Civitavecchia
Food & Gourmet Tours

Enter your dates to find available activities

Our most recommended Civitavecchia Food & Gourmet Tours

Bomarzo Park of the Monsters and Viterbo Old Town Tour

1. Bomarzo Park of the Monsters and Viterbo Old Town Tour

Visit the unique Park of the Monsters, also known as the Garden of Bomarzo. Explore the gardens and their wide terraces, fountains with water games and mannerist sculptures. Discover figures of monsters, dragons, mythological characters and exotic animals. See the blocks of peperino, a crooked house, a funerary temple and obelisk monuments with carved mottos. After the visit, indulge in a traditional Italian lunch at a restaurant in Viterbo city center. In the afternoon, enjoy a guided visit of the old town. Known as the City of the Popes, Viterbo’s spectacular medieval center is worth seeing. Learn about the time of the Holy See and the fighting between the Guelph and Ghibelline families.    

Civitavecchia: Etruscopolis Underground City

2. Civitavecchia: Etruscopolis Underground City

Meet your driver and then travel 20 minutes to Tarquinia, the capital of the Etruscans. An ancient civilization with their own culture and language, the Etruscans were an early adversary of Rome and were ultimately assimilated into the kingdom of Rome. Within the underground city of Etruscopolis however, the ways of this ancient people are once again brought back to life. This historic site contains a museum of recreated artifacts, which were lovingly crafted by the artist Omero, who is known as “the last of the Etruscans.” See tombs, homes, objects, and scenes of daily life. Understand Etruscan culture through objects as well as intricate dioramas. Explore an underground Etruscan quarry from the 4th-century BC which spans 15,000 square meters. Journey into the past, and see recreations of Etruscan homes. See what life was like in a time before the Romans had even conquered all of Italy. Afterward, have lunch at a typical trattoria in Tarquinia’s historic center. 

Civitavecchia: Dining Experience at a Local's Home

3. Civitavecchia: Dining Experience at a Local's Home

Arrive at the home of your expert host for a memorable private dining experience where you will taste authentic recipes treasured in family cookbooks passed down by real Italian mothers. During an exclusive cooking demonstration, feel the warmth of Italian hospitality as your host shares the secrets of her family cookbook while preparing the dishes right in front of you. Once the end result is ready, sit at an authentic Italian dining table and enjoy your 4-course seasonal menu including a starter, pasta, main course with side dish, and dessert.

Full-Day Tuscany-Latium Wine Experience

4. Full-Day Tuscany-Latium Wine Experience

Embark on a taste of the true senses, with an experience and journey into the authentic flavors of Tuscany, the land can only fall in love with. Walk among the wonderful vineyards, ponder the volcanic soil, and taste exquisite wines from the Vinyards of Maremma. Maybe it is the volcanic earth, maybe it's the breeze of the nearby Tyrrhenian Sea that caresses the rows of vines, maybe it's the love men and women of this corner of Tuscany put in their work: the only thing that is certain is that Maremma wines keep a unique secret. Discover the special taste that cannot be shared with words, but only by experience. Discover how these fine wines are produced by visiting historical wineries, some with a limited production, but extremely high quality. Walk among wonderful vineyards and turn to modern winemakers to share the secrets of the nectar of Maremma. Then, taste it, accompanied by the typical enogastronomical products of this strip of flat land, halfway between sea and mountain. Get ready to live an unforgettable day, and get to know a territory through the local products, the people who live there, and the traditions that animate it. Immerse in a bucolic landscape out of time and space, among Maremma cows, endless expanses of vines, and small perched villages. Stop to learn more stories and other traditions of this land of Tuscany so precious and fascinating. The day begins in Civitavecchia with pickup from your hotel or a designated meeting point. From here, travel approximately 40 miles to Southern Tuscany, an area rich in history and tradition that will impress you with its natural beauty. The first stop of the day is at Montauto farm. Surrounded by typical Tuscan Maremma landscapes, this is the perfect place to learn about and sample Morellino di Scansano and other wines produced in this region. The winery offers a wide range of products, suitable for every palate and occasion. Between wineries, stop to take a dip in Saturnia, Cascate del Mulino – one of Italy's most popular hot spring destinations. Take a relaxing soak in pools that are naturally 37°C (98°F) all year round and enjoy the unique landscape. Next, head to Cantine Vignaioli, a winery founded in 1972 when a small group of producers from Scansano decided to combine their efforts in wine production. Whether you are a beginner or a wine connoisseur, you will surely enjoy the guided tour through the cellar and its surroundings. While you walk, learn the history of Morellino and its journey from the fields to the cellars. Following the tour, taste five wines paired with local products. At the end of the day, your English-speaking driver will bring the group back to the hotels and meeting point.

Civitavecchia: Market Tour and Meal

5. Civitavecchia: Market Tour and Meal

Visit the local market with your Cesarina, enjoying the atmosphere of a local Italian market and learning how to recognize the best produce from the land. When you return to your Cesarina’s home, attend a private cooking demo where your Cesarina will share the secret of her family cookbook while preparing one of the dishes right in front of you. Sit at an authentic Italian table and enjoy a 4-course seasonal menu including a starter, pasta, a main course with a side dish, and dessert. Drinks included are water, a selection of red and white wines from regional cellars, and coffee. Feel the warmth of Italian hospitality as you connect with local people.

Civitavecchia: Market Tour, Home Cooking Class and Dinner

6. Civitavecchia: Market Tour, Home Cooking Class and Dinner

Go food shopping like a local in Civitavecchia, enjoying the distinctive Italian market experience and learning how to recognize the best products by sight. Then immerse yourself in a cooking class at a local home, learning the secrets of the most famous dishes from the area's regional cuisine. At the end of your lesson, savor the fruits of your labor, washed down with local wines. During the lesson, learn the tricks of the trade for 3 authentic local recipes from your local chef guide and have fun putting your cooking skills to the test. You will have a workstation equipped with utensils and all the ingredients to make the dishes. Then, taste everything you have prepared, accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines. Instead of loading your suitcase with souvenirs, take home Italian cooking skills that will stay with you for life.

From Civitavecchia: Rome's Fountains and Squares with a Meal

7. From Civitavecchia: Rome's Fountains and Squares with a Meal

Start your tour from Civitavecchia harbor. Make the drive to Rome and arrive at the meeting point, with your guide waiting for you in Piazza del Popolo. First, head to the Spanish Steps, dominated by the church of Trinità dei Monti, and move on to the Rococo splendor of the Trevi Fountain. Admire the fantastical creatures designed to embody movement. Learn how, according to tradition, if you throw a coin over your shoulder into the fountain you will eventually return to Rome. Toss in a penny and cross your fingers! Continue to the Pantheon, originally built to honor the 7 deities of Ancient Rome. Featuring the largest brick dome in the history of architecture, the Pantheon is considered a forerunner of all modern places of worship, the most copied of all classical buildings. Head to Piazza Navona, built on the ruins of the Domitian Circus, now adorned by Bernini's Fountain of the 4 Rivers. Finally, visit Campo de Fiori for a real Italian lunch near the square, and finish with 30 minutes of free time before you head back to Civitavecchia.

Civitavecchia: Odescalchi Castle and Air Craft Museum Tour

8. Civitavecchia: Odescalchi Castle and Air Craft Museum Tour

This day trip to Bracciano takes you to an iconic castle, the historic city center, and the beautiful countryside. You'll begin your experience by visiting the Air Craft Historical Museum, which sits on a lake and hosts beautiful and unique planes from 1912 to 1990. You'll then take a guided tour of the Orsini-Odescalchi Castle, which is an icon of the power and prosperity of its lords. Built in the early 5th century A.D., the castle has now become a popular place for parties, with actor Tom Cruise choosing it for his marriage to Katie Holmes. After taking the time to explore the castle, take a short walking tour through the historic center of Bracciano, before finally reaching the Belvedere Della Sentinella. Once there, take the unique opportunity to enjoy the breathtaking view of the lake and the surrounding countryside. You will finally complete your tour by renewing your energy with lunch in a typical restaurant consisting of local products.

Private Tour Before the Romans: Tarquinia's UNESCO Site

9. Private Tour Before the Romans: Tarquinia's UNESCO Site

Discover the Etruscans on this guided cultural tour and visit the city of Tarquinia with its UNESCO world heritage site. Explore the ancient Etruscan necropolis with tombs painted more than 3000 years ago. Learn about the extraordinary artwork in the tombs, which predates the Romans and gives unique insight into the ancient culture and daily lives of the Etruscan people. Leave the necropolis go the National Etruscan Museum. While in Tarquinia take the opportunity to relax and enjoy an authentic Italian lunch, in a traditional local restaurant. Savor the unique and dazzling flavors of the Lazio region, for the perfect end to your day of discovery. This tour includes pickup and drop-off from Civitavecchia with an English-speaking driver, air-conditioned transportation. At about 3:30 PM the tour will start to come back to the port of Civitavecchia.

From Civitavecchia: Rome Shore Excursion

10. From Civitavecchia: Rome Shore Excursion

During your highway journey, you will take in views of the Roman countryside and the Tyrrhenian Sea. What you will see aspects of Ancient Rome, monumental Rome, and Christian Rome on this tour. For a taste of Ancient Rome, see the Colosseum, Arch of Constantine, Capitol Hill, and an overview of the Roman Forum, Trajan’s Column, and Circus Maximus. Monumental Rome consists of Venice Square and the "Wedding Cake," the Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps. Enjoy a traditional lunch in a typical Roman restaurant. After lunch, discover Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel with a 2-hour guided tour and skip-the-line tickets included.

Frequently asked questions about Civitavecchia Food & Gourmet Tours

What are other things to do than Food & Gourmet Tours that are worth visiting in Civitavecchia?

The other unmissable things to do in Civitavecchia are:

Which Civitavecchia Food & Gourmet Tours are taking additional COVID-19 precautions?

Other Sightseeing Options in Civitavecchia

Want to discover all there is to do in Civitavecchia? Click here for a full list.

What people are saying about Civitavecchia

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 3 reviews

Andrea was amazing, he was very knowledgeable as a guide. He definitely knows his way around the area and he definitely knows his stuff! We arrived slightly earlier and he managed to meet us and tweaked the itinerary so we can fit in more sightseeing views on the way to the cellars. Andrea’s choice of the wine cellars was top notch! The wine was amazing, the people at the winery were so knowledgeable and welcoming and the views were beyond compare. Andrea even tried to fit in an extra cellar in the day when he found out our preferences, really exceptional! I highly recommend Andrea if you are planning this journey. And take with you swimming suits as you get to take a dip in the Terme Di Saturnia!

This was so wonderful, I learned so much about these people and lives Andres was so kind who answered all my questions and took the time to give me and my two kids the best experience... I highly recommend this tour with Andres