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Venice Gourmet & Cooking class

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.

Venezia. Isola della Certosa. © Matteo Bertolin

Venezia. Isola della Certosa. © Matteo Bertolin

Customize your stay!

Choose whether to be accompanied by the tales and professionalism of our guides for the entire duration of your stay, or for a few days, or just for individual excursions, or simply follow the tours independently using the directions and suggestions included in our travel book especially prepared for you!
Experience new thrills and immerse yourself in the magical combination of unique elements and sensations. Let yourself be carried away by the never-ending surprises that only the essential Terre di Venezia and its lagoon can offer you.

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Customize your stay!
Choose whether to be accompanied by the tales and professionalism of our guides for the entire duration of your stay, or for a few days, or just for individual excursions.

Let’s try to build together your “experience” in Venice
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