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Catania Street Food Walking Tour

Highlights
  • Half-day Catania street food tour with a local guide
  • Visit the historic fish market and learn about Sicilian seafood
  • Stroll past Via dei Crociferi or through the Benedettini neighborhood
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Catania Street Food Walking Tour
From $56.60
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Catania Street Food Walking Tour
From $56.60
Overview
Discover the street food and snacks of Catania on a daytime walking tour around the city. Visit the main piazza, and the elegant Via dei Crociferi or Benedettini enclave, learning about Catania’s food and its place in Sicilian culture as you stroll. Sample treats at market stalls and bakeries, and then leave armed with tips for the best places to eat in town. A food 'passport' is included so you can keep track of your favorite bites along the way.
What to Expect
The tour starts from Piazza. After the proper presentation and the handing-out of the personal foodie's passports to all travelers, your guide will lead you to the fish market to for a tasty bite. In the market, your guide will unveil the little secrets of shopping for fish and other seasonal products. Your guide will share tips regarding recipes and restaurants, enriched by historical information to provide you with an easier understanding of local habits and culture.
Your guide will then take you to the more elegant side of the city, will you might see the Via dei Crociferi or the Benedettini area. This tour will give you the most authentic overview of Catania and offer you intimate secrets of locals' daily life.
You will stop at a syrup kiosk for refreshment and to take a break, before heading to the last sweet note of the tour: a dessert (dessert type depends on the season). After every sampling stop, you will receive a stamp on your foodie passport. Tour ends at Via Etnea (near Piazza Stesicoro) or at the easiest orientation point for you.
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Reviews (74)
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Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile
Excellent

Great food tour around Catania. Especially in the local market. Very knowledgeable, friendly and likeable guide Agata. She was able to tell us about the city, it’s food history and influences and was very enthusiastic indeed. She made the tour very enjoyable. She also helped...More

Thank Nik r
Streaty_Tours, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Streaty - Street food tour of Sicily Catania, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you Nik! Hope to see you again for our food tours in Palermo and Venice too. Hugs, the Streaty team

Reviewed October 17, 2018
Street food Catania

We were at the street food tour today, and it was a nice walking tour. Our guide Ambra, after the stone, where perfect guide for us. She tolv us about many intresting things about Catania. And her english was perfect. When we didnt walk, we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Streaty_Tours, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Streaty - Street food tour of Sicily Catania, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much, hope to see you again on our food tours in Palermo and Venice! Hugs, the Streaty team

Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile
Catania street food highlights

Led by Ambra, this is a delight. A great way to get to know Catania and sample the best of its scrumptious cuisine. You will eat plenty, so go easy on breakfast, but a fair bit of walking helps. And if you’re lucky enough to...More

Thank NicolaBebb
Streaty_Tours, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Streaty - Street food tour of Sicily Catania, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your feedback, hope to see you again in Palermo and Venice! Hugs, the Streaty team.

Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile
Great variety

Took this tour with my son, great variety and good locations with good history, our guide Ambra was great, she was pleasant and informative, highly recommend.

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Streaty_Tours, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Streaty - Street food tour of Sicily Catania, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Thank you so much! Hope to see you again in Palermo and Venice. Hugs, the Streaty team

Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile
Catania food tour

If you are looking to eat great food,have fun and learn about the history of Catania at the same time this is the tour for you. We would never have experienced the things we did on this tour otherwise. Our guide Aureliano was amazing and...More

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Streaty_Tours, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Streaty - Street food tour of Sicily Catania, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

Thank you so much, hope to see you soon in Palermo and Venice too. Hugs, the Streaty team

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Response from Bob C | Reviewed this property |
Yes very much so. Our tour guide Agatha was made aware of our not eating meat. So in those place it just didn't happen. And is other places we stopped we enjoyed non-meat foods.
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