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Rome: Ice-Cream Making at Rome's Oldest Gelato Factory

Rome: Ice-Cream Making at Rome's Oldest Gelato Factory

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Visit Rome's oldest gelateria and explore the delicious world of Gelato on a small group tour. Discover the secrets to producing the best ice-cream and learn about the difference in making gelato and sorbet.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Meet at the Papal Basilica of Saint Mary and learn about its history
  • Follow the process of making true artisanal gelato
  • Taste freshly made ice-cream together with three more flavors of your choice
  • Take back home the recipes to impress family and friends
  • Learn from an ice-cream master in a small group
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Meet your guide at the Papal Basilica of Saint Mary, one of the four most important churches in the world. Learn about the history of the church before heading to the oldest ice cream shop in Rome. As you walk through the city, you will discover hidden gems along the way. It's time to explore the tricks and secrets of Rome's oldest gelateria. After a brief introduction to the founders' history, you'll enter the laboratory to see how gelato is prepared. An ice cream master will take you to the world of true artisanal gelato. Learn the differences between gelato and sorbet and taste 2 flavors of fresh homemade ice cream. Savor your favorite gelato flavors at the shop and pair it with an espresso or cappuccino, and sweet Roman snacks. After exploring the world of gelato, take back home the recipes and impress your family and friends with your newly learned gelato skills.
  • Gelato expert guide
  • Exclusive access to the lab of the factory
  • Gelato tastings
  • Full-sized ice cream serving
  • Coffee
  • Sweet Snacks
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Next to the entrance to the UPIM store where the guide will be holding a company sign; Piazza di S. Maria Maggiore, 5, 00185.

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Not allowed

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  • Please note, that the departure time may vary for last-minute bookings and is subject to the availability of the ice cream shop
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December 31, 2019

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