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Testaccio Food Walking Tour, Rome: Tastings, Rome Pyramid, Gelato - Small Group

  • When does it run?

    Daily except Sunday

  • Start time

    9:45am, 10:30am, 11:15am and 12 noon

  • Duration

    About 4 hours 

Inclusions
  • Food tour
  • Visit a local bakery
  • English-speaking guide
COVID-19 Safety guidelines
Guests
  • Adult (13+)
  • Child (4-12)
  • Infant (0-3)

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!

About the Supplier

Eating Europe offers "unparalleled, non-touristy, food-related experience in undiscovered neighbourhoods" in different parts of Europe, and is one of the top-rated activity operators. Their tours have featured in National Geographic, Lonely Planet, Fodor's and more!

Here's the plan...

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 a local bakery 

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily except Sunday

  • Duration

    About 4 hours 

  • Start time

    9:45am, 10:30am, 11:15am and 12 noon

  • Meeting Point

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

    So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 15 mins early.

  • Ending Point

    Same as the start point

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Food tour
  • Visit a local bakery
  • English-speaking guide
  • Hotel transfers

Please note

Voucher Type: Paper

Group Size: 12

Age Restriction: Those below the age of 4 have to sit this one out.

Always keep a photo ID handy for security checks.

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

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