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Amy Doherty

Founder & Managing Director of Luxe Associates Travel. Originally from Castlemaine, a small town just outside Melbourne, Australia, in 2013 she decided to take the plunge and moved to Rome when she founded Luxe Associates Travel and became an official, licenced guide of Rome.

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If you’re a foodie who loves to taste and tour, an undercover chef in your kitchen every night, or just a hungry guy then you can’t miss these top 5 Italian food Markets in Rome! Read on.

1. The new Testaccio Market (near Trastevere neighborhood)

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The Testaccio food market is located in a unique area of contemporary street art, and ancient Roman granaries. It has become a social space which is shared by vendors and clients alike for the benefit and enrichment of the community as a whole.

You can find the younger crowd and locals on the weekends coming in for trendy Italian street food and workshops, while grandmothers can be spotted in the early mornings selecting the best artichokes.

Meet suppliers who make it their mission to find the best products from all over the country such as donkey salame from Sicily or the perfect baccala mantecato from Veneto.

Testaccio Market Rome Hours:  Mon-Sat 7:00am-2:30pm. Sun closed. Via Beniamino Franklin 12.

Website: mercatoditestaccio.it

Check out our walking food tour where private guide Marta will show you what to eat at the Testaccio Market! Food tour in Rome Testaccio Market

2. Market Trionfale (in Prati neighborhood)

homemade pasta

The bustling indoor Market Trionfale is known as Rome’s largest market with 273 stalls. It is undoubtably the most famous Italian food market in Rome. If you’re looking for things to do on a hot day then this is a great place to go to escape the heat and grab everything you need to make an authentic Italian meal!

Market Trionfale hours: Mon, Wed, Sat 7:00am-2:00pm. Tues, Thurs, Fri 7:00am-7:00pm. Closed on Sundays. Via Andrea Doria 3 (Via Tunisi).

Website: mercatidiroma.com/mercato-trionfale/trionfale

We visit Market Trionfale during our cooking class and market tour called Cook as the Romans do. Check out our tour here!

professional cooking class in Rome

3. Campo de’ Fiori Market (in Piazza Campo de’ Fiori)

sun dried tomatoes fresh market

The beautiful Campo de’ Fiori market happens to be in the center of one of the most famous squares in Rome, Campo de’ Fiori. You’ll find the famous statue of Giordano Bruno looking down at you as you stroll the stalls.

You can enjoy buying fresh produce, nuts, spices, as well as touristy items in one of the best Italian food markets in Rome. After which you can sit down at one of the many caffès and have a break.

Campo de’ Fiori Market hours: Mon-Sat 7:00am-2:00pm, closed Sun. Piazza Campo De’ Fiori.

Website: mercatidiroma.com/mercato-di-campo-de-fiori

4. Circo Massimo Campagna Amica Market (at the Circo Massimo)

italian green cauliflower

If you want to go off the beaten path in Rome then this farmers’ market is for your! The Campagna Amica Market takes place on the weekends besides Circo Massimo were there used to be a Jewish fish market.

You can find suppliers from the region of Lazio selling their local produce like cheeses, olive oil, cured meats, honey, wine, sausages and truffles. There are activities for children, you can taste and tour, as well as enjoy lunch at the market.

Circo Massimo Market hours: Sat 9:00am-6:00pm, Sun 9:00am-4:00pm. Closed Sun in July, and all of August. Via di S. Teodoro 74.

Website: campagnamica.it

5. Garbatella Market (in Garbatella neighborhood)

fresh fish market

The Garbatella Market is a weekend farmer’s market that offers pastries, sauces, fruit juices, cakes, honey and jams/jellies, all locally produced in Lazio. This market is also known for its fresh fish and seafood, so you better get there early in the morning for the best catch!

Garbatella Market hours: Sat 9:00 am-6:00pm, Sun 8:30am-2:00pm. Via Francesco Passino 22.

Website: marketsofrome.com/clothes-market/83-garbatella-santagalla-market

 Join us on our walking food tours in Rome! Check out the Testaccio food market tour the Trastevere Food tour and our cooking class where we also visit the Market Trionfale called Cook as the Romans do!

 

 

Founder & Managing Director of Luxe Associates Travel. Originally from Castlemaine, a small town just outside Melbourne, Australia, in 2013 she decided to take the plunge and moved to Rome when she founded Luxe Associates Travel and became an official, licenced guide of Rome.

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