Jewish Ghetto and Cannaregio Food and Wine Tour
What to expect
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.
Important to know:
• Be sure to wear comfortable shoes
• This is not a kosher food tour
• This experience is not suitable for vegans, gluten or dairy-free diets
• We can accommodate vegetarians only if advised in advance.
• In case of allergy to fish, shellfish, nuts, or dry fruits, please, be aware of cross-contamination risks
• Food and wine
• Guided sightseeing tour
• Local guide
• Cannaregio district
• Jewish Ghetto
Cannaregio, 1122, 30121 Venezia VE