La Spezia Cinque Terre Food Tour

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La Spezia Cinque Terre Food Tour

From £70.39 per person

Experience traditional La Spezia and Cinque Terre street food with a local. Sample traditional delights such as anchovies, calamari, sgabei, testaroli, panigacci, farinata, espresso and ice cream.

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Duration 3 hours
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  • Discover the top 5 food stops in La Spezia
  • Taste a variety of traditional foods
  • Finsih the day feel very satisfied
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La Spezia is a small town, and one of the best places to stay while visiting the amazing Cinque Terre and other beautiful places like Porto Venere and Pisa. It has a mixed culinary tradition, coming from Liguria and Tuscany. You will dive into La Spezia Cinque Terre's food scene, enjoying traditional dishes and the best street food specialities. This dining experience incorporates five traditional and street foods served in different eateries. You will be starting with an entree, and ending with a typical Italian dessert or a delicious ice-cream. You will taste some of the following dishes on the tour: Sgabei and Frisco: small fried pancake with vegetables and fritters made from bread dough. Mesciua: chickpea, beans and wheat grains soup, typical of La Spezia. Testaroli or Panigacci: a sort of pancake, boiled and enriched with pesto, oil, parmisan cheese and mushroms sauce, alternatively baked, served with cheese and cured meat. Farinata:a delicious chickpea pancake cooked in a flaming oven. The best one is soft in the center with a lighty crisp coating. Ice cream or dessert: enjoy the finest artisanal  treats in La Spezia!  
  • 5 food stops
  • Expect one serving minimum at each stop
  • Water, wine or beer, soft drinks will be served
    Covid-19 precautions
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    • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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    Meeting point

    Piazza Garibaldi

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    • This is a social dining experience: people from all over the world sharing food and stories, enjoying a relaxed and joyful atmosphere. Therefore, there is a 3-people minimum and a 10-people maximum on the tour.
    • If the minimum number of guests is not reached, you will be contacted to reschedule another time or day
    • Expect one serving minimum at each stop. Water, wine or beer/soft drinks will be served.
    • Child policy: children under 5 years old are free of charge and those between 5 and 12 enjoy a 50% discount
    • Please inform the supplier of any food allergies or intolerances
    • This tour runs in English and Italian (other languages are available upon request)
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    Great host!

    Awesome selection of basis local foods

    June 21, 2019

    October 3, 2019


    Une excellente manière de découvrir la ville et ses spécialités culinaires. Notre guide était charmante et très compétente.

    August 19, 2019

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