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Venice: Local Fish Market With Cicchetti, Lunch, and Wine

Product ID: 224247
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This local Venice food tour will take you through the heart of the city, the Rialto Fish Market. You'll also learn about the history and traditions that have influenced the modern day life of Venetians.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover Venetian culinary culture with a local guide
  • Learn about the history and significance of the biggest open market in Venice
  • Learn how to identify fresh fish and produces at the market, and how to spot good local restaurants
  • Enjoy delicious and typical Venetian cuisine with wine
Full description
On this tour, you'll hear your guide tell stories of the centuries-old Venetian wine bar culture and visit some of the most well-known bars and restaurants in the city. Try some local favourites as and be entertained with anecdotes from your local guide. Visit the area that was once the beacon for the Venitian empire, the Rialto market. Now it is one of the most interesting and exciting places to visit while in Venice. If you don't drink wine, there are a variety of alternatives to as well as plenty of different food options to please everyone. There are about 15 different tastings, including lunch at a famous restaurant, representative of what the Venetians would eat on a daily basis. You will also get to learn about how to order food and wine like a local in Venice, how to spot a high- quality restaurants as opposed to more touristy ones as well as the histories and traditions and why Cicchetti is so famous here in Venice.

During the tour, you will go to the ancient wine bar that once was frequented by the famous, Casanova and has a delightful selection of Chicchetti (if they are closed on the day that you are booked for an alternative will be provided). Then, head to some of the other wonderful bars, each with their own unique story to tell. Then, have lunch at a famous restaurant with seasonal dishes. In the summer, be sure to sample some gelato at an artisanal gelato shop to end the tour on a sweet note.
Includes
  • Guided culinary tour
  • Food and drinks
What’s Not Included
  • Extra food and drinks that are not part of the tour
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

In front of the fountain next to the church San Giacomo Di Rialto ( there is a big 16th century clock on top of the church and you can see it from the outside). This church is very close to the Rialto bridge on San Polo side. Once you reach the Rialto bridge, it is about 30 seconds away

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Please inform the company at least 48 hours before the tour about your allergies or dietary restrictions so they can could best their best to accommodate you.
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Savor Italy

Product ID: 224247