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San Giovanni and Appio Sightseeing, Food and Wine Tour

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    What to Expect
    San Giovanni district is famous for its history, food traditions and festivals. On this 4-hours tour you will explore local markets, family-run deli shops and hostarias and visit great churches and ancient ruins. Located in the Southern area of Rome next to the Ancient city walls and the famous Appian way, San Giovanni is a popular residential district rich of food and historic traditions. Tourists often do not go there, mainly because of lack of time or not aware of the amount of great things to see and taste.

    With your local and expert guide you will have a genuine experience of how Romans live, where they go get their food and in addition, to make you visit some of the city's most beautiful churches, spectacular ruins and colorful local markets.

    We will taste mouthwatering seasonal recipes all from the best family-run hosterie and restaurants in town. Between the food stops we will visit San Giovanni Basilica, the Rome's Cathedral, mother and first of all the curches in the city. You will see also Porta Maggiore, Rome's grandest Ancient City Gate. We will walk by the III century monumental city walls, explore the Church of Santa Croce where important and famous relics are and much more!!

    Your local guide will provide you with thoughtful recommendations and everything you need to know about Rome’s cuisine, this is a tour for food and art connoisseurs! San Giovanni and Appio is one of Rome's richest districts in terms of food, art and history. Explore this neighboorood with us where locals live.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Piazza Epiro, 00183 Roma RM, Italy
    Departure Time
    11:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Lunch
    • Food and wine tasting
    • Local guide
    • Snacks
    • Bottled water
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Since you will be entering into a church, please note that the dress code needs to be suitable. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • This tour does not accommodate vegan or gluten-free participants
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    OK, I have found my next husband. Or boyfriend. My spouse does not mind. On a FOOD PLUS tour of the San Giovanni/Appio neighborhood with the charming Giorgia, we met Francesco Loreti at his mind-blowing cheese shop (La Formaggeria) at the excellent local market. We stayed far
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    Giorgia and Mario were great! They made our walk a ton of fun! It's worth doing, but bring your appetite as there is a good amount of food delivered during the walk.
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    About the operator

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    By: Raphael Tours in Rome
    685 reviews
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    Margate, Florida
    Great experience in Rome
    Simoné the man is a live Wikipedia of Rome. Obviously being born and raised help, I was expecting a food tour but
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    The guide (Roger) was amazing and knowledgeable. One of the highlights of our trip. Highly recommended.
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    Great intro to Rome
    I did this tour the first night I was in Rome and it was great. Simone was super knowledgeable about the city and
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    Do not miss this!
    We got lost on our way to the market square so we’re a little late to start. Thankfully we were the only people on
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    The best
    Best tour in town! Simone is not only very good guide, but also very smart and funny and will take you to eat the
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    Melbourne, Australia
    Interesting, fun and delicious.
    Our guide, Mattea, was super nice. The whole tour was a perfect mix of informative walk and generous servings of
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    Comprehensive with excellent guide, weak value for money
    Firstly - just in case other people get confused like I did - This tour includes the entrance tickets and a guide
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    Rome Food Tour
    Enjoyed learning about some history of Rome along with the food tour. Very interesting information and great
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    Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
    Brilliant tour
    Surprisingly, I was the only visitor on this tour, primarily due to the low season however this only worked in my
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    Rebecca B
    London, United Kingdom
    Delicious food and amazing history
    This tour was amazing and Simone was so knowledgeable. This is a really good way to get your bearings on your
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    Highlight of our trip
    Simone was an amazing, knowledgeable, and entertaining guide. This tour had a lovely blend of history and food
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    Amazing Tour of Pisa and Florence
    What an amazing day of travel to Pisa and Florence. Our driver Olsi was exceptional and took the time to make sure
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    William R
    Poway, California
    A wonderful and informative tour
    This is a comprehensive and extensive look at central Rome and all in one walk. The jewel is the no-waiting trour
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    Yasmin S
    Incredible walking tour, well worth it!
    We had such a fabulous time on our night walking tour with Simeon. He was so much fun, so kind and friendly and
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    Evening street food tour.
    Very nice relaxed tour, with a knowledgeable guide and good food. I would definitely recommend this tour. Well
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    • Duration: 4h
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