Private Food and Culture Tour in Rome with Local Expert

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Get a unique glimpse into the daily life of the Eternal City and savor hand-picked specialties of Italian street food on this private walking tour around Rome. Enjoy the taste of timeless Italian classic as pizza and gelato. Discover some of the city’s most famous landmarks, like the Pantheon and Galleria Spada, as well as off-the-beaten-track and hidden gems like the Jewish Ghetto. Get a fascinating insight into Rome’s culture and history and grasp exclusive tips and picks to the best spots in the Italian capital.

· Learn about Italian culture, history, and culinary traditions in a company of a passionate foodie expert

· Try authentic famous treats such as pizza and gelato

· Get a glimpse of a Roman daily lifestyle

· Customize itinerary based on your preferences

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Duration: 3 hours
Starts: Roma, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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Get a unique glimpse into the daily life of the Eternal City and savor hand-picked specialties of Italian street food on this private walking tour around Rome. Enjoy the taste of timeless Italian classic as pizza and gelato. Discover some of the city’s most famous landmarks, like the Pantheon and Galleria Spada, as well as off-the-beaten-track and hidden gems like the Jewish Ghetto. Get a fascinating insight into Rome’s culture and history and grasp exclusive tips and picks to the best spots in the Italian capital.

· Learn about Italian culture, history, and culinary traditions in a company of a passionate foodie expert

· Try authentic famous treats such as pizza and gelato

· Get a glimpse of a Roman daily lifestyle

· Customize itinerary based on your preferences

Itinerary
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Stop At: Rome, Rome, Lazio

Your private guide will meet you at Campo de ‘Fiori and take you to the vibrant and buzzing market, that all locals cherish for delicious cheese, fresh vegetables, and sweet fruits. You will start your gastronomy tour with the bits of juicy watermelon or any other seasonal fruits that you wish.

After you’ve wandered around mouthwatering market stalls, you will feel peckish. You will go to the best patisserie, located near the amazingly beautiful Galleria Spada, and take a big slice of cheesy pizza. In the state of total happiness, you will explore a highly significant historical site, the Torre Argentina. As your guide share with you fascinating legends about this place, you can pet the ancient sacred animals or grab a sweet refreshing gelato, cooked on an authentic recipe.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Rome, Rome, Lazio

You will follow your guide through the narrow alleyways and he will bring you to the hidden gems of the city. You will stroll through the Ghetto Ebraico, an authentic corner that combines Jewish culture and traditional Italian architecture. There you will have a delicious piece of Jewish ricotta pie and continue your exploration of the Eternal City.

You will admire the magnificence of the largest baroque cathedral and sample a classic ancient snack supplí, fried risotto balls oozing with fresh mozzarella cheese, on your way to the Pantheon. It will be a crime, if you don’t try a cappuccino in Italy, especially in the best coffee bar near the landmark.

You will go to the Santa Maria Sopra Minerva and sweeten your life with a bar of local chocolate selling near the church. Your gourmet promenade will end near another famous church, where you will grab a crunchy Panini, get some additional recommendation from your guide, and say farewell “Ciao” to a new friend.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Piazza di Campo de’ Fiori, 00186 Rome Italy

Campo de ‘Fiori is a vigorous square in the heart of Rome. Previously, there was a flowering meadow here, but since the 15th century, this area had been actively built up.

Try the best pizza in town, Pizza Rossa, from the oldest bakery in Rome; only locals come there for pizza

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Galleria Spada, Piazza Capo di Ferro 13 Palazzo Spada, 00186 Rome Italy

The Galleria Spada is located in an amazingly beautiful building in Rome. The facade of the building is decorated with stucco bas-reliefs, fruit and floral garlands, and cartouches. The gallery houses an impressive collection of art, including works by great masters such as Titian, Baciccia, Guercino, and other artists.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Torre Argentina Cat Sanctuary, Largo di Torre Argentina In corner take iron steps down, 00000001 Rome Italy

The Torre Argentina is a Roman square with four partially preserved temples and Pompey’s theatre. According to legend, Gaius Julius Caesar was killed in this theatre. The Torre Argentina is not only a remarkable archeological site but also the home of numerous Roman cats. Here you can meet and communicate with this sacred Italian animal.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ghetto Ebraico, Piazza delle Cinque Scole, 00186 Rome Italy

The Ghetto Ebraico is a Jewish district in Rome tucked away in the heart of the city. It is a unique authentic area filled with restaurants, churches, and synagogues, that combine Jewish culture with the grandeur of the Roman architecture.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Basilica di Sant’Andrea della Valle, Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 00186 Rome Italy

Sant’Andrea Della Valle is the largest baroque cathedral in Rome, that most sharply represents the Roman art of the 17th century. The interior of the basilica is distinguished by its massive capacity and magnificence of decoration: marble floors, wonderful fresco paintings on the nave ceiling and dome, stunning wall paintings, and shiningly gilded stucco moldings.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Pantheon, Piazza della Rotonda, 00186 Rome Italy

The Pantheon in Rome is a significant historical landmark the only ancient sanctuary in the world that has survived to our days almost in its original form. The Pantheon became the first Roman temple, could be visited not only by priests but everyone who wanted to worship God. Many great people admired the temple, Michelangelo considered this temple the creation of the angels themselves, and Raphael called the Pantheon a place that unites heaven with earth and gods with people.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, Piazza della Minerva, 00186 Rome Italy

Santa Maria Sopra Minerva is one of the main Gothic churches in Rome. In the past, heretics abjured their teachings and scientific theses under the Gothic vaults of the church. One of the heretics was Galileo Galilei. The real treasure of the basilica is the statue of the Risen Christ, a late work by Michelangelo

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Parrocchia Santa Maria in Vallicella, Via del Governo Vecchio, 134, 00186 Roma RM, Italy

Parrocchia Santa Maria in Vallicella also known as the New Church is a Catholic church located in the center of Rome. It is a quiet, crowd-free temple, where you can enjoy the frescos made by well-known artists, including the ceiling painting by Rubens.

Duration: 20 minutes



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