A Taste of Testaccio: Rome’s Food Heaven

Nothing is as soothing as a day spent in Testaccio! During this private walking tour I will bring you to discover the secrets of one of the most charming districts of Rome: from Street Art gems to mouth watering street food, Testaccio is ready to seduce you.


  • €86 per person - up to 10 guests

  • €126 per person for a private tour for a minimum of 4 guests

  • 2.5 hours

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  • 2 guests minimum - 10 guests maximum

  • I usually host from 2 to 10 people, because the kind of experiences that I offer is mostly suitable for small groups. But I am happy to offer you a personalized service! Please send me a private message in case your group is less than 2 or more than 9 people and we will make the experience fit your needs.

A Taste of Testaccio: Rome’s Food Heaven

Embark on an unforgettable gastronomic voyage in the historic neighborhood of Testaccio, the true epicenter of Rome’s vibrant culinary traditions. This immersive food tour, thoughtfully designed to arouse all your senses, plunges you into a rich tapestry of flavors and aromas that have defined Roman cuisine for centuries.

Experience the true essence of Rome in Testaccio, a district that has fiercely preserved its cultural authenticity. Here, family-run businesses are not just places to savor mouth-watering delicacies but a testament to an age-old passion passed down through generations. From bustling market stalls and inviting pastry shops to homely trattorias, each stop on this tour unfolds another layer of the culinary legacy imprinted into Testaccio’s soul.

As you sample traditional foods, you’ll immerse yourself in captivating stories that weave together the history, culture, and gastronomic influences of this vibrant neighborhood. Journey through Testaccio’s evolution from a humble working-class district to its significant role in modern-day Roman cuisine. Your palate will guide you through time, unlocking the historical narratives that lie within each delicious bite.

Our tours are conducted by our team of authentic Roman locals, all of whom are licensed tour leaders and carry a deep passion and knowledge about Italian gastronomic tradition. We are genuine, we are passionate, and we are eager to share the stories and flavors that make our city so unique. Rest assured, your guide will be as authentic as the food and wine you will enjoy.

At Divitaexperience, we believe that true discovery happens not just through seeing but through experiencing, and what better experience is there than the unique culinary traditions of Italy? You won’t just see Rome; you’ll taste it, feel it, and truly experience it, the way locals do. We can’t wait to take you on this unforgettable culinary journey through the heart of Rome.

We strive to make each tour not only informative and enjoyable, but also deeply personal and authentic. With us, you aren’t just a visitor; you are an honorary Roman, savouring the very best that the Eternal City has to offer. Whether you’re a foodie, a history buff, or just someone looking to experience Rome in a new, exciting way, we’re ready to guide you on an unforgettable journey that will tantalize your taste buds, stimulate your senses, and ignite your imagination.

This tour, as well as all of the experiences that we offer, is conceived to be sustainable and customisable.
Our priority is to make it an unforgettable day for you, and to make you fall in love with our city and its food.
Groups will have a minimum of 2 guests and up to 10 guests and they will be private or with carefully selected participants: this will make the tour more pleasant for you and more sustainable for the places that we will visit.
We are happy to accommodate special wishes and dietary requirement, from vegetarians options to food allergies.
Each one of our experiences is avalaible in English, Spanish, German and Italian.

Receive a full refund for cancellations done 7 days before the experience date.


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    • Highlights

    • Meeting point

      Subway stop Piramide

    • Italian Breakfast at a Local Bakery:

      Start your food-filled expedition at a bustling bakery, a beloved meeting point for Testaccio locals. Relish the morning buzz as you indulge in a quintessential Italian breakfast of robust coffee and mouthwatering pastries.

    • Testaccio Market Tour:

      Venture into the colorful labyrinth of the Testaccio market, a cherished cornerstone of everyday Roman life. Here, friendly vendors who have nurtured their stalls for decades will welcome you with their vibrant wares.

    • Savoring Rome's Best Pizza:

      While at the market, delight in a slice of Rome’s most adored pizza, its tantalizing blend of fresh ingredients reflecting the purest expressions of Roman gastronomy.

    • Cheese and Prosciutto Tasting:

      Sample an array of traditional cheeses from a local farm and savor the decadent taste of hand-cut prosciutto. Learn about the art of these delicacies and the integral part they play in Italian cuisine.

    • Panino - The Original Roman Street Food:

      No trip to Rome would be complete without tasting panino, the original Roman street food. Relish this simple, yet gratifying treat as you continue to explore the market's vibrant scene.

    • A True Roman Lunch:

      Visit a well-loved trattoria and surrender to the joys of a traditional Roman lunch. Immerse yourself in the history of the neighborhood as you relish a dish of pasta paired with a robust local wine.

    • Insights into Italian Mealtimes:

      As you savor your lunch, gain insight into what mealtimes typically involve for Italians. Understand the importance of food not only as nourishment but also as an opportunity for social connection and familial bonding.

    • Gelato Tasting:

      Cap off your Testaccio food tour at a renowned artisanal gelateria. Learn to discern between genuine gelato and mass-produced versions while savoring a cone or cup of your favorite flavors, a delightful end to your culinary journey.