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Testaccio: Our most recommended tours and activities

  • Testaccio: Guided Food Tasting Tour

    1. Testaccio: Guided Food Tasting Tour

    Experience Rome like a local, in an authentic neighborhood where people live, eat and shop. Together we will explore the local markets, meet the vendors who have been there for generations, and taste the most delicious pasta. We start our walking tour at Panificio Passi, where you'll taste some of the best food this long-standing family owned bakery has to offer. Then, we take a stroll down the road to Masto for some of Italy's finest meats and cheeses – and a glass of local wine. We'll follow this with a walk through the famous Mercato Testaccio, sampling some of the best bruschetta and buffalo mozzerella. Ready for pasta? We'll taste 3 Roman classic pastas at Flavio al Velavevodetto. What Italian food tour isn't complete without authentic gelato – We skip the stuff you see along the tourist paths and head to one of our favourites, which has been serving gelato since 1914. Tastings ...

  • Rome Golf Cart Exclusive Private Tour

    2. Rome Golf Cart Exclusive Private Tour

    They say that a lifetime is not enough to see Rome, but you sure can cover a lot of it with a 3-hour private golf cart tour. Rome is full of small and narrow streets and limited driving zones. With a golf cart, the city becomes more manageable, and you will learn about the monuments and neighborhoods from your private guide.  The tour will begin at your hotel and from there take you on a 3-hour adventure throughout the city. See the marvelous fountain at Piazza della Repubblica, then it's off to the Santa Maria Maggiore church, before a ride down Via Cavour and on to the grand Via dei Fori Imperiali, towards the Colosseum. Pass the Palatine hill and the Circus Maximus. A tour on a golf cart allows you to zigzag around the city and truly get off the beaten path, and see one of the secrets of Rome: the keyhole! Circle down to the Piramide Cestius, through Testaccio, and arrive at the Mou...

  • Explore Rome by Night with a Vespa

    3. Explore Rome by Night with a Vespa

    Do you want to explore Rome by night in style and complete autonomy? Then rent a 125cc Vespa and zip around the city like the locals do. Your itinerary is up to you, but highlights you might wish to check out at Piazza Navona, the Campo de Fiori, Trastevere and the famous Monte Mario. This is an experience not to be missed for those wanting to see how Italy's capital city comes to life at night. Your rental includes everything you need to make your adventure safe and comfortable. Simply get on your Vespa to discover the magic and mystery of Rome by night.

  • Rome: Small Group Food Tour

    4. Rome: Small Group Food Tour

    While most of the people are familiar with typical Italian dishes such as pizza and gelato, only a few non-Italians have ever heard of “suppli”, “saltimbocca alla Romana” or “maritozzo”. Besides the classics like coffee, pasta, and gelato, taste the less-known local dishes that developed throughout history under different circumstances but are still living and developing today. Stroll down the foodie neighborhoods and discover the bits and pieces of culinary history that make Italian cuisine what it is today. Enjoy meats, cheeses, pasta dishes and other specialties paired with wine while learning about secrets and legends of Roman cuisine. Discover the off-the-beaten-path neighborhoods that are only rarely visited by tourists and learn about their cultural significance. Morning tours take place in Testaccio neighborhood, visiting some of the most famous pastry shops, deli shops, farmer...

  • Rome: Eat like a Roman in Testaccio

    5. Rome: Eat like a Roman in Testaccio

    Join a like-minded local and eat your way around Testaccio, the birth place of Roman cuisine. You'll be paired with guides that are passionate about the place they call home and who choose to spend their free time sharing it with like-minded travelers matched to them. Start your four-hour tour with a cup of espresso or a caffè macchiato at your guide's favorite pasticceria. Head to one of the guide’s favorite bars for a classic aperitivo. Taste some local cheese and deli meats, and sip on an Aperol Spritz. Explore the neighborhood, stopping at the Testaccio market. Sample Roman street food and seasonal delicacies and try a local craft beer. Learn about Rome’s culinary culture of using in-season and simple ingredients to create incredible dishes. End the experience indulging in some delicious gelato from one of the neighborhood's best gelaterias.

  • Hidden Rome Tour

    6. Hidden Rome Tour

    Your guide will take you on a path away from the well-known tourist paths and show you known and unknown sights of the Eternal City. See Rome differently and be enchanted by the hidden gems others often pass by without paying much attention to them. Start at Rom's Pyramid, then go to the unknown district of Testaccio. Then go up to the Aventino Hill to the "orange garden", the Knights Templar Malta and see what is behind the "secret" keyhole. After, walk to the Circo Massimo and to the "Bocca della verità." Listen to the stories, legends, and secrets of Rome shared with you by your guide. As you explore Rome you will discover the unique city from a different perspective. This tour will introduce you to contemporary Rome: the Rome of yesterday, today and tomorrow.

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What people are saying about Testaccio

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 66 reviews


A super fun experience. Rome from another point of view. It is amazing to move freely through the streets and lose yourself. In addition the treatment of the store staff has been wonderful. They include some sandwiches to your liking and water as well as backpacks and magnets. Great experience that we recommend to everyone! Many thanks!! Isaac and Marta from Madrid !!

Tailor-made tour of Rome with a guide who spoke French very well and who generously introduced us to the city. Thanks to Sabrina.