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Our most recommended Verona Food & Gourmet Tours

  • From Verona: Amarone Wine Trail Tour

    1. From Verona: Amarone Wine Trail Tour

    Meet the guide/driver in the city-center, take a seat in a comfortable air-conditioned van, and start to enjoy this relaxed half-day tour in the Valpolicella wine region. During the journey, your guide will tell you about the local wines and the Valpolicella valley. Then, arrive at a beautiful winery, located in the heart of Valpolicella. Here an expert sommelier will show you the wine cellar and explain the secrets of production and show you how the wine is kept. Afterwards, sit around the table to taste some chosen wines, including the great Amarone. After taking some beautiful pictures in the gardens and vineyards, get back on board the van and make your way to the second winery for another tasting. After the tasting, you'll head back to Verona.

    Cerena was an excellent tour guide. She is passionate about Verona and wine. She was very friendly and knowledgeable. The two wineries were very different. One large and one small. Both were great experiences.

  • Verona: Food Tour with Wine Tasting

    2. Verona: Food Tour with Wine Tasting

    Meet the expert local food guide and begin the day with a nice espresso and pastries, then continue walking through the streets of old city to the different stops, including a real 'bottega' to taste some local cheese and salami, and homemade bread. Afterwards, visit other local places to taste some typical Italian food, including wine. This is very important, because Verona is the Capital of wine in Italy. Try some Valpolicella wines, while hearing interesting stories behind the different flavors. Finish your food journey with some delicious gelato. The guide will conclude the tour with recommendations of other local food, and historical places to visit. Here you can learn about Veronese and Italian eno-gastronomic culture. During the tour, discover the historical old town strolling through hidden small streets like locals do, trying to find special places that you would never find al...

    Our guide Benedicte took us around the old town letting us know more about the history as well as the food and drink culture. Her English is excellent. We appreciated her a lot!

  • Verona: 2-Hour Gelato Making Class

    3. Verona: 2-Hour Gelato Making Class

    Meet the expert chef in the city center, and walk to a beautiful cooking school. Experience this fun cooking class, which is ideal for kids, and learn how to make the famous Italian gelato from scratch. Get yourself comfortable in the kitchen; wear your apron, and start cooking. The local supplier's trustworthy Italian Chef will lead you in cutting fresh fruit, while the ingredients of the gelato get mixed in the machine between the different recipes. Don’t forget to write tips on the recipe book, so you can do it at home by yourself. Finally when everything is ready, you will put the portions into glasses and enjoy these sweet desserts with the rest of the group.

    I’d you really love gelato come hungry. You will learn how to make amazing natural gelato.

  • Verona: Vineyard and Winery Tour with Wine Tasting

    4. Verona: Vineyard and Winery Tour with Wine Tasting

    Visit the countryside of Verona in a rural family-run winery home to 5 generations. At the winery, enjoy a peaceful stroll around the vineyard and listen to the family history of the winery and its estates. Then head to the traditional drying room and learn how to dry Amarone grapes using a process called Appassimento. Listen to the winemaker explain the process of making wine, and how different grapes produce different flavors. Visit the rural house and cellar next, which have been used for wine making since the 17th century. Finally, after your tour of the winery, enjoy a tasting session of a selection of fine wines including Valpolicella, Ripasso and the great Amarone. Learn how to evaluate them using your senses of sight, smell and taste. The wine is paired with a selection of antipasti including local cheeses, salami, and extra virgin olive oil. As you eat, admire the stunning vie...

    The family that lived there were extremely heart warming and welcoming when we got there. We were greeted with coffee as soon as we arrived. The tour guide was so friendly and his English was fantastic. We were taught about the local area and how they grow and produce their different wines. After, we were served local cheese, meats and bread which were probably the best we’ve had since our arrival in Italy. We had three glasses of wine each and they were fantastic! Paired with a beautiful biscuit/dessert. They were in no hurry to get rid of us and took so much time and patience with everyone’s queries and comments. I would highly recommend doing this if you are in the area!

  • Verona: Prosecco & Amarone Wine Tasting

    5. Verona: Prosecco & Amarone Wine Tasting

    Enjoy a wine tasting in Verona of the best wines produced in Valpolicella at Tenute Salvaterra. Take a guided tour of the vineyards and Villa Giona park, one of the most prestigious historic mansions of the sixteenth century in Valpolicella, retracing the history of Valpolicella wine. Then enjoy a guided tour of the Tenute Salvaterra wine cellar where the great Amarone ages and a guided tasting of the best selection of wines produced by Salvaterra in the wine shop with a tasting room overlooking the vineyard. Local cold cuts and cheeses accompany the wine tasting.

    All three of us agreed that this was one of the best excursions ever!! The winery and grounds were beautiful, the staff were so friendly and knowledgeable and the wines were delicious! We would encourage everyone to experience this delightful tour!

  • Lake Garda: Valpolicella and Lessinia Food and Wine Tour

    6. Lake Garda: Valpolicella and Lessinia Food and Wine Tour

    Start this eno-gastronomic journey from Bardolino, where you’ll meet the local expert guide. After a few minutes of driving, reach the bottom of Monte Baldo one of the most beautiful mountains of the Veronese territory. Then, visit a local winery and meet the producer. Discover through a complete tasting session the incredible flavors of this blessed land. Later, visit the magnificent Lessinia Natural Park. Enjoy a relaxing view while savoring handmade cheese. This is the perfect place for a tasting lunch including Gnocchi di Malga, the most famous dish of Lessinia. A real celebration of the local cheese and butter. After lunch, reach the world-famous region where the Amarone wine is produced. Once there, visit a local winery and meet the winemaker. Listen to the stories and legends connected to this unique wine. Enjoy a complete wine tasting session and discover its flavor before goin...

  • Verona Cooking Class: The Real Taste of Italy

    7. Verona Cooking Class: The Real Taste of Italy

    Explore the essence of Italian cooking at a hands-on cooking class in the historic heart of Verona, and prepare and cook a traditional meal using the freshest ingredients and basic techniques to enhance the natural flavors of food. You will learn to appreciate simple Italian cooking using fresh, high quality ingredients that don’t require a lot of complicated techniques to release their flavor. Based on the Mediterranean diet, each class prepares a classic dish in a professional kitchen. Your chef will take you through easy-to-learn techniques to make fresh pasta, risotto (made with local rice), and tiramisù, the typical Italian dessert. By the end of your seminar you will feel confident to cook like an Italian, making healthy and tasty recipes that you can recreate at home.

    This cooking class was excellent! My partner and I found our chef Cristina to be very friendly, knowledgeable and down to earth. She was very well organised and accommodating of any needs including taste preferences. The food we prepared was delicious and went down very nicely with a glass or two of wine.

  • Verona: Food and Wine Tour by Bike

    8. Verona: Food and Wine Tour by Bike

    After meeting with your local food guide, you will begin this 3-hour culinary experience. You simply need to choose a bike, get comfortable in the saddle and begin this delicious guided tour. The first stop will be a typical Osteria, which is mainly visited by local people. Here you will taste some of the typical nibbles such "Polpette", accompanied by a glass of Prosecco. Following this, you will continue toward the city center to stop at a second typical local Osteria. Here you will be able to sink your teeth into some of the famous dumpling bar's food dishes, partnering it with a good glass of Valpolicella red wine. After this stop, you will cycle past all the major historical sites, until you reach the final stage of your tour. In this last Osteria, you will have the chance to sample other famous white wines of the Verona area, as well  as a much recommend and famous "Spritz Veneto...

    Our guide Isabelle was great and gave us a lot of interesting details about the city! Also the three osterias we visited all offered us delicious snacks and wine. The bikes were comfortable and the length of the activity is just right! Thank you very much for showing us around! We definitely recommend the bike tour.

  • Verona & Amarone Full-Day Tour from Venice

    9. Verona & Amarone Full-Day Tour from Venice

    Discover the magic of the wonderful city of Verona and the regions of Amarone and Valpolicella. On this tour we will head over to the medieval towns of the Valpolicella region and a chance to visit the 13th century church of San Giorgio with its splendid altar dating back to 712 A.D., where there are some of the most beautiful panoramic views of Sirmione and Lake Garda. From here we drive to a vineyard to have a guided visit and learn more about the famous Amarone wine. We will enjoy tasting some of the different wines they produce and a chance to purchase a few bottles to take with you, such as Amarone and Recioto della Valpolicella. Onwards we travel to the city of Verona at Piazza Bra, where the world famous Roman Amphitheater – the 3rd largest in Italy - is located. It dates back to the 1st-Century A.D. and boasts more than 22,000 seats, making it a perfect venue for outdoor operas ...

  • Amarone Countryside E-Bike Tour

    10. Amarone Countryside E-Bike Tour

    Discover the beautiful landscape where the Amarone wines of Italy are produced on a half-day e-bike tour from Verona. Leave the city at 8:55 AM after meeting at the local tour operator's information point. Here, a cycling leader will provide you with your bike and helmet. Then, head off to the nearby hills of the Valpantena viticultural zone. Cycle past the unmistakable scent of vineyards, and then stop to visit a beautiful and traditional winery in the heart of the wine region where you'll also have a tasting session. Your tour leader will tell unforgettable stories of the region, where wine making has been refined since the days of the Romans. Marvel at the magnificent territory between Verona and Lake Garda, where the hills and vineyards produce the renowned Amarone wine made from dried grapes.

    I really enjoyed this. My guide was welcoming, friendly and knowledgeable. The whole thing Was a delight. Highly recommended.

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What people are saying about Verona

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 229 reviews

Serena is a perfect guide—pleasant , knowledgeable, and caring. We enjoyed a wonderful tour to 2 wonderful wineries and were treated with warmth and hospitality. The wine was delicious also! And the meats and cheeses tasty.

Our guide Benedicte took us around the old town letting us know more about the history as well as the food and drink culture. Her English is excellent. We appreciated her a lot!

This was a wonderful experience. Our guide, Serena was fantastic. She was extremely knowledgeable and very friendly. The SavaTerra winery was the highlight of the trip!

Easy to book clear information nice guides on the vineyards good with a large farm and a family farm

Best cooking class ever! The chef was really fantastic. Her enthousiasm was wonderful.