JEWISH GHETTO FOOD TOUR
SMALL GROUP TOUR (PRIVATE UPON REQUEST)
Jewish Ghetto Food & Wine Tour
Explore one of Venice's most charming and historic areas by joining our Jewish Ghetto food tour. Featured in many books and movie such as the Merchant of Venice with Al Pacino the ghetto is rich of culture and food traditions.
The English word ghetto actually originates here. Yes, it is a Venetian term that is now used all over the world. We will visit more than 6 eateries ending with authentic Italian gelato. The itinerary crossed the area of the Ghetto and Cannaregio, rich of canals, spectacular churches, cute bridges and things to see.
We will stop at an old Coffee roaster on of the symbols of Venice. Did you know that Venice was the first city in Italy to drink coffee imported from the East? The tour continues through the streets and squares of Old Ghetto (Gheto Vecio). Our local fun and informative guide will tell you the history of the place and some fascinating curiosities.
We will see the Rabbi's house and the historic sinagogues of Venice. We will taste traditional jewish-venetian dishes such as Sarde al Saor and Artichokes bottoms served with great kosher wine. Between our food and wine stops we will take a relaxing and informative promenade on romantic and walkways called "fondamenta".
After crossing the oldest bridge in Venice - yes, the oldest out of more than 400 bridges in total in the city!!! - we will eat in a selected restaurant where local gondoliers and residents like to eat! We will taste risotto and other kinds of pasta you will hardly find elesewhere.
We will also visit an old typical bakery where you will be served the zaeti, the buranelli and other special biscuits and cakes. During our walk you will also enjoy enchanting views of Venice by night with its churches, canals and alleyways lit up and sparkling like the great prosecco wine you will be drinking.
The food tour is a combination of art, culture, historic information, food and wine tasting. You will eat a lot so please come hungry! Bring your camera also, this might be your best experience in Europe.
Everything is included in the tour: guide, food, wine and wonderful atmosphere!
It is the main square of Venice flanked by the Doge's palace, the bell tower and the Cathedral.Spectacular!
Savory typical small side dishes, also nicknamed "the Venetian Tapas"Rich!
It is the main canal of Venice where all the richest palaces are located.Majestic!
Polenta is a tasty local specialty of venice and its region. It is served with excellent wine.Delicious!
This square is charming and full of little bars and trattorias. It is one of our favorite off-the-beaten-tracks stops.Charming!
Visiting theRialto market you will discover the typical products of Venice.Colorful!