Cicchetti of Venice Tour

    • 3 hours
    • ITUH
    • Total price tool tip
      AUD $116
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Wine + food + canals = Venice personified. Join this best selling Venice tour to dose yourself up on Venetian culture in the form of fried olives, spicy meatballs, and a glass of prosecco. It's the Italian way!

Highlights

* Learn Venice through its bars and taverns

* Discover the delicious range of local cicchetti dishes on this Venice tour

* Experience the buzz of Italian Bacari wine bars

* Ride a traghetto gondola into the Rialto area

* Try local specialties such as spicy meatballs and fried olives

* Get a history lesson while sipping wine

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Entrance of Round Church in Campo della Maddalena (NOTE: The nearest vaporetto stops are Ca'D'Oro and San Marcuola. Both of them 5 minutes away from the meeting point.)
  • Finish:

    Rialto Bridge
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
 
  • Inclusions:

    Local English-speaking guide, a glass of wine and tapa in each place (about 5 places), Traghetto ride across the canal.
  • Exclusions:

    Items of a personal nature, and tips or gratuities for guide.

Additional information

Carbon Offset:Voucher exchange details

Please present your voucher to the local guide at the beginning of the tour.

Confirmation of booking

If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point. <br /> 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.

Dress standard

The is no standard dress.

Child policy

Children must be 6 years of age to 11 years inclusively. Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour.

Language

English

Tipping Info

If you are happy with the services provided by your local guides a tip - though not compulsory - is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry across many Intrepid Urban Adventures destinations. Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this tour.

Itinerary

Join us for the perfect Venice evening. Embark on a delicious adventure with this three-hour Venice tour that stops off at Bacari wine bars and samples their famous cicchetti dishes. Time to get your foodie game face on with some Venice cicchetti!
You’ll start this Venice food tour from Campo de la Maddalena, a small raised square that has remained the same since medieval times, and is famous for its modest houses topped with interesting chimneys. Call into the old historical inn, a much loved bar that specialises in cicchetti, for your first taste of this Venice tapas.
The best things to do in Venice often revolve around food. On this Venice tour, you will try some of the city’s famous specialties, from plates of olives, to marinated seafood served on wedges of soft polenta. Here, you’ll learn all about the long history of this atmospheric bar from your local guide as you feast on some of its specialties.
You’ll continue on this Venice city tour by walking into Strada Nuova and calling in to another old historical bar which has been open since the 18th century and is famous for its ‘polpette’, or spicy fried meatballs. From there, you’ll head to Campo de Santa Sofia and jump on a traghetto to cross Canal Grande into the Rialto area. Traghetti are like gondolas, but they're used as passenger ferries instead - no sitting or singing here - this is how locals get across the canals!
Pay a visit to a true local Venice attraction - the local market, before heading to yet another bar in the centre of Venice, a hole-in-the-wall place that serves a simple but delicious selection of cicchetti and great regional Italian wines and proseccos. You’d be mistaken if you thought here weren’t any bars left in Venice to visit, as your local guide will lead you to a couple more stops, just to finish this cicchetti tour with a bang!
The tour then comes to an end on the steps of the Rialto Bridge, where you can head back to one of your new favourite bars, or your local guide will be happy to point you in the direction of your accommodation. 

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