A Culinary Stroll through Boston: In Partnership with Food & Wine Magazine

  • Port

    Boston, Massachusetts, US

  • Activity Level

    Moderate

  • Excursion Type

    All

  • Wheelchair Accessible

    NO

  • Starting At

    USD79.95

  • Minimum Age

    Information not currently available.

  • Duration

    Approximately 2½ Hours

  • Meals Included

    Yes

With its rich Italian heritage, a visit to Boston’s North End is like a trip to Italy – no passport required. Here, generations of restaurant and market owners carry on the same food traditions that their ancestors brought over from Europe, making this the most most authentic Little Italy in America.

As you transfer from the pier, your foodie guide shares the fascinating history of Boston’s oldest neighborhood. Follow your guide on foot along the cobblestone paths of this charming one-square-mile waterfront community, which is home to some of the best Italian markets this side of Rome.

This is your chance to learn cooking secrets, sample authentic flavors, discover historic traditions and get an insider view of one of the premier food neighborhoods in the country. You’ll discover a pasticceria that offers the most delicious biscotti andcannoli you’ve ever tasted. You’ll visit an old world spice and coffee vendor that has been in the neighborhood for over 80 years. You’ll stop at a greengrocer and learn about Italy’s finest seasonal fruits and vegetables — broccoli rabe, fennel, figs, eggplant — and taste some of the bounty You’ll discover a pasticceria that offers the most delicious biscotti and cannoli you’ve ever tasted. You’ll visit an old world spice and coffee vendor that has been in the neighborhood for over 80 years. You’ll stop at a greengrocer and learn about Italy’s finest seasonal fruits and vegetables — broccoli rabe, fennel, figs, eggplant — and taste some of the bounty

And that’s not all — you’ll visit many more locations where you can enjoy pastries, cured meats, cheeses, olive oils and even a little liquor. These are the the colorful sights, tantalizing aromas and authentic tastes of that make this old-world community such a delight. Buon appetito!

Notes:

Tour does not operate on weekends or holidays. Up to two hours of walking may be required. Wear comfortable walking shoes. Corkage policy: The on-board corkage fee is waived for one bottle of wine per person for wine purchased during this tour.