This gastronomic walking tour will get your tastebuds tingling and will allow you to discover the delights of the original Venetian aperitif. A qualified guide will accompany you to authentic bars and taverns in the Rialto area, allowing you to taste Venetian delicacies and local wines. This is the perfect way to way to enjoy the Venetian way of life, discover curious and hidden locations, all whilst tasting fantastic food and drinks. The tour starts with a short introduction surrounding the area of Rialto, and why it is one of the most famous markets in Europe. With glimpses into the Venetian way of life over history, you will discover why the Venetians have continued with this gastronomic tradition up to today.
During the tour you will be taken to hidden bars, that are found off the beaten track. Meander with the locals, embrace their culture, while enjoying local wines and discovering the endless selection of cicchetti (typical Venetian nibbles) on offer. Sip on a cool glass of Prosecco, sample the local Baccalà, or simply taste a rich Merlot and seasonal vegetables cooked in the traditional Venetian way. During the tour you will visit three popular bars and will taste a glass of wine and a choice of cicchetti in each one. This tour will introduce you to the true Venetian aperitif and will give you the confidence to go off and discover other taverns and cicchetti for yourselves. A great way to meet people and relax after a long day of sight-seeing.