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Testaccio Food Walking Tour with Guide, Rome

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    • Adult (13+)
    • Child (4-12)
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Key Highlights

  • Discover the Testaccio neighbourhood of Rome on a food tour with a foodie guide!
  • Testaccio, considered the birthplace of Roman cuisine, is the ultimate food-lover’s haven!
  • Enjoy a delightful introduction to the local culinary scene with samplings of regional cuisine
  • Meet market traders and restaurant owners, and hear of their passion, creativity and enthusiasm for food
  • Visit a gelateria, pastry shop, delicatessen, restaurant and trattoria to try samples galore
  • Enjoy a taste of everything, from classic Italian dishes to a typical Roman street food snack
  • Overview

    Enjoy a delightful food tour of Testaccio, the centre of Rome’s food scene with a foodie guide in tow! Explore the local market, weave your way through the endless shops, interact with the vendors who have been there for generations and taste the scrummiest pasta you can imagine! Take in the sights, sounds and smells of a local Italian market and savour everything: from gelato to cheese to pastries to fresh pasta!

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    Daily except Sunday

    Duration

    4 hours (approx.)

    Start time

    9:45am, 10:30am, 11:15am and 12:00pm

    Meeting Point

    The food tour takes place in the neighborhood of Testaccio, a 10 minute walk from the Piramide Metro Station.

    Exact meeting address and detailed directions are provided with your booking confirmation.

    Ending Point

    Same as the start point or near the start point.

    At the end of the food tour, our guides are always more than happy to call a taxi for you or point you in the right direction.

    Itinerary

    Reach the meeting point at the scheduled time for the start of the tour. Testaccio, known to locals as the ‘heart of Rome’, is the authentic foodie neighbourhood of the city. You will be exploring the vibrant neighbourhood with a foodie guide who will introduce you to Rome’s food scene through the eyes of a local!

    From gelato to cheese to pastries to fresh pasta, savour the best of Italian cuisine and enjoy a taste of everything, from classic Italian dishes to a typical Roman street food snack. Interact with the vendors who have been there for generations, taste the most scrummy pasta you can imagine and take in the sights, sounds and smells of a local Italian market.

    Some of the things that you can look forward to on this tour are:

    •  Sample Italian cheeses, prosciutti, salami and even olive oil
    •  Rome’s 3 most famous pasta dishes with wine at Flavio al Velavevodetto
    •  Taste fried risotto ball
    •  Visit Rome’s Pyramid
    •  Visit John Keats’ mysterious tomb
    •  Visit the birthplace of Rome’s mob gang
    •  Make your own bruschetta and try real buffalo mozzarella at the famous Testaccio Market
    •  Become a gelato–tasting expert by learning how to spot the fake stuff from the real thing
    •  Try authentic Roman craft beer at the famous Testaccio market
    •  Visit to a local bakery
    •  English speaking guide
    •  Food Lovers’ Guide: full of insider’s tips and details

    At the end of the food tour, your guide will be more than happy to call a taxi for you or point you in the right direction.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Food tour
    • Visit to a local bakery
    • English-speaking guide

    Exclusions

    • Hotel transfers
  • Please note

    Voucher Information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all departure details.

    Tour stops, tastings and numbers of tastings are likely to change slightly to reflect seasonal produce, vendor opening hours and availability.

    We recommend you wear comfortable walking shoes.

    If rain is forecast, bring an umbrella as we will be outside for most of the tour.

    We recommend you to carry a bottle of water.

    The food tour runs regardless of weather conditions – rain, hail or shine.

    Children below 4 years are not allowed in this tour.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.