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  • Location:Rome, Italy
  • Duration:4 hours (approx.)

Rome Walking Tour and Cooking Class

Calling all history and food lovers! Get the most out of your vacation in Rome with the Roman City Walking Tour and Cooking Class. Experience Rome’s history, art and culture with a guided walking tour of the Eternal City followed by a small-group Italian cooking class! Your day begins with a large-group walking tour of Rome’s most famous ancient monuments, including Navona Square, the Pantheon and Trevi Fountain. Next you’ll continue to a Roman restaurant near the Trevi Fountain, where you and up to 11 others will learn to prepare a sensational Italian banquet from an expert Italian chef!


  • Combination large-group Rome city walking tour and small-group Italian cooking class
  • See all the famous sights of this eternal city
  • Cooking class portion of tour is small group (no more than 12), ensuring a highly personalized experience
  • Italian recipes to take home

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What You Can Expect

Rome Walking Tour and Cooking Class

Rome City walking tour and Cooking Class

This tour begins with a large-group (maximum 30 people) walking tour of Rome’s most famous ancient monuments. Begin your walking tour with a guided trip through Rome's 2,000 years of history with an expert, professional guide. See the streets come alive as your guide takes you to key, ancient Roman sites - Navona Square, the Pantheon and Trevi Fountain. You will learn first-hand about the role of these places in Rome’s development and imperial rule, admiring these marvels of Roman ingenuity that have withstood the tests of time.

Your walking tour concludes at Trevi Fountain, where you’ll join a small group of up to 12 people and retire to a nearby restaurant for your Roman cooking class. Under the guidance of your expert Roman chef, you’ll learn to prepare a fantastic Italian meal. Learn lots of cooking secrets and come away with a spectacular, hands-on Roman cooking experience as well as the know-how to prepare a fabulous Italian meal at home. Try your hand at making fresh, authentic, homemade pasta, then sample your creations with your fellow aspiring chefs, sipping on congratulatory glasses of local wines.

Please note: Rome's Trevi Fountain is currently under restoration until late 2015. A walkway above the central portion of the fountain will allow you to catch a glimpse of the ongoing work. Water will be drained during the process, but you'll still be able to cast your coins into the fountain for luck.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

The walking tour was very good! We only had 6 people in our group and that was great! The streets were very crowded but with such a small group we had no problem sticking together. Our tour guide was great! Very informative, very friendly, very enthusiastic. The cooking class was one of my favorite parts of our vacation! There were only 4 of us in the class, it took place right in the middle of the restaurant during the noon hour, all the other patrons were watching us. It was very fun! It was all hands on - learned so much - and the final result was excellent. They were very accommodating with everyone's likes and dislikes. Would highly recommend this tour!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Small tour group was nice. Cooking class was perfect in every way: small group of 6, in a restaurant vs kitchen, really learned simple pasta that we would make at home.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Walking tour was informative but short.
Cooking class highly recommended, tons of fun, small group, great food and wine.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Our tour guide was amazing. She was very knowledgeable, well paced, and friendly. We also did the cooking class and had an amazing time making three different types of fresh pasta. Our instructor was very friendly and a wonderful teacher. This was definitely well worth the money!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

LOVED this tour. Fernando was a wonderful chef - engaging and fun. Amazing fun making pasta then eating it at the restaurant. A must do tour in Rome

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

5 stars to the cooking class. It was fun, we had a great teacher, and the staff was wonderful. Chef Fabio even came to check on us. I've always wanted to make pasta and this class was the best. I give the walking tour 3-1/2 stars. The guide was knowledgeable but not personable.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

If you visit Rome withot Gourmet Cooking tour is not complete.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

My boyfriend and I did this on our last day in Rome and we absolutely loved it! The walking tour was very informative and the pasta we made was the best we had tried in Rome!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2014

The walking tour and cooking class is a must do. The walking guide had a wealth of information to give. The cooking class was just an awesome experience. You won't regret a moment of it.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2014

Such a lovely experience! Now I do know how to cook real Italian pasta!!!

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