Venice: Fish Market Shopping Walking Tour & Home Cooked Meal

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Shop, cook, and eat authentically with this Venice walking tour. Pickup fresh fish at the Rialto market, cross the Canal Grande on a gondola, cook with a local chef, and eat your meal with wine.


  • Savor the rich flavors of a homecooked Venetian meal paired with wines
  • Learn how to identify the best fresh fish as you peruse the Rialto market
  • Be your own chef in a state-of-the-art kitchen which overlooks the canal
  • Get local tips as you cook your lunch with your host in a venetian house
  • Admire the beauty of the city as you cross the Canal Grande on a Gondola


Take a course on how to eat fresh, seasonal, and local food on this unique walking and cooking tour. Discover the vibrant Rialto Market and let the views of the city take your breath away as you cross the Canal Grande on a Gondola ferry. Stroll to the Rialto Market to collect fresh fish. Explore the lively market as you find the best ingredients for your lunch. See fish artfully arranged on stalls covered with deep layers of crushed ice. Watch as seagulls wander among the fishmongers calling out the day's catch. View customers purposefully browsing the stalls, as generations of Venetians have been doing for the past 800 years. After the shopping is finished, cross the Canal Grande on a Gondola ferry, which will likely be full of local housewives on their way home. Make your way through a maze of streets until you reach Fondamente Nove, where you will catch a water taxi to Murano where the cooking will take place. Cook your meal with hands-on instruction from a local Venetian. Tasting some glasses of prosecco and appetizers while cooking. Have a pasta with a tasty fish sauce while a seabass is baking to perfection in the oven. Eat in a dining room with a the view of the canal. Finish lunch with a strong Italian coffee brewed from a moka pot.


Live guide Cooking class 3 courses meal Prosecco and wine Coffee and liquors Gondola ferry crossing Canal Grande

Important Information

  • The water bus ticket to Murano can be purchased on board the boat

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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