Catania Street Food Tour

Discover the Diversity of Sicilian Street Food on this Guided Tour of Catania's Markets

Type: Shared tour
Duration: 4 hours
Availability: Daily
Special information: A minimum of two people is required per booking, with a maximum of ten for this small-group tour. Note that the tour itinerary below may be altered to give you the best possible experience.



Taste the flavours of authentic Sicilian cuisine on a guided walking tour of Catania's bustling food district

This enjoyable walking tour of Catania's markets and piazzas takes you on a culinary journey and gives you the opportunity to sample authentic Sicilian snacks, including arancini rice balls, cipollata, local wine from the Etna vineyards and cannoli with fresh ricotta. Your guide will also tell you all about the cultures that have influences food in Sicily and show you some of Catania's iconic landmarks.

 

Tour itinerary

This Catania street food walking tour starts in Piazza Duomo, where you can admire the Baroque archiecture with your local guide before enjoying a walk to the fish markets, where you can sample fresh seafood snacks and local wine, while learning about the importance of the fishing industry to Sicilian culture. Next, you will visit a traditional cafe, where you can sample arancini - an iconic Sicilian snack of stuffed rice balls, which are breaded and fried. Here, you can also try Sicilian cipollata (spring onions wrapped in bacon) before the tour moves on to the La Fiera market, which is the biggest street market in Catania, where you can sample freshly made Sicilian drinks, including Selz, and buy gifts.

Finally, this walking food tour of Catania ends back in Piazza Duomo for what will surely be a highlight of your day: a tasting of decadent cannoli freshly filled with rich ricotta and almonds at one the city's best bakeries.

If you would like to book this tour or you would like us to arrange any customised tour for you, please call one of our dedicated team on 01223 637331 or Click here to send us an enquiry.