Traditional Venice Aperitivo Tour

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Traditional Venice Aperitivo Tour

From $60.18 per person

Live like a Venetian and experience Venice happy hour time! This food and wine 1.5-hour tour includes a stop in 3 different bacari (Venetian wines bars), for a glass of wine accompanied by traditional cicchetti (typical appetizers).

About this activity

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Duration 105 minutes
Starting time 6:00 PM
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  • Discover Venice's bar culture with a local guide
  • Visit 3 typical Venetian bars and sample delicious aperitifs
  • Soak-up the city's atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Get inside tips from a local
Full description
Take part in a typical happy hour in Venice and enjoy a real 'bacari tour', one of the most entertaining traditions of Venetian culture! The aperitif is a ritual all over Italy with different traditions from region to region. The traditional Venetian aperitif is a time for socializing: the inhabitants of Venice meet before dinner to enjoy an aperitif with local wine and taste typical snacks. The Venetian happy hour takes place in the 'bacari', which are small bars offering an intimate atmosphere and a large variety of delicious 'cicchetti' made of fish, meat and vegetables. The tour will begin near the Rialto Bridge, where you will meet the local guide: after a short stroll to see the famous Rialto market place, the itinerary will continue with the visit of 3 typical Venetian bars, called 'bacari'. Immerse yourself in this amazing Venetian after-work tradition and enjoy the original experience of an aperitif in Venice!
  • Visit to three Venice bars with one glass of wine and 1 'cicchetto' per person for each bar
  • Guided walk
  • Anything not specified above
COVID-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Meeting point

San Bartolomeo Square, in front of Goldoni statue

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Sports shoes

Know before you go

  • No credit or refunds will be given in the case of a no-show (if you don't show up at the meeting point at the time indicated on your voucher).
  • This is a public tour, which means there might be other participants going on the tour with you
  • Bilingual tour (explanations will be provided in two languages if the audience is mixed)
  • Please note that, due to the particular morphological structure of Venice and the logistic problems resulting from it, the tour operator cannot guarantee that the whole tour is accessible to people with limited mobility. This means that people with walking difficulties and wheelchair users could not be able to access some parts of the itinerary
Customer reviews

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4.3 / 5

based on 4 reviews

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A fun way to connect if you’re travelling alone.

June 9, 2019

I imagined otherwise

May 4, 2019

Get to know great wine bars in Venice

This tour showed us how the Venetians end their evening or start an evening with friends. We highly recommend this tour.

June 11, 2018

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