Venice best food cultural tour to experience Venice gastronomic history and culinary traditions an essential ingredient of Venice heritage. The City of Water is a paradise for foodies of all ages from children to adults. Venetian cuisine is one of the oldest regional cuisines in Italy, dating back over a 1000 years, a cauldron of ingredients, flavours, traditions and influences. If you want to get in touch with the real Venice the Rialto food market is still the place to find it. Enjoy a unique and intimate opportunity to immerse yourself in the sights and delights of Venice. Best for cruise passengers whose interests are primarily in getting a real glimpse of everyday Venetian life and learn about Italian food culture on a private guided Venice shore trip.
Walk along the maze of canals, sidewalks and bridges as you discover Venice best specialty shops and the open-air food market a true local Venice attraction. In picturesque historic Venice explore the ancient market area around the Rialto Bridge where ever since the year 1097 Venetians have come for their daily grocery shopping. While this oldest settled area of the city is busy it is also a chance to interact with some very local people and experience some true Venetian merchants and markets. Discover Giada De Laurentiis favorite fish market, one of the city most atmospheric local attractions. Your friendly foodie guide shares these special moments providing tons of information and entertaining storytelling on local gastronomy while leading you through Venice off the beaten track narrow streets lined with historic buildings that epitomize the architectural beauty of Venice. Experience the city as Venetians, discover the real soul of Venice, get a flavor of Venice and its traditions, enjoy a history lesson and learn about Venice through its food culture. Venice comes alive in this enjoyable walk. This food cultural city tour combines the discovery of Venice best street food with enthralling stories and insights into Venice culture, history and architecture.
Venice food markets offer a wide variety of picturesque assortment of delicacies, freshly picked fruit and vegetables, tons of fresh fish and seafood and local seasonal produce such as cheese and olives. Your personable local guide provides practical Venetian recipes along with the history of Venice and its long relationship with food and the ingredients revealing historical anecdotes about Venice exotic food, its herbs, spices and culinary traditions. On your Venice shore trip whether you are looking for a gourmet session or a private gathering with your friends, couple or family we will surprise you with a memorable foodie experience. Tour ends with priceless insider information and connections from a true Venetian. Your guide is happy to address you to restaurants that suit your taste buds and budget as well as additional Venetian sights for you to enjoy independently. Contact us to get a taste of the real Venice.

* Private Guided Shore Trip
* Licensed Professional Guide
* Venice Food & Cultural Walk
* Learn about  Venice’s Culinary Scene
* Feel like a Local in Venice’s Most Authentic Areas
* Visit Venice Food Market to Meet the Locals
* Explore Gourmet Food Shops & Delis
* Experience Venice’s Vibrant Street Food Scene
* Best Photo Opps
* Tour Length: 3hrs

Optional Upgrades to Enhance Your Private Guided Venice Food Tour

* Cruise Ship Meet & Greet Service

This private guided tour can be organized from Monday to Saturday and it is scheduled to take place in the morning because Venice food markets close for the day at about 2pm.

Those traveling between November and March may wish to bring rubber boots in preparation for Venice’s acqua alta (high water).

Can I join a group tour?

Unfortunately this is not a service we offer. Nancy Aiello Tours specializes in individual and family private tours. Our private tours are exclusive to one booking party and we do not combine separate reservations to form small groups. Our private tours mean that you do not share your tour with anyone else. Your private tour is tailored to your individual needs and interests so everyone can ask questions and get the most from a new experience.

Are tastings included in your private guided Venice Italy food tour?

Tastings are not included in the price of this tour as they vary according to your interests. Each touring experience is unique which is why our private tours are personalized and not standard tours therefore, the cost of food from local eateries,tastings, meals and drinks are not included. Prices will depend on your choice and requirements and must be paid on the day of your visit.

Where do we meet our private Venice tour guide?

Your tour guide meets you at a central easy-to-reach Venice location T.B.A. holding a sign with your name in. Full details provided upon booking.

Do you offer suggestions for restaurants in Venice?

Yes. Your private local guide provides personalized attention and on tour is glad to suggest a suitable spot for quick snack and/or lunch. You will have several options to fit your budget, tastes and whether or not you want to sit or eat on the go.

Are tips included?

Tips are optional and not included in your tour price, but are a nice way of showing satisfaction for good service.

Do you provide a refund if my cruise ship cannot make it into port?

We will honor a refund if your cruise line does not come into port due to severe weather, mechanical problems or political unrest. However, you will be charged 100% for any admission tickets pre-purchased on your behalf.