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Best Food Travel Spots In Testaccio Rome With Audio Walking Tour

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This self-guided walking tour will take you to the best and secret food spots in Testaccio, Rome, as you walk and eat your way through Rome’s historically and culturally rich neighbourhood.


  • On this gastronomic self-guided walking trip, see the quaint and unique streets of Testaccio.

  • Visit the best secret food spots in Testaccio and relish the food culture of this part of the world.

  • Discover the hidden treasures of Italian food and culture, and dine on the popular dishes.

  • Access the digital audio guide in English on your smartphone.

  • Keep your camera ready for Instagram-worthy pictures as you wander the mesmerising streets of the historic city of Testaccio.


  • Self-guided audio tour

  • Audioguide

  • Offline Mode of audioguide for access without WiFi


  • Headphones

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

These tickets are valid for an extended duration. The exact details will be present on the ticket.

Walk through Testaccio, one of Rome's oldest and most traditional neighbourhoods, and sample coffee, pasta, pizza, cheese, beer, gelato, and more. You will start at the Pyramid of Caius Cestius, the outer limit of the ancient city, and make your way to the heart of Testaccio and discover the top 10 secret food places. A local food historian guides you through this charming quarter of the city via the English audio guide as you follow the maps on your smartphone.

On this self-guided gourmet tour of the district, you will discover the history, culture, and customs; learn about the foods that are in season; check out the local markets; and sample the delectable local cuisine. Let your palate explore the different tastes of Rome, from savoury to sweet, as you explore this stunning area. You will get a glimpse of the local life as you eat at family-run delis, restaurants, and cafes, and listen to their fascinating backstories. You cannot miss seeing the love these small business owners have for their trattorias, meat and cheese shops, and market stalls. You will feel like a local and realise why food clearly takes the center stage here.

Important Information

  • Start the self-guided walking tour outside the Pyramid of Caius Cestius and Porta San Paolo.

  • Download tours on your mobile phones in advance to listen without WiFi.

  • Audio guide available on both iOS and Android.

  • The pyramid of Caius Cestius entrance tickets (price from £10) are extra.

  • It is recommended to carry your headphones as you won't be provided with one.

  • This tour is suitable for wheelchair users and strollers.


  • Pyramid of Caius Cestius, Via Raffaele Persichetti, 00153 Roma RM, Italy

  • Caffè Giulietti Srls, Via Giuseppe Giulietti, 10/a, 00154 Roma RM, Italy

  • Flavio al Velavevodetto, Via di Monte Testaccio, 97, 00153 Roma RM, Italy

  • Testaccio market, Via Aldo Manuzio, 66b, 00153 Roma RM, Italy

  • Food Box, Via Beniamino Franklin, 12, 00153 Roma RM, Italy

  • Mordi e Vai, Nuovo Mercato Comunale di Testaccio, Via Beniamino Franklin, 12/E, 00153 Roma RM, Italy

  • Casa Manco, Via Aldo Manuzio 66C, Nuovo Mercato di Testaccio, Box, 22, 00153 Roma RM, Italy

  • Piazza Testaccio Testaccio, 00153 Rome Italy

  • Panna & Co - Gelato Naturale, Via Marmorata, 115, 00153 Roma RM, Italy


  • This tour is self-paced and self-guided

  • You can start your tour anytime between 8am to 5pm

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your visit to avoid any delays.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide at Piazzale Ostiense,.

  • Address: 00154 Roma RM, Italy.

  • Your guide will be outside the Pyramid of Caius Cestius and Porta San Paolo

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Campo Boario. It is a quick 1-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board bus 83 to get you there.

By Metro

  • The closest metro station is Piramide. It is a quick 3-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board metros MEB, MEB1 to get you there.

By Tram

  • The closest tram stop is Porta S. Paolo. It is a quick 3-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board tram 8 to get you there.

By Train

  • The closest train station is Roma Porta S. Paolo. It is a quick 2-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board train Roma Lido to get you there.


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