Culinary Experiences

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Immerse yourself in Italian history and culture through cuisine

Culinary experiences: for a better way to visit and enjoy Italy feed your curiosity for Italian cooking and culture through indulgent culinary experiences.

Culinary Experiences

Italy is a truly foodie paradise. There are lots of reasons to visit it from North to South, but surely food is on top of the list. Feed your curiosity for Italian cooking and culture through indulgent culinary experiences. Whether you are staying in Rome, Florence, Venice or elsewhere in Italy, there are many ways to better satisfy every palate. The art of cooking is a delicious, unforgettable way to immerse yourself in Italian history and culture, but also to make memorable encounters, to visit renowned institutions and  unusual places, to support local artisans, to find beautiful gifts to bring back to those you love.

Discover the most beautiful Italian cities from a culinary point of view

Because local cuisine is an important facet of the cultural discovery of a country let us advise you on the most beautiful and interesting gourmet routes in the main Italian cities. Local food will no longer hold any secrets for you.

Have experiences that combine few but important elements: visit restaurants where you can eat the best food in town that the guides don’t mention and enjoy Italian cuisine like never before.

You will be guided by a local expert who really knows the city and its cuisine and who will explain the foods you will taste, their history and their tradition. With the city as a backdrop you will walk around the most important and historical places, you will see the main monuments and buildings, so take pictures to take home.

Gourmet tours of Italian cities, to each his own!

A multitude of possibilities are available to you to discover, in a few hours, the foundations of the local cuisine of any Italian city. From Rome to Naples, from Florence to Venice there are many experiences to do:

  • visit a city or some of its typical neighborhoods, to explore its rich and unique history, while enjoying gourmet stops and tastings (restaurants, specialized stalls, delicatessens, and so on);

  • during each trip, live a progressive dinner and savor a complete menu, take the opportunity to learn more about the products, the food and wine pairings, the history of the place and its essential attractions at each stage;

  • explore in depth a typical market (its history, its emblematic characters, the products found there) and its surroundings (bars and restaurants frequented by locals);

  • in many Italian cities, as the most discerning gourmets you can look for the foodtrucks and find the local street food and enjoy a gourmet meal on the go, at one of the many street vendors;

  • discover targeted products (beers, wines, distillates) and the good products likely to accompany them (cheeses, cold meats and other local specialties) or certain specific culinary influences (Jewish cuisine, Chinese cuisine, Mexican cuisine, etc.);

  • meet a local English-speaking chef in his kitchen and take part in a demonstration – taste the local culinary history, discover the origins of foods, and their preparation;

  • take part in a cooking class and create a menu from freshly local sourced products and enjoy a friendly, convivial setting;

  • explore a historical, cultural or natural hotspot (a museum, a national park, an idyllic beach…) and be served a meal prepared by a local chef.

Come and learn how Italian cuisine are central to the local culture and social lifestyle, synonym with conviviality and shared passion for the territory. It is up to you to choose!

Discover the Italian cities with Walks Inside Rome

For more than 20 years, Walks Inside Rome has been offering immersive, authentic, and educational private and small-group tours in the Eternal City and other beautiful Italy’s destinations.

Our team of local, licensed guides are seasoned experts in art, history, archaeology and food. Our combined expertise and experience transforms your time in Italy into something truly exceptional.

Plan your culinary tour at the start of your stay and take the opportunity to get lots of good addresses of restaurants and gourmet shops for your meals. From one experience to another, different criteria come into play to find the gourmet activity that best meets your expectations.

To check out our catalogue of food tours and experiences, visit our website or contact us directly. We can’t wait to hear from you so we can customize your own Rome travel guide and start exploring together!

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