The Venetian Aperitif: wine tasting and cicchetti tour

The Venetian Aperitif: wine tasting and cicchetti tour

  • €50

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  • Duration:

    1 hour 45 min approx

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  • Suitable:

    Solo Travel, Couples, Groups, Students, Business

Why this tour?

This gastronomic walking tour will wet your tastebuds and 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.
The perfect way to way to enjoy the Venetian way of life, discover curious and hidden locations, whilst tasting fantastic food and drink.

The tour starts with a short introduction surrounding the area of Rialto, and just why it is one of the most famous markets in Europe. With curiousities and glimpses into the Venetian way of life over history, you will discover why the Venetians have continued with this gastronomic tradition until 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, whilst enjoying local wines and discovering the endless selection of cicchetti on offer. Sip on a cool glass of Prosecco, whilst tasting 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 Cichetti 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 cichetti for yourselves.
A great way to meet people and relax after a long day of sight-seeing.
This 1 hour and 45 minute tour concludes at the last bacaro, in the Rialto area.


• Guided tour of the Rialto area, including wine and food tasting in 3 different bars
• A glass of wine in two different locations and accompanying Venetian Cichetti
• Live tour commentary in English, German, French or Spanish


  • Optional gratuities
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Food and drink

Essential Information

• Check-in is 15 minutes prior to booked tour start time
• This activity is not wheelchair accessible
• This tour will take place rain or shine
• Children's drinks are not included and will be paid directly by the client


• Rialto Bridge and Market area
• 3 traditional Venetian taverns


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