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VENICE FOOD, WINE & CULTURAL TOUR

A spectacular guided tour through the streets and canals of the city on water: discover typical osterias, genuine food venues and art treasures.

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Venice region's special climate produces typical food and wines you can find only there. This 4 hours walking tour will take you on a tasty experience through ostarias and deli shops in the city on water.

SMALL GROUP OR PRIVATE AVAILABLE:4 h / 11.30 am - 2.30 pm, options available for people with allergies or special dietary requirements

Wining and dining, Italian style!

Join us for a refreshing 4-hour tour of osterias, trattorias, pastry shops and wine bars to experience the traditional flavors of Venice.

Starting in historic Campo San Giacometto, we’ll get a feel for this bustling center of commerce, as it was in ancient times. Our first stop will be for Venice tapas called cicchetti. These zesty bite-sized appetizers are prepared with locally sourced meats, cheeses and produce. They‘ll whet your appetite as we travel on.

Food is a major part of Italian life, and the Canal City of Venice is a spectacular backdrop to the rich and varied dining experiences you’ll encounter here. Plates heaping with fresh olives and beds of delicate polenta cradling marinated seafood are but a few of the delicacies. Enjoy your guide’s stories as he educates and entertains you while you meander leisurely through town.

Browse through merchandise in markets overflowing with fish, vegetables and produce of every shape and size. We’ll cross the famous Rialto Bridge to an interesting 18th Century osteria known locally for its outstanding cicchetti, where we’ll share a bottle of Prosecco and learn about regional wines.

Our next destination is Campo San Bartolomeo, and the Marco Polo House, Casanova’s stomping grounds, exquisite churches and art masterpieces. Hear more stories about the area and its fabulous food traditions. Perhaps you’ll try a Bellini cocktail, a signature drink of Venice.

We’ll walk to Campo Santi Giovanni e Paolo where a spectacular dessert of Tiramisu awaits. Did you know that the drinking of coffee in Italy began right here in Venice?

This captivating tour of central Venice is easily accessible from local hotels. Let our English-speaking guide make suggestions for additional places to visit while you’re in Italy.

The food consumed on tour makes a hearty meal. Prepare to feast and be regaled by wonders of art, history, food and wine!

For information and reservations please contact info@foodtoursofrome.com.

More than 400 Reviews from our guests

Kimmy K., Frankfort, Indiana

For our first full day in Italy of our 2 week trip, we decided to take this tour based on Trip Advisor review. It was AWESOME! We had Bruno as our guide and were with a wonderful friendly group. It was so much more than a food tour... Bruno shared history, funny stories, current events in Rome and his opinion as a local. He fed us good food and took us to wonderful family-owned businesses. Our tour lasted well into 5 hours just because we asked so many questions and didn't want to stop. Come with an empty stomach and be prepared to be full. But the variety of flavors is wonderful. I would do this tour again in a heartbeat. By far, the best thing we did with our limited time in Rome. Gratzia Bruno!

Ellie S., Singapore

We took this tour with Bruno on our first night in Rome -- we were tired from the traveling but were so pleased that we didn't give in to exhaustion and went ahead and took the tour. It was an excellent chance to walk through the neighborhoods, taste some classic Italian food -- from things that are well known to the rest of the world, like cannoli, to things that are not quite so familiar, like fried artichokes. Bruno was lovely and he shared lots of interesting information, about Italian food, Italian culture, and history. The portions were sensible, so by the end of the night, you felt more than satisfied but not uncomfortably full. We did one other food tour, which we also enjoyed, but this one was the best in terms of the history provided and the quality of the food. We went back to several of the places on the tour and would have been happy going back to all of them. In short, this tour is highly recommended!

Craig P., Oxford, United Kingdom

we went on the evening tour with Marta. She was fantastic. We were introduced to loads of different types of italian food, wines and beers at 7 different outlets in the various areas of rome. Most of the food was very different to other restaurants I had tried in rome previously. Marta explained all the dishes, the area it was from in Italy and what made the venue and the food we were trying special. You even get a walking tour of parts of rome to go along with it. By the end of the tour we were definitely full (even though we skipped both lunch and breakfast) and rolled away from the tour very happy! Cant recommend this tour enough, do it early in your visit to Rome and you can take advantage of the supplied list of restaurants or a return visit to some of the places for a second helping!
TIME 10 AM - 2 PM (approximately 4 hours)
WEATHER Tour takes place rain or shine
REQUIREMENTS Suitable for all age groups and fitness levels - Options for vegetarians
SIZE Max 14 people per tour (except for private groups. In this case we arrange a special tour)
MEETING POINT Where we meet: In the Old Town - (exact meeting location provided after booking)
PRICE Contact us for a quick quote. Discounts for children and large groups.

Contact us for more details about this tour and if you have special wishes or needs we can customize the itinerary.

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