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Rome: Street Food Tour with Local Guide

1. Rome: Street Food Tour with Local Guide

Try out authentic delicacies as you immerse yourself in the local culture of Rome on a walking tour. Taste unmissable Roman foods such as pizza from a family-run establishment, Supplì (fried mozzarella rice balls), and typical seasonal dishes from Rome’s Jewish Quarter. Meet in Piazza del Biscione before whetting your appetite at a local charcuterie at your first stop. Sample some typical Italian cured meats and some local wine there. Then head off to try Rome's well-known tasty street food, Supplì. Your guide will fill you in on these rice delicacies' 19th-century beginnings and how they earned their name. Next, taste some classic Roman pizza and Menabrea beer at Roscioli, an establishment run by the founder’s grandchildren. After this, you’ll be heading to the Roman Ghetto, Rome’s old Jewish Quarter. Here, sample traditional zucchini flower fritters or carciofi alla giudìa (deep-fried artichokes), depending on what is in season at the time. Finish up the tour with a delicious artisanal gelato at Punto Gelato near Largo di Torre Argentina, the site of four ancient Roman Temples and Pompey’s Theater. Savor the unique northern Italian flavors at a gelateria that featured in Gambero Rosso’s Top 10 list of the best gelato in Rome.  Choose from either a private experience just for your group or a small-group experience. Benefit from personalized insider tips about what to do next in Rome city center after the tour has finished.

Rome: Pizza Making Class

2. Rome: Pizza Making Class

This pizza class is a fun and easy experience that summarizes the entire tradition of Italian pizza masters in one lesson. Make and eat authentic Italian pizza from scratch, while drinking Roman wine. Each participant will have their own work station and can join no matter their skill level. Together with the chef, you will prepare Neapolitan pizza, named as part of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. Also prepare some of the great Italian pizza classics from the Margherita to focaccia. Tomato bruschetta cooked in a wood oven and wine are also included in the menu and the bartender will greet you with a bubbly Italian welcome drink and snacks. Once your hands-on experience is finished, sit down in the cozy restaurant or the outdoor terrace to enjoy the fruits of your labor. Sit at a communal table, sip wine with your new friends, and take the opportunity to ask the chef all the tips and tricks about Italian food and the best spots in Rome.

Experience Rome by Golf Cart

3. Experience Rome by Golf Cart

Go on a 4-hour tour of Rome to check out all of the major highlights of the city. This tour includes all of the major sites like Villa Borghese, Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Piazza Navona, and the Colosseum (from outside). In addition, head to Campo de Fiori and Ghetto.  You can either take the train from the port to the city and meet your guide in town or round-trip transportation in a private car or minivan can be arranged for you. The train station is not too far from the port and a shuttle bus can pick you up from the pier where your ship docks and drop you off by the fortress designed by Michelangelo located within the boundaries of the port next to a tourist information kiosk just a few minutes walk from the train station. 

Rome: Private Customized Walking Tour with a Local Host

4. Rome: Private Customized Walking Tour with a Local Host

Discover Rome through the eyes of a local on a private, customized walking tour. Meet your host at your accommodation to get familiar with your neighborhood and learn where the best places to buy groceries or eat out are located. Alternatively, you can arrange to meet at a central landmark or main intersection in the city. Avail of the services of a local who is passionate about their city and eager to share all the tips and tricks to help you make the most of your stay. The right host will be hand-picked based on your interests and each tour is completely unique. Choose the meeting point, start time and length that you prefer. Learn about the easiest ways to get around and hear about the top things to see and do. Chat about life in the city and exchange cultural differences. Feel more comfortable navigating your way around on your own, confident that you have all the information you need.

Rome: Hidden Rome E-Bike Experience with Street Food

5. Rome: Hidden Rome E-Bike Experience with Street Food

Explore Rome with the breeze in your hair with this amazing e-bike tour. Your adventure begins at the local tour operator's office, located in one of Rome's most beautiful basilicas. Once equipped with your e-bike, it's time to set off to discover a different side to Rome.  Ride to the top of Aventino hill and look out across the city. Marvel at some of the most striking panoramas of Rome, and don't forget your camera to snap some spectacular photos. Your next stop will be Testaccio, where you will experience a typical Roman neighborhood and can even sample delicious Roman food at a colorful street market. Enjoy the neighborhood's unique architecture, which gives a very different feel from the city center - it's like being in a village within the city! From Testaccio, you will continue to Gianicolo, where a surprise awaits you! To end your Roman experience, you will visit the only unfinished temple in Ancient Roman history, where Julius Cesar was assassinated!

Rome: Amalfi Coast Tour With Limoncello Tasting & Cruise

6. Rome: Amalfi Coast Tour With Limoncello Tasting & Cruise

The day starts in Rome where you’ll catch a high speed train to Naples with an intimate group of no more than 14 fellow travelers and an expert tour leader. From there, you’ll hop on a private, air-conditioned bus that will wind its way up into the narrow roads of the Amalfi Coast. Your first stop is Positano, a small fishing town that has long been the holiday destination of choice for VIPs, from the Romantic poets of the 19th century to today’s Hollywood stars. After an orientation walk with your guide you’ll have two hours of free time in which you can browse the boutiques filled with world-famous beachwear, have leather sandals made to fit your feet and enjoy a relaxing lunch of local delicacies at a seaside cafe. Don’t forget to bring your swimsuit too, there’s nothing nicer on a summer’s day than a dip in the sea. Next, you’ll board a boat for a 30 minute ride down the coast to Amalfi town. Along the way, you’ll enjoy spectacular views of the dramatic coastline as it rises out of the sea in soaring cliffs. At Amalfi, you’ll head up one of those cliffs to a lovely lemon orchard where you’ll enjoy a tasting of one of the region’s most beloved products, the sweet, tangy liqueur called limoncello. The farm is perched above the town and offers stunning views out to sea. After the tasting, you’ll have an hour to explore the town and, if you enjoyed your tasting, buy some limoncello. To end the day, you’ll hop back on the boat for a 40 minute cruise to Salerno where you’ll catch the train back to Rome.

Rome: Food Markets Tour and Cooking Class with Lunch

7. Rome: Food Markets Tour and Cooking Class with Lunch

Meet your local host a few blocks from St. Peter’s Basilica on Via Fabio Massimo. Then, go to a typical food market to join the locals as they buy their fresh produce for the day. Select seasonal ingredients to help you prepare your lunch. After a break in a charming café, head over to the cooking school for an exciting lesson in Roman cuisine. Learn about its origins, distinctive features, and traditional recipes. Relax in the home-style kitchen as you prepare a menu based on seasonal produce. Make an appetizer, first course, main course, and dessert, all linked to the culinary traditions of Rome. At the end of the class, join your fellow students for lunch in a convivial atmosphere and savor a small selection of regional wines as you chat around the dining table.

Rome: Trastevere Food Tasting with River Boat Ride

8. Rome: Trastevere Food Tasting with River Boat Ride

The journey begins in Rome's charming Trastevere neighborhood, where you will wander through the piazzas and cobblestone streets to an open-air market. Meet Emiliano, who has been running a stand in the market for decades and tase local gourmet products such as cured ham and cheese.  Next, enter one of the oldest churches in Rome, the Basilica di Santa Maria, and admire its gilded murals and Cavallini mosaics. Head to the Tiber River and enjoy a 25-minute ride downstream to reach Sant'Angelo Bridge. Take in the views of St Peter's Basilica from Sant'Angelo Castle and regroup for the second part of the tour. Learn about the Via Dei Coronari, know locally as the artists' strip and walk down to Navona Square to admire the Fountain of the Four Rivers, built by the famous Italian artist, Bernini. Hear about the history and legacy of the Pantheon from the outside before enjoying 1 hour of free time to explore the area and grab a snack at a nearby trattoria.  Finally, learn the history of the Trevi Fountain and make a wish by tossing a coin into its water. The guide will then drop the group off at the Spanish Steps and give recommendations of nearby areas.

Testaccio: Guided Food Tasting Tour

9. Testaccio: Guided Food Tasting Tour

Experience Rome like a local, in an authentic neighborhood where people live, eat and shop. Together we will explore the local markets, meet the vendors who have been there for generations, and taste the most delicious pasta. We start our walking tour at Panificio Passi, where you'll taste some of the best food this long-standing family owned bakery has to offer. Then, we take a stroll down the road to Masto for some of Italy's finest meats and cheeses – and a glass of local wine. We'll follow this with a walk through the famous Mercato Testaccio, sampling some of the best bruschetta and buffalo mozzerella. Ready for pasta? We'll taste 3 Roman classic pastas at Flavio al Velavevodetto. What Italian food tour isn't complete without authentic gelato – We skip the stuff you see along the tourist paths and head to one of our favourites, which has been serving gelato since 1914. Tastings and stops may vary based on the day of the week.

Rome: The Vatican Market Experience Tasting and Class

10. Rome: The Vatican Market Experience Tasting and Class

Visit the Vatican City district accompanied by a local chef born and raised in the Vatican, who knows every corner of the area and owns a small restaurant. Discover the Mercato Trionfale, located in the heart of the district. With nearly 300 stalls, the market has seemingly endless rows of vendors selling fresh vegetables, fruit, spices, cheese, seafood, meat, wine, and more. See where Romans go to stock their kitchens and learn the secret of great Italian cuisine: high-quality local ingredients. Make a complete gastronomic route inside the market, through the most outstanding stands. Try the delicious bruschettas and a selection of different slices of the most traditional Roman pizza. Discover also the exquisite taste of "supplì", these delicious rice croquettes filled with peas and minced meat, a classic of Roman street food. Also, taste Porchetta and Bufala mozzarella, different goat cheeses, homemade bread, olive oil, and truffle delicacies. The flavors will always be paired with exquisite Roman wine. Then enjoy the unmissable private cooking class given by your chef, in his cozy restaurant, very close to the market. Cook the traditional "Pasta Carbonara" with fresh products bought at the market. To crown the tour, try one of the most prestigious gelatos in all of Rome, while your local chef explains the history of the Vatican, the Popes, and the incredible religious buildings.

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What people are saying about Rome

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 2,702 reviews

Great way to taste food and drinks while learning a bit more about the culture, history and stories of Rome from an experienced local guide. Elisabeth Pettinari, our guide, was absolutely amazing by accommodating a bit of a last minute request as it was my wife birthday! Prosecco went down nicely with a "thchim thchim"!

We did this tour on the first day and that way you get to know a lot about the city right away. Our tour guide was Elisabeth and she did such a good job, she knew everything about the city and its history. Highly recommended and especially if she can show you around

So glad we chose this tour! Our tour guide Natasha was very knowledgeable and super friendly and the food we sampled was amazing. This tour is a must for anyone visiting Rome, the information passed on definitely helped make our trip even better.

top guided tour. attentive tour guide with a lot of experience. seen many corners of Rome that we didn't know before.

This was a great introduction to Rome and it's districts and food. Our guide was personable and knowledgeable.