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.