Small-Group Granville Island Market Tour

activities / Food & drink

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Small-Group Granville Island Market Tour information and booking

from
$52
Duration
2 hours
Departs from
Granville Island, Vancouver
Returns to
Returns to original departure point
Time of departure
Daily at 10:30amMeeting time: 10:15am
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Tour description provided by Viator

Explore the ins and outs of Vancouver’s famous Granville Island Public Market on this 2-hour walking tour! Located in the heart of Vancouver, Granville Island is known for its amazing market and food culture. As you peruse the diverse array of food vendors, a professional local guide will give you insider tips about the market’s best food stalls and restaurants. Sample regional cheeses, wine, meats, bread, coffee and more; learn about cooking and food preparation; and experience the Granville Island Public Market like a true local! This food tour is limited to 15 people, ensuring you enjoy a small-group experience.

Your walking tour of the Granville Island Public Market starts at Edible Canada, a popular restaurant and gourmet food shop where you’ll meet your food-loving guide. After introductions, set off on your 2-hour tour, which includes 10 to 15 minutes of actual walking time at a distance of about 820 feet (250 meters). Follow your guide around the market’s 50+ food vendors, including greengrocers, specialty butchers, bakers, fishmongers, cheese specialists and dessert connoisseurs. Stop at various food stalls, and learn about the small eateries scattered throughout, serving fresh and delicious food made from ingredients found at the market. Enjoy 20 tastings of seasonal and regional goodies, from cheese to doughnuts to wine, and feel free to ask your guide any questions. Hear stories about the local chefs who use the market to buy ingredients for their own restaurants, and learn about the backgrounds of some of the most popular vendors. As you eat your way through the market, you’ll gain an understanding of Vancouver’s food culture and enjoy a slice of local life. Your tour ends at the market, where you can stay on your own to keep exploring.This tour is part of the Canadian Signature Experiences collection, a group of tourism businesses designated by the Canadian Tourism Commission as tours and activities that provide an authentic and distinctive Canadian travel experience.

What's included

  • Select tastings
  • Local guide

What isn't included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)