and educate you with stories and insights into Rome’s culture and history, while exploring the city’s most fascinating offbeat landmarks. 
 
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Discover Rome, Italy’s capital and a must-visit for foodies, and Testaccio, the "heart of Rome" and the city’s original foodie neighborhood and where cucina romana (roman cuisine) was born with this guided 4-hour walking food tour.
 
You will experience Rome like a local, in an authentic neighborhood where people live, eat and shop. Escape the crowds and really get a glimpse of daily life while tasting the best of what the city has to offer.
 
Start the day the Italian way at a local bakery and then visit the local market and meet the vendors who have been there for generations. Your will taste the most delicious pasta you’ve ever had paired with wine at Flavio al Velavevodetto. 
 
You’ll also be sampling everything from classic Italian cheeses, prosciutti, salami and even olive oil, to a typical Roman street food snak "supplì" (fried risotto ball).
 
Along the way, your local guide will entertain and educate you with stories and insights into Rome’s culture and history, while exploring the city’s most fascinating offbeat landmarks. 
 
You will visit Rome’s Pyramid and learn about ancient Rome’s oldest food neighborhood.
 
Please note: Tour stops, tastings and numbers of tastings are likely to change slightly to reflect seasonal produce, vendor opening hours and availability.
 
Make your own bruschetta and try real buffalo mozzarella and authentic Roman craft beer at the famous Testaccio Market and become a gelato–tasting expert by learning how to spot the fake stuff from the real thing.
 
You will also have the opportunity to see Rome’s only Pyramid, John Keats’ mysterious tomb, the birthplace of Rome’s mob gang and much much more.

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About this activity
Tour Timings
Mon-Sat: 9:45 AM - 1:45 PM, 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM, 11:15 AM - 3:15 PM, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Group size
2 - 10
Languages
English
The meeting point
The neighborhood of Testaccio, a 10 minute walk from the Piramide Metro Station

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Includes
  • 13 individual food tastings
  • English speaking guide
  • Food Lovers’ Guide, full of insider’s tips and details
  • Transportation to and from the food tour

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Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made 2 days prior to the scheduled tour date are fully refundable. Our food tours run regardless of weather conditions – rain, hail or shine!


Product ID: 53831

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