Unusual things to do in Rome

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Top Unusual Things To Do

There are so many things to do in Rome, but how can you make sure you are trying out some of the unusual stuff as well? Here are a few of our ideas of unusual things to do in Rome, which we love! Let us know what you think about them!

  • Enjoy a Michelin Star food tour - You surely think of delicious food when you think about Rome? But do you dream of tasting some incredible dishes cooked by Michelin Star awarded chefs? Now you can truly enjoy the taste of Roman cuisine with the perfect food tour. Your host will bring you to 4 different chefs, where you’ll try out 4 dishes to die for! Now this surely is the most unusual thing to do in Rome (or anywhere else for that matter). An alternative is the Roman Food Tour. Join your private guide on a food tour of your life and share your story with your friends and family!
  • Discover the dark side of Rome - Curious to hear the dark stories surrounding the city, its history and its old empire? How about one of the most unusual things to do in Rome: a dark side of the city tour! Let your host charm you with incredible stories and gossips about Rome’s darker times, including mysteries and secrets about its leaders, the pope history and the long gone Medieval ages. There’s nothing more fascinating than seeing a different side of a city that you love so much! Ask your host tons of questions and be carried away by all the cool insights!

Awesome & unusual things to do in Rome

Secret Rome - The Dark Side

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€32.00 p.p.

Roman Food Tour: the 10 Tastings

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€51.50 p.p.

Rome's VIP Michelin Star Food Tour

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€128.00 p.p.

  • Try some horseback riding - If you’re quite active and looking for unusual things to do in Rome, this should definitely be your pick! Join your local host for a one hour horseback riding in the Appian Way! They’ll have all the equipment you need, so you don’t have to worry about a thing! You’ll get a few tips and tricks on how to ride and lots of fun stories from your private instructor. The experience is suitable for beginners, so just relax and have a blast!
  • Have fun at a calligraphy lesson - Elegant writing dates back to ancient Rome, when only a few mastered this art completely. Even today, in such a digital area, you can see how calligraphy is known by less and less people, while being more and more appreciated like a form of art. Join your host for a private lesson of calligraphy and learn how to create a beautiful postcard for your loved ones, while also getting some insights about Rome and it’s rich and wonderful history. It is definitely one of the most fun unusual things to do in Rome!
  • Make your own pizza in a local’s home- Other unusual things to do in Rome? We’re sure you are going to eat pizza in Rome, but how about learning to make an authentic one yourself? Join your host at a fun cooking lesson & dinner in their home, where they’ll teach you all their secrets for making the most delicious and amazing pizza you have ever tasted! Going back home to your family and friends, you’ll not only be able to tell them about the yumminess of the Italian cuisine, but youĺl be able to prove it by making your special pizza for them! Have fun with your host and delight in the warm Italian atmosphere!

Awesome things to do in Rome

90 Minutes Kickstart Tour of Rome

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€8.00 p.p.

Best of Rome Tour: Highlights & Hidden Gems

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€26.00 p.p.

Pope, Pizza, Prosecco Tour!

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€20.00 p.p.

This is what guests are saying about our hosts

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Daniel Rome
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90 Minutes Kickstart Tour of Rome

Valentina was a very nice local to start our trip with. She found us easily considering the foot traffic. The hour and a half passed quickly.

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rebekah Rome
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Best of Rome Tour: Highlights & Hidden Gems

Eleonora was such a fantastic, friendly tour guide! She knew everything about the city, and could answer any questions we had. Thank you!

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Roman Pasta Class: Carbonara & More

Cooking with Massimo was a fantastic way to get acquainted with Rome's food and culture. It was just me that day, but I believe the group only gets to be as large as four people, so the experience feels very personal. Massimo taught me how to make three different types of pasta - all very different - in an impressively short time. Each dish was incredible, and Massimo himself is so friendly and warm. You'll be able to sit down and enjoy some pasta, wine, and receive tips and information on Rome from someone who lives there. I cannot recommend this class enough and can't wait to remake these dishes!