Neighborhood & Market Stroll



Trionfale Neighborhood & Market Stroll

This market walk takes place close to the Vatican on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. We will start with a cappuccino and cornetto before entering one of Rome’s most colorful food markets, the Mercato Trionfale. With more than 250 stalls to explore, we will sample local fruit, vegetables, meats and cheeses. We will visit a gourmet cheese shop, bread and pizza maker and end our walk with a gelato made from carefully sourced ingredients.


Testaccio Neighborhood & Market Stroll

This walk takes place Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays in the neighborhood of Testaccio where we will see, smell and taste seasonal ingredients including fruit, vegetables, meats and cheeses at one of Rome’s most well known outdoor markets. At the ex-slaughterhouse, we will talk about the quinto quarto (the fifth quarter) more widely known as offal and its role in Roman cuisine. We will visit a pasta shop, bakeries and delis where we will sample olive oil and balsamic vinegar. At the end of our walk, we will nosh on some very special street food thought to be the best in Rome.

DSC_0491Roman Ghetto Neighborhood & Circus Maximus Market Stroll

What was once the Roman Jews’ fish market, and for some time even a taxi cab deposit, has been destined since 2009 to house one of Rome’s most interesting, genuine and popular farmer’s markets. The Mercato di Campagna Amica located on Via di San Teodoro, a few steps from the majestic and beautiful ruins of the Circus Maximus of Ben Hur fame, showcases the products of local farmers and producers of Lazio – the region of which Rome is capital – with about 60 stalls among local bakers, butchers, fishmongers and fresh local fruit and vegetable producers. On site also a renowned craft beer brewer, wine seller, porchetta sandwich sellers, cheese makers and other local delights. At the market, after a coffee and a sweet treat, we browse vendors and discuss the seasonal produce calendar, introducing food lovers to local purveyors, encouraging conversation, and tasting delicacies. The tour ends with a short walk to the fascinating Rome Ghetto, the place responsible for much of the cultural structure, local cuisine and eating tradition of the Eternal City. This walk takes place on Sunday.


  • Neighborhood & Market Strolls take place Monday - Sunday from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
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Monday through Sunday, 10:00 – 1:00

  • Wednesday, Friday & Saturday tours take place in the neighborhood of Testaccio
  • Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday take place in the neighborhood of Prati and Trionfale
  • Sunday takes place in the neighborhood of the Roman Ghetto and Circus Maximus
  • The cost of this tour is 130 euro per person including food tastings
  • A minimum attendance of 2 is required for the event to take place
  • All tours may be scheduled privately
  • PLEASE NOTE: After booking, you will receive a confirmation email which will include directions, the meeting point for our walk and a contact phone number should you need to reach us


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