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Rome: Street Food Tour with Local Guide

1. Rome: Street Food Tour with Local Guide

Tuck into Rome's iconic street food on a guided walking tour of the Jewish Quarter or Trastevere. Learn about local food with five tastings and try delicacies, such as pizza, supplì, and seasonal dishes. Choose between a tour of Trastevere or a tour of the Jewish Quarter, two of Rome's most picturesque districts with group and private tour options available. With your guide, learn about Rome’s history through its most beloved street food. If you've chosen the Trastevere tour, meet your guide on Tiber Island and soak up its unique atmosphere before entering Trastevere. Step into vibrant squares, such as Piazza Santa Maria, and indulge in popular street food, from cheesy supplì to delicious cannoli. If you've chosen the tour of the Jewish Quarter, head to the lively Campo De' Fiori square where one of the oldest open-air markets takes place every morning. Then, follow your guide to Rome's Jewish Quarter and see highlights, including the Portico of Octavia and the Turtle Fountain. Throughout both tours, enjoy five tastings with some wine and beer. Finally, make your way to an ice cream shop for a much-deserved treat. Both tours finish on a sweet note with the perfect Italian gelato.

Rome: Pasta & Tiramisu Workshop with Dinner

2. Rome: Pasta & Tiramisu Workshop with Dinner

Uncover the secret's to making authentic homemade pasta from a local chef with this cooking class in Rome. Craft your own tasty Tiramisù to compliment your pasta. Feast on your creations paired with a glass of Italian wine. Greet your chef at the established restaurant in the heart of Rome. Put on your chef hat and your apron, and prepare yourself for an amazing cooking experience. Start by making your own pasta from flour and eggs. Rely on the chef to show you which kind of pasta you can prepare with this recipe, and choose your favorite one to cut. Once the pasta is ready, move on to learn how to prepare Tiramisù, using all the provided ingredients and finding out which tools are needed. Once the lesson has finished, enjoy a sit-down dinner. Just choose your topping sauce: carbonara, amatriciana, cacio e pepe, alfredo, or more. Have a break and relax with a good glass of wine as you let the restaurant prepare your dish using your very own pasta.

Rome: 4-Hour Food Tour by Night

3. Rome: 4-Hour Food Tour by Night

Take a guided evening walk through Rome´s foodie neighborhoods and try some of the best food, wine, and local products the city has to offer. Enjoy 20 different delicious food tastings. Start your tour with an aperitivo at La Nicchia Cafè, a water buffalo specialty shop. Taste a variety of the finest Italian cheese and cured meats. Sample fresh mozzarella di bufala, truffle cheese, DOP pesto, tomatoes, and artichokes, accompanied by a glass of white wine. After your aperitivo you’ll head to Pizzarium, Rome’s number 1 pizzeria. Taste a selection of the most creative and delicious pizzas by Gabriele Bonci. Prepare for laughter and fun when you arrive at the legendary Paciotti gourmet food shop. Meet the larger-than-life Stefano Paciotti and sample outstanding Italian cheeses, prosciuttos, and salamis, accompanied by fine wine. Find rare truffles, 25-year-aged balsamic vinegar, and other treats as well. Savor handmade Roman pasta, accompanied by wine, at an authentic restaurant that’s frequented by locals. Finish off your tasting tour with a piece of homemade tiramisu.

Rome: Italian Opera Concert and Traditional Dinner and Wine

4. Rome: Italian Opera Concert and Traditional Dinner and Wine

We would like to invite tourists visiting Rome to an opera concert presenting the most beautiful opera arias and the most famous melodies of classical music composed by the greatest Italian composers: Verdi, Rossini, Puccini, Bellini, Vivaldi, Leoncavallo and Mascagni. Moreover, you will be overjoyed by listening magic neapolitan songs. The program is presented by grand piano which accompany exceptional tenor and soprano soloist in opera arias and neapolitan songs. Concerts take place in magnificent Waldesian Church (via IV Novembre 107) with an exceptional acoustics. The church is situated in an historical building in the center of Rome, only 300 metres walk from Piazza Venezia. A romantic walk around Piazza Venezia and Pantheon after the concert will be a perfect culmination of the musical evening. After the concert we would like to invite you for regional dinner served in cozy, family, Italian restaurant - Enoteca Corsi (address: Via del Gesu 87/88, 00186 Rome). Enoteca Corsi restaurant is visited not only by tourists but also by Roman residents, which is the best recommendation of this place. The restaurant is situated closed to Pantheon and 7 minutes walk from the concert venue. Guests can choose from two menus Starter: Italian antipasto Main course: Mezzemaniche all'Amatriciana (pasta w bacon, tomato sauce & pecorino cheese) Or Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe (spaghetti pasta w pecorino cheese & black peppers) Second Course: Roasted veal with potatoes or Bufalo Mozzarella cheese with fresh tomatoes and basil Dessert: Home made dessert of the day Water, bread included in the price Since only the freshest produce is used, the menu is subject to variation. Concert program Tomaso Albinoni „Adagio” Antonio Vivaldi “Spring” from “The four seasons” Giacomo Puccini “Nessun dorma” from “Turandot” Ruggero Leoncavallo “Mattinata” Pietro Mascagni “Intermezzo” from Cavalleria Rusticana Giuseppe Verdi “Libiamo ne’ lieti calici” from “La Traviata” Giuseppe Verdi “La Traviata” – overture Antonio Vivaldi “Summer” from “The four seasons” Giacomo Puccini “E lucevan le stelle” from “Tosca” Break Neapolitan song “Torna a Surriento” Antonio Vivaldi „Autumn” from „The four seasons” Giuseppe Verdi “Rigoletto Quartet”– overture Giacomo Puccini “Vissi d’arte” from “Tosca” Giuseppe Verdi “La donna è mobile” from “Rigoletto” Giacomo Puccini “O mio babbino caro” Giuseppe Verdi „Celeste Aida” from „Aida” Antonio Vivaldi „Winter” from „The four seasons” – Neapolitan song „O sole mio” Approximate duration (min.): 80 (with one break during which we serve unlimited wine for guests) Organizer reserves the right to modify the content of the program

Rome: Bar Hop and Nightlife Tour

5. Rome: Bar Hop and Nightlife Tour

Experience an epic night, starting with a power hour of unlimited drinks including simple long drinks, beer, wine, and soft drinks. Loosen up and get to know some of your fellow bar hoppers through some fun drinking games, which will be accompanied by some freshly-baked pizza. With the mood set to "full party mode", your bar hop group will be hitting one or two bars, before finally arriving at a dance bar or club (different night, different venue) with live DJ to dance the night away.

Rome: 3-in-1 Fettuccine, Ravioli and Tiramisu Cooking Class

6. Rome: 3-in-1 Fettuccine, Ravioli and Tiramisu Cooking Class

Impress your friends back home by learning how to prepare delicious Italian pasta and tiramisu during your time in Rome. Start your lesson by learning how to make a delicious tiramisu before proceeding to make two types of pasta, ravioli and fettuccine, from scratch. Master the art of preparing the perfect pasta dough and learn which fillings are best for each season from your expert chef teacher. In the second half of the workshop, sit down to enjoy the fruits of your labor with a glass of wine very close to Piazza Navona. You will have the opportunity to taste your 2 pasta dishes, served with your choice of sauce and finished off with a plate of tiramisu.

Rome: Fettuccine and Maltagliati Pasta Making Class

7. Rome: Fettuccine and Maltagliati Pasta Making Class

Learn how to make Italian homemade pasta during this fettuccine and maltagliati-making experience in Rome. Upon arrival, you will be welcomed by an English-speaking chef for a hands-on experience. This is the time to introduce yourself and meet the other participants of the class. After that, you will start to work your own dough. Discover all the secrets of the dough, from the flour to the cutting. The local chef will guide you, step by step, from using flour and egg to cutting your fresh homemade pasta. The chef will show you the various types of cuts you could make with this recipe: tagliolini, pappardelle, fettuccine, and maltagliati, or “badly cut”. You will cut your own fettuccine and maltagliati and then the chef will explain which traditional sauce is better for fresh pasta, such as carbonara, pesto, cacio e pepe, alfredo, etc. After that, you will sit down and enjoy an appetizer of bruschetta with tomatoes and basil, followed by your plate of 2 kinds of pasta with traditional sauces and a glass of wine. Conclude your meal with a glass of limoncello or coffee.

From Rome: Tuscany Day Trip with Lunch and Wine Tasting

8. From Rome: Tuscany Day Trip with Lunch and Wine Tasting

Leave Rome's hustle and bustle behind and head to Tuscany for the day.Enjoy a guided town of Montepulciano and eat a delicious 3-course lunch with an Italian wine-tasting experience you won't forget. A comfortable, air-conditioned coach will pick you up in Rome. As you drive towards rolling hills, your expert tour guide will explain Tuscany’s rich culture and answer any questions you might have about the day ahead.  First, enjoy a walking tour of the hill town of Montepulciano. Take in an ancient but still-functioning wine cellar and ruins that pre-date Rome. Next, visit San Biagio, a 16th-century Renaissance church with a travertine facade welcoming in the sunlight and exquisite decorations inside. Just a short drive away awaits a delicious Tuscan lunch. Enjoy a 3-course meal with wine pairings in the wine cellar of an authentic vineyard farmhouse, including the famous Brunello di Montalcino and varieties from the vineyard itself.  Buy your souvenir Tuscan wine here, or wait for the final stop: Pienza. Your tour leader will offer insights, but your time is yours: shopping for pecorino cheese, balsamic vinegar, wines, and other local specialties, finding the right photo opportunity, or simply wandering the streets like a local. Next, return to Rome in air-conditioned comfort — fulfilled, relaxed, and ready for the next day.

Rome: Bar Crawl with Local Guide & Drinks

9. Rome: Bar Crawl with Local Guide & Drinks

Have a different experience of Rome on a bar crawl tour that combines sightseeing and signature drinks. Enjoy a social outing in a relaxed atmosphere with fun local hosts. Receive a warm welcome and have a beer or wine as you go over the plan of action and some history. Head-on towards a viewpoint of the Colosseum to delve into its darker history. Hear about the mystery and taboo surrounding the fearsome sport of gladiatorial combat. From there, proceed to a local Italian bar and drink a Cafe Corretto which is a mix of Baileys and Italian coffee. As darkness falls make your way into Monti, once the red light district of the ancient city. Discover its secrets at an exclusive bar while drinking a delicious Italian cocktail. Venture onward through the winding cobblestoned streets and head to Rome’s most iconic road built by Mussolini, Via Fori Imperiali. Take in views of the ancient city while sipping an ice-cold limoncello. Listen to stories about then power-hungry Roman Emperors who once ruled the known world. Your tour may end, but the night will just begin. Have the option to continue drinking with your new friends in Rome's most popular bars.

Rome: 4-Hour Combo Pizza and Pasta Cooking Class

10. Rome: 4-Hour Combo Pizza and Pasta Cooking Class

Experience the most authentic way to enjoy food in Rome with this cooking class. Make pasta and pizza with a chef. Go through all the steps, from preparing the dough to cooking in a wood-fired oven while enjoying unlimited wine. After tasting the fruit of your labor, end with a tiramisù. After meeting at a central location, be transferred to the kitchen where you will learn the art of Neapolitan-style pizza making. Sip on unlimited DOC red wine. For dessert, enjoy an authentic Italian tiramisù. Make a Pizza Margherita or Capricciosa and Pasta alla Carbonara or Amatriciana and more. Learn to make more than 10 different pasta shapes. Make sure to come hungry because the pizza and pasta are all-you-can-eat. At the end of your experience, be brought back to the original meeting point.

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What people are saying about Rome

This was very fun, easy to follow instructions in a fun group setting, we had a blast. We met other people on vacation through the experience, it’s a memorable experience, highly recommend if you have kids or teens with you as well, they’ll love it.

Of all of the tours we booked in Rome, this was easily the best. Great food. Interesting bits of history. The guide was entertaining and passionate. High recommend.

Catia was wonderful and full of information! It was a great way to start our visit to Rome, exciting our appetite for more!

We had a great time and experience, our guide was great and the food excellent Thank you

Hassan was very nice, he knew all about pasta, it was a great and fun experience.