Rome: Testaccio Food Tour

Rome: Testaccio Food Tour

From $153.06 per person

Explore the culinary treasures of Rome's Testaccio neighborhood. Visit a vibrant food market, sample fresh local produce and street food while learning about the culinary and local history of Testaccio.

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Duration 3 hours
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English, German, Turkish, French, Italian
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  • Explore the Testaccio neighborhood in Rome, considered by locals to be the birthplace of Italian cuisine
  • Savor mouth-watering street food and fresh local produce with an expert on local cuisine
  • Learn about the history of the area and its unique culinary specialties
  • Sample local produce, bread, meat, fish, street food and other Roman specialties
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Dive into one of Rome's more vibrant food markets to in the Testaccio neighborhood, and sample local meats, bread, fish, and cheese. Indulge in traditional Roman street food while learning about the history of the area. Explore the neighborhood considered by Romans to be the birthplace of Italian cuisine. Let your guide tell you about 2000 years of foodie history as you try fresh local products from the stalls. Take in the vibrant atmosphere as the locals search for the freshest mozzarella and the best pecorino. Learn how this market developed into the only place in Rome to get both street-food and great locally-grown ingredients. Visit the Ex–Mattatoio, a former slaughterhouse, built at the end of the 1800s close to the cattle market. Top off your tour with a stroll down via Galvani to sample Roman porchetta, salted fish, decadent carbonara, and other specialties.
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  • Food samplings
    Covid-19 precautions
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    • All required protective equipment is provided
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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      Meeting point

      We meet outside the ex-Mattatoio (former slaughterhouse) at Piazza Orazio Giustiniani, 4, 00153 Roma RM Your guide will have a signboard that says Walks In Europe.

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