Testaccio Food Tour
Testaccio is where to go for the authentic feel of today’s Rome. Its is known as the birthplace of the Roman cuisine and in our tour you will learn why! You could walk and explore for hours and enjoy just being among friendly locals. Here all the people know each other, businesses are family owned and have been handed down for generations. There are craft shops, traditional Roman restaurants and a large open market, the soul of the neighborhood.
This tour is conceived for those who wish to have a deep knowledge of the real Roman
cuisine. You will taste the most famous as well as the less known recipes that were
created by the butchers who worked at the ancient slaughterhouse.
Testaccio is sort of the real birth place of Roman food, it’s less known, less touristy, but still
very interesting and “authentic” in the sense that it’s mostly Romans that live and shop
around here. Testaccio is where to go for an authentic feel of today’s Rome. You could walk and explore
for hours, and enjoy just being among friendly locals. After visiting a legendary gourmet deli shop, we will
stop in the most popular stands at the colorful Testaccio local market and in a typical wine cellar.
Along our tour we will also take a look at the ancient slaughterhouse, now transformed into a modern
museum and at the picturesque artists’ cemetery, additionally we will have a regional pasta tasting with a DOCG wine tasting in a local fraschetta, a typical restaurant where you can savour the regional dishes.
55 €/Adolescent (13-17 years old)
35 €/child (5-12 years old)
Small group tour
Not available from the 1st until the 31st August.
o Visit a legendary gourmet deli shop
o Walk through the colorful Testaccio local market and taste regional produce
o Find out what’s the most popular Roman street food
o Taste wine in a typical Roman wine cellar
o Take a look at the ancient slaughterhouse, now transformed into a modern museum
o Walk through the picturesque artists’ cemetery.
DURATION: 3 hours
DEPARTS: daily at 10.30 am except Sundays.
PRICES: Adult € 75.00, Adolescent (13-17) € 55.00, Child (5-12) € 35,00.
INCLUSIONS: The price includes 10 food tastings and 1 wine tastings in 5 different locations and
an entertaining English speaking guide. At the end of the tour.
EXCLUSIONS: water can be purchased or refilled at the many drinkable fountains along the way.
Departure Timedaily at 10.30 am except Sundays
Return TimeDuration 3 h
IncludeLunchEntry FeesPersonal Guide
Not IncludedHotel PickupBreakfast