Milan Food and Wine Experience on the Ancient Canals
Experience the cuisine of Milan, as you sample various foods and wines of Milan. Witness picturesque sights of Milan as you take a guided walking tour along the ancient canals! Visit some of the best bars in the city, and get a taste of the Milanese nightlife!
- Take a relaxing tour the ancient canals of Milan, as you enjoy a glass of wine with your group.
- Discover the food, history and culture of the glorious city of Milan, with an expert local guide by your side.
- Savor the taste of Italy, as you explore Milan’s numerous lively bars.
Why You Shouldn’t Miss This
Milan is one of the leading global cities, with deep roots in fashion, food, design and commerce. It has the third largest GDP in Europe, with fairly high standards of living. As a result, cuisines and art have flourished over the years and is a must-visit destination for food lovers.
The ancient canals of Milan were at one point a primary form of defense. The network of canals was quite far-reaching, and they were used for irrigation and transportation around the city. Most of them, however, were filled up in the 1930’s and only two of these ancient canals remain today. A number of bookshops, studios, bars and cafes populate them, and it serves as the perfect place for the people of Milan to relax and enjoy with friends and family.
Your tour will be focused around the renowned Navigli region of Milan. There are two canals that you will visit. At the ‘big canal’ you can enjoy a fine glass of Italian wine with your guide and tour group. After a relaxed excursion of the region, you will learn about its history. The overpowering smell of detergent in the area and the influence of da Vinci and Napoleon will be elaborated by your guide. Next is a visit to the most exquisite wine bars of Milan. Here, you can enjoy some rare regional wine, with an assortment famous local specialities; cheese, olives, breads and meats. The staff will explain each of the local delicacies and their link to the locality.
The artistic center of the city is very laid back and friendly. You can hear some local music and smell delicious food as you pass by bookstores, cafes, art studios and various types of boutique stores. You will conclude your tour with the traditional aperitivo, an evening drink with some delectable appetizers.
Exploring the food and wine of Milan is a truly satisfying experience, and will give you a peek of one the hidden gems of Milanese culture, its indelible cuisine.
- Appetizers and snacks at the end of your tour
- Professional guide
- Hotel Transfers
Know Before You Go
Wednesday and Friday: 6:00 PM
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes
Super Flexible Cancellation Policy
You may cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.
Our guide was a localite and was the one reason why I had as much fun as I did. Thank you Luca!
I was surprised by how little History I actually knew! The ancient manmade canals of Milan were constructed to connect major places of Milan
I thought the stop at the wine bar was the best part of all (LOL) but not just for the alcohol.
How To Use Your Tickets
You will receive an email confirmation with your Milan Food and Wine Experience on the Ancient Canals mobile voucher shortly. No need to print. Just show the voucher on your phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.
Via Casale/ Via Valenza
How to Get There
- By Bus: Get off at P.ta Genova using bus 74, 325, NM2, N6.
- By Subway: Get off at P.TA Genova FS using line 2.
- By Train: Get of fat Milano Porta Genova using R31, R32.
- By Tram: Get off at P.ta Genova using tram 2, 10.
The ticket is valid only for the date and time for which you’ve scheduled the booking.
Via Casale/ Via Valenza, Milan