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Naples Best Food & Wine Tours

Original neapolitan pizza margherita in a traditional wood oven in Naples restaurant, Italy

Naples captivates travellers with its history, culture, delicious food, and wine.

Naples offers an amazing experience with its famous pizza and finest local wines. Skip the usual tourist spot and dive deep into the heart of Neapolitan cuisine with our Naples Food & Drink Tours. With a variety of options, these tours can appeal to many interests.

Why settle for just any food tour when you can experience the best food tours in Naples, Italy? Local guides who are passionate about sharing their love for Neapolitan cuisine curate our tours. From pizza to seafood and pastries, taste Naples' authentic flavours.

Food is not the only thing that we are covering in these tours! Naples is also renowned for its wine, and what better way to explore it than with our wine tours in Naples? Sip on local wines while learning about the region's rich winemaking history. Whether you're a wine connoisseur or just enjoy a good glass of vino, our wine tours are sure to please.

Knowledgeable guides lead our tours, sharing insights into Naples' food and drink culture. You'll visit bustling markets, charming cafes, and hidden gems that only locals know about. This experience will leave you with lasting memories.

Tour Highlights

Neoclassical Charm

Start your tour at Piazza Dante, a beautiful Neoclassical-style square, a perfect introduction to Naples's historical backdrop. Castel Nuovo, a 13th-century castle overlooking the piazza, is must-see. Take note of its impressive architecture, which includes the triumphal arch and the Aragonese towers. Learn about the castle's role in Naples's history, serving as a royal residence and military stronghold for centuries.

Diverse Tastings

Sample 10 mouth-watering food items adored by locals. Indulge in a steaming cup of Neapolitan coffee, a strong and bold brew perfect for jumpstarting your day. Move on to savour sfogliatella, a flaky pastry filled with ricotta cheese and candied orange peel. Explore the world of Neapolitan salumi (cured meats) with samples of fennel sausage (salsiccia finocchio) and prosciutto crudo.

The tour offers a tasty exploration with optional hands-on cooking classes for a more immersive experience.

No Naples food tour is complete without pizza. Enjoy a slice of iconic Neapolitan pizza with its thin crust, simple tomato sauce, and fresh mozzarella cheese. Don't miss a taste of baba, a rum-soaked sponge cake, a delicious end to your sweet and savoury adventure

Pignasecca Market

Dive into the vibrant atmosphere of the historical Pignasecca Market. This sprawling marketplace, dating back to the 17th century, is a feast for the senses. Wander through stalls overflowing with fresh fruits and vegetables, glistening fish, and colourful local crafts.

Witness the art of bargaining between vendors and local shoppers, a tradition deeply ingrained in Neapolitan culture. Sample fresh seasonal fruits like the renowned San Marzano tomatoes used in classic Neapolitan pizza sauce.

Authentic Flavors

Taste Naples' essence with classic dishes like limoncello and Pizza Portafoglio, each prepared authentically. Limoncello, a sweet lemon liqueur, is a refreshing digestif traditionally enjoyed after a meal. Witness the unique preparation of Pizza Portafoglio, folded like a wallet for easy on-the-go enjoyment.

Traditional Snack Tastings

Sample a variety of traditional Neapolitan Street food like fried eggplant (melanzane fritte), artichokes (carciofi), and zucchini (zucchini fritti), prepared in unique ways. These bite-sized treats are perfect for savouring the flavours of Naples while exploring the city. Enjoy them alongside a glass of local wine or a cold Peroni beer, the quintessential Italian lager.

Cheese Tasting

Indulge in Mozzarella di Bufala and Fior di Latte, satisfying all your cheese cravings with these iconic cheeses. Mozzarella di Bufala, made from water buffalo milk, features a soft, milky texture and delicate flavour.

Fior di Latte, a cow's milk cheese, is a versatile ingredient in many Neapolitan dishes. Sample both cheeses on their own or pour them into fresh salads or savoury appetizers.

 Pizza Varieties

From fried pizza to traditional styles, explore the diversity and richness of Naples's pizza culture. Naples is the birthplace of pizza, and the city boasts a wide range of styles to tantalize your taste buds.

Sink your teeth into a hot slice of fried pizza, a unique city's speciality where the pizza dough is deep-fried until golden brown. Compare classic Neapolitan pizza with other regional variations to learn what's special about this city's pizza.

Historical Insights

Walk through Spaccanapoli Street, your guide will share insights on Neapolitan culture's evolution after World War II. Hear stories of resilience, reconstruction, and the enduring spirit of the Neapolitan people. Spaccanapoli, Italian for "Naple’s splitter," is a historic street through the heart of the old town.

Landmarks Visits

Visit key spots like Piazza del Gesù, University Federico II, Santa Chiara Church, and San Pietro a Maiella Conservatory. Learn about the historical and cultural significance of this place with your guide.

Piazza del Gesù, with the Church of Gesù Nuovo, showcases the city's Baroque past. Founded in the 1200s, Federico II ranks among the world's oldest universities. Step inside the breathtaking Santa Chiara Church, a masterpiece of Gothic architecture adorned with frescoes and stained glass windows.

Marvel at the Conservatory of San Pietro a Maiella, known for its famous alumni like Gaetano Donizetti. We offer food tours combined with activities like day tours to nearby places like Mount Vesuvius and more.

Visitors Highlights

Take the Best Naples Food Tour to discover the city's wide range of gastronomic options. Discover ten of the city's most famous dishes—which locals and tourists love—through this carefully planned food tour.

Start exploring the food culture at the Neoclassical Piazza Dante. Taste a variety of classic appetizers, each prepared in a different style, such as artichokes, zucchini, and eggplant. To see the lively Mediterranean market scene, head to the well-known Pignasecca Market.

Savour the classics, such as pizza Portafoglio and limoncello, and feel the true spirit of the region. Each taste is a true representation of the cuisine of the area, handpicked by a passionate local chef.

Satisfy your cheese cravings with the taste of Mozzarella di Bufala and Fior di Latte. Savour fried pizza along with a variety of traditional pizzas. Walk along Spaccanapoli Street, passing shops and bakeries, and learn the evolution of Neapolitan culture since World War II.

Taste the flavors of frittate di pasta and arancini. Take a break in Piazza del Gesù to enjoy some taralli, babà, and tagliatelle, all original Neapolitan dishes. Visit University Federico II and other notable landmarks with insights into their history and cultural significance from your guide.

While your Pasta Ragù simmers to perfection, wander through Piazza San Domenico Maggiore, admiring its churches and pastry shops. Treat yourself to local desserts like Sfogliatella or Babà.


  • Local food expert guide leading the tour
  • Tastings of 10 delicious local dishes and drinks
  • Visit to the historical Pignasecca Market
  • Exploration of Spaccanapoli Street
  • Historical insights into key landmarks
  • Visit a nearby vineyard to sample the wide variety of organic Lacryma Christi DOC wines.
  • Observe the workings of a real vineyard to learn about their practices.
  • Enjoy a carefully planned wine tasting with a selection of red, white, and rosé wines.
  • Taste four distinctive wines matched with traditional Campania cuisine.
  • The wine-tasting tour offers the possibility of embarking on an exciting journey. From a visit to the vineyards to the tasting of homemade products, visitors will have a memorable trip.

Take a guided stroll through the vineyard to start, where you can take in the stunning vistas of the grape-filled vines. Learn ancient wine-making techniques from winemakers.

The wine tasting includes:

  • Tasting 4 typical Naples wines made from local grapes
  • Pairing them with olives.
  • Enjoying bruschettas topped with Mozzarella, Prosciutto, and fresh vegetables
  • Your guide will give you quick tips on wine-tasting manners and how it all works.

Enjoy a delicious menu designed to complement the wines, including:

  • Homemade extra virgin olive oil
  • Bruschetta with ripe cherry tomatoes, local cold cuts, and seasonal vegetables
  • Provolone del Monaco DOP, quesadillo, fresh pasta with tomato sauce, and homemade cakes.
  • There will also be a visit to historic wine cellars. To learn about the wine production process from grape harvest to wine production.
  • Play enjoyable wine-themed activities guided by our expert to boost your wine knowledge and tasting confidence. The wine tour is a must-do thing for any tourist visiting Naples.
  • After the wine tour, enjoy local pasta on a terrace with a breathtaking view of Mount Vesuvius and the sea. Your driver will accompany you back to the pre-arranged meeting point.

Travel Tips

Types of Tours: There are many food and wine tours to choose from. Some focus on specific foods like pizza, while others offer a wider variety of tastings. Choose one that interests you the most.

Local Cuisine Sampling: Naples is famous for its pizza, pasta, and seafood. Don't miss trying Margherita pizza, spaghetti alle vongole, and local seafood dishes.

Wine Pairings: Pair your meals with wines from nearby vineyards. Seek advice from local experts or your tour guide for the perfect wine choices.

Duration: Most tours last a few hours, but there are also half-day or full-day options available.

Cost: Tour prices vary depending on the tour length, included items (food tastings, drinks), and group size. Check with tour operators for specific details.

Cash and Cards: While many places accept cards, it's good to have some cash for smaller vendors and markets.

Book in Advance: Tours can fill up quickly, especially during peak seasons. So, it’s a good idea to book your spot in advance.

Wear Comfortable Shoes: You’ll be walking a lot, so make sure to wear comfortable shoes.

Enjoy Responsibly: Remember to drink responsibly and know your limits.

Know Before You Go

What to Bring

  • Light Clothing: Bring breathable clothing, especially during the warmer months
  • Camera: Capture the fun moments, delicious dishes, and beautiful vineyards.
  • Sunscreen: Protect yourself from the sun, especially during summer.
  • Small Backpack: To carry your essentials like water, camera, and sunscreen.
  • ID: Make sure to bring a valid ID for wine tasting.
  • Cash: Some markets and shops might not accept credit cards.

What not to Bring

  • Pets: We do not allow pets on this tour.
  • Heavy Bags: Try to avoid bringing large bags as they can be cumbersome during the tour.
  • Outside Food or Drinks: As you’ll be tasting a variety of foods and wines, there’s no need to bring outside food or drinks.

Getting There

  • By Metro: Take Line 1 to Toledo Station. From there, it's a short walk to our meeting point.
  • Bus: Various buses stop near Piazza del Plebiscito, a 5-minute walk to the tour starting point.
  • Taxi: Directly to our meeting spot is an easy and quick option, with taxis readily available throughout the city.
  • Walking: If you're staying centrally, a pleasant stroll through Naples' charming streets will get you there in no time.