Pompeii Food Tour + Visit to Mozzarella & Pasta Artisans

A tour for archaeology and food lovers, lots to see and eat!

Carbonized Ancient Bread

Carbonized Ancient Bread

The eruption of Volcano Vesuvius in 79 AD buried not only bodies and houses in Pompeii. Under the ashes archaelogists have found remains of food, cutlery, crockery and other traces of the delicious Ancient Pompeiian cuisine. Much of what we know about what and how Ancient Romans used to eat and drink is based on this amazing collections of findings.

Our local expert guide will take you on a tasty and memorable journey through the food production facilities, shops and dining venues of Ancien Pompeii. You will learn about original recipes, enter real restaurants, mills, warehouses, bakeries, fish and meat parlours and other fascinating placed where food was served.

Authentic Mosaics depicting food

Authentic Mosaics depicting food

You will satisfy your curiosity and your tastebuds by eating and drinking many of those products. You will touch history by your hand...oops..by your tongue!

In addition to the Ancien Pompeii food tour you have the chance to visit an artisanal pasta making facility in the area. Still today the pasta produced in the region is the best and most renowned pasta made in Italy. You will see how they make it and taste the product on a typical flavorful meal.

After the pasta we will enter a Mozzarella production facility. The owner will show us how he makes his cheese and of course we will taste it! After the visit we will have a rich lunch including much the food we saw and learn about served with genuine local wine.

This special off-the-beaten path tour will be one of the most memorable and flavorful experiences you ever took in your life!

Tour Details

Price We offer discounts to large parties and kids. Contact us for more info.
Duration: Half-day or Full-day
What is includes: skip-the-lines entrance tickets, Pompeii Excavations guided tour, visit to Mozzarella Production Facility, visit to Pasta Small Factory, great lunch
Meeting point: Details on the meeting point will be given to you after the booking
Weather restrictions: The tour takes places rain or shine. The visit is indoor.
Age groups Suitable for everybody
Options: If you want to see another archaological site, a guided visit to Oplontis, Herculaneum or villa dei Misteri can be added