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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
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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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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best Food & wine excursion ever!! Guides took us to out of the way places That had the BEST food & wine in Venice...Take it!! Its called a CHICETTI..

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank loishollywood
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Amazing tour -- our fave adventure in our Italy holiday

We had a terrific food and wine tour with Simona from urban adventures. It included five restaurants five tacos and a dessert and six glasses of wine. More than that though was some Simona’s enthusiasm and expertise on the beautiful city of Venice. We feel...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Christopher M
CeciliaCy, Gerente at Venice Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your amazing feedback! We are so glad to read the experience you had on tour with our team, we really hope though that Simona did not give you tacos but Cicchetti instead! Our tours are designed to provide you with history, culture,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Fantastic tour and guide

We had a fun and delicious day on this tour. Our wonderful guide, Claire, was enthusiastic, informative, and able to happily accommodate everyone in our ages 17-71 family. I felt like we were seeing Venice from a local perspective. Claire took us down hidden alleys...More

Thank Berlingame123
CeciliaCy, Gerente at Venice Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Oh Thank you! It is great to read the entire family enjoyed the experience of Urban Adventures with Claire! Our aim is to be informative but fun while being responsible and get you to experience as much as possible of Venice in the few hours...More

Reviewed 4 December 2018
Great fun

We had just missed the floods when we arrived for a long weekend which was lucky as this trip requires a good amount of walking around the city. The first morning of our stay we met with our guide and six other English speaking tourist...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank MrMarkBennett
CeciliaCy, Gerente at Venice Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2018

Thank you for this wonderful feedback! We are so happy to read how much you enjoyed the entire experience with the Urban Adventures team! The idea of the "Cicchetti & Wine" tour in Venice is to introduce our city to you in a fun way,...More

Reviewed 1 December 2018
A highlight of our entire European vacation

Simona is one of the most knowledgeable, friendly, fun, patient, and organized tour guides I've ever had- and we do a LOT of tours! Not only did we get to experience delicious tastings at local off-the-beaten path places (with AMPLE glasses of accompanying wine at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank meganbuhrandt
CeciliaCy, Gerente at Venice Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2018

This review is AMAZING! How you describe our tour and our team performance and work is just a wonderful thing! We are honored to be considered the highlight of your European vacation. We try to do our best locally, showing our guests the real side...More

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24 December 2018|
Response from Renee L | Reviewed this property |
Rose prosecco?
10 December 2018|
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Response from GrandpaB2013 | Reviewed this property |
There is wine pairing with the food sampling’s. I would assume there is non alcoholic beverages too. Also check with the your provider to see if there is a minimum age requirement
30 October 2018|
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Response from courtneymikkel | Reviewed this property |
That would be a tight squeeze, but you can probably make it work! The tour was over by 3-4 PM ish, and you could jump on a 20 minute gondola ride and still have time to grab your things/make the train.