Venice Foodie, Rialto Market and Gondola Ride
Go beyond the tourist hotspots and excite your palate with authentic Venetian food as you learn about the culinary history of Venice from a pro and more on this yummy adventure in Venice. You'll enjoy a delicious walking tour taking in the architecture and atmosphere of Rialto Fish Market and learning about the city's culinary history. Sample Cicchetti or appetizers at three of Venice's best bars, enjoy a sit-down lunch at a Venetian trattoria to whet your palate with three glasses of spritz or Prosecco wine and local delicacies like squid pasta. With a small group of 15 or fewer people and a chance to ride a gondola down the Grand Canal, this culinary excursion is perfect for foodies and wine enthusiasts alike!
Begin your culinary adventure with a walking tour exploring the famous Rialto Fish Market, where you'll find freshly-caught fish and aquatic life like scallops and black squid as well as colorful fruit. Your guide will share recommendations of places to eat and stories of the city's culinary past and history, including how its 150 canals and strategic position along a popular trade route influenced its culinary preferences.
Your tour also takes you through the Jewish Ghetto--a historic community that once was a place the government required Jewish settlers to live during the 16th century. Continue your tour by heading to lesser-known restaurants and eateries to enjoy delicious Venetian snack dishes known as cicchetti. You'll dine on these savory bites at three of Venice's best bars. Follow up your cicchetti tasting with a full sit-down meal of authentic Venetian cuisine, such as squid pasta, and three glasses of Prosecco wine or spritz. Wrap up your tour with a relaxing gondola ride along the Grand Canal where you'll see iconic architecture from historic homes and landmarks, like the 12th-century built Rialto Bridge, Venice's oldest bridge.
From learning about the history of Venice's culinary culture to enjoying dining on authentic Venetian cuisine, this culinary tour is a food enthusiast's dream. Book this tasty tour today and get ready to experience Venice's delicious cuisine.