This 3-hour walking tour will provide you with an authentic taste of Rome, literally and figuratively! Visit the best local spots to eat and learn about pizza, gelato and Italian Chinotto. Hear the history of the neighborhood of Rione Monti and visit the incredible Colosseum with an expert guide!
Join this 3 hours walking tour in the city center of Rome and get your five senses ready for this gastronomical delight! Admire ancient neighborhood of Rione Monti and discover some of the most authentic parts of Rome. See stunning sights and immerse yourself in Rome's rich culture, all while treating your palate to different styles of pizza, typical fresh cold cuts and mozzarella and the traditional Chinotto. All of this eating will be offset by a walking tour which will include an immersion in the great history of the city, with a guided visit of the Colosseum!
Once you will get to the beautiful Rione Monti, you will meet your food-expert guide and you will be ready to start your 3 hours walking tour. First, you will go in a famous grocery store. The family that run the place will give you a warm welcome and will allow you to try their delicatessen. You will taste some delicioud cold cuts, mozzarella and typical Italian pickles.
You will pair all those specialties with a real typical Italian non-alcoholic beverage, called "Chinotto".
After your first stop, your culinary experience in Rome will continue. You will discover a traditional Neapolitan food Montanara and taste some authentic delicatessen from Campania Region. Afterwards, you will taste the real Roman taste. You will go to a typical pizzeria and you will be able to choose a delicious slice of pizza.
Before moving to the very last attraction of your tour your professional tour guide will bring you by the best gelato shops in Rione Monti, which have been expertly crafting gourmet gelado for decades. Homemade with seasonal ingredients, this is considered the best gelato in Rome. You'll also get to sample some interesting variations of gelato, such as granita. It might be difficult to decide what to sample with the fantastic variety of flavors, but it's impossible not to indulge!
After tasting your incredible italian gelato, it is going to be time to visit the Colosseum! Thanks to your skip-the-line ticket included in the tour, you will easily enter the Colosseum, without waiting. Your English-speaking guide will lead you in a tour through the most incredible of all Roman monuments. You will be able to admire the incredible structure and to hear about the incredible speed at which they were able to build.
At the end of the tour, you will also get a 48-hours lasting ticket to access the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill!
If you would like to live a fully personalized experience in the Eternal City, take a look to our private tours, which will let you discover the most authentic and delicious specialties of roman tradition, such as the Exclusive private tour to savour the most typical flavours in Rome! If, besides good traditional food, you are also a wine lover, then you could take a look to our Food and wine tasting in the city center of Rome, we assure you won't be disappointed!
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
This tour is free for infants 0-3 years old. For children 4-10 years old there is a 50% discount. Minors under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
Please communicate food allergies at the moment of booking. Let us know at least 24 hours before the departure of the tour if you have any special need or request.
We suggest you wearing comfortable clothes and shoes.
This tour runs with rain or shine. Please bring an umbrella in case of rain.
Please note that it is not allowed to bring into the Colosseum any luggage, backpack or voluminous bag.
Please note that there are no public restrooms in our offices.
No refund will be provided for people who will arrive late at the beginning of the tour. Please make sure to arrive 10 minutes before the departure at the meeting point.