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The best things to do in Venice often revolve around food! Take your taste buds on a delicious adventure with this tour of Venice’s Bacari wine bars and their famous appetizers (cicchetti) dishes. These small tapas-style dishes are ideal for pairing with Italian wine, so tour the city’s famous bars.
With the chance to learn lots of fascinating history along the way, this is one Venice tour no food lover can miss.
02 Feb - 14 Dec: Daily except SundayDuration
2 hours 30 minutes approx.Start time
11:30am or 5:15pm
Entrance of the Round Church in Campo della Maddalena.
(The nearest vaporetto stops are Ca'D'Oro and San Marcuola. Both of them are 5 minutes away from the meeting point.)
Tour ends at the Rialto Bridge.
Meet your guide at the designated meeting point. Your tour begins in the Cannaregio neighbourhood , a popular hang out place for afterwork meetings. A ride in a traditional, Traghetto gondola is next as we cross the Grand Canal the way locals do. Then you may proceed with the food tasting once you reach Rialto. Find yourself at a small eatery, owned by a group of locals where you will taste the mixture of traditional seafood recipes with modern twist. Savour your mouth with the delicious black inn calamari polenta with seafood or seasonal vegetables all served with a glass of the local Prosecco.
Next, is a historic spot which will help to delve you deeper into the inducing culture of bacari in Venice. Then, the tour will follow to other hidden spots along the area of Rialto tasting local meat, cheese and fish products while drinking Veneto wines of all types. The tour will end at the iconic Rialto bridge, which is surrounded by great restaurants and shops.
Your guide will be happy to help you with recommendations for continuing the fun or with directions to help you back to your accommodation.
Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.
If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point.
Please report at the meeting point 10 minutes before the start time.
Get in touch if you have any concerns or require more information via the email address or phone number (business hours only) on your voucher.
Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour.
The itinerary could alter due to variations in opening times of bars and restaurants along the way. Also, if a particular bar is very crowded then your guide may decide on an alternative.If changes do occur, the itinerary will remain much the same but the actual bars may be different. This will not change your experience, similar venues can be found even for the historic bars.
Our tour guide was amazing!!!!...Richard Atkinson, Canada, 16/May/2018
On our recent trip to Venice, we decided to take a food tour and are so glad we did. Out guide was a native Venetian with excellent English and knowledge of not only the food and...Darla panizo, United States, 28/Oct/2017
This was the best tour! Our guide interacted with everyone in the group. She invited questions and seemed to tailor the tour based on what the 12 of us ask or wanted to see /...Connie Mead, United States, 24/Sep/2017
Great value for money. Would recommend the tour to others
Good experience great guide but think it was expensive for the food and wine that was provided.
We had a full meal the night before for the same price.