Italian food is considered to be among the best in the world. It has become very much part of the eating habits in most countries: your everyday life is dotted with espresso, cappuccino, latte, pizza, prosciutto, mozzarella, spaghetti – all of which are quintessentially Italian.
But, let’s face it: Italian food in Italy usually tastes way better than somewhere else. How’s that? Simply because Italian food is based mostly on a huge variety of regional delicacies and fresh ingredients, and that’s not easy to reproduce anywhere else. And, besides, the atmosphere of an Italian market, a small winery or a shop filled floor to ceiling with hundreds of different kinds of cheese is quite unique!
The first thing to know when starting a food tour is: there’s no such thing as “Italian cuisine”. In Italy, each region has its own, very distintive food.
Let’s crunch some numbers, in the hope we’ll soon be crunching some delicious pizza together:
Italy covers just 0,5% of the land surface in the world, but boasts 7000 edible vegetal species (Brasil, the second country in the world in terms of vegetal diversity, counts 3300!);
Italy counts 58000 animal species (the second country in the world is China with 20000!);
in Italy, we have 1200 different grape varieties (France has 220), 533 varieties of olives (Spain has 70), 140 different varieties of wheat (the US have 6).
Short: biodiversity is key. That’s why each kind of Italian regional food is so amazingly diverse.
On our food tour, we’ll share our knowledge and passion about all food Italian, unveiling the secrets on how mozzarella is made, why some pizza tastes so much better than other, how many different ways there are to enjoy Italian coffee, and what makes gelato different from ice-cream.
The tour can take place in different areas of the city, depending on your preference, and on opening times of markets and shops that are part of the tour. In each itinerary there are 5 tastings included: supplì or other typical street food, pizza, coffee (or similar), a cheese and salami platter with a glass of wine, gelato. The tastings can be varied to suit your preferences (vegetarian, gluten-free etc.).
If you are interested in booking this tour, please get in touch so we can talk over the details!
The tour rate includes your private guide and headsets if necessary (groups of more than 8).
In each itinerary there are 5 tastings included: supplì, pizza, coffee (or similar), a cheese and salami platter with a glass of wine, gelato.
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Cost guideline – What’s included
|Duration of tour||1-2 people||3-4 people||5-6 people||7-8 people|
|Up to 3 hours||180,00 EUR||195,00 EUR||210,00 EUR||240,00 EUR|
|+ food tastings||30,00 EUR PER PERSON|
- For larger groups, I’ll be happy to send you a quote.
- The tour rate includes your private guided tour and food tasting as stated in description.
- Transportation to the starting point and gratuities not included in above rates. Headsets are not included (only needed with 6+ people).
- Please note that we reserve the right to vary the prices shown on this website at any time before you book (during Bank Holidays, National Holidays, Christmas Holidays, Easter Holidays, or last minute bookings). From April 1st to October 30th, last minute bookings (less than 3 days prior to the tour) are subject to a 15% surcharge.
You will be advised of the current price at the time of booking. Once you have booked we will not increase your tour price other than for changes in VAT or any other Venues or Government imposed levy.
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