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Testaccio Street Food and Market Plus Roman Pyramid Tour in Rome

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US$ 43.76
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Take a fun, informative and tasty food tour of one of the most picturesque and thriving neighborhoods of Rome: Testaccio. Enjoy the new formula "you pay what you eat": you choose what to taste and pay for the items or quantity you choose. A passionate expert guide will take you to family owned eateries that have been handed down for generations. There are bakeries, ice cream parlors, pizzerias, grocery stores and a large open market which is the heart of the district. On this 3-hour small-group tour you will also visit places of artistic and cultural interest: the famous Poets' Cemetery, the ancient slaughterhouse turned into a museum, the ancient pyramid, the city walls and much more.
  • Soak in the culture and cuisine of Testaccio, both present and past
  • See highlights such as Pyramide Cestia and the Protestant Cemetery
  • Visit a local market’s shops and street-food vendors
  • Nibble on tasty bites and sample wine (own expense)
  • Small group size means plenty of personal attention
What to Expect
Taste the daily life of Testaccio, one of Rome’s hip—but classic—neighborhoods, on this walking tour of family-owned delis, bakeries, a market, and historic sites. Indulge in a series of nibbles (own expense): pasta at an old inn, Italian pastries, cheese, and salami. Continue as you meet local food vendors on the street, in shops, and at the outdoor market. Walking the streets, you’ll smell food cooking, hear the local banter, and get a sample of the delicious flavor of the Eternal City's everyday life. Between the stops, the tour visits notable Testaccio sights including a visit to the city’s only surviving pyramid (Pyramide Cestia) and the Cimitero Acattolico per Stranieri, the so-called “Protestant Cemetery” where non-Catholics and artists were buried.
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Departure Point
Pyramid of Caius Cestius, Via Raffaele Persichetti, 00153 Roma RM, Italy
Departure Time
10:30 AM
Return Details
Via Marmorata, 00153 Roma RM, Italy
  • Small-group (no more than 10 people)
  • Professional guide
  • 3 hours walking tour
  • Entry/Admission - Raphael Tours & Events - Rome, Venice, Florence, Milan, Pompeii and the Best of Italy
  • Entry/Admission - Cimitero Acattolico per Stranieri
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch - Food and drinks are not included. Try this new formula: you pay what you eat and drink. Be sure: you will have a great, but fairly priced food experience
  • Hotel pick up/drop off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dress code: comfortable clothing and shoes
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved, approximately 1.5 kilometers
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 19 March 2019 via mobile

Really great fun with Matteu, our knowledgeable guide. A brilliant way to see a less obvious, fun and beautiful part of Rome! Something for everyone- my teenager and my younger daughter loved it too. Don’t miss this delicious experience!

Thank Trixy G
Reviewed 19 March 2019 via mobile

Amazing! Me and my mum really enjoyed it! The guide was lovely! Very informative and enthusiastic, would definitely recommend for anyone going to Rome!

Thank kez669
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Francesco was an extremely knowledgeable, friendly and interesting tour guide. The food was varied but all of it was amazing and I got a lot more of it than I expected to. The places were fascinating and truly brought to life by Francesco's stories. Thank...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Most recommended. If you want slow quiet easy morning, that tour is exactly that. First of all the guide is just great, the choice of the food was excellent for me note that it is enjoyable street food plus some interesting history of the neighborhood....More

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