This culinary tour is a great way to spend the day out in Milan tasting some of the best Italian cuisine in the city. Just some of the local food you’ll enjoy include Italian coffee, cannoli, prosciutto, Italian cheese, Milan-style meatballs, lasagna, wine, and Prosecco!
Good to Know
Frequently Asked Questions
Questions about our Milan Food Tours
Where is the meeting point?
This tour meets at at Panificio Pattini, located at Via Solferino, 5, 20121 Milan. Look for your guide wearing a Fat Tire Tours t-shirt.
How many tastings are included?
You’ll experience true highlights of the Milan culinary scene including the following tastings…
- Ten food and wine tastings
- Italian coffee
- Italian cannoli
- Unique Milanese specialty dishes
- Parma Ham
- Melanzane alla Parmigiana or Lasagna
Can you accommodate my special dietary needs?
Please let us know any dietary restrictions in the ‘Comments’ section at check out. While we will try our best to satisfy any special dietary needs, we do not guarantee we will be able to do so, and ask that you let us know about those at least 24 hours prior to the tour. Failure to do this might result in not being able to accommodate your needs but will not warrant a refund.
What is the difference between the Milan Food Tour and the Milan Evening Food Tour?
Our morning tour includes ten food and drink tastings, giving you an excellent introduction to Milanese cuisine. Our evening food tour indulges a bit more with some additional surprises, but still includes all of the classics!
What is the drinking age (for alcohol) in Italy?
The legal drinking age in Italy is 16 years old. However, please note that anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult on our tours.
This food tour does include a wine tasting at a authentic local wine shop.
Is this tour appropriate for children?
Please note that there is a wine tasting included, and the legal drinking age in Italy is 16 years old. However, anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult on our tours.
General Tour Questions
Is this tour offered in any other languages, or only English?
All scheduled tours are in English, but private tours can sometimes be scheduled in other languages, given we have a tour guide who speaks the language of your choice.
Where is the meeting point?
The tour meets outside a store called “Football Team” at the back of the Duomo. The address is Piazza del Duomo 20, 20122 Milan. The closest subway station is “Duomo” (lines 1 and 3). Look for your guide wearing a Fat Tire Tours t- shirt and holding a sign.
What is the number to call if I am lost and trying to find the meeting point?
If you are having difficulty finding the meeting location for your tour, please call us at +39 334 548 0264 and our staff will be happy to help you find your way.
What is your weather policy? What if it rains?
Our tours run rain or shine, and we encourage all guests to consult the weather forecast and plan your dress accordingly.
In the summer months, please prepare for the heat by bringing/wearing adequate sun protection, and staying hydrated. Even if you are accustomed to high temperatures, air-conditioning is not always available in Italy.
Are reservations required?
Yes, reservations are required for all tours.
Could I reserve a guide just for my group?
Yes! Our public tours accommodate up to 8 guests per guide, but we also organize private tours starting at 2 guests. If your party is 8 or fewer, you can toggle to the ‘Private Milan Segway Tour’ option above the availability calendar and reserve directly. Or, if you’d like more information or have questions, please reach out to us at [email protected]. All groups of 9 guests or more will be split into multiple groups, each with a guide, but we’re happy to organize the tour for everyone in your party at the same time.
What is your cancellation policy?
We’re happy to offer free changes and 100% refund up to 24 hours before tour* Failure to cancel a reservation at least 24 hours prior to scheduled departure may result in forfeited travel funds. Fare difference may apply.
How long before my tour should I arrive?
The tour meeting time is 15 minutes prior to the start time. No refunds or re-bookings can be provided for late arrivals or no-shows after tour commencement or departure.