• Location: Catania, Italy
  • Duration: 4 hours (approx.)
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Taste your way through the bustling markets and piazzas of Catania on a mouth-watering, half-day culinary tour. Visit fish markets, bakeries, bars and stalls to sample the best Sicilian street food with a local guide. Try regional specialties like ‘arancini’ (stuffed fried rice balls), fizzy drinks, ‘cipollata’ (bacon-wrapped onions), ‘zibibbio’ wine and decadent cannoli. Learn what makes Sicilian cuisine unique from the rest of Italy while discovering some of Catania’s cultural treasures.

Highlights

  • Half-day street food tour in Catania
  • Discover Sicily’s famous street food by visiting local vendors, markets and shops
  • Taste regional specialties like arancini, zibibbio wine, meatballs and refreshing drinks
  • Pop in at an authentic bakery for classic cannoli and cipollini
  • Learn about Catania’s history and culture along the way
  • Led by a local foodie guide

What You Can Expect

Gastronomic Street Food Tour of Catania

Teenagers enjoying the street food

Customer Reviews

Dee H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

This tour was amazing!

Rosemary H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Our guide Basil, was very knowledgeable about Catania. As well as taking us to some yummy places to try street food, he explained many aspects of the city, the history, architecture etc and answered all our questions thoroughly. It was a very hot day so it was lovely to finish with Granita.

Matthew R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

This is an excellent tour which I would definitely recommend. The guide was very informative, we got to have a good look around Catania, and to try various Sicilian drinks and food as we went, the whole family enjoyed this tour.

Anna K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

We took this trip a day after we arrived in Catania and it was a perfect choice. Our guide, Vasile, was very kind, knowledgeable and shared a lot of interesting stories about the city and its history. We tasted some delicious food, like arancini, pecorino, olives and granita. We highly recommend it!

kirkuma

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2017

Our guide was very knowledgeable and food was delicious. Thank you, great four hours!

Ken W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2017

Basil was an amazing guide and procurer of street food. He was generous and knowledgeable and funny. He adjusted to our pace and answered lots of questions. The horse meat was delicious. You should not eat breakfast before the tour.

John L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2017

A lot of walking, a lot of eating!

Susan M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2016

Very interesting and informative. Excellent way to also get to know your way around.

Marcus B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

We took this tour in mid October and the weather was lovely It might get too hot for some folks in July/August.

It was a lovely way to see Catania which we thought was a great city and sample some really nice local food. You get to sample a lot, so come hungry. The two guides we had were very sweet and gave us some background on the history of the town which was nice. Since we were on a cruise we did not get a chance to come back and enjoy some of the areas/restaurants we saw, which was sad...would love to come back.

The walk is pretty easy, although as mentioned it might be too hot for some in the summer months.

Blair S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

This was a great experience. We really enjoyed trying foods we otherwise wouldn't have tried. We learned a lot about the local area. This tour is a lot of walking and isn't for people with any walking issues.

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