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Venice Food Tour: Cicchetti and Wine

  • Stray from the tourist trail on a food-and-wine walking tour of Venice
  • Visit five bars favored by locals, and receive ample restaurant recommendations
  • All food and drinks are included
Venice Food Tour: Cicchetti and Wine
From US$94.22
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Make sure you only enjoy the best food Venice has to offer on this culinary walking tour, which provides a great cultural introduction for first-time visitors. Stray from the tourist trail, and visit five of Venice’s most popular cichetti bars, famed for Venetian-style tapas and wine. Receive personalized attention in a small group limited to 14, and finish the tour with enough restaurant recommendations to last your entire vacation. Plus, unlike some food tours, all drinks and dishes are included.

What to Expect

Greet your guide at a central Venice location, and receive a culinary overview of Venice’s world-famous food scene. Head straight to your first stop to sample traditional cicchetti, such as seafood-topped polenta and marinated olives.

Stroll through the streets of the Cannaregio neighborhood to an 18th-century watering hole famed for its polpette (spicy fried meatballs) before crossing the Grand Canal on a passenger ferry.

Pass the Rialto Bridge (Ponte Rialto) before browsing stalls at the Rialto Fish Market for fresh Venetian produce. Then, head to three more bars to enjoy wine and more samples with your small group of fellow food lovers.

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Absolutely a must do in Venice

This is a great way to see Venice, experience the local wine bars and eat some fantastic Cicchetti (I now know what that means) as well. We started with a bit of a walk around, learning about Venetian cultures and seeing some local points of...More

Thank grazy_ozzy77
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Perfect way to explore Venice

Highly recommend this very sociable, informative and relaxed tour as a perfect way to see Venice. Giovanna was a great tour guide; knowledgeable and interesting. You get a walking tour first, followed by wine and ciccetti at five different locations. A really lovely way to...More

Thank Liz D
CeciliaCy, Gerente at Venice Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for this wonderful feedback! We are happy to see the amazing experience you had on tour! Urban Adventures focus in small group departures and showing you as much as possible of our city in the few hours together! We are glad to read...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Book now for first day!

Great way to get to know area and surroundings and then go back or near some favorites. Not too much walking, perfect timing and location to meet, the gondola ride over 30 sec. is not needed but part of the experience and shows you how...More

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CeciliaCy, Manager at Venice Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your wonderful review! Indeed, we strongly recommend our tours on your first day in Venice (except the Treviso Gourmet Discovery tour that you could do on your last day) Our tours are trying to show you the local side of Venice while...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Local Tour Guide

Urban Adventure's "Cincchetti and Wine" tour with Simona was excellent. We tried to book for the evening, but it was already sold out. However our lunch tour was great. Just make sure to eat a bit beforehand, more wine than food. Both the wine and...More

Thank worldt774
CeciliaCy, Gerente at Venice Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you! This is amazing! We love this review! You describe exactly what we believe: local knowledge is the key to enjoy a new city to the fullest! You can do research, you can check internet and guide books but the local tips... those are...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Best evening ever

It’s our last night at Venice and what a great experience we had, we were guided by our lovely guide Simons (Clare Foy twin) with tons of knowledge through the local streets of Venice which is more charming than the touristy area, all food and...More

Thank Alex L
CeciliaCy, Gerente at Venice Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for this amazing review! It is great to read the positive experience you had on tour and the great feedback about our team performance! Simona and the rest of the team are professional, passionate and enthusiastic! And this is transmitted in every tour!...More

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Candice D
14 October 2018|
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Response from T-TEMPLEMAN | Reviewed this property |
It actually very close. Best tip is to download google maps on your phone and highlight the meeting point at the church. One great thing that a lot of people don't know is that google maps works without wifi and goes of GPS... More
19 September 2018|
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Response from Weybad | Reviewed this property |
You are walking and you cross the main canal so if you had one of those baby carry back pack things I’d say yes! The places you go in to are quite small too so a baby stroller would be difficult at times
David P
13 September 2018|
Response from courtneymikkel | Reviewed this property |
David-I suggest contacting Urban Adventures directly. Trip Advisor is just the intermediary. They have an e-mail and live chat on their website (Google Urban Adventures-not allowed to post links here). You can also call the... More
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