Venice Gourmet & Cooking class 2017-07-31T16:02:39+00:00

Project Description

Travel food and wine in Italy: Tasting experiences in Venice to discover what’s behind the Venetian food through bacari, dinner for food lovers and Cooking Classes.

Italian cuisine is already known to be one of the most popular foods worldwide, and Venice offers some of the best restaurants catering for a wide variety of tastes.
Take time to explore the hidden locations far from the main tourist areas, finding  little and typical restaurants and eat alongside the locals.
The excellent ingredients of Venetian cuisine such as vegetables and fish arrive fresh every day at the Rialto market from the gardens in the city and from the traditional farm in the islands of the lagoon.
Actually the cooking tradition are evolve with innovative recipes, all of which still form the basis of varied Venetian cuisine: simple and refined as a whole.

Day 1 : Arrive in hotel, welcome with SlowVenice guide and presentation of the programme.

Walking tour in the Cannaregio area to discover the bacari, typical osteria and views of nature.

Here are concentrated the excellence of the Venetian lands.
While walking immerse you in the atmosphere of the city of water, between suggestive and delicious Venetian food.

There will be time for a coffee tasting at one of the oldest and most renowned roasters in the city.

Tastings of cicchetti in the Venetian traditional bacari.

Typical dinner in Venice or dinner in private bragozzo, traditional Venetian boat (surcharge).
Admire the colorful sunset whilst browsing slowly along the canals of the lagoon and taste the food cooked before your eyes. You can help the captain to prepare the dishes.

Return to the hotel.

Day 2

Morning: Visit to the Rialto market, the main fish market and vegetables of Venice to choose and buy the ingredients for the lesson. Rialto, in the historic center of Venice, is the most famous fish market, fruit and vegetables.
Cooking course in Palazzo Veneziano of a regional menu of Venetian cuisine.

Lunch and delivery of the certificate at the end of the lesson.

Free afternoon

Optional tour: The refined search of the quality ingredient for the preparation of the perfect venetian dish.

Experiences: Fishing, Fishing biological Valley, Orti in the Venetian islands, wild herbs, or tour the vineyards found in the ancient Venetian palaces, visit to a winery in the island.

Day 3

Morning: Cooking experience in an authentic Venetian osteria with SlowVenice guide

Cooking show of the preparation of cicchetti, Venetian appetizers and tastings, the Chef Domenico in his Venetian restaurant and narration of the history of these dishes.

Tasting and final toast.


The Venice Certosa Hotel*** on Certosa Island is located only 15 minutes far away from St. Marks’ Square. This new intimate Hotel offers guests the experience of an unusual holiday in Venice in the discreet tranquillity of the Lagoon.

3 days/ 2 night

INDIVIDUAL RATE Min 2 pax Min 4 pax Min 8 pax
Three days as scheduled Euro 650 Euro 500 Euro 420
Supplement excursion with typical Venetian boat and fish dinner on board (per person) Euro 1600 Euro 65 Euro 33

Rates are calculated on the average season and may change in high season and at particular times of the year (Carnival, Easter, Christmas and New Year)

The individual rate includes:
• Bed and breakfast in hotel in double room
• Daily breakfast
• Arrival dinner in a typical restaurant in Venice, 1 lunch
• Welcome Coffee in Venice in historical Toasting Coffee shop
• Walking tour in Venice with SlowVenice guide
• 2 Cicchetto Tasting in Venice
• Vaporetto pass for 2 days of public transport ACTV to Venice and the lagoon
• Visit to the Rialto fish market
• Laboratory and demonstration of traditional cicchetti preparation
• 3-day ticket for public transport ACTV to Venice and the lagoon
Travel book with programme and details of the itineraries
• Telephone assistance from a SlowVenice operator.

The individual rate is not inclusive of:
• Transfers on the spot from the living accommodation to the starting points of excursions or stop to Venice and the lagoon. Trip from and to the town of origin;
Ticket to / from airport and to the hotel by public water transport
• Tourist tax
• All that is not explicitly stated in the section ‘The price includes’.A

For a supplement there are:
• Upgrades to a single room (subject to availability)
• Other guided tour


Richiedi preventivo

Customise your stay!

You can choose where to stay, the activities you prefer, the topics you are most interested in, the areas on which you want to elaborate, what you want to know and discover for the first time.

You can choose to be accompanied by the stories and professionalism of our guides during your entire stay, just for some days or individual excursions, or you can opt for being guided by our travel book specially made for you!

You’ll be able to give an added value to your holidays and let yourself be transported by the continuous surprises that only the essence of Venice and its lagoon can offer.

Call me or write us: we’ll help you get it!