It's widely known that when it comes to food the Italian's always have something special up their sleeve and the signature mark of Venice is Cicchetti. A twist on tapas, best eaten whilst sitting at a bar with a glass of Vino in hand.
Your tour will begin in Cannaregio, a predominantly local neighbourhood with plenty of character, visit one of the locals favourite bars before continuing to La Strada Nuova, Venice's high street. After your second stop you'll continue to Santa Sofia and cross the Grand Canal by Traghetto to Rialto neighbourhood. Glimpse the fresh fruit, veg and seafood market (morning tour only) and visit a few more of Venice's top bars
This unique tour takes a gentle pace so you'll have time to chat with your guide, get to know your fellow tourists and enjoy the ambiance while discovering the city's food culture.
Venetian food takes influences from the coast as well as the mainland so you'll have a selection of seafood, olives, prosciutto (ham) and polenta (cornmeal) to choose from, as well as a variety of locally produced wines, prosecco and spitz.
This tour is ideal for adults, couples or friends, to combine sightseeing with a social dining experience
Your Experience With Venice Cicchetti Food and Wine Tour
Get a taste of Italian cuisine on a 2.5 hour Cicchetti and wine walking tour.
Combine sightseeing and dining while finding Venice's top eateries with the aid of a local guide.
Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine and tapas dish in each locations.
Cross the Grand Canal in a Gondola.
What Venice Cicchetti Food and Wine Tour Includes?
Visit to 4 to 5 eateries - 1 complimentary glass of wine and tapas dish at each location.
English or German speaking local guide.
Ride across the Grand Canal via Traghetto.
Things Before Go
All tours are led by an English speaking guide, tours in German are available on specific dates.
Children must be aged at least 6 to join this tour.
Group sizes are limited to a maximum of 14 people.
Please wear comfortable shoes.
Come with an empty stomach so there's plenty of room for tasting the food samples.
You should let your guide know of any dietary requirements before beginning the tour.
Is It Suitable for Me?
This will appeal to visitors who like to learn and taste local foods and beverages.
Aimed at friends and sociable travellers.
Best for adults.
A 4.8-star rating on Get Your Guide and a perfect 5-stars from TripAdvisor and Viator users, the Venice Cicchetti and Wine tour is a definite hit with travellers.
Tour guides are frequently praised in customer reviews with comments saying that they are funny, informative, and entertaining.
Participants like that the tour takes you to local bars, away from the tourist trap " restaurants.
Best Times to Visit
Morning tour to see Rialto Market or evening tour for a night out.
Address / Pick up Location
Meeting Point: Campo della Maddalena, Cannaregio, Venice.
Not wheelchair accessible.
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