Food Tour In Asti

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Piazza Campo del Palio, 14100 Asti AT, Italy
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

A walking tour of Asti with five food tastings set out to understand the complex origins of many ingredients of the local cuisine. Visit the covered food market for an introduction to the local culinary scene and a tasting of salami including the one made with Barbera wine. We continue through the Jewish ghetto, medieval towers and baroque churches all the way to a renowned cheese shop, followed by a "gastronomia" which is a shop where home-cooking type of food is prepared daily by professional chefs: enjoy two different "antipasti" with a glass of wine. Off to a cozy restaurant to sample local pasta. Our tour comes to an end with a celebration of hazelnut and chocolate delights from a pastry shop.

Highlights

  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Free snacks included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Know More about this tour

The intricate and long history of Asti is a remarkable resource of stories and information set out to understand the complex origins of many ingredients of the local cuisine. This guided tour combines historical sites, art and food in one engaging and informative walk which will satisfy your lunch needs. Book this tour if you are hungry and curious! 

Set off with a visit to the covered food market for an introduction to the local culinary scene and a first tasting of salami including the one made with Barbera wine produced in the town of Nizza Monferrato.  Then, take a look to the "Palio" square, the oldest  horse race of Italy and to the church of Saint Secondo before indulging in a tasting of some of the finest cheese from the region. We continue through the Jewish ghetto, medieval towers and baroque churches all the way to a cozy butcher shop, in honor of the great meat quality of this province which attracts customers from other Italian regions. Off to the imposing Cathedral, the largest work of gothic architecture in Piemonte boasting important paintings from the XV century. Enjoy a break in a "gastronomia" which is a shop where home-cooking type of food is prepared daily by professional chefs: two different "antipasto" or starters, with a glass of wine and a sample of the local pasta will be served. Our tour comes to an end with a celebration of hazelnut and chocolate delights from a pastry shop.

Tastings order and recipes can change depending on availability.  

Inclusions

Five food tastings

Local guide up to three hours

Water and wine

Exclusions

Gratuities

Transportation to/from Asti

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

Food allergies and intolerance MUST be communicated at time of booking;

A moderate amount of walking is involved.