Melbourne: Private Foodie’s Guide to Footscray Walking Tour

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Explore diverse and multicultural Footscray with its rich history and try a Vietnamese Banh Mi and Sicilian Cannoli as you discover the incredible local community here.

Highlights

  • Explore the multicultural suburb of Footscray and learn about its international
  • Try a fresh Vietnamese Bahn Mi and traditional Sicilian Cannoli.
  • Learn about the unique cultural traditions of Ethiopian Coffee
  • This tour is carbon-neutral, operated by travel B Corp accredited company

Description

This tour is a true local adventure, giving you insight to the real multicultural side of Melbourne/Naarm that many tourists don’t experience. After acknowledging the traditional owners of the area we begin by taking in the sights and smells of the Footscray market, a truly local market with prices and variety to match! From Vietnamese Banh Mi to Sicilian Cannoli, this tour is definitely a treat for the taste buds. As you walk around the neighbourhood you will learn about the history and demographic of the area and take in some amazing street art and views of the city. We'll then Venture towards the Footscray Community Arts Centre, passing street art on the way and hearing tales about a local legend, Franco Cozzo, and Aboriginal activist William Cooper, who changed the world from his tiny house in the suburb. Discover First Nations and multicultural artwork at the Arts Centre and learn about how this centre supports the local community. We’ll pass political street art and the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre to hear about how migrants and refugees have helped shaped Melbourne to be what it is today. Finally, on this tour you’ll also visit a local Ethiopian restaurant where you will be able to enjoy a traditional Ethiopian coffee and discover how injera, a type of flatbread, is made.

Includes

Local, English-speaking guide Vietnamese Bahn Mi Sicilian Cannoli Coffee at one of the best local venues $1 per person donation to the local community organizations visited on this tour

Important Information

  • This tour is carbon neutral, operated by a B Corp certified company committed to using travel as a force for good.
  • The price of the tour includes a $1 donation per person to the local community organizations visited on the tour
  • This is a child-friendly tour and children under the age of 6 may join the tour free of charge, but please let us know at the time of booking
  • This tour can accommodate most dietary restrictions if notified in advance
  • In the event that one of the planned venues will not be able to accommodate the group, a suitable alternative will be offered

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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