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Testaccio: The foodie part of Rome

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*This experience runs from Tuesday till Saturday
*Tour stops, tastings and numbers of tastings might change slightly to reflect seasonal produce, vendor opening hours and availability

4 hours experiencing the real taste of Testaccio

Visiting 1 country: Italy

 

Known to locals as the “heart of Rome”, Testaccio is the city’s original foodie neighborhood and where cucina romana (Roman cuisine) was born.  You’ll visit our local market and meet the vendors who have been there for generations, and taste the most delicious pasta you’ve ever had. You’ll also be sampling everything from classic Italian dishes to a typical Roman street food snack.

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Description

Known to locals as the “heart of Rome”, Testaccio is the city’s original foodie neighborhood and where Cucina Romana (Roman cuisine) was born. Our guided 4-hour walking food tour lets you experience Rome like a local, in an authentic neighborhood where people live, eat and shop.

You’ll get to escape the crowds and really get a glimpse of daily life while tasting the best of what the city has to offer. You’ll visit our local market and meet the vendors who have been there for generations, and taste the most delicious pasta you’ve ever had (no joke). And you’ll also be sampling everything from classic Italian dishes to a typical Roman street food snack. 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. There is no better way to really live like a local than on our Taste of Testaccio Food Tour.

Discover…

The best local food places in real neighborhoods

Learn…

Insider knowledge for exploring the city on your own

Share…

The table, food and company of like-minded global travelers

Create…

Stories you will find yourself retelling over and over

Additional information

Travel Style

FOODIE'S DELIGHT: CULINARY JOURNEYS

Duration

Less than 1 Day

Country

Italy

tour Highlights

  • Sample Italian cheeses, prosciutto, salami and even olive oil
  • Savour Rome’s 3 most famous pasta dishes with wine at Flavio al Velavevodetto
  • Experience real Roman street food – supplì (fried risotto ball)
  • Visit Rome’s Pyramid of Cestius and learn about ancient Rome’s oldest food neighborhood
  • 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
  • Start the day the Italian way at a local bakery

additional info

How to arrive

  • How you get there is up to you (transport to the meeting point is not included)
  • When you reserve your spot, we’ll give you the exact location of the meeting point
  • At the end of our tour, our guides can point you in the right direction or call a taxi for you (or give you a recommendation of what to see next nearby)