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Taste Venice: Food and Wine Tour of the Rialto Markets

Product ID: 56965
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Tour the colorful Rialto market in Venice with a personal food and wine expert. Enjoy a unique mix of history, cuisine, and local traditions in a small group. The program includes market tastings, samples of Venetian cicchetti and a glass of Prosecco.
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Duration: 2 hours
Starting time 10:00 AM
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Live tour guide
English, Italian
Wheelchair accessible

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  • Experience the Rialto market through the eyes of a local food expert
  • Taste a variety of Venetian specialties
  • Learn about the history of the Venetian Republic and its role in the spice trade
  • Enjoy local wines paired with seasonal foods with tips from your personal sommelier and cheese taster
Full description
Your guide for this special 2-hour tour is an English-speaking local expert on Venetian life and Italian food and wine. Your small group (maximum of 6 participants) will likely include other curious travelers like yourself.

Visit the colorful fruit and vegetable stands of the Rialto market and marvel at the stunning variety of fresh seasonal produce that is the secret of local cuisine. See the day's catch of fish and seafood from the lagoon and nearby Adriatic Sea.

Continue your visit of the Rialto area with visits to specialized food purveyors of cheese, spices, and coffee.

Stop at one of the many traditional wine bars to taste typical cicchetti (Venetian appetizers). Learn about wines from the Triveneto region as you enjoy a glass of sparkling Prosecco with your certified Italian sommelier.

Get the inside scoop on where to eat in Venice and which traditional specialties are in season.
  • Your personal English-speaking guide
  • Fruit and vegetable tastings and other local products which vary according to the season
  • Several cicchetti (small Venetian appetizers)
  • A glass of Prosecco
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off

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Meeting point

The fountain in Campo San Giacomo at the base of the Rialto Bridge

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From £143.56 per person

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Venice Day Trips

Product ID: 56965