Small-Group Food Tour in Rome: Espresso, Gelato and Tiramisu

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  • Location: Rome, Italy
  • Duration: Varies (approx.)
  • Tour code: 5614ESPRESSO
Enjoy a must-do culinary experience on this espresso and gelato walking tour in Rome. Led by a food-loving guide, this small-group tour will teach you the secrets behind these Italian specialties. Learn about the coffee-roasting process as you visit the famous coffee shops Sant'Eustachio, Tazza d'Oro and Caffè Greco. Then, savor homemade tiramisu and delicious gelato at some of the best shops in town. Upgrade to begin your tour with an artisan gelato glass. Numbers limited to 15 people, ensuring personalized attention from your guide.


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  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
Meet your friendly guide, an expert food connoisseur, near the Pantheon to start your small-group espresso and gelato walking tour. Wander through historic Roman neighborhoods and pass the Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Via Condotti and the Spanish Steps as you take in the vibrant cultural atmosphere.

Begin your walking tour with visits to the famous coffee shops Sant'Eustachio, Tazza d'Oro and Caffè Greco, a historic cafe which opened in 1760. Learn all about the coffee-roasting process from your expert guide as you savor a tasting of freshly made espresso. Then, walk to the famous gelateries. Enjoy some tasty gelato samples and learn about the secrets of traditional Italian gelato making.

Next, visit one of the most popular tiramisu shops in the city, Pompi. Here, enjoy an exquisite tasting of tiramisu and listen as your guide explains how this delectable dessert is created. Your decadent culinary experience ends in the center of Rome, where you can continue to explore the city at your leisure.

Alternatively, upgrade to begin your tour with an artisan gelato class at one of Rome’s most popular gelaterie. If you have opted for this option, make your own way to the gelataria in the city’s Trastevere neighborhood. After an introduction into the world of Roman gelato from the shop’s gelatai (ice cream maker), don your apron and prepare to make the base for your authentic gelato.

Next, learn how to use the machines, follow the gelatai’s instructions and marvel as your ingredients turn into mouthwatering gelato right in front of your eyes. Finish your class with a refreshing taste of your own creations. Then, follow your guide as they escort you to meet the guide for your 2.5-hour espresso, gelato and tiramisu walking tour.

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Departure Point:
Central Rome
Departure Time:
3:00pm: November 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016
3:30pm: April 1, 2016 to October 31, 2016
Return Details:
The tour concludes at Via della Croce, next to the Spanish Steps.

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3.00pm Departure
Code: EN1500

Small-Group Food Tour in Rome: Espresso, Gelato and Tiramisu, the tour departs at 3.00pm

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3.30pm Departure
Code: EN1530

Small-Group Food Tour in Rome: Espresso, Gelato and Tiramisu, the tour departs at 3.30pm

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Small-Group Food Tour in Rome: Espresso, Gelato and Tiramisu

Small-Group Food Tour in Rome: Espresso, Gelato and Tiramisu

  • Local guide
  • Professional gelato maker (if option selected)
  • Samples of espresso, gelato and tiramisu
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Good walking shoes suggested
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: MARILYN B, February 2016

Great tour we thoroughly enjoyed our three hour walk and information obtained about Expresso, Gelato and Tiramisu. Our guide was very informative about historical sites we passed.

Reviewed by: majorkat717, January 2016

This was our favorite tour on our honeymoon!!! I cannot say enough good things about our espresso/gelato tour. Antonia ? our guide was incredibly friendly and knowledgeable. We were lucky, in that, even though its a small group tour--we were the only ones who booked that day, which basically turned it into a private tour!! We visited Casa D'oro, and Sant Eustacchio. Of the two famous competing espresso joints, Eustacchio was by far our favorite. The gelateria across the street was amazing too! At this point in our tour, it started to DOWN POUR. So here we were three young adults running through the flooded streets of Rome. We had such a great time. When we left our second gelateria the ran had slowed down enough for us to make it to the tiramisu shop. A very yummy tour and a great way too see Rome like a local. Thank you so much for the amazing memories we will never forget!!

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