If you've ever wanted to experience the foods of Southern Italy properly - as in, soaking up the olive oil, wine, and basically tasting and seeing everything that is as indescribably delicious and divine as the best Italian gelato, then this is the company to use to book your vacation with in Puglia! Not only will you see, sip and taste the very best, but our guide was so knowledgable and patient as well. They really put together an amazing day for us, and we will be sure recommend you to all of our friends traveling to Italy!
Helene, Quebec (Canada)
A friendly, informative walking through local delights and Baroque marvels
Half-day services of English-speaking food and wine expert
Experience the "Florence of Puglia," as Lecce is otherwise known
Learn about local food traditions and taste delicious products
Your private guided tour through Lecce's outdoor market and selected gourmet food shops begins after you meet your friendly, English-speaking food and wine guide in the beautiful downtown area of Lecce. From here, you'll set off together across this unique southern Italian town to experience the best gourmet foods that Puglia has to offer.
Your Lecce Market and Gourmet Food Walk offers you a most unique way of exploring the history of Lecce through its culinary heritage. On your half-day walking tour, you'll visit local gourmet food shops, and peruse bustling, colorful food markets. Food stops may include shops specializing in gelato, traditional cakes and sweets, local cheeses, extra-virgin olive oil produced nearby, red and white wines, local salami and salt-cured meats, elegant liquors and fresh fruit preserves.
Your unforgettable 3-hour walking tour is the ideal choice for all Italian food enthusiasts and wine lovers, and for visitors looking to learn more about Lecce's history and culinary heritage from a new vantage-point. This walking tour is also the ideal solution for those looking to incorporate glorious views of Baroque monuments and churches with a fun, information experience touring the food markets and tasting the local delights. As your guide is an English-speaking food and wine expert, but first and foremost, a local Apulian as well, they will be delighted to share priceless insider tips on where to go and where to dine without falling into typical tourist traps, both during your stay in Lecce and throughout the rest of your holida in Puglia.
Complete services of an English-speaking wine and gourmet food expert (approx. 3 hours).
Guided tour of a local food market and explanation of regional products found within (samples are not included and must be paid onsite).
Visit to several gourmet food shops and explanation of products (samples are not included and must be paid onsite).
Thorough explanation of Lecce and Pugliese/Apulian culinary history and traditions.
Suggestions for lunch in a charming local restaurant (meal not included).
22% VAT taxes.
Our pampering care!