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Venice: Jewish Ghetto and Cannaregio Food and Wine Tour

Venice: Jewish Ghetto and Cannaregio Food and Wine Tour

From US$ 146.73 per person

Discover Venice’s Cannaregio district, the Jewish Ghetto, and a number of churches, bridges, and other interesting landmarks. Your guide will take you on a tour that includes stops at 6 different restaurants for tastes of authentic local foods and wines.

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  • Explore Venice’s Cannaregio district and learn about food, art, and history
  • Stop at 6 food venues to taste authentic local specialties
  • Discover Venice's historic Jewish Ghetto
Full description
Admire the architecture of Venice’s historic Jewish Ghetto, one of the city’s timeless districts. Rich in culture and tradition, the district was the backdrop for scenes in A Merchant of Venice, a film starring Al Pacino. On this 4-hour excursion into the Cannaregio district, you’ll also see a number of canals, Gothic churches, a variety bridges, and other atmospheric sights. On this journey through time you’ll visit 6 restaurants for authentic tastes of Venice, including the famous Italian gelato! Venetians were the first coffee drinkers in Italy. Stop at an old coffee roaster to sample the locals’ favorite. Your leisurely walk will take you along the romantic walkways knows as fondamenta. See the Rabbi’s House and historic synagogues, and taste traditional Jewish-Venetian dishes such as sarde in saor and artichoke bottoms, accompanied by fine Kosher wine. Crossing the Rialto Bridge, the oldest of Venice’s 400 bridges, you’ll head for a true taste of Venice, eating where the locals and the gondoliers love to eat. Try superb risotto and pasta like you’ll find nowhere else! Visit an old bakery and sample the famous zaeti, buranelli, and other specialty biscuits and cakes. This exclusive food and art adventure continues into the evening. As you sip a glass of sparkling wine you’ll encounter another Venice, with its churches and palazzos mirrored in the shimmering waters of the canals.
  • Food and wine
  • Guided sightseeing tour
  • Local guide
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Gam Gam Kosher Restaurant Cannaregio, 1122, 30121 Venezia

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4.9 /5

based on 52 reviews

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It was a great experience. I can only recommend it to everyone who wants to get to know a different Venice from the hustle and bustle. The group was a bit bigger (12 people) ... but was a very nice mix of several countries. Gianni made us a nice afternoon / evening.

August 18, 2018

Amazing tour with a very friendly and knowledgeable guide

We went on the tour with 4 little kids and we thought that we might need to leave a bit earlier because the kids might not make it though all 4 hours but the tour was so awesome that the kids didn’t want to leave. The restaurant choices for this tour are really great and the tour guide was super friendly and patient. I would definitely recommend this tour to others.

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July 3, 2018

Just great!

If you want to get to know something of Venice gastronomically and culturally, you are in good hands here. Wonderful evening with the best international line-up (we German couple, American couple, Mexican honeymoon couple, South African couple. We had a lot of fun and our `guide` was an incredibly likeable guy Culturally not overwhelmed us. Simply recommendable !!!!!!! Whoever does not book this event is to blame. Gladly again. PS English conversation is a requirement!

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May 2, 2018

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