Tour code: 2420VIECUL
Explore Vienna’s incredible outdoor market, the Naschmarkt, on a 2-hour tour. Wander the bustling stretch of stalls that showcase a colorful display of exotic produce, rare delicacies and local vegetables and fruits. Follow your local guide from vendor to vendor, sampling the fare, shopping for ingredients and learning the best Austrian recipes to try back at home. Numbers are limited to 10 people on this tour to ensure an intimate experience.

Highlights

  • 2-hour walking tour of Naschmarkt in Vienna
  • Explore the centuries-old market’s wide variety of produce, spices, cheese, bread and more
  • Get a taste of both Austria and the world as you sample local and international specialties
  • Enjoy the energetic atmosphere of the market, beloved by both locals and visitors
  • Hear cooking tips from your local guide about how to use exotic spices to prepare your next meal
  • Small-group tour limited to 10 ensures a more personalized experience

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What You Can Expect

Small-Group Food Tour of Naschmarkt in Vienna

Spices at Vienna's Naschmarkt

Your tour will begin near the Naschmarkt, where you’ll join up with your guide and head into the hustle and bustle.

Stop at the array of colorful stalls to chat with the vendors and taste the fare, which alters seasonally. You may find yourself trying anything from Viennese cucumbers to Middle Eastern kebabs, or exotic spices and ruby pomegranates.

As you go, hear about the market’s 16th-century origins, when milk bottles were the main item on supply. By the 18th century, the Naschmarkt was the city’s main hub for purchasing produce and today remains unrivaled in its culinary diversity, ranging from fresh bread and cheese to crepes and sushi.

After tasting a variety of Austrian, Mediterranean and Asian offerings at the stalls, pick up some insider tips while perusing the herbs and spices so you can experiment with new dishes back at home.

After two hours of exploring the market, your tour will conclude at your original departure point.

Customer Reviews

John W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

No one could have told us how nice this was! Three hours wondering through the Naschmarket learning about the local foods from the past and imported in the more recent years. Sampling of spices, oils, meats, cabbage, candies, cheese and pastries. A great tour for your first day, you will go back to buy more:-.

SUSAN L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Excellent...if you are a Foodie! Erica,our guide was so informative and arranged tastings at various stalls with spices,cheeses,breads,etc,etc, Also wonderful eateries in the market...went back for the superb fish at the Nautilus fish restaurant.

Andrew A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Peter's wife was an amazing tour guide!! She had much knowledge about the history of the market, and also of all products sold at the market. We had an absolutely wonderful time on this tour, and would've enjoyed it to go longer. All the tastings were wonderful. Nothing but praise from our group!

Hanna B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2013

Peter, our guide, met us at the beginning of the market and gave us our very own tasting spoons for the tour. We then began ambling through the market, with him describing foods, the processes involved in making them, their histories, where they come from, and how to use them in all kinds of dishes at home. His culinary background definitely shines through as he describes fabulous cooking ideas and spice combinations. We were the only 2 on the tour, so it was very personal, and Peter answered all the questions we threw at him. This tour was a delightful part of our Vienna visit and I would highly recommend it to anyone visiting the city!

Fred L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2013

Outstanding tour...Peter our tour guide met us just outside the subway stop at the entrance to the farmers market. We strolled through the farmers market for the next 2 hours. He is a chef by training...and took us into various shops to sample honey, vinegar, cheese, meats and other delicious food. We also stopped along the way for coffee. Highly recommend if you are a foodie.

Steven T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2013

I was the only person who booked onto this tour but it ran anyways. The guide was extremely knowledgeable and she took me into many of the stalls to taste their goods. The guide went above and beyond and I loved her personal stories. It was a highlight of my visit and I definitely recommended it.

ajmom

4 star rating: Recommended April 2015

This was very enjoyable. Peter was, so pleasant and a, great guide. This differed from food tours we've taken in the, past where you taste an abundance of food; but it was still great. We're very glad we did it.

Nina B S

4 star rating: Recommended November 2014

Hard to find the meeting point, phoned the emergency phone no. but the lady was very unhelpful and impatient. So by the time we found the guide I was very frustrated, late and quite angry. The tour however was good and our guide very good. I would have liked to have tasted more things, example we were taken to a chocolate shop but didn´t get to taste any chocolate. Didn´t get anything to drink and were all parched by the time the tour ended. We went on the gourmet tour in Paris this year where we got to taste a lot more food and drink. Over all a very nice afternoon would recommend.

Joan W

1 star rating: I do not recommend this October 2015

Poor value for money. Easy to do this tour without a guide

Gordon M C

1 star rating: I do not recommend this September 2013

The guide was excellent and the Nach Market was very interesting. But, for the money we expected at least some small plates of food. We got next to nothing. We had a couple of pieces of cheese and a pickle. That is not a food tour.

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