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Food Tour in Turin

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Highlights

  • five food tastings (you won’t need lunch afterward!);
  • two glasses of wine and a bottle of water per person;
  • small group tour up to only 12 guests, with a tour guide!

 

The food tour of Turin consist of five food tastings – including chocolate – set in historic food stores, gourmet food crafter’s workshops and traditional coffee bars which survived to the drastic economic and social changes of the last decades. The food served on this tour will satisfy and exceed your appetite needs!


 

Savor the most traditional squared ravioli of Turin and a glass of wine in a small pasta shop where ravioli are made every day, by hand, often right in front of our guests. These were the favorite ones of the former Prime Minister of the House of Savoy, Camillo Benso Count of Cavour.

 

Walk through the stalls of the largest food market of Europe where an abundance of fruit and vegetables are displayed. Learn more about produce coming from Southern Italy and Northern Africa to please different emigrants who settle in Torino in the 1900s, leaving marks of their own mores in this food festival.

 

Next, sit at the table of an exclusive cheese shop where our guide will select significant types of products, from goat to cow milk, introducing the renowned dairy tradition of Piedmont.

 

Nonetheless, our food tour  gives you the opportunity to step inside historic stores with original wooden windows and fancy decor taking you back in time. We visit an old-fashioned drug store selling spices, coffee, candied fruit and an incredible selection of beans, rice and cereals, for an educational break on the Slow Food movement.

 

Traditional “antipasti” – starters – are served in a cozy eatery where only locals go.

 

What makes Torino (Turin) even more unique is chocolate. Enjoy a tasting of chocolate pralines and the local “bicerin”, an energizing drink with hot chocolate and coffee.


Tastings order and recipes can change depending on availability.

Please note: food allergies and dietary restrictions MUST be communicated at time of booking.


 

Rate

  • 75 € per adult (from 17 y.o.);
  • 40 € per child (from 6 to 16 y.o.) accompanied by minimum 2 adults;
  • free of charge for infants up to 5 y.o.

 

A minimum number of 4 participants is required in order to confirm the tour. You will be informed 24 hours before the tour if such number is not met and offered a full refund. If you are interested in a private tour with just 2 adults, an extra fee of 35€ per adult is required.

 

The rate includes

  • Tour guide up to three hours;
  • Five food tastings, two glasses of wine and a small bottle of water per person.

 

The rate does not include

  • Any entrance fee, additional tastings and anything else not mentioned above in the “the rate includes” field;
  • Alcohol is not served to anyone under the age of 18 y.o.

 

When: at 10am every Thursday

Length: about 2.5 to 3 hours

Private tour: no

Participants: up to 12

Family friendly: yes (alcoholic beverages will not be served to anyone under 18 y.o.)

Accessibility: yes

Physical activity: low

Meeting place: in Piazza Castello, at the corner with Via Garibaldi (in front of the tourism office)

In case of rain: the tour runs

 

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