Rome Pizza Food Tour in the Beautiful Rione Monti Neighborhood - Italy

Beer, Local Food
City Tasting, Walking Tour
Family-friendly, City
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Activity Overview
A must for food lovers and culinary enthusiasts, our Rome Pizza & Food Tour is centered around Rione Monti, an area of Rome rich in historical monuments and churches. Sandwiched between Venice Square, The Forums, and the Colosseum, Rione Monti has a distinctly medieval atmosphere, one which is often emphasized by mazes of historic lanes and alleyways.

Basing our Rome Pizza & Food Tour here due to the abundance of traditional family run shops, restaurants and local bars, our English-speaking guide will take you to hundred-year-old bakeries specializing in traditional Pizza preparation.

Cooked in a traditional ovens, proprietors will impart the secret three ways of making authentic Italian pizza before allowing you to sample their wares for yourself in order to be assured of difference in quality.

Also becoming familiar with traditional Italian soft drinks such as Chinotto, you will move on to visit a traditional Roman delicatessen specializing in the provision of artisan ingredients used on favorite local pizza varieties such as Scrocchiarella.

However, our tour does not stop there. Moving on, we will visit further pizza houses where you will be encouraged to sample a traditional rectangular pan baked pizza before going even further into the heart of the Monti district in search of authentic Italian gelato.

As part of our grand finale, we will then stop at a traditional wood oven pizzeria. Here you will be able to test your new-found knowledge and assist in baking your very own round pizza before enjoying it with by then chance new friends and traveling companions.
Practical information
Food and drinks will be kids friendly and vegetarian friendly too!!!
At the end of your Pizza food tour in Rome, you want to skip Lunch!

Only available on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday during November until March.
  • Guided walking tour through the beautiful Rione Monti neighborhood
  • Taste and learn about three different styles of traditional Italian pizza.
  • Quality food and drink tasting
  • Italian Gelato tasting
  • Visit the beautiful Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli
  • Taste traditional Italian Beer
Up to 12 people
Start Time
Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday10:15 AM
3 H
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Cancellation Policy
  • Cancellations made 2 days before will be fully refunded.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
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