Ciccheti and Wine: Private Food Tour in VenicePrivate Tour

Explore beautiful Venice while enjoying the classic Venetian plates of Cicchetti and wine on a private food tour with your expert tour guide.
Adults: 2 Children: 0
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Things to know

Duration:

2 hrs

Suitable for:

Culture Vulture, Family, Foodies, Friends

Private Tour:

You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive

Transport Mode:

Walking tour: no transportation is included

Tickets:

- English Speaking Guide
- 2 Cicchetti, a glass of wine & tapas, and an ombra

Other inclusions:

- Additional food and drink.
- Gratuities (optional).
Meeting points: By "San Tomà" ACTV water bus stop, located at Calle Traghetto Vecchio, 30100 Venezia VE

What makes this tour special

Enjoy a gastronomical experience of Venetian Cicchetti and wine ‘Ombra’ on this foodie tour of Venice. On your private tour, you will:


Enjoy wandering around beautiful Venice with your expert, English-speaking private guide on this gastronomic foodie tour of some of the best Cicchetti bars in this unique city on the water.

Cicchetti is a whole culture in Venice, and can be found on almost every street! Cicchetti refers to plates of tasty small eats like Spanish tapas that can be enjoyed as appetizers or even a meal. Cicchetti is eaten in a casual manner – with fingers and toothpicks, usually standing up by the counter or at tall outdoor tables, and often enjoyed with a small glass of wine that the locals call an ‘Ombra’ meaning shadow. 

On your private tour, you’ll explore different areas of Venice (your guide can tailor your route according to your preferences and location) and discover several different taverns popular with the locals, but off the tourist trail, that serve delicious classics Cicchetti and ombra. You’ll stop in three different places, sample different dishes and be able to soak up the authentic Venetian atmosphere! 

Venetian food is unlike food anywhere else in Italy – with its long history of trading, the food here makes extensive use of exotic spices, while its watery location means fish is on the menu more often than not. Venice can make a fantastic break from the usual pizza-and-pasta gastronomy of Italy, but with so many touristy restaurants on the island, it can be hard to make the most of Venetian cuisine and wine on your own.

On this private-guide-led exploration of Venice’s most bustling markets, cafés, and its famous Cicchetti bars, you will delve into an authentic side of Venetian culture, learning what to order, how to find great places and enjoying lots of tastings along the way – so make sure you have a hearty appetite before you join us!

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QWill there be other people on the tour or is it just us?
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QWhat is your cancellation policy?
AOn tours cancelled more than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are happy to offer our customers a full refund - minus a 5% credit card fee and the cost of any tickets that have been purchased.

For tours cancelled less than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are unfortunately unable to offer refunds. If you would like to reschedule a tour, this is usually possible if we are given enough notice, but we cannot guarantee the same guide.

Changes made to bookings may be subject to rebooking fees to cover the cost of tickets purchased, transport, guide rescheduling and administration.

To cancel or change your booking, please contact us at or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
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