Guided tour

Catania Street Food Tour

4.5 / 5

11 reviews

Activity provider: Kemedia

Catania Street Food Tour

Activity provider: Kemedia

From US$ 68.62 per person

Discover Sicilian food through a gastronomic tour.

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Duration 2 - 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Italian, English

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the flavors, aromas, and gastronomic traditions of Catania
  • Taste a multitude of traditional Sicilian cuisine
  • Visit the city's most significant monuments as you go
Full description
Set off on a journey through the flavors, aromas, and gastronomic traditions of Catania. Start from the meeting point in Piazza Duomo 18, in front of the pharmacy. Admire the Town Hall, the wonderful St. Agata's Cathedral, the Obelisk of the elephant or “Liotru” (symbol of the city) and the Amenano fountain. Continue on Via Etnea, Catania's main street whose name comes from the Etna volcano, visible from the beginning to the end of the boulevard. Pass through Piazza Università with its magnificent baroque buildings, erected after the destruction of the earthquake of 1693. Discover Via dei Crociferi, a small jewel of baroque art and churches, often immortalized by the greatest Italian filmmakers. During the walk, taste a good selection of local products. Savor refreshing drinks that you can taste in the kiosks in the central squares, such as lemon mandarin, and seltz lemon and salt. Sample fried fish enjoyed in the fish market, the iconic “Arancino", and you will finish the experience with local pastries.  Enjoy the afternoon with your guide, visiting the most important monuments and discovering the secrets of Sicilian gastronomy.
Includes
  • Food and drink
  • Guide
  • Hotel transfers
  • Entrance fees
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

The Meeting point is at Piazza Duomo, 18 Catania (in front of the pharmacy)

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Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 11 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Service
    5/5
  • Organization
    5/5

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It's worth it despite the high price

Really recommend! The tour started over time and takes place with few participants (we were only 3), which makes it particularly recommendable. Absolutely do without breakfast, you will be sooooo full! The guide was very nice, spoke very understandable English and also told one or the other exciting story about Catania. It also shows nice restaurants and places that tourists would otherwise not come across.

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June 24, 2019

Anna, our city guide, went on an exciting street food tour with us. She gave us many Sicilian delicacies to try and also gave us a very detailed account of the history of Catania and Sicily. Absolutely recommendable!

January 12, 2022

amazing food

January 1, 2022

Product ID: 201016