Headout logo. Link to home.
Help
Food Tours

Guided Food Tour and Fish Market Visit in Catania

guided food tour and fish market visit in catania-2
guided food tour and fish market visit in catania-3
guided food tour and fish market visit in catania-4
guided food tour and fish market visit in catania-5

Experience the best combination of Silician history and culture on a 3-hour walking food tour and fish market visit in Catania.

Highlights

  • Explore Catania’s ancient landmarks and traditional cuisine on a 3-hour guided walking tour unraveling the tales behind the home of the renowned arancini.

  • Uncover the history and significance of each site and flavor with a local food expert.

  • Visit the famous "la Pescheria" fish market, piazza stesicoro, and the Roman amphitheater as you pass through vibrant streets.

  • Sample local delicacies and street foods at five stops throughout the tour, and end your meal with a classic Italian dessert.

  • Fun Fact: Arancinis are shaped like a cone to represent Mount Etna, which forms the perfect scenic background for Catania.

Inclusions

  • Local food expert

  • Audio guide with headphones

  • Fish market tour and Catania historical tour

  • 5 tasting stops (several products depending on seasonal availability)

Exclusions

  • Gratuities

  • Hotel transfers

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Take a walk through the historical streets of Catania and discover its traditions through a culinary lens of the city.

Behold Catania’s Biggest Attractions

From the historic center in Catania, your guide will take you through the marvelous streets and squares of the old town. Your first stop will be at "la pischeria," the local fish market, known for its lively atmosphere. Get the chance to taste incredible dishes from the best stands at the market. Next, move along the ancient Via dei Crociferi, brimming with historical allure, and witness historical churches and the stage for the traditional Festa of Sant'Agata. Then, encounter the piazza stesicoro, home of the impressive Roman amphitheater, which was discovered in the early twentieth century.

Taste The Delicacies Of Catania

After you have built up an appetite, a series of tastings at the city center is sure to get your mouth watering! Catania, globally known for its street food, offers several delicacies like the cipollina (a puff made with pastry, tomato, onion, mozzarella, and ham), the legendary cipollata with bacon, horse meatballs barbecued on coal, and the famous arancini. Make sure you save room for dessert because a delightful Italian end to your meal awaits!

Important Information

  • The tour is wheelchair accessible, with provisions for special needs available upon request.

  • Buggy provisions are available on prior request.

  • Food intolerances or allergies may be accommodated if given prior notice.

Timings

  • Mon to Sat: 10am

Duration

  • 3 hours
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your visit to avoid any delays.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide at Piazza Duomo, Catania.

  • Address: Piazza del Duomo, 95124 Catania CT, Italy.

  • Your guide will be waiting near Elephant fountain.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Duomo Chierici. It is a quick 1-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board bus 431N to get you there.

By Metro

  • The closest metro station is Stesicoro. It is a quick 10-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board metro line M to get you there.

Missing any information?

Browse by themes

World at your tap.

Get the Headout app to get tickets on your phone and access app-only deals. Talk about win-win.
iphone

We've served 25 million+ guests and we are here for you

25 million +

Happy customers across 10,000+ experiences

4.4/5

5,000+ verified reviews with 90% excellent score

In the media

Featured and recommended by the best brands

24 x 7 help center

Have a question? Live chat with local experts anywhere, anytime