Arts and Flavors of Rome

    • 2.5 - 3 hours
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Indulge in the iconic art and food of the Eternal City on this Rome tour that reveals some of Rome's secrets that even locals don't know about, including the location of the best Pizza Rossa and the best spots to try Roman-Jewish cuisine.

Highlights

* Sample delicious Roman food and drink from markets, bakeries, and local bars

* Wander through the unique neighbourhood of the Jewish Quarter and taste it's creative cuisine

* Stroll through Rome's beautiful squares and learn about their architecture

* Get a local perspective on Rome through it's flavors and sights

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Piazza Farnese (Farnese Square) in front of the newsstand
  • Finish:

    At the Trajan’s Column at Piazza Venezia
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
 
  • Inclusions:

    Local English-speaking guide. 
  • Exclusions:

    Items of a personal nature such as food and drink, tips or gratuities for your guide.

Additional information

Carbon Offset:Voucher exchange details

Please present your voucher to the local guide at the beginning of the tour.

Confirmation of booking

Please contact Rome Urban Adventures to confirm your tour 24 hours prior to departure.

Dress standard

Comfortable shoes are recommended as this is a walking tour. 

Child policy

Children must be aged between 6 and 11 years of age inclusively. Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this walking tour in Rome.

Language

English

Tipping Info

If you are happy with the services provided by your local guides a tip - though not compulsory - is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry across many Intrepid Urban Adventures destinations. Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this tour

Itinerary

Pamper your senses on this Rome city tour that shows you the very best of what the Eternal City has to offer. For some, Rome may be a once in a life time opportunity, so why not make the most of your experience here and tour Rome with a local guide, who will share all those insider tips that your average tourist would easily miss. From delicious Rome food to local history, this Rome tour will cover plenty of ground and satisfy your stomach, too!
Start your Rome tour at the beautiful Piazza Farnese, home to a building designed by Michelangelo which is now in use as the French Embassy. Here you'll meet your local guide and get a quick intro into the history behind the square. 
Walk to another nearby square cherished by the locals, the only piazza in Rome to have a church. Here you'll discover the square’s food market and have plenty of time to mingle with the locals as they bargain with vendors for delicious produce. Your local guide will share some tips on the Rome food sold here, and you might even be able to nab a sample or two, just to whet your appetite for the journey ahead! 
Stop at bakery where they make some of the best Pizza Rossa in Rome, as well as all sorts of bread, freshly baked and hot from the oven. From here we walk away from the crowds to Piazza Mattei to see the Turtle Fountain. Enjoy the lively atmosphere with nearby bars bustling with Roman youth, a great place to learn about the aperitivo tradition.
The next stop is the Jewish Quarter, filled with kosher restaurants and shops where you get to know about the delicious specialties of the Roman Jewish food. Learn about how the area was affected during the war and pass by the local synagogue. You'll also learn about the unique architecture here, and the homes which have stood in this neighbourhood for thousands of years.
Continue on this Rome food tour by climbing the Capitoline Hill to see the square designed by Michelangelo and the impressive statue of Marcus Aurelius. Reach the terrace for beautiful views over the Roman Forum and the countless Rome attractions dotted throughout the city. Afterwards, continue your Rome walking tour to Piazza Venezia, home to a huge monument to King Vittorio Emanuele II, one of the most famous landmarks in the Eternal City, known locally as 'the typewriter'.
Have a look at the Trajan Column and the Trajan Markets where the ancient Romans did their trades, and finish your Rome tour at yet another local spot, where you can sample more delicious Rome food and wines - the perfect place to break for lunch and digest both your food and all that you have learnt on this Rome city tour! 

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