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Gastronomic Food Tour: Explore Rome with Local Food Expert in Campo de Fiori, Jewish Ghetto, Trastevere

Host Daniela

$91.36 per guest

At a glance

Start time

10.30am or 4.30pm, daily except Sundays

Duration

about 3.5 hours

Group size

1 - 12 people

Class language

English

Meeting point

Near Rome City Centre

ABOUT THEEXPERIENCE

Food lovers, this tour is for you!
Experience a nice stroll through Rome’s enchanting squares and neighbourhood while tasting your way through some of the city’s best shops, restaurants, and markets. Discover the secrets of the world-renowned Italian cuisine first hand.

Groups of fewer than 12 people will be led by a local expert food connoisseur, who will take you through a number of Rome neighborhoods to visit the most famous food markets, groceries, coffee shops, gelaterias, and restaurants in town. You will taste some of the most delicious food and wines for which the city is famous, including Pizza Bianca, Mortadella, Gelato, and Supplì.

The personalized commentary from your foodie guide will include an overview of Italian culinary habits, a description of any seasonal events taking place at the time of your tour, and an introduction to selected specialties found in the main shops. Learn how to order food in Rome and where to find the best food in town.

In the morning take a nice ride in the market of Campo de fiori, one of the oldest market in town. Then be ready to visit a 100 years old grocery store and taste the amazing cheeses and hams, meet the family that runs the store and feel like a local. After that, you will head to pizza tasting in a great bakery beloved by locals. Taste their simple but tasty pizza and discover all Roman baked specialties. A few steps further and you will be at the amazing Jewish Ghetto - one of the best and most lively areas to visit, and also renowned for food and lifestyle. Taste the tempting fried specialties, and be amazed about the history of Roman food absolutely connected with Roman Jewish tradition.

Follow your nose and let your stomach lead the way through Rome on this delicious gastronomic journey!
Cross the river on the Tiberine island to reach gorgeous Trastevere, the bohemian area where you will taste the "kings" of Roman pastas choosing Amatriciana, Carbonara or Cacio e Pepe....and why not? Perhaps even gnocchi , but only if is Thursday as per tradition. We will also toast to good cheer on this amazing day.
End your stroll with a delectable and refreshing Gelato - learn how to distinguish gelato from ice-cream and taste an unforgettable organic artisan gelato.
And now, the day is perfect!

*** This tour does not run on Sundays.

ABOUT THEMENU

From Fried Cod Fish in the Jewish ghetto to spices and vegetables in Campo de Fiori, ignite your senses and burn some calories, all while you enjoy walking amongst the beauty around you.

You will be enjoying a Multi-Course Tasting, and food can include:
- Buffalo Mozzarella
- Salami (cured sausage)
- Pecorino Romano (hard cheese made from Sheep's milk)
- Pizza Bianca with mortadella (white pizza without tomato sauce)
- Pizza Rossa (red pizza with tomato sauce)
- Supplì (Roman fried rice balls)
- Fried artichoke or fried zucchini flowers
- Pasta
- Gelato

ABOUT THELOCATION

Shops, restaurants and grocery stores that we will visit are located in the Rome city centre

Contact Host

THEHOST

Daniela

Daniela

I am a Foodie and Sommelier, studied History at University of Rome. Professional in Tourism since

WHAT OTHERPEOPLE SAY

Lisabeth Lee

Lisabeth Lee

from Durham

We learned so much on this wonderful walking food tour in Rome and the Jewish Getto! Valarie was an informative and attentive guide. This was a lovely way to learn about the food culture of Romans as well as many other helpful tidbits provide by our lovely guide. Its a small group tour so you have the benefit of getting to know others on the tour as well. Enjoyed sampling many different items along the way!

Rachel

Rachel

Was so happy with this tour!! We tried so many amazing things....gelato, pasta, fried artichokes, buffalo mozzarella and the list goes on. Our guide Valeria was so knowledgeable about food and the city of Rome. I assumed we would only learn about food but we also learned a lot about the history of the city and the areas we went to, Campo de Fiori, the Jewish Ghetto etc. What a wonderful tour, I am happy to have gotten the chance to do this, would definitely recommend to everyone!

Joe

Joe

So professional- we were a "large group" so were split into 2 groups of 8- WOW some tours 16 are considered SMALL!! An increadable morning walking through Trastevere and the Jewish Ghetto while tasting rtasting and tasting some more ! Highly recommended!

Bailey

Bailey

It was an outstanding experience. Our small group started at a meat and cheese shop, then moved on to a delicious pizza shop, then a restaurant in the Jewish Ghetto, on to a pasta shop and finally, some gelato. I was in Rome for work, but felt very comfortable as a single - lots of couples and groups, but the small nature of the tour made it fun. Georgia was a great guide.

Asaf

Asaf

I recommend the tour for all food lovers. I really liked the history explanations behind the food dish. Daniela was enlightening and we can tell that she loves her job and people. We learned some new things that we didn't know about food and food history.well done Daniela. Hope to see you in israel and recommend to you places to eat.

Jacob

Jacob

I am so sad that I have not written a review for this tour yet. This tour made my entire 2 week stay in Rome worth it. Do not get me wrong, Rome is an amazing and magical place, but this tour made it so much more. Daniela was the most wonderful guide as we toured the streets of Rome. We didn't just taste food, we learned about the history of the food and the history of Rome itself. so many tidbits of info as we walked constantly stopping to taste a new and exciting food. From pizza to Pasta, Gelato to Buffalo Mozzarella and everything in between. I have recommended this tour to ALL my friends and family and will continue to do so. I will return to Rome again in the future and I will take this tour ANYTIME I am there.

Kendra

Kendra

What a wonderful way to start tour of Italy! Daniela, our guide, was simply fantastic!! We hit some delicious hot spots of Rome and the Jewish Ghetto! Of course, you need your walking shoes!! The sites along the way are amazing!! Lets not forget, all the history of this place too!! Take a nice cold drink from a public drinking fountain! We had delicious local wines cheese and meats! Wonderful Gelato! Amazing traditional pasta! Topped off with some fired goodness!

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